Monday, March 31, 2014

Journaling Apps

Things to Think About

Available in the App Store
Things to Think About is a FREE app including 100 prompts to inspire writing or thought.

For younger students, the prompts can be read by clicking the audio icon  The app was developed by teachers and students in Michigan.  Categories include Classroom, Fun, Rules, Family, Future, Safety, Feelings, Health, Scenarios, Friends, Responsibility, and School.   Read more about their story.

Write About This Free

Available in the App Store
Write About This was created by a 4th grade teacher.  The easy-to-use app offers a variety of visual images along with writing prompts.  A Write About publishing tool is also included in the app allowing students to type their journal entry and record audio.  The entry can be saved within the app or exported to the camera roll.  Only one Write About entry can be saved and only part of the images and prompts database is available from within the free version.  A full version of the app is available in the App Store (currently $3.99).  In addition, more than one custom prompt can be created and saved.  Read more here.

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