• Free Magazines

    Zite    The Zite app can be used to create a customized magazine.  With over 4000 topics to choose from, students can set up Zite to get the latest magazine and newspaper articles on topics they want to explore.
     
    zinio Zinio provides students with access to over 5,000 digital magazines and newpaper articles daily for free. Includes news, politics, technology, art, style, travel and more topics.
     

    Subscription Magazines available on iPad

    Popular Science
    Poplar Mechanics 
    Rolling Stone
    Outside Magazine 
    People
    Time 
     
    Free Textbooks for iPad 
    Top Free Textbook iBooks  This site provides links to 10 free textbooks for MS and HS that can be downloaded onto the iPad.
     
    Free Biology Textbook
    The CK-12 Biology Interactive Edition is an amazing free book especially formatted for the iPad.  Even though it is written for grades 9-12, elementary teachers could use parts of the book to show processes.
     
     
    Free iBooks
    500 Free eBooks  This site provides links to free eBooks you can download to your iPad and other reading devices.  These books are in the public domain meaning that many are the older classics. 
     
    Project Gutenburg has over 38,000 free ebooks.  However, many of these are for older readers and are classics.  Still, this is well worth investigating. This link goes to the 100 most frequently downloaded books.
     
    Recommended iBooks
     
    Book App Alliance was formed by authors who saw that parents and educators needed a guide to find high-quality books in the app store.  All books are compliant with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA),which limits companies’ abilities to reach children under 13 online and to collect personal information about them without their parents’ permission.
     
    Digital Storytime
    Digital Storytime features iBook app reviews from many excellent sources such as teachers with apps and iMums.
     
    Kirkus Reviews is one of the best places to go to get quality iBook reviews.  The have been doing iBook reviews in 2010, so there are many reviews to choose from.  One of the best features are the starred reviews so that you can easily view only those iBooks that adhere to high educational quality.