ShowMe is a free app for your iPad/iPad mini that allows you to create interactive whiteboard recordings. You can record your whiteboard drawing along with a voice recording, and supplement your video by importing images from your Camera Roll. When you have completed your recording, it is possible to share it with your students or colleagues using a short URL or by downloading the MPEG-4 through

ScreenChomp (free) and Educreations (free) are comparable apps for your iPad, and they are worth some investigation to determine which meets your needs. While these apps vary in terms of details as they offer different methods of sharing, drawing tools, and image import options, they all allow you to create a voice-over recording with interactive whiteboard.

This text-based tutorial provides step-by-step instructions for starting your first ShowMe, sharing your recording, downloading the video, and creating a new ShowMe.


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Application: ShowMe iPad app

Tutorial Type: Text-based

Price: Free