iPad Tips: Free Whiteboard Apps; App Organization; Shooting iPad 2 Video; More


Here are five tips and tutorials on making better use of your iPad.

I’ve written about using your iPad as an interactive whiteboard here. Though not nearly as full-featured, John Titlow at ReadWriteWeb suggests 5 Free Collaborative Whiteboard Apps For the iPad

Vicki Davis at the Cool Cat Teacher Blog offers advice on organizing your apps. She suggests using the Pareto Principle (80/20 rule) so you can get to the most used ones quickly. For a more comprehensive tutorial on arranging your apps, see How to Arrange Apps, Create Folders & Clean Up iPad Screens.

I’m recently back from ISTE 2011, the International Society for Technology in Education. So is David Warlick and he writes about his favorite note taking app, a concept mapping tool.

Bakari Chavanu at MakeUseOf describes two no-cost ways to sign and send digital documents. The first is web-based but the second is an iOS app.

The folks at iPad Creative offer a list of pointers to help you shoot good video with the iPad 2 in 10 Top Tips for Shooting iPad 2 Video.


About Andy Brovey

Dr. Andy Brovey, The Portable Prof, has over 30 years experience in educational technology, including teaching, administration and professional development. In 2007, Apple Inc. recognized his work and named him an Apple Distinguished Educator. Andy now runs a professional development business, working on site and online to help others make sense and make use of digital tools. He started this iPad Academy website shortly after the first iPad went on sale to help others become more comfortable and competent with the iPad, in person and online. Click Here for Video Lessons