Pre-Camp To Do’s

  1. All participants should buy / download / install the following REQUIRED apps in advance of camp, depending on the selected device / platform. Optional apps are also listed.
  2. Participants should create before camp or bring to camp the following account logins (userID and password):
    1. Google / Gmail account (can be a personal account or a school account)
    2. Adobe Account (for Adobe Spark)
    3. If an iPad user: Bring your iTunes account userID and password so you can install new apps / install updates if desired.
    4. A Twitter account is NOT required but strongly encouraged. Participants are encouraged to share their learning with the Twitter hashtag #MakeMediaCamp.
  3. Update all available software on your iPad, Chromebook, or laptop PRIOR to the start of camp

Chromebook / Laptop Required Extensions

Mac/Windows laptop users should install the free Google Chrome web browser prior to camp. The following extensions should be installed to your Google user account:

  1. Extensity
  2. UBlock Origin
  3. Tab Suspender
  4. EPUBReader

Required Free Apps for iPad Users:

  1. i-Nigma
  2. SeeSaw
  3. Word Cloud by abcya
  4. Voice Record Pro
  5. Shadow Puppet EDU
  6. Adobe Spark Video
  7. iMovie (free with newer iPads)
  8. Koma Koma
  9. Explain Everything (VPP version also available)
  10. Book Creator (free version also available but paid is recommended, free version just supports creation of 1 book)

Required Paid Apps:

  1. Green Screen by Do Ink

Optional Free Apps:

  1. InfoPics:
    1. Adobe Spark Post
    2. Canva
  2. Other WordCloud apps (in addition to Word Cloud by abcya)
    1. Word Cloud – Text Collage
    2. Shapego – Beautiful Word Clouds
  3. QR Beamer (iPhone app)

Optional (but recommended) Paid Apps:

  1. Pic Collage for Kids