Free Apps for Bio And Recording

Today’s free apps include an iBook textbook, a folding app for kids, and some sound and video editing tools.

Thank you to Kerry for sharing the link to this free, interactive biology textbook (flexbook) for ibooks from CK-12 – The Bio Text iBook resource is easy to use. Worth taking a look.

Today’s other finds come from Free iPad Apps for Schools (Be sure to follow them on Facebook) and iPad Apps for Schools by Richard Byrne (this is a great blog!)

Recordium – Highlight & Annotate Voice Recordings by Pichak co. You can add images to your sound recording.

Foldify by Pixle

Loopster by Loopster – this is a free video editor.

Have a great weekend!


Free App Reminder – urTalker Pro

Just in case you didn’t have time to download one of the apps from the email last Friday.  The urTalker Pro App that’s normally $99 is now free.  I’ve included the app description below if you are interested.
If you or others that you know are interested in being added to my Free Apps email list, please send me an email at    pipke-painchaud.stephanie(at)

urTalker Pro –  (Normally $99)

urTalker Pro is a fully featured communication app for individuals with speech and communication disabilities. This communication app comes with fully customizable grid or “board” style views for categories and words allowing the user to grow with the app with their own pictures. You can start with simple 1 or 2 word communication views and move all the way up to 16 grid displays for advanced communication needs.

urTalker Pro comes with over 280 images to get users started and allows users to easily add new categories and images using built in camera feature or web images. Any audio can be added by recording sounds or selecting sound from your iTunes library.

urTalker makes communication easy, affordable and effective for children and adults. urTalker Pro is great for autism / autistic spectrum, stroke, IDD, Cerebral Palsy (CP), ALS and any other speech impairment condition.


Using OneNote for Enhancing RtI Communication.

– Updated RtI OneNote Template is being emailed out today and I will try to post future finds about new OneNote tools on this blog. 

It was great to see so many people out at the convention presentaion.  Please feel free to comment on these OneNote posts as a way to share other ways you are using OneNote.

Have a great day.