Showing posts with label iPad timeline apps. Show all posts
Showing posts with label iPad timeline apps. Show all posts

Two Great iPad Timeline Apps for Hisrory and Social Studies Teachers

Timelines are a great way to teach students about relevant topics in discrete bits. While they are mainly used in History and Social Studies classes, anyone can easily create a content timeline and share it with students. Here is a set of some practical iPad apps to help you do so.

Below are two wonderful free timelines on American Revolution and Titanic I picked out for you. Check them out and share with your students.

1- American Revolution Timeline

This app which is designed specifically for iPad features the main important events that marked the Aemrican revolution in a very graphically rich timeline. It provides videos, images via an interactive timeline displaying artwork, weapons, clothing, objects, and manuscripts from the Center’s collection.

2- Titanic Timeline

This is another wonderful interactive timeline that provides users with an in-depth picture of the process of building the biggest moving object of its time. This app allows you to watch this ship being rebuilt in a simulated time lapse.

Two Awesome Interactive Timeline Apps for iPad

Timelines are a great way to showcase the development of a certain phenomena over time like, for instance, a historical event, an educational theory, a revolution...etc. As teachers and educators, we can have recourse to these tools to create illustrative timelines to share with our students in class. There are now several web tools that are free to use and which will let you create your first timeline in a matter of a few clicks. Here is a list of some of the best of these tools, check it out HERE.

If you use iPad with your class and you want some mobile apps to create timelines, check out this handy collection of 5 good timeline creation apps .

Today I am sharing with you two other timeline apps I recently discovered:

1- American Revolution Interactive Timeline for iPad

Designed specifically for iPad, the app offers beautiful imagery, video, and information through an interactive, zoomable timeline showcasing artwork, weapons, clothing, objects, and manuscripts from the Center’s collection. Image captions and video podcasts provide an overview of key milestones of the American Revolution. 
The app offers an informative and entertaining experience that will be enjoyed by history lovers, parents, students, and teachers. A version of the timeline is also available on the Center’s website,

2- Minds of Modern Mathematics

The Minds of Modern Mathematics takes you on an interactive journey that spans nearly 1,000 years. It tells the story of mathematics and how it has impacted almost every aspect of human progress, from science to music, art, architecture, and culture.

Minds of Modern Mathematics is a digital recreation of a 50-foot-wide wall installation that was part of the groundbreaking 1961 Mathematica exhibition sponsored by IBM and designed by the legendary design team, Charles and Ray Eame

5 Great iPad Apps to Create Timelines

There is a scarcity of timeline apps in iTunes market and it took me awhile to compile the list below. I have already shared a web version of such tools in a post entitled The Best Timeline Creation Tools for teachers but never had it in my mind to compile a mobile version till one of my readers her in Educational Technology and Mobile Learning contacted me a week ago asking for apps to create learning timelines for her students. I did a lot of sifting and came up with the list below. If you know of other apps that can be added to the list please share them in the comment form below. Enjoy

1- Timeline Maker

Timeline Maker helps you in a very easy and fast way to display a list of events in chronological order. Timelines can be shared by email, saved to Photo library and printed. 

2- Timeline 3D

Make and present timeline charts from your events for school, work, or home. Timeline 3D uses award-winning visual design to help you understand and present chronologies and historic events with new perspective. It's simple to get started, because Timeline 3D will make a timeline automatically from your events.

3- Timestream

Timestream is an easy and fun way to create timelines and chronologies on the iPad that you can share with your family and friends. You can include events, event periods, and images to create scientific, historical and personal timelines. You can span billions of years or only a few microseconds.

4- Timeline

Timeline Minimalist Project Management is a tool for professionals, entrepreneurs and ordinary people that want to plan, manage and report on projects from their iPad. If you work on projects, programs or events, Timeline can help you deliver with style and professionalism

5- Timeline Builder

TimelineBuilder for iPad is a unique and robust app that allows the user to create custom timelines with beginning and ending dates of their choosing, adding events where they want with the ability to manipulate image size and placement. TimelineBuilder is a flexible tool, allowing the user to edit timelines; add, edit and delete events; add or swap images; resize and reposition images and timeline events.