AppStock Resources

I enjoyed leading a session via Skype today, visiting with educators from the state of Washington discussing the iPad, apps and applications for teaching and learning.

Resources for Special Education

The iPad can be a powerful tool to help students with special needs. Here are resources I shared during our videoconference.

App Store
Special Education Collection

special education collection inside the App Store published by Apple

iPhone, iPad and iPod touch Apps for (Special) Education
Sailers, Coppin & Marden
large collection curated by 3 classroom teachers; links; no pricing info, no device info

Apps for Children with Special Needs
Dr. Gary Brown
great collection of app descriptions and reviews; video reviews of apps; includes pricing

iPads in Special Education: Suggested Applications and Activities
Department of Education and Early Childhood Development
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
organized according to learning levels and special support needs

Teaching Learners with Multiple Special Needs
Kate Ahern
comprehensive collection of special needs and assistive technology resources

Finding Educational Apps

There are thousands of educational apps available for the iPad, making finding good apps challenging and time consuming. Here are the resources I shared for finding educational apps for your iPad.

App Store – App Collections for Educators





Language, Grammar, Vocabulary

Life Science


Special Education

1300+ educational apps selected by Apple Distinguished Educators

IEAR Education Apps Review
30 volunteer app reviewers and over 500 educators contribute to this site.

Apps in Education
Curated collection of educational apps.

Apps for Finding Apps

App Deals (Free) – Daily Deals on Top Apps

Discovr Apps