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Apps, Apps, and More Apps!

Apps, Apps, and More Apps!  Use this page as a resource to locate educational apps that may benefit your child.  Note that some of the apps listed may be free and others are paid apps.  Also, some of these apps may be specific to tablets or phones.  If you have suggestions for apps to add to this list, please email Lauren Brannan at mrsbrannan1@gmail.com and list the name of the app, the cost, and a brief description.  We will get it posted to this list as soon as possible. 

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Reading

  Accelerated Reader -Free

Take AR tests and check on your goal status.                               

iBooks - Free

Download books to read on your iphone/ipod/ipad.

 Kindle - Free

Download books from your Amazon account for your device.

Reading Timer - Free

Keep track of how much time you spend reading.

Storykit - Free

Create your own storybooks!

Big Universe - Free

Login with your school username and password to read a variety of free books. 

Username: AR Number

Password: first initial, last initial, year born

Add the shortcut to your devices home screen.  www.biguniverse.com 

Vocab-a-splat - Free

Increase your vocabulary with this fun game.

Futaba - $5.99 Free version available

This multiplayer game allows users to create their own games to learn vocabulary, math, and many other subjects.

Wordventure! - Free

Learn the parts of speech with this fun story game.

Spelling Test - Free

Add your spelling list to this app and record your voice saying the words.  Hear yourself calling out the words and practice your spelling test.

Word Web - Free

Dictionary for your iphone, ipod, or ipad

FreeSaurus - Free

A free thesaurus for your idevice.

 Words with Friends - Free

AR Flashcards - Free

Download the letter flashcards from this app and scan them with your device.  Watch the letters come alive with creatures that begin with that letter.

 

 Kindle - Free

Download books from your Amazon account for your device.

3M Library - Free

Use this app to checkout ebooks from the public library.  All you need is a library card!

 Reading Timer-Free

Keep track of how much time you spend reading.

 Read Me Stories - Free

A new free book every day!

Storia - Free

This is a kid friendly ebook reader.  5 free ebooks with download. Must purchase other books.

Word Web - Free

A dictionary for your Android device

AR Flashcards - Free

Download the letter flashcards from this app and scan them with your device.  Watch the letters come alive with creatures that begin with that letter.

 




 Words with Friends - Free

Compete with friends while building vocabulary

 Sight Word Bingo - $.99

Have fun learning sight words with Bingo!

Sight Word Sentence Builder - $1.99

Build sentences with familiar sight words.

 

 

Math

Splash Math - Free or $9.99

This math app is aligned with common core and is highly recommended from teachers.  This app is free, but the paid version is $9.99.  This app is available for each grade level.

 10 Frame Fill - Free

number recognition activities

HyperBlaster Math - Free

Make math fun with this educational math app.

Factor Samurai - Free

Math Ninja - Free

Fetch! Lunch Rush - Free

This augmented reality game lets students solve math problems by scanning the number card with the correct amount of sushi.

Number Bonds - Paid

Practice part-part-whole concepts with this app.

 

 

 Kid Math - Free

Practice math facts with this fun math game.

HyperBlaster2 - free

Practice math facts with this fun math game.

Math Bingo - $.99

Have fun practicing math facts.

Learn to Count Money! - $.99

Learn to count money with this fun app.

How to Tell Time -$1.99

Learn to tell time with this app.

Coins Quiz - $.99

Practice counting money with this app.

Interactive Telling Time - $2.99

This fun interactive game will help your child learn to tell time.

 Kids Measurement Science - $.99

Measure weigh, length, money, and time.

 

Language Arts

  Comic Puppets - $2.99

Tell a short story using a puppet.  Design your own puppets and their features. 

English Cursive Letter Practice - Free

  Comic Puppets -      $2.99

Tell a short story using a puppet.  Design your own puppets and their features.

 

 

Science/Social Studies

  Nasa - Free

Watch Nasa videos.

Discovery - Free

Watch video clips and learn about everything science.

Nasa Viz -Free

Nasa's visual explorer app.  See Earth like you've never seen it before.

LeafsnapHD - Free

This app uses visual recognition to identify trees and their species by simply scanning their leaves.

The Weather Channel - Free

Google Earth - Free

Explore the earth from the palm of your hands using this app.

US History Timeline - Free

Freedom Stories - Free

This augmented reality app brings to life the stories of the underground railroad.  Download the flashcards at http://futurestories.ca/tubman/

 Nasa - Free

 Watch Nasa videos.

 

 50 States-Free

Learn important facts about each state.

US Capitals-Free

Test your knowledge of the US 50 states and their capitals.

NASA Nowt - Free

Updates and images from NASA

Pocket Penguin - Free

See a live penguin exhibit!

Kids Measurement Science - $.99

Measure weigh, length, money, and time.

 Body Organs 4 Kids -$.99

Learn about each organ of the body.

Life Cycle App - $.99

Learn about the life cycles of several animals.

Other Useful Apps

Aurasma - Free

Follow J. E. Turner Elementary's channel to bring to life images around the school.  Look for the purple A and scan them with your device's Aurasma app.

 Dropbox - Free

Store all your pictures and documents in the cloud. Create links to documents to share with others or on Edmodo.

Edmodo - Free

Create a free account to access assignments created by your teacher.  Collaborate and communicate with others.

Qrafter Pro - $2.99

Read and create QR codes.

Google Drive - Free

Create and share documents, spreadsheets and presentations with other contributers.

Animoto Videos - Free

Make videos and slideshows complete with text and music!

Jot Free - Free

Turn your iPad into a whiteboard. 

Whiteboard - Free

Use your iPad as a whiteboard at your desk.

Are You Smarter than a 5th Grader? & Friends- Free

Find out how much trivia you know!

Classroom Organizer - Free

Organize your classroom library with a barcode checkout system.

Doodle Buddy- Free

Use your iPad as a whiteboard.

Dragon Dictation - Free

Forget typing!  Tell your iPad what you want it to type.

  DocScan HD - Free

Scan documents and share them as PDF files.

Movable Write - Paid

Use your finger as a stylus and take notes in class.

Neu.Annotate + - $1.99

Open and edit PDF files by drawing over them or typing on them. *GREAT FOR MATH PRACTICE SHEETS*

Popplet Lite - Free

Create graphic organizers containing text, video, images, or drawings

Popplet - Paid

Create graphic organizers containing text, video, images, or drawings, then export them to jpg or pdf files.

Pic Collage - Paid

Create a collage of photos to share with others.

Ink Flow - Paid/Free

Draw graphic organizers, zoom in to write text smaller, then export to share with others.

Penultimate - Paid

Create a notebook of notes and share them with others

Notability - Paid

Create notebooks of notes containing audio, highlighting, drawings, etc., export to pdf to share with others.

Evernote - Paid

Create notes and sync them to the cloud on all your devices.

Voicethread - Free

Create a voicethread account to view, comment on, and create voicethreads from PowerPoint slides, images, or videos. Annotate over the images or videos while you make a comment.

Pages - Paid

Create a document in this word processing app.  Export as a pdf, .doc, and others using email.

 

  Aurasma - Free

Follow J. E. Turner Elementary's channel to bring to life images around the school.  Look for the purple A and scan them with your device's Aurasma app.

Dropbox - Free

Store all your pictures and documents in the cloud. Create links to documents to share with others or on Edmodo.

Edmodo - Free

Create a free account to access assignments created by your teacher.  Collaborate and communicate with others.

Google Drive - Free

Create and share documents, spreadsheets and presentations with other contributers.

Animoto Videos - Free

Make videos and slideshows complete with text and music!

Scan Life - Free

QR code scanner for android 

 

 Kids Doodle - Free

Draw in neon colors.  This would be great to use as a whiteboard.

Doodle Club - Free

Use this drawing app as a whiteboard.

 

 

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