Updated by Marianna Ricketson on Feb 09, 2018
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# EISD Standard Apps-2nd Deployment

After deploying 1:1 iPad at two grade levels in seven EISD elementary schools, we reviewed apps requested across the district and came up with this heftier core of apps to deploy.
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## 4 Dice: Fraction Games

MATH
\$1.99 ea. (1-19 units)
\$0.99 ea. (20+ units)
4+
4 Dice: Fraction Games is a math app for middle school and upper elementary students. The goal of the game is to present fractions in a way that is both conducive to learning and fun. 4 Dice teaches the basic concept of fractions by working backwards Jeopardy style by giving the answer first and teaching the methods of getting that answer in an interactive and engaging way. For teachers, one major benefit of using this game is that it provides immediate feedback of their students' progress via email. Key features include:- High order thinking game to challenge students in a fun way- Progress reports sent to teachers to assess progress and target individual weaknesses- A built-in whiteboard to give students a place to work through problems.

100

## 5 Dice: Order of Operations Game

MATH
Free
4+
A math game intended for upper elementary and middle school students that helps students enjoy practicing their order of operations. The game encourages students to use higher order thinking to solve the "target" number by working backwards given the answer but not the equation. The best feature about this simple math game is that teachers are able to receive immediate feedback of their students’ progress through email.Key Features:- Higher order thinking game - Progress reports can be sent to the teacher - A whiteboard build into the game to make a way for students to work out problems- Easy to extend beyond the one player game to a classroom setting.- Comes with printable game sheets, making preparation for lessons simple.

1

## ABC MAGIC 3 Line Match

PRIMARY
Free
4+
Have fun drawing lines to match letters to pictures.Tap the letters and objects to hear their sounds.Draw lines with your fingers to connect the pictures.

2

## ABC - Magnetic Alphabet HD

PRIMARY
\$1.99 ea. (1-19 units)
\$0.99 ea. (20+ units)
4+
Magnetic Alphabet is a great tool for everyone. It aids in teaching preschoolers their alphabets/numbers, a learning tool in teaching one how to spell or sending messages to friends and family! It comes with a rich set of colored pieces that can be placed freely on the board: letters, numbers, symbols and funny figures. Save the composition as image locally!

3

## ABC SPELLING MAGIC Short Vowel Words

PRIMARY
Free
4+
Spelling is fun and easy with ABC Spelling Magic.Teaches the sounds of the letters and how to build words.This app can help your child learn the sounds of the alphabet. This app indirectly teaches the essential reading skill of segmenting as well. Two levels of challenge are available.The first part of the app has a limited alphabet for building words.The second part of this app has the entire alphabet available for building words.This app focuses on the skill of learning to spell words with three phonetic sounds with short vowel words.

9

LIBRARY
Free
4+
Make essential reading practice more effective for every student.• Personalize reading practice to each student’s current level.• Manage all reading activities including read to, read with, and read independently.• Assess students’ reading with four types of quizzes: Reading Practice, Vocabulary Practice, Literacy Skills, and Textbook Quizzes.• Advanced book search using title, author, or quiz number.• Access to all your school's quizzes on your iPad, iPhone and iPod touch.• Support for Recorded Voice Quizzes.•View scores for quizzes taken by students. Subject to restrictions set by the school.• Track student reading progress and goals. Subject to restrictions set by the school.

70

PRESENTATION
Free
4+
ADOBE® PHOTOSHOP® EXPRESS: Edit and share — anywhereAdobe Photoshop Express software lets you use simple gestures to quickly edit and share photos from your mobile device. HAVE FUN ON THE RUNWith Photoshop Express, it's easy to improve your photos. Choose from a variety of one-touch effects, or simply drag your finger across the screen to crop, rotate, or adjust color. Add artistic filters like Soft Focus or Sketch. And never fear: A copy of your original file is always saved, and you can undo and redo changes until you get just the look you want.

4

UTILITIES
Free
4+
Easily access, manage, and share a wide variety of PDF types, including PDF Portfolios, password-protected documents, fillable forms, and Adobe LiveCycle® rights-managed PDF. View PDF documents• Quickly open PDF documents from email, the web, or any app that supports "Open In..." Search text to find specific information. Annotate and comment on PDF documents• Provide feedback using the highlight, strikethrough, and underline tools• Easily mark up PDF content with the freehand drawing tool • Add comments anywhere in your PDF with sticky notes• Add text with the Add Text toolFill out forms• Create folders to make organizing and finding documents easier•

5

## AnimalSketch

ART
Free
4+
Sketch - a Step-by-step guided instruction app helps even the artist in you learn the fundamentals of drawing cute animals. AnimalSketch features six adorable sea creatures to entice the artist in you. Each character is broken down into its simple shapes – such as circles, ovals, triangles, and rectangles – and is presented in a concise step-by-step guided drawing sequence. To accommodate various levels of difficulty, the animalSketch toolkit is organized with “easy,” “medium,” and “hard” tools to support users’ varying abilities.

6

## Animator Free

STORY CREATION
Free
4+
The easiest flipbook and stop-motion app for iOS! With the use of a little imagination, there are endless possibilities for making hilarious flipbooks! Animator enables you to create animations of any kind and provides all the tools that you need to bring your imaginations to life!Once you have created your masterpiece, share it on Twitter or Facebook, email it, save it as a video to your photo library, or nominate it for the Animator Hall of Fame!

7

## Animoto Videos

STORY CREATION
Free
4+
Turn your photos into stunning, professional-quality videos, complete with music and text, with Animoto’s free app! Features include: - A unique video every time- Multiple video styles, huge music library and the ability to add text to your video - Preview and edit your video before producing it - View videos within the app and on our site- Easily share your videos via email, text, Facebook and Twitter or save to your Camera Roll

101

## A Number Math App By Power Math Apps

PRIMARY
Free
4+
Number Math App is for practicing basic elementary number facts. Its an easy to use and customizable application to enable focused learning. Some of the salient features are - Missing Numbers - Before After - Greater Than Less Than - Skip Counting - Rounding - Place Numbers in Ascending Order - Randomly generated problem cards

8

RESEARCH TOOLS
Free
4+
Ask3 allows teachers and students with iPads to easily share knowledge and collaborate via threaded, video conversations. By recording your voice, drawings, and images, Ask3 helps you create videos that can be shared directly to your class. This open forum helps teachers understand what information their students know and don't know, which allows them to more easily fill knowledge gaps for their students.

10

## Aurasma

UTILITIES
Free
4+
Aurasma is an augmented reality app. It brings tagged images, objects and even physical locations to life with interactive digital content, such as video, animations and 3D scenes, we call Auras · Look out for our ‘A’ logo in newspapers, magazines, books and on product packaging and clothing– wherever you spot the ‘A’, there’s an Aura for you to discover ·

11

## Awesome Eats™

SCIENCE
Free
4+
Sort, stack, pack and plate a rainbow of fresh-from-the-garden foods! In each level you’ll stack and sort fruits, veggies and whole grains across wacky contraptions to win stars and score big points! Be on the lookout for thieving birds and tap to shoo them away for extra points. You and your kids will unlock hours of challenging game play and get loads of healthy eating tips along the way. Presented by Whole Kids Foundation

12

## Bill Atkinson PhotoCard

STORY CREATION
Free
4+
You can create dazzling custom-designed postcards showcasing your own photos or Bill Atkinson's nature photos. You can send cards by email free of charge, or have us print and mail them for you for a small fee.

13

## BlobbleWriteHD

PRIMARY
Free
4+
Learn to write letters and numbers with the blobbles.Children can copy the blobbles as they trace out the strokes to write letters and numbers. Phonic letter sounds to help children associate letters and pronunciation.-

15

## Bluster!

PRIMARY
Free
4+
This word matching game develops vocabulary and word understanding for school-aged children, or anyone brave enough to battle the elements.Shine bright in single-player mode as you learn and practice important word skills. Match rhyming words, prefixes and suffixes, synonyms, homophones, adjectives, and more. Collaborate with a friend in team mode. The multi-touch iPad screen allows both players to play simultaneously, so you can work together to weather the vocabulary storm. Bluster includes over 800 vocabulary words.

14

## Bookabi

STORY CREATION
Free
4+
Create your very own storybooks in 2D and 3D. Choose from bookabi's backgrounds, characters, objects and stickers or use your own photos and become part of the story! Easy-to-add text, speech bubbles, new pages and more- Pre-loaded backgrounds, objects and stickers- In-App store with additional content - Use your own photos to become part of the story!- Save and share your story with the whole family- Record and listen to audio on each page.
EMAIL, PDF, PRINT or send to ITUNES

16

## BrainPOP Featured Movie

SCIENCE
Free
4+
Watch a different animated movie every day, then test your new knowledge with an interactive quiz – free!For even more access to BrainPOP’s award-winning content, choose an optional in-app subscription and enable kids to explore more than 750 Science, Math, Social Studies, English, Engineering & Tech, Arts & Music, and Health subjects right on their mobile devices. All movies are close captioned, so it’s easy for them to read along.

17

## BrainPOP Jr. Movie of the Week By BrainPOP®

SCIENCE
Free
4+
Get a different animated movie every week and check out related quizzes and educational activities - free! BrainPOP Jr. site subscribers can log in and access all BrainPOP Jr. content directly from the app.Ideal for kids in Kindergarten through grade 3, the BrainPOP Jr. Movie of the Week app spans subjects within Science, Social Studies, Reading, Writing, Math, Health, Arts and Technology.

18

## Build A Word Express - Practice spelling and learn letter sounds and names By @Reks

LANGUAGE ARTS
Free
4+
Create your own SPELLING lists. Option: Spelling Lists vs. Phonics Spelling Lists **► option to create a list of spelling words (type in the new word and record your voice)! ► Built-In Phonics Lists with separate lists for word families► Built-In Spelling Lists with separate lists for Long Vowels …, Dolch’s Word Lists (Primer, …)►audio and/or visual prompt ► PROFESSIONAL narration or child’s narration► three modes: Learn, Practice and Test (quiz) ► upper or lower case letters► optional Montessori-style color coding of vowels and consonants ► immediate sound feedback heard upon tapping the correct/incorrect letter ► positive reinforcement lowers affective filters making learning a more engaging and enjoyable process ► focus is put on letter recognition, word recognition, as well as on word/letter association► ACCESSIBILITY options to for VISUALLY impaired and those struggling with fine motor skills ► option for custom made features for special needs students ► child proof SETTINGS button (press and hold). Advantage for Special Need Students: * option of using blank background helps children focus on letters only * option to choose high-contrast background for visually impaired option to choose answer method: drag&drop or simple tap * the letters are easy to spot due to big letter cards *

19

## Calculator for iPad Free By International Travel Weather Calculator

UTILITIES
Free
4+
Calculator for iPad Free combines the normal and scientific calculator for free! FEATURES:* Advanced mathematical/scientific buttons in landscape view.* Basic calculation buttons in portrait view.* Calculate with degrees or radials.

20

## Charge Your Brain By Unusual Things

BRAIN GAMES
Free
4+
“Charge Your Brain” is a combination of entertaining mini-games that will allow you to develop various sections of your brain in a relaxing and funny way. Each mini-game involves different directions of mental activity: image recognition, speed of response, logic, comparison of objects, searching and mathematic skills, memory, etc. By performing these exercises at least once a day, you will increase the blood supply of various sections of your brain, thus stimulating and improving their functioning.

22

MATH
Free
4+
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