Timeline allows students to create a graphical representation of an event or process by displaying items sequentially along a line. Timelines can be organized by time of day, date, or event, and the tool allows users to create a label with short or long descriptive text. Adding an image for each label makes a timeline more visually appealing.
Add, drag, and rearrange items as needed. Saving capability allows students to return to their work and make revisions, and they can share their final work via e-mail.
Users can send their finished timeline to their device’s camera roll or email it as a .pdf file to friends and family.
Created with classroom use in mind, this tool allows users to create their own profile to store their work, making device sharing easier for students in classes which do not have 1-to-1 tablet availability.
This app mirrors our popular timeline web-based interactive, so users familiar with one can easily adapt to the other. In fact, the two are so similar that users can send their editable .rwt files to an email address and then open their timeline right in the online tool!
Added support for iOS 11
Ratings and Reviews
Helpful, some basic design flaws
My students like using this app in class. It's fairly simple to upload photos to the iPad, which then can then be shared in several different ways. From a teacher's perspective, I have two simple suggestions:
1. Change the formatting so that timeline entires cannot cover the title of author of the timeline. Kids upload their timelines with their names hidden by their entries, which makes assessment difficult!
2. What's the point of the Full Description box if it doesn't show up on the main timeline? Either allow for more characters in the short description box, or change the formatting so the Full Description shows up on the main Timeline page.
OK - but NOISY!
I downloaded this one after the update that fixed what users were complaining about - crashing on Save - so I didn’t experience that. This is a basic timeline app. It makes times just fine, albeit with zero bells or whistles. I do appreciate that it will try to create an image for every item you place on the timeline, though.
BUT - every time you tap on ANYTHING there a a very loud, VERY unnecessary CLICK! Worse - there appears to be no way to turn the blasted thing OFF!! I can’t imagine what a classroom full of kids using this app would sound like, unless they were to mute their devices.
Seriously, IRA, TURN THAT OFF!!
Glitchy but, helpful
I've used this app for three years and hope to see some changes, this is a great app for children and adults alike but here are some of the changes I want to see.
- Not having to hit SAVE every time I stop using the app, if i forget to hit that save button I'll lose the project altogether.
With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.