Name: __________________________________________________ Date:_________________
CRITICAL EVALUATION OF A CREATION IPAD/IPOD APP
©2012-2014. Kathleen Schrock firstname.lastname@example.org
iPads for Teaching http://ipads4teaching.net
What is the title of the app? ________________________________ Cost: _________ Size (MB):_____
Creator of the app __________________ iTunes URL: _______________________________________
Content area(s): _________________________________________________ Grade level(s): ________
DOES THE APP ALLOW STUDENTS TO…
Import a project from the computer version of the software?
Screencast the creation process on the iPad/iPod as they develop it?
Record a soundtrack with a the microphone on the iPad/iPod?
Insert sounds, music, or photos located on the device into the creation?
Export, email, upload, or network-share the final creation?
Collaborate in real-time with others to develop the product?
Utilize a Web-based version of the tool in addition to the iPad/iPhone app?
Use the touchscreen to effectively draw, develop, type, and manipulate items?
Access written instructions or tutorials (at the correct reading level) within the app?
Provide various modalities of instructions, such as written, video, and audio?
Visit a supporting Web page which provides additional information?
Using the data you have collected above, explain why you would or would not recommend this
application for use in the classroom. Include any specific ideas you have for its use.
iTunes Application Ratings
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Which level(s) of Bloom’s Taxonomy can this app support? (check all that apply)
As you design assessments using this app, which level(s) of SAMR are you developing for?
What CCSS or state/local standard can this app address?___________________________________