App Title: Whiteboard Pro: Collaborative Drawing
Grade Level: All ages
This is a great way to create drawings or brainstorming collaboratively.
Program Functionality: A
Simple to set up. Works great when connected to another iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad over Wi-Fi or Bluetooth. You may need to wait 30 - 60 seconds to connect with the other device.
Overall Educational Value: A
Wonderful way to teach collaboration.
Cost: Pro version for iPhone and iPod Touch - $3.99
HD version for iPad - $3.99
Free version - doesn't have all the colors or features.
Overview: Whiteboard Pro: Collaborative Drawing offers real-time collaborative drawing. Connect iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad over Wi-Fi or Bluetooth and both people can draw on the same picture. Start with a new blank screen or open any image or drawing and collaboratively draw on it. An image opened on one device will be transferred wirelessly to the other device. Marker color and transparency can be changed. Pictures may be saved and also submitted to an online gallery.
Recommendation: This app could be used both in the classroom or for students' personal use. Students could learn collaboration and cooperation by working together to complete a drawing. They could brainstorm ideas, annotate a map, play Tic Tac Toe or Hangman, practice math facts or spelling words, or make a list. It could also be used by students or teachers to annotate screenshots or photos.
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App Website: http://www.greengar.com/apps/whiteboard/
Developer Website: http://www.greengar.com/apps/whiteboard/
Reviewer Name: Gayle Berthiaume
Reviewer Blog: What Have I Learned?
Please leave a comment if you agree, disagree, or have other creative uses for this app in the classroom, etc.