Voice recorder app that can be used on an iPad to create audio podcasts, record a lesson, or record a student reading from a story,explaining a science concept or giving a set of directions.

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Sharing Options:

  • Dropbox
  • Email with generic iPad address set up on device
  • Upload to app website

Tips for Using:

• Recordings are limited to 3 minutes or less and are saved as a .wav file in Dropbox and when emailed.
• For editing options, download Smart Recorder DE Lite
• Press the New Category button at the bottom of the left pane to add specific categories for recordings
• Recording begins immediately upon tapping RECORD.
• Press AP ON/OFF button in bottom left to turn on/off the automatic pause feature which will pause recordings if no sound is heard.
• Can adjust playback speed by pressing - or +. Slowest speed is .50x. Fastest speed is 2.00x.

Activity Ideas:

Math-Explain how to solve problems or a particular strategy (Tic-n-Tac Math);
Science-Audio book trailers; fluency checks; read own writing to listen/check for run on sentences, proper subject/verb conjugation; recite poetry
SS-Explain a scientific concept or process. Explain the outcome of an experiment and why it was/was not successful
ELA-Give an interview from the perspective of a historical character; report on current events
Other-Teacher can record daily podcasts to use as a homework helper or to give specific instructions for a math/reading center

Additional Resources:

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