Guest Post: Combine Math and Excel on iPad with Image to Excel Converter

In today’s digital era, there are many helpful tools and apps that can give you a hand with handling different math assignments and tasks. The most common one and certainly the most used one is MS Excel. Even though the program in question is a pure classic, it facilitates and contributes a lot when it comes to various calculations and formulas. MS Excel acts like a super calculator and saves your time with both, simple and complex, mathematical operations. From summing, finding minimum and maximum functions, across calculating conditional statements, to computing statistics and more: let Excel do it for you instead of doing it manually.

Given that math calculations are mostly done in old-fashioned way on paper, it would be convenient to transfer them into Excel spreadsheet and in that manner to avoid rewriting all data by hand. Luckily, there is a useful app that can do all the tedious work.  » Read more

Turn Your Device into a Portable Scanner with Tiny Scanner

More than a  year ago, I shared to you Genius Scan, a portable scanner app. There is also a similar app called Tiny Scanner which is both available as iOS and Android Apps.

Tiny Scanner is an app that turns your iOS or Android device into a portable scanner by letting you take a photo of a document and saving it as PDF or as images.

Tiny Scanner

Courtesy of iTunes

The app has the following notable features:

  • detects page edges automatically
  •  pages can be set in different sizes (Letter, A4, Legal, and more).
  • images can be scanned in color, grayscale, or black and white
  • it has 5-levels of contrast for monochrome texts.
  • documents can be protected by a pass code.
  • available for both iPhone and iPad

Documents produced by Tiny Scanner can be shared through Email, Dropbox, Evernote, Google Drive or Box.

Tiny Scanner can be used by teachers to scan some printed documents such as test papers, handouts, images or pictures. This will also be useful in scanning books to be shown in a large screen or projector.

Top 100 Tools for Learning 2015 by Jane Heart

For those who want to learn new appls and tools and want to integrate them in their class or personal learning, check out the latest Top 100 Tools for Learning 2015 below compiled by Jane Hart. Jane Hart lists the top 100 tools every year since 2007 based on votes of educators, students, and technology enthusiasts around the world. Browse the presentation below to see if your favorite tools are on the list.

I am currently using 27 out of the Top 100 tools listed above including the 9 out of the top 10. How about you?

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