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Blake's Start List of Apps

These apps should be installed for all 6th-8th graders prior to the start of the 2014-15 school year. Please do not set up the actual accounts, instructions and guidance will be given by teachers during the first two days of school to ensure consistency.

Dropbox

Dropbox lets you bring all your photos, docs, and videos anywhere and share them easily. Access any file you save to your Dropbox from all your computers, iPhone, iPad, and the web. With Dropbox you’ll always have your important memories and work with you.

Evernote

Evernote is an easy-to-use, free app that helps you remember everything across all of the devices you use. Stay organized, save your ideas and improve your productivity. Evernote lets you take notes, snap photos, create to-do lists, scan business cards, record voice reminders--and it makes everything searchable, whether you are at home, at work, or on the go.

Google Docs

Create, edit and collaborate with others on documents from your iPod, iPhone or iPad with the free Google Docs app.

Google Drive

Google Drive is one safe place for all your stuff. Upload photos, videos, documents, and other files that are important to you, then access what you need wherever you go, on any device. Get going with up to 15GB of storage. Free.

Google Sheets

Create, edit, and collaborate with others on spreadsheets from your iPod, iPhone, or iPad with the free Google Sheets app.

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iBooks

iBooks

iBooks is an amazing way to download and read books. iBooks includes the iBooks Store, where you can download the latest bestselling books or your favorite classics – day or night. Browse your library on a beautiful bookshelf, tap a book to open it, flip through pages with a swipe or a tap, and bookmark or add notes to your favorite passages.

Nearpod

What's Nearpod?
The Nearpod platform enables teachers to use their iPads to manage content on students' iPads. It combines presentation, collaboration, and real-time assessment tools into one integrated solution.

Socrative Student

SOCRATIVE 2.0
Engage, assess and personalize your class with Socrative.
Educators can initiate formative assessments through quizzes, quick question polls, exit tickets and space races all with their Socrative app. Socrative will instantly grade, aggregate and provide graphs of results to help you identify opportunities for further instruction. Save time and visualize student understanding when it matters, now!

Subtext

-ENGAGE YOUR CLASS IN ANY EBOOK, PDF, OR ARTICLE-
Subtext(™) supports teachers in their Common Core instruction and helps students move closer to college and career readiness by encouraging them to analyze what they read, articulate what they think, and make connections between texts and the outside world.

Sunrise Calendar - for Google Calendar, Exchange and for iCloud

Sunrise is a free calendar app made for Google Calendar, iCloud and Exchange. Designed with love, Sunrise is a new experience that will make your life easier.