Tried It Tuesday {Tiny Scan App}


As teachers we are always needing or wanting something scanned to share with our students, parents, or coworkers.  A teammate of mine told me about this app and how it helped her get her college projects completed.  (Oh, how times have changed!)

Turn your phone or tablet into a mobile scanner.

I do not have an iPhone or one that will download anymore apps, I seriously need a new phone but too cheap to buy one right now. However, I do have an iPad and downloaded TinyScan to it. :)  Tiny Scan works on both your smart phones and tablets.  If you have a document you need scanned, or even a picture, simply select the app, take a picture, and save it as a PDF.




I used Tiny Scan to create my Smartboards for the week.  I like to include an image of the sheets my students are working on in my Smartboards to help with giving directions and checking over their work.  I had a passage I wanted to include this week in an old (very old) book.  I used Tiny Scan to help copy it into a PDF and then added it to my slide.


I also used Tiny Scan last week to document a letter I sent home to a student listing all of her missing assignments.  I like the scan app better than using a picture because with the app I found the images to be clearer and easier to send to parents.


10 comments

  1. This is a great idea! I can see many uses for this app, especially when creating my Smart boards as well. Thanks!

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  2. Thanks for sharing this app! I'm always looking for new apps to use and this one really seems like it would be handy to have!
    Ana
    Mrs. Bentin's Blackboard

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  3. There is just about an app for everything! This is really cool and I am pinning for future reference. Thanks, Jess!
    ~Holly
    Fourth Grade Flipper

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  5. Very cool! Thanks for sharing! Uploading now.
    Alison
    Rockin' and Lovin' Learnin'

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  6. Awesome app! Thanks for sharing :)

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  7. Just downloaded and am getting ready to use it! Thanks a bunch!

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  8. This is awesome!! It will definitely make life a lot easier. Thanks for sharing!
    Chelsea
    Fifth Grade Wit and
    Whimsy

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  9. Love this! Thanks for sharing! I'm downloading it right now...
    I'm so glad I stumbled on to your blog. I'm your newest follower :)

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