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10 Great Writing iPad Apps for Teachers and Students

It is amazing how fast the iTunes app store is growing, no sooner does an app appear then it becomes outdated. It seems like app developers outnumber customers and this is a good thing for us because with the growing competition comes enhanced productivity. However, searching for educational apps to use or recommend for your kids and students is not an easy task and the abundance of apps does not mean anything out there does what its developers claim. Prudence is highly warranted in your selections. This is one reason why I share lists of educational apps with you here. I know not everyone of you has got the time to sift through the bundles of apps there. That being said, today Educational Technology and Mobile Learning has curated for you a new and updated list of some awesome writing apps. Check it out below and don't forget to share with us your feedback. Enjoy

1- Popplet

Great for work. Great for school. Popplet is a platform for your ideas. Popplet's super simple interface allows you to move at the speed of your thoughts. With Popplet you can capture your ideas, sort them visually, and collaborate with others in realtime. Quickly and easily!

2- Pages

Pages is the most beautiful word processor you’ve ever seen on a mobile device. This powerful app has been exclusively designed for the iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch. Create, edit, and view documents wherever you are. 

3- iCanWrite

They can work from preset groups of letters or you can enter groups for them to use, perhaps re-enforcing their school scheme. They can also try any collection of letters they want - great for learning to write their name, for example.

4- Toonastic
Making cartoons with Toontastic is as easy as putting on a puppet show - simply press the record button, move your characters onscreen, and tell your story. Toontastic records your animation and voice as a cartoon video to share with friends and family on ToonTube, the app's global storytelling network for kids

5-My Writing Spot
My Writing Spot for iPad is simply the best app for working on your novel or other writing project on the iPad. It provides a distraction-free writing environment, so you can focus on getting the words out of your head and into your manuscript. Sync your documents painlessly with the free My Writing Spot web app, so you always have the latest copy of your work with you. 

6- ABC Cursive Writing
ABC Cursive Writing was created to help us all work on our handwriting. The application is fun for kids that are learning the basics of cursive writing. It is also helpful for adults that wish to improve their handwriting. Reduce medical errors due to poor handwriting.

7- Clean Writer
Become more creative with the refreshing distraction-free plain text editor that boosts inspiration and fights writer's block by hiding away extra options. 

8- Sentence Builder
SentenceBuilder™ is designed to help elementary aged children learn how to build grammatically correct sentences. Explicit attention is paid to the connector words that make up over 80% of the english language. Sentence Builder offers a rich and fun environment for improving the grammar of all children.

9- Writer's App
You're writing a new novel? You want to capture your ideas and thoughts organized, and from any location at any time? You want a comprehensive sticky note that provides templates by which you can define specific characteristics and attributes of the characters and places? 

10- Story Builder
Story Builder is designed to help children accomplish the following educational goals: 1) Improve paragraph formation; 2) Improve integration of ideas; and 3) Improve higher level abstractions by inference. Extensive use of audio clips promotes improved auditory processing for special needs children with autism spectrum disorders or sensory processing disorders.

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