The iPad is a great tool for coding. Particularly for developing the skills and concepts in the junior years around directional language, understanding sprites and developing the building blocks of coding before moving onto traditional desktop coding software.
Here is a list of great apps on the iPad to assist coding and robotics in the classroom. If you would like to learn a great deal more about coding and robotics in the classroom I an strongly recommend getting a copy of this excellent eBook.
Hopscotch A visual programming tool for year 3 - 7 Students
Tynker Edu Video game and puzzle creation tool for year 5 - 9 students
ScratchJr A visual programming tool for juniors for P - 2 Students
My Robot Friend A Problem Solving and Logic Skills Game for P - 6 Students
Codeacademy Code Hour Learn how to build things through coding. Various ability and challenge forTeachers / Students
The Foos Learn to code for an hour game forP - 2 students
Treehouse: Learn Programming and Design Various resources to learn coding and design for Year 7 - 12 Students
Move the Turtle A variation on the classic BASIC programming skills from the 80’s for year 3 - 5 Students
Kodable A game introducing coding and problem solving skills for year P - 2 Students
Cato’s Hike a programming and logic odyssey. A friendly game for juniors intended to introduce coding and logic for year P - 4 Students.
Codea Kind of like Garage band for Coding. More complex than anything else here but more rewarding and great tutorials and support for year 5 - 12 Students
Gamepress Great tool for video game creation on the iPad. Share your creations with peers also for year 5 - 9 students
Hyperpad Built on Gamepress platform but you need to create everything yourself. You can actually export apps to iTunes store from Hyperpad. Quite open ended. for year 7 - 12 students