New educational app lets users annotate files

After three months of beta testing by K-12 and college students, the eNotebook app went live in the app store last month for $4.99.

A Maryland high school math teacher has launched an educational app for the iPad that allows students to add their own notes and markups to their instructors’ Word, PDF, and PowerPoint files without the need to convert those files to another format.

Kevin Giffhorn had the idea for the eNotebook app, which he says is the first app of its kind, roughly a year ago—around the time he saw iPads starting to make their way into education.

“Everyone was having to adapt their files,” said the Carlisle, Pa., grad whose first teaching job was also at Carlisle High School.…Read More