APS Digital Resources

Below are the approved APS digital resources and the personalized learning competencies they support. All of the resources have been selected and vetted in accordance with APS Policies and Policy Implementation Procedures. Though the digital resources are available systemwide, not all of them will be used by all students. Teachers will use their professional judgment when evaluating the most effective ways to incorporate the below digital resources to meet the educational needs of students.

Competencies Icon Key:

student voice icon Student Voice
The learner contributes to the design of lessons, projects and assignments. Through teacher solicited feedback, learners have opportunities to share their opinions and interests. This leads to the teacher and learner co-designing learning opportunities that lead to greater student engagement and ownership.
Mastery Learning icon Mastery Learning
The learner is focused on mastery of concepts and/or standards. Subject matter is broken into smaller learning targets that learners should master by the end of a course or unit of study. Teachers assess learners using varied standards-aligned activities and identify the appropriate level of their proficiency.
Goal setting icon Goal Setting, Assessment, and Feedback
The learner sets, plans and achieves personal learning goals and is intrinsically motivated to own and drive their learning. Assessment activities are ongoing and are given throughout the learning cycle. Using these assessments, teachers provide explanatory feedback that is immediate, high-quality and connected to curriculum goals and the learners’ personal goals.
flexible pacing icon Flexible Pacing
The learner moves toward proficiency at his or her own pace. Learners are able accelerate their learning as targets are mastered or decelerate their learning to review targets that need more attention. Progress through the standards are based on growing mastery and not set seat times.
choice icon Choice
The learner has choice in how they learn and options in how they demonstrate mastery. Learners understand their learning preferences and are able to choose strategies, approaches and tools to facilitate their learning. Choice allows learners to become more self-regulated, recognize their preferred learning environment and gain a better understanding of themselves as a learner.
individualized instruction icon Individualized/Differentiated Instruction
The teacher provides direct implicit instruction, based on data and closely aligned with students’ needs and prior knowledge. While learners vary in their preferences of styles of instruction, targeted instruction based on learner needs is still necessary for student success.

 

APS Approved Apps

App Name What Does it Do? Competencies
123D Design for Education Create 3-D designs on the iPad. choice icon
22Learn Sight Words Sight Words Adventure in Candyland helps children learn and practice reading the most common sight words. Sight words are the most frequent words in children’s literature. Many of these words do not have a simple letter-to-sound correspondence, and thus must be learned “by sight”. mastery individualized
ABC – Magnetic Alphabet Play with your kids and teach them to write with the Magnetic Alphabet! mastery individualized
Acapella Maker Acapella Maker provides musicians and singers an easy way to create a cappella videos. voice mastery choice
Adobe Acrobat Reader Adobe Acrobat Reader is the free global standard for reliably viewing, signing, and commenting on PDF documents.
Autism 5-Point Scale EP The Autism Help App assists individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) and other disabilities to communicate and regulate in emergency situations. Using the book: The Incredible 5-Point Scale TM by authors Kari Dunn Buron and Mitzi Curtis, AAPC Publishing the app helps individuals act, react and interact quickly in emergency situations. With a touch of a screen information is provided and can help facilitate interactions for a “safe” outcome for both the individual and 1st responder.
Autism iHelp – WH Question Autism iHelp is a vocabulary teaching aid developed by parents of a child with Autism and a speech-language pathologist. Autism iHelp was inspired by the need for specific language intervention tools for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder focusing on their unique strengths and difficulty with expressive vocabulary.Autism iHelp – WH?’s consists of questions paired with appropriate real world picture responses. This app includes several photos and questions chosen based on esta individualized instruction icon
Autodesk Sketchbook From quick conceptual sketches to fully finished artwork, sketching is at the heart of the creative process. You never know when a great idea will strike, so access to fast and powerful creative sketching tools is an invaluable part of any creative process. student voice icon choice icon individualized instruction icon
Benchmark Universe (app) E-reader app. Mastery Learning icon flexible pacing icon choice icon individualized instruction icon
Bitsboard Bitsboard combines a number of strategies into one versatile and customizable app. The app includes flashcards, matching games, and visual multiple choice games on subjects ranging from a foreign language to instrument sounds. Users may download additional “boards” which are available in a variety of subjects at a differing levels of difficulty. Alternatively, users may also create and customize their own “boards” to use as teaching tools. Mini games include flashcards, multiple choice games (called “photo touch”), matching games, and “word builder” games. This app is beneficial to any alternative learner or young child, but is especially recommended for children dealing with autism spectrum disorders. This app is simple and easy to use, and appropriate for anyone ages 4 and up. mastery choice individualized
Blockly for Dash and Dot Robots Blockly is a visual drag-and-drop programming tool developed by Google that allows children to snap together commands like puzzle pieces. Take on coding challenges and invent your own creations by using Blockly to control Dash & Dot! voice choice individualized
Bluedot The app enables you to write an algorithm, send it and then Blue-Bot will follow your instructions. There are numerous features, which make writing algorithms both fun and educational. voice choice individualized
Boardmaker Student Center The Boardmaker Student Center app is where students of all abilities can go to access activities assigned to them through Boardmaker Online. The app brings the power of personalized visual supports and symbol adapted educational materials to the iPad. The student’s custom accessibility settings are instantly in effect the moment they log in, providing the ultimate in personalization. The advanced access methods (scanning, touch enter, touch exit, etc) mean that these powerful activities are fully accessible. individualized instruction icon
Book Creator One Book Creator is the simple way to make your own beautiful ebooks, right on your iPad. This app allows you to create one book. student voice icon Mastery Learning icon choice icon individualized instruction icon
Booksource Classroom Organizer The Classroom Organizer IOS app works in conjunction with Booksource’s Classroom Organizer web application to allow educators to organize and track books in their classroom library.
Book Writer Make an interactive book and enjoy making and reading the books you made! voice mastery choice individualized
Box Island Box Island is a mobile game that takes boys and girls on an exciting adventure, while teaching the fundamentals of coding. Kids apply the basics, such as loops and conditionals, to progress through the super fun and challenging gameplay. flexible pacing choice
BrainPOP Featured Movie Animated education site. Mastery Learning icon Goal setting icon
BrainPOP Jr. Movie of the Week BrainPOP Jr. Movie of the Week App designed for early learners in K-3, offers a new, animated movie every week – along with its related quizzes and features. Mastery Learning icon Goal setting icon
Canvas (student app) Learning Management System student voice icon Mastery Learning icon Goal setting icon flexible pacing icon choice icon individualized instruction icon
CargoBot It’s a puzzle game where you teach a robot how to move crates. Sounds simple, right? Try it out! voice choice individualized
ChatterPix Kids Chatterpix Kids can make anything talk — pets, friends, doodles, and more. Simply take any photo, draw a line to make a mouth, and record your voice. voice choice
Clips Clips lets you create videos in real time with simple controls — no timeline, tracks, or complicated editing tools voice mastery choice
ComicBook! by 3DTOPO ComicBook! is YOUR Creative Superpowers! Transform the ordinary to share-worthy extraordinary easy as: B.A.M! Arm yourself with the best graphic effects, 105 inspiring layouts, 374 hand-drawn* comic Stickers, 12 caption and text tools and you have the superpowers to Rule the Universe – in Your stories! voice mastery choice
Cozmo Say hello to Cozmo, a gifted little guy who’s got a mind of his own and a few tricks up his sleeve. He’s the sweet spot where supercomputer meets loyal sidekick. He’s curiously smart, a little mischievous, and unlike anything ever created. voice choice individualized
Cubelets Blockly Coding novices need not worry. Cubelets Blockly is the perfect platform to learn to program your own robots! This simple and powerful visual programming tool gives you full control over your Cubelets® robot blocks. Create countless new robots and behaviors with the power of code. voice choice individualized
Daisy the Dinosaur Learn the basics of coding with Daisy the Dinosaur! mastery flexible pacing individualized
Destiny Discover Destiny Discover™is an interface that can be accessed through Follett Destiny® Library Manager™. Use it to search for library’s resources on any device. choice icon
DIY Human Body DIY Human Body, funded by the National Institutes of Health, allows families and educators to investigate and learn about the human body at home, at school, or anywhere you go! Developed by UC Berkeley’s The Lawrence Hall of Science. flexible pacing choice individualized
Doceri Interactive Whiteboard Doceri is the professional iPad interactive whiteboard and screencast recorder with sophisticated tools for hand-drawn graphics and built-in remote desktop control. student voice icon choice icon individualized instruction icon
Drawing Pad Drawing Pad is a mobile art studio for all ages! Create your own art using photo-realistic crayons, markers, paint brushes, colored pencils, stickers, roller pens and more! voice choice individualized
DreamBox Math Learning DreamBox Learning Math is an interactive, adaptive, self-paced program that provides engaging activities for students to learn and practice skills in mathematics. Mastery Learning icon Goal setting icon flexible pacing icon
Duolingo Duolingo is changing the way people learn languages using advanced technology to personalize every lesson for you. Practice reading, writing, speaking, listening and conversation with intelligent Chatbots. Track your progress, earn rewards, and join the world’s largest community of language learners. flexible pacing choice
EasyBib: Automatic Bibliography Generator and Citation Machine EasyBib is a citation generator tool which can also allow users to create a personal database of bibliographic references and automatically format a bibliography with citations in APA, MLA, or Chicago style. individualized instruction icon
EdClub (for 2nd and 3rd only) Keyboarding development program Mastery Learning icon flexible pacing icon
EDpuzzle Edpuzzle is an easy and effective way to deliver videos in the classroom. Video is no longer a passive experience, with Edpuzzle video comes to life with audio-notes and questions. An interactive an unique experience for your students. Make any video your lesson. Mastery Learning icon individualized instruction icon
Educreations Interactive Whiteboard Educreations is a interactive whiteboard and screencasting tool. Annotate, animate, and narrate nearly any type of content as you explain any concept. student voice icon Mastery Learning icon choice icon individualized instruction icon
Explain Everything™ Interactive Whiteboard Explain Everything is an easy-to-use design, screencasting, and interactive whiteboard tool that lets you annotate, animate, narrate, import, and export almost anything to and from almost anywhere. Create slides, draw in any color, add shapes, add text, and use a laser pointer. student voice icon Mastery Learning icon choice icon individualized instruction icon
Essential Elements Interactive This app is designed to work with the Essential Elements for Band and Essential Elements for Strings Method Books – the premier method books for beginning instrumentalists. EEi is an online resource that supplements and enhances the EE curriculum. This app will allow teachers, students and parents access to their EEi accounts. mastery goal setting
Expeditions Google Expeditions is an immersive learning and teaching tool that lets you go on VR trips or explore AR objects. Explore historical landmarks, go down to the atomic level, get up close with sharks, even visit outer space! individualized
FASTT Math NG for Schools FASTT Math Next Generation for iPad is a must-have solution for all students in Grades 2 and beyond, both those who are accelerating their acquisition of math facts as well as those who are struggling to catch up. FASTT Math’s adaptive technology creates an individualized learning progression for every student, and embedded assessment ensures math fact mastery. Students will be enthralled by our 12 games, and educators will appreciate how easy FASTT Math is to implement. mastery
Flipgrid Flipgrid is simple. Educators spark discussions by posting Topics to a classroom, school, professional learning community, or public Grid. Students record, upload, view, react, and respond to each other through short videos. Flipgrid is video the way students use video … social, engaging and fun! voice mastery goal setting flexible pacing choice
Fractions by BrainingCamp Everything you need for teaching and learning: (1) Narrated lesson (2) Practice questions (3) Virtual manipulative (4) Challenging game mastery flexible pacing choice individualized
Fractions by The Math Learning Center ID fractionsWrite the fractionRepresent fractionComparing FractionsWriting equations and expressions individualized instruction icon
GarageBand GarageBand turns your iPad, and iPhone into a collection of Touch Instruments and a full-featured recording studio — so you can make music anywhere you go. And with Live Loops, it makes it easy for anyone to have fun creating music like a DJ. Use Multi-Touch gestures to play keyboards, guitars, and create beats that make you sound like a pro — even if you’ve never played a note before. student voice icon flexible pacing icon choice icon
Geo Bee Now Practice questions and quizzes to help prepare for school/county /district/ state /National Geography Bee competitions. Hours of learning and entertainment for both all geography enthusiasts and serious contestants. mastery
Geoboard, by the Math Learning Center The Geoboard app is a tool for exploring a variety of mathematical topics introduced in the elementary and middle grades. Learners stretch bands around the pegs to form line segments and polygons and make discoveries about perimeter, area, angles, congruence, fractions, and more. individualized instruction icon
Geogebra GeoGebra Math Calculators to learn mathematics and science. choice individualized
Go For Dash and Dot Whew! Dash & Dot have traveled the seas and finally arrived at your doorstep. Now it’s your mission to show them how to play! Get full control of Dash & Dot with the Go app. voice choice individualized
Google Calendar Google Calendar is a time-management and scheduling calendar service individualized instruction icon
Google Chrome Browser voice choice
Google Classroom Classroom is designed to help teachers create, collect, and grade assignments paperlessly, including time-saving features like the ability to automatically make a copy of a Google Document for each student. It also creates Drive folders for each assignment and for each student to help keep everyone organized. voice mastery goal setting flexible pacing choice individualized
Google Docs Word processing app. student voice icon Mastery Learning icon Goal setting icon choice icon individualized instruction icon
Google Earth Google Earth for mobile enables you to explore the globe with a swipe of your finger. Fly through 3D cities like London, Tokyo and Rome. Dive in to view the world at street level with integrated Street View. Find stories about what it means to live here from the BBC, NASA, Sesame Street, and more. Mastery Learning icon individualized instruction icon
Google GBoard Gboard is a new keyboard from Google for your iPhone. It has all the things you would expect from a great keyboard — GIFs, emojis, and Glide Typing — plus Google Search built in. No more app switching; just search and send, right from your keyboard. choice
Google Forms Manage event registrations, create a quick opinion poll, and much more. Create and analyze surveys right in your mobile or web browser—no special software required. You get instant results as they come in. And, you can summarize survey results at a glance with charts and graphs. student voice icon Mastery Learning icon Goal setting icon choice icon individualized instruction icon
Google Keep – Notes and lists Google Keep is a digital note tool. It allows for saving text, images, links, etc. It also allows for creating checklists, sharing notes with collaborators, and creating labels/filters. student voice icon Mastery Learning icon Goal setting icon choice icon individualized instruction icon
Google Sheets Spreadsheet creator and editor. student voice icon Mastery Learning icon Goal setting icon choice icon individualized instruction icon
Google Slides Slideshow and presentation creation and editing app. student voice icon Mastery Learning icon Goal setting icon flexible pacing icon choice icon individualized instruction icon
Gracie & Friends Birthday Cafe In Birthday Café, children serve up birthday treats to a hungry party! Children seat groups of friends at tables and then distribute trays that have the same number of food items. (20 levels) Mastery Learning icon
Gracie & Friends Breakfast Time This game is designed to help children strengthen their equipartitioning skills as they:• Understand that making equal groups of objects means putting the same number of objects into each group or splitting a whole object into same-sized pieces• Practice dividing collections and wholes into equal portions• Identify groups or portions as being equal or having more or fewer / less• Redistribute to make equal groups• Repartition unequal-sized portions of wholes to make the portions equal• Understand that wholes can be divided and distributed as collections Mastery Learning icon
Gracie & Friends City Skate This game is designed to help children strengthen their subitizing skills as they:• Recognize sets of one to five objects without counting• Learn and reinforce number names and symbols • Understand that quantity can be represented by a numeral or a set of objects• Understand that the quantity of a set is not affected by the arrangement of the objects in the set Mastery Learning icon
Gracie & Friends Jungle Gym This game is designed to help children strengthen their subitizing skills as they:• Make small collections up to five without timing• Identify small collections up to five objects without counting• Learn and reinforce number names and symbols • Understand that quantity can be represented by a numeral or a set of objects• Compare sets of one to five objects and identify if the sets are the same or different• Count from one to five Mastery Learning icon
Gracie & Friends Lemonade Stand This game is designed to help children strengthen their equipartitioning skills as they:• Understand that making equal groups of objects means putting the same number of objects into each group • Practice dividing collections of objects into equal groups• Identify groups of objects as being equal or having more or fewer objects than other groups• Redistribute objects in groups of unequal sizes to make the groups equal• Explore and understand different methods of equipartitioning collections• Learn and reinforce number names and symbols• Use comparative language (same, equal, more, fewer, less) Mastery Learning icon
Gracie & Friends Map Adventures This app is designed to help children strengthen their spatial thinking skills as they:• Understand and use spatial relations vocabulary such as: in, on, under, up, down, by, beside, between, in front of, behind, left, right• Use landmarks to locate an object• Track directional movements and proximity to landmarks• Use a model to represent real space• Plan routes for navigating Mastery Learning icon
Gracie & Friends Park Play This game is designed to help children strengthen their equipartitioning skills as they:• Understand that making equal groups of objects means putting the same number of objects into each group or splitting a whole object into same-sized pieces• Practice dividing collections and wholes into equal portions• Identify groups or portions as being equal or having more or fewer / less• Redistribute to make equal groups• Repartition unequal-sized portions of wholes to make the portions equal• Understand that wholes can be divided and distributed as collections Mastery Learning icon
Gracie & Friends Photo Friends This game is designed to help children strengthen their equipartitioning skills as they:• Understand that making equal groups of objects means putting the same number of objects into each group • Practice dividing collections of objects into equal groups• Identify groups of objects as being equal or having more or fewer objects than other groups• Redistribute objects in groups of unequal sizes to make the groups equal• Explore and understand different methods of equipartitioning collections• Use comparative language such as the same, equal, more, fewer, less Mastery Learning icon
Gracie & Friends Treasure Bubbles This game is designed to help children strengthen their subitizing skills as they:• Recognize sets of one to five objects without counting• Learn and reinforce number names and symbols • Understand that quantity can be represented by a numeral or a set of objects• Understand that the quantity of a set is not affected by the arrangement of the objects in the set Mastery Learning icon
Grafio Lite – Diagrams & Ideas Create stunning diagrams, graphs and designs with the best vector diagramming for iPad and iPhone. The lines you draw between shapes are automatically turned into connections thanks to shape recognition algorithms. choice
Green Screen by Do Ink Green Screen by Do Ink makes it easy to create incredible green screen videos and photos. Classroom-tested by kids and teachers, this app emphasizes ease-of-use and simplicity while still enabling fantastic results. With Green Screen by Do Ink, you can tell a story, explain an idea, and express yourself in truly creative and unique ways. voice mastery choice
Hands on Equations levels 1, 2, & 3 The app takes advantage of the iPad’s and iPhone’s visual and touch features to demystify complex algebraic concepts. The app may be played by several users and it will keep track of the problems completed by each user. mastery flexible pacing
HMH Datamanager Assessment app used for CogAt Test. Goal setting icon
iBrainstorm Capturing and sharing your inner most creative genius has never been easier. Introducing the first multi-device collaboration tool from Universal Mind. From iPad to iPad with just a flick of the finger, iBrainstorm has set the bar and has redefined the very nature of collaboration. mastery choice
iCivics – Argument Wars Ever tried to win a disagreement? In Argument Wars, you will try out your persuasive abilities by arguing a real Supreme Court case. The other lawyer is your competition. Whoever uses the strongest arguments wins! choice individualized
iCivics – Counties Work Want to try your hand at running your own county government? In Counties Work, you can! Stay on top of resident requests as you develop the local community, make important budgeting decisions and solve crises that pop up along the way. choice individualized
iCivics – Do I Have A Right Decide if potential clients have a right, match them with the best lawyer, and win the case. The more clients you serve and the more cases you win, the faster your law firm grows! choice individualized
iCivics – Drafting Board iCivics’ classroom tool Drafting Board is an interactive, online essay builder that helps you guide students through the process of producing a clear and polished argumentative essay. Drafting Board offers scaffolded instruction for argumentative writing. It is a multi-day intervention that gives teachers the tools to support students as they learn to write evidence-based arguments. choice individualized
iCivics – Executive Command “Ever wanted to be the President of the United States for a day? In Executive Command, you can be President for four years! Try to accomplish what you set as your agenda while facing the challenges and responsibilities that crop up along the way. Being commander-in-chief and chief executive is no easy job. See how you do! choice individualized
iCivics – Immigration Nation Do you know how people become citizens of the United States? In Immigration Nation, you’ll find out as you guide newcomers along their path to citizenship. choice individualized
iCivics – Law Craft “Want to make some laws? You can in LawCraft, where you play a member of Congress from the state of your choice. You’ll pick an issue that’s important to you and your constituents and take it all the way through the law-making process. If you’re successful, you’ll have a bill you can print and show off. See if you can make the compromises necessary to get your bill passed and still make a law you’re proud of! choice individualized
iCivics – Win The White House Running for the presidency isn’t easy! In Win the White House, manage your very own presidential campaign by debating your opponents, strategically raising funds, polling voters, launching media campaigns, and making personal appearances. Keep a close eye on the map as you battle for electoral votes. choice individualized
iCivics – Your Bill Of Rights Become an expert on the Bill of Rights while you manage your own a law firm. Decide if potential clients have a right, match them with the right lawyer, and win the case. The more clients you serve and the more cases you win, the faster your law firm grows! Will you be able to keep up—or will clients get angry and storm out? choice individualized
iMotion iMotion is an intuitive and powerful time-lapse and stop-motion app for iOS. Take pictures, edit your movie and export 4K UHD, 1080p & 720p HD videos to your device. choice
iMovie Creates a digital movie. student voice icon Mastery Learning icon choice icon
Inspiration Maps™ Create concept maps, cause and effect diagrams, process flows, family trees and more! Getting started couldn’t be easier: Simply double tap a blank space on your canvas to create a new idea symbol. Start from scratch or from one of the many built-in templates in language arts, history, science or thinking & planning! Mastery Learning icon choice icon individualized instruction icon
Kahoot! Play Fun Learning Games Create your own quizzes in seconds, play anywhere, anytime, on your own or with friends, have fun and LEARN! Kahoot! unleashes the magic of learning for students, teachers, office superheroes, trivia fans and lifelong learners. Mastery Learning icon Goal setting icon
Keynote Apple’s slideshow and presentation creator and editor. student voice icon Mastery Learning icon Goal setting icon flexible pacing icon choice icon individualized instruction icon
Khan Academy Khan Academy allows you to learn almost anything for free. choice individualized
Kids A-Z The Kids A-Z mobile app delivers interactive learning content for Raz-Plus, Raz-Kids, Headsprout, and Science A-Z anytime, anywhere. Kids can choose from a library of eBooks, eQuizzes, and other eResources. With the Kids A-Z app, personalized learning goes wherever the student does! choice
Kodable – Coding for Kids Kodable breaks down computer science into the basic concepts kids need for a strong foundation life.Kodable offers materials focused on topics ranging from communication and social emotional learning to real world impact of computer science.Kodable – Coding for Kids. Award-winning coding curriculum for kids! Kodable is designed to teach computer science to elementary students grades K-5 (Ages 4-11). student voice icon choice icon individualized instruction icon
Learning Ally Link Learning Ally Link is an educational reading app, designed for students who learn through listening. For students with dyslexia, learning disabilities or visual impairment. individualized instruction icon
Lego WeDo WeDo 2.0 makes coding a reality for elementary students. Using LEGO® bricks, easy-to-use software and engaging STEM projects, teachers have all they need to teach their students simple programming skills. voice choice individualized
LightBot Lightbot : Code Hour is a programming puzzle game- a game whose game mechanics require using programming logic to solve levels. This short teaser is meant to introduce players to programming who may have little to no experience. Anyone, anywhere, from grades K-12 can play, have fun and learn real programming logic! voice choice individualized
Line’em Up Children place number tiles in order from least to greatest. Options include using 10, 15, or 20 number tiles and designating a range of beginning numbers. Mastery Learning icon
Lino lino is an online stickies service that offers stickies and canvases. You can post, see and peel off stickies on canvases freely. Stickies posted from this iPhone/iPad App can be accessed with PC browsers. choice
Little Matchups ABC – Alphabet Letters and Phonics Little Matchups is an exciting interactive matching game that helps your child rapidly learn how to recognize and identify important concepts such as uppercase and lowercase letters. Mastery Learning icon
MackinVIA e-book reader choice
Make-a-Movie BrainPOP’s Make-a-Movie tool. Students and teachers can make their own BrainPOP-style movies. Log in with My Brainpop account. Choose a topic, build scenes using BrainPOP images and animations or draw your own, then add narration. choice
Makeblock – Play STEM Robots Makeblock APP is a robot control software in smart devices. Everyone can directly control Makeblock robots using official controller in the software, or creates and programs a specific controller to achieve richer robotic functionality. choice
Math Inventory A research based, adaptive math assessment. goal setting
McGraw-Hill K-12 ConnectED Mobile A powerful new mobile addition to your McGraw-Hill ConnectED tools, the app is available for many of our programs with the exception of Writer’s Workspace, Studio Space, and Building Blocks.This app delivers frequently used ConnectED features on the iPad and adds powerful new mobile teaching and learning opportunities for teachers and students. individualized
Microsoft Excel Spreadsheet creator student voice icon Goal setting icon choice icon individualized instruction icon
Microsoft OneDrive Access documents and files from the cloud. Has the ability to upload or download files.
Microsoft OneNote Microsoft OneNote is a computer program for free-form information gathering and multi-user collaboration. It gathers users’ notes (handwritten or typed), drawings, screen clippings and audio commentaries. Notes can be shared with other OneNote users over the Internet or a network. Mastery Learning icon Goal setting icon choice icon individualized instruction icon
Microsoft PowerPoint Slide show presentation creation. Sign in to Microsoft365 account. student voice icon Mastery Learning icon choice icon individualized instruction icon
Microsoft Word Word processing app. Sign in to Microsoft365 account. student voice icon Mastery Learning icon choice icon individualized instruction icon
Modkit for VEX Modkit for VEX is a drag & drop programming environment that makes it easy to program your VEX IQ projects. choice
Money Pieces, by the Math Learning Center Money Pieces help students visualize and understand money values and relationships. Two versions of coins and bills are provided: virtual currency pieces that replicate the appearance and relative size of U.S. coins and the dollar bill, and area money pieces. Mastery Learning icon individualized instruction icon
Montessori Crosswords Based on the proven Montessori learning method, Montessori Crosswords helps kids develop their reading, writing, and spelling skills by building words from a set of 320 word-image-audio-phonics combinations using a phonics-enabled movable alphabet. mastery
Montessori Numbers Montessori Numbers is designed to help build sound mathematical foundations in children aged 3-7 by using a concrete, visually significant material inspired from the Montessori methodology. mastery
Morphi Morphi is a simple, powerful 3D design app for all ages + skill levels. Create 3D models (STLs + OBJs) on the go with touch, without wifi for 3D Printing, Augmented Reality, Virtual Reality, stop motion animation + more. choice
myHomework Student Planner This is a Middle School app used in place of student paper planners
MyOn The myON app provides access to digital books from myON reader, a personalized, online literacy program that matches student’s interests and their reading level to a recommended book list. mastery choice
New SmartMusic Classic SmartMusic software enables students to practice their music and get feedback. Mastery Learning icon flexible pacing icon
News-2-You A supplementary tool for literacy and learning, News‑2‑You gives students the opportunity to have conversations both in and out of the classroom about relevant topics of the day. individualized instruction icon
Newsela Newsela is a data base of current events stories tailor-made for classroom use. Mastery Learning icon individualized instruction icon
Number Frames by The Math Learning Center Number Frames help students structure numbers to 5, 10, 20, and 100. Students use the frames to count, represent, compare, and compute with numbers in a particular range. Mastery Learning icon individualized instruction icon
Number Line by The Math Learning Center Number Line helps students visualize number sequences and illustrate strategies for counting, comparing, adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing. Choose number lines labeled with whole numbers, fractions, decimals, or negative numbers. Mastery Learning icon individualized instruction icon
Number Pieces Basic by The Math Learning Center Number Pieces Basic is a simplified version of Number Pieces. It has fewer features, putting greater focus on place value, counting, addition, and subtraction with multi-digit numbers. Mastery Learning icon individualized instruction icon
Number Pieces by The Math Learning Center Number Pieces helps students develop a deeper understanding of place value while building their computation skills with multi-digit numbers. Students use the pieces to represent multi-digit numbers, regroup, add, subtract, multiply, and divide. Mastery Learning icon individualized instruction icon
Number Rack by The Math Learning Center Number Rack facilitates the natural development of children’s number sense. Rows of movable, colored beads encourage learners to think in groups of fives and tens, helping them to explore and discover a variety of addition and subtraction strategies. Free activities and free book available. Mastery Learning icon individualized instruction icon
Numbers Spreadsheet student voice icon Mastery Learning icon Goal setting icon choice icon individualized instruction icon
OG Card Deck Developed for Mayerson Academy’s accredited Orton-Gillingham training programs now offered online, this simple and effective Orton-Gillingham electronic card deck enhances understanding of over 80 common grapheme-phoneme correspondences that form the building blocks for reading and spelling. mastery individualized
Open eBooks Open eBooks is a library containing thousands of popular and award-winning titles that are free for children from in-need communities. These eBooks can be read without checkouts or holds. The goal of Open eBooks is to encourage a love of reading and serve as a gateway to children reading even more often, whether in school, at libraries, or through other eBook reading apps. choice
Osmo Coding Awbie Coding Awbie teaches logic skills and problem solving, and is an introduction to coding. student voice icon choice icon individualized instruction icon
Osmo Coding Jam Students can compose their own music by arranging Osmo’s Coding Blocks into patterns and sequences. So it’s hands-on play, and an awesome way to introduce Coding. student voice icon choice icon individualized instruction icon
Osmo Masterpiece Draw anything you want with Masterpiece. Take a picture, search the web, or use one of the images from our gallery. Then using the Osmo stand put a piece of paper in front of your iPad and begin drawing. When you’re done you can save and share your creation. choice icon
Osmo Newton Think of NEWTON FOR OSMO like a draw-as-you-play pinball machine. Each level presents different obstacles, but the object is to collect points as quickly as possible by drawing lines that the falling balls bounce off to hit the target. After completing the level, players see their times, get a score of one to three stars, and can then advance to the next unlocked level. The reflector attachment on the system allows it to see what players draw on actual paper, and that is then reflected on the device’s screen. Mastery Learning icon
Osmo Numbers Kids arrange physical tiles, including dots and digits, to make numbers and complete levels. Add by putting more tiles, subtract by removing tiles and multiply by connecting tiles together. Experimenting becomes fast and intuitive. Mastery Learning icon
Osmo Pizza Co. Run your own pizza shop! Quickly cook pizza & calculate change using toppings & money tiles. Invest your profits to upgrade your shop. Mastery Learning icon
Osmo Tangram Arrange tangible puzzle pieces into matching on-screen shapes. Play with a friend or challenge yourself to more advanced levels Mastery Learning icon
Osmo Words Explore the land of Words, a magical place where characters challenge you to guess and spell the on-screen images. Play collaboratively or competitively with your real-life friends or our loveable characters! Mastery Learning icon
Padlet Padlet is a digital canvas to create beautiful projects that are easy to share and collaborate on. It works like a piece of paper. We give you an empty page – a padlet – and you can put whatever you like on it. Drag in a video, record an interview, snap a selfie, write your own text posts or upload some documents. student voice icon Mastery Learning icon Goal setting icon choice icon
Pages Apple’s word processing application. student voice icon Mastery Learning icon Goal setting icon choice icon individualized instruction icon
PALS Mobile Assessment Wizard The PALS Mobile Assessment Wizard app mirrors the original PALS Online Assessment Wizard data-entry features. Teachers can administer the PALS assessments and enter the scores directly into the app. Once assessment administration ends, teachers and administrators can go to our site to view reports and analyze data. Goal setting icon
Park Math Learn numbers, counting, addition, subtraction, sorting, patterns and more through 7 fun, educational activities. mastery
Pattern Shapes, by The Math Learning Center Students use Pattern Shapes to explore geometry and fractions, creating their own designs, or filling in outlines. As they work with the shapes students explore geometric relationships, think about angles, investigate symmetry, and compose and decompose larger shapes. Many of these explorations lead naturally to thinking about fractions as parts of a whole. Mastery Learning icon individualized instruction icon
PhET Engage in learning science and math with the award-winning PhET simulations! Whether understanding atoms, exploring energy, or mastering multiplication, there is a sim for every learner. mastery individualized
Popplet LITE Popplet is a simple tool to capture and organize your ideas. With Popplet you can quick jot down your ideas and sort them visually. student voice icon Mastery Learning icon choice icon
Post-it® Plus User writes on Post-IT note like paper. Then using the app they can capture all the post-its digitally, then organize those images as desired. The results can be shared out to others. (Website: https://www.post-it.com/3M/en_US/post-it/ideas/plus-app/) Goal setting icon individualized instruction icon
PS PowerTest Users create assessments to check for students understanding in real-time. This is also used for APS assessments. Goal setting icon
QR Code Reader by Scan Scan your QR codes anytime and anywhere
QuickVoice® Recorder Voice recorder – free version – Records up to 5 minutes of voice recording to be exported. You can record longer than 5 minutes but cannot export beyond that amount. choice
Read&Write for iPad APS has licenses tied to Google Apps acccounts.You need to set this up in settings under Keyboardand then select the keyboard. individualized instruction icon
Read2Grasp Read2Grasp is the ONLY app available that makes text coding easier for students while helping to increase reading comprehension skills. NOTE: A school account has been created for each elementary school. Classes can be added for each teacher then the teacher can add students. choice individualized
Reading Inventory Formerly known as Scholastic Reading Inventory, Reading Inventory (RI) is the same research-based, adaptive reading assessment program for students in Grades K–12 that measures reading comprehension on the Lexile Framework® for Reading. Mastery Learning icon
READ 180 NG Stage B READ 180, the most effective system for raising student achievement in grades 4 – 12+ is now the most powerful tool available for iPad to prepare students to meet the rigorous reading and writing expectations of the Common Core. The READ 180 Next Generation Student Software leverages adaptive technology to personalize instruction and provide powerful data for differentiation to teachers and school districts. Mastery Learning icon individualized instruction icon
READ 180 NG Stage C READ 180, the most effective system for raising student achievement in grades 4 – 12+ is now the most powerful tool available for iPad to prepare students to meet the rigorous reading and writing expectations of the Common Core. The READ 180 Next Generation Student Software leverages adaptive technology to personalize instruction and provide powerful data for differentiation to teachers and school districts. Mastery Learning icon individualized instruction icon
READ 180- rSkills College & Career rSkills College & Career and the READ 180 Next Generation student software suite help students build and assess their reading comprehension, vocabulary, and spelling skills. Teachers may use the Student Achievement Manager (SAM), formerly the Scholastic Achievement Manager, to customize students’ learning experiences, keep track of their progress, and monitor their performance in the software. Teachers may also use SAM to view and print reports and review student work in the Student Digital Portfolio. Mastery Learning icon individualized instruction icon
Read Naturally Live This cloud-based intervention efficiently applies the research-based Read Naturally Strategy to accelerate reading achievement. Visual and auditory prompts guide students through the motivating steps to develop fluency and phonics skills, support comprehension, and improve vocabulary. Track student progress easily and use the data to differentiate instruction with Read Naturally Live. Because the software and data are “in the cloud,” there’s no server to set up or maintain. Students can access the program from desktop computers, laptops, Chromebooks, or iPads. Mastery Learning icon
Ready to Print It is a comprehensive tool for parents, therapists and educators to help teach pre-writing skills to children in order to build a strong foundation for beginning printers. mastery
Reflex Student A research-based system that helps grade 2-8 students to develop instant, effortless recall of math facts in all four operations. Mastery Learning icon
RWT Timeline 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. choice
SayHi Translate Instantly speak another language, for free, with SayHi Translate on iOS! Have a conversation in two languages and hear your voice translated instantly. mastery
Scholastic Classroom Magazines – Student Edition Access the latest issues, watch videos, play games and so much more with this exciting app designed just for students! mastery
Scratch Jr ScratchJr is a visual programming language designed to introduce coding skills to children. By creating projects in ScratchJr, young children can learn to think creatively and reason systematically, despite not being able to read. student voice icon Mastery Learning icon choice icon
Seesaw Seesaw is a student-driven digital portfolio that inspires your students to do their best work and saves you time. voice mastery goal setting choice individualized
Shadow Puppet Edu One of the greatest features in this product is its ability to search for images which use primary source documents from the Library of Congress, NASA, Met Museum of Art, British Library, maps, creative commons searches, etc. Students can record their voice over any images or videos. Shadow Puppet automatically sites any images used in its slideshows at the end of the presentation. It can be used for digital storytelling, to demonstrate student understanding, for presenting students’ ideas or experiences, flipping instruction from teachers, and includes 30+ activity ideas right in the app. Goal setting icon Mastery Learning icon choice icon
Shapes Toddler PreSchool Students learn shapes with this tracing game. Mastery Learning icon
SimpleMind+ intuitive Mind Mapping A mind mapping solution that simplifies the process of structuring, analyzing, and presenting thoughts. … It has a free form layout feature which allows users to organize their thoughts and arrange topics exactly the way they want. student voice icon Goal setting icon choice icon
Sketchbook From quick conceptual sketches to fully finished artwork, sketching is at the heart of the creative process. You never know when a great idea will strike, so access to fast and powerful creative sketching tools is an invaluable part of any creative process. voice choice
Sketchpad You can draw anything you can imagine. The program offers 10 different kinds of pens, including ball pen, pencil, brush, brush, watering can, etc., you can draw a variety of different shapes of lines. With these pens, you can complete a variety of images, just like using a real pen drawing on the real drawing board. voice choice
Skitch – Snap. Mark Up. Send Mark up app to draw or write on PDFs or photos. choice icon
SmartBook SmartBook is a digital version of a course textbook. It contains the same content within the textbook, but unlike a typical eBook, SmartBook actively tailors that content to individual needs of a student.
SmartMusic SmartMusic is music learning software for educators and students. Make practicing and tracking student progress easy and fun. Mastery Learning icon
Smart Notebook SMART Notebook for iPad is a light version of the SMART Notebook collaborative learning software. Using this app, you can both use and edit SMART Notebook lesson activities for individual and collaborative learning with an iPad. individualized
Snaptype With SnapType, students can take a picture of their worksheets, or import worksheets from anywhere on their device. They can then use their iOS device keyboard to add text to these documents and print, email, or share their creations. It is the perfect solution for kids, and even adults, who struggle with their handwriting. individualized
Socrative Student Socrative is a cloud-based student response system. It allows teachers to create simple quizzes that students can take quickly on laptops – or, more often, via classroom tablet. Mastery Learning icon Goal setting icon
Sphero Edu This is the central app for Sphero and a required app for all Sphero owners. Use it to get rolling with Sphero Original or 2.0, upgrade firmware and personalize your gameplay like never before. Level up your individual Sphero’s speed, colors, core reactor, and boost times. Complete missions, purchase tricks, and master your skills. The more you play with Sphero, the better he gets. student voice icon choice icon individualized instruction icon
Stick Around Play, design, and share sorting and labeling puzzles! Stick Around comes with an assortment of puzzles, including ordering decimals and classifying rocks. It’s the player’s job to drag the stickers from the tray to their correct spots on the background before time runs out. mastery
Stop Motion Studio Create beautiful stop motion animated movies anywhere instantly on your device. Everything you need is right at your fingertips. No computer needed. It’s simple to use, deceptively powerful and insanely fun to play with. Create fantastic movies your friends will enjoy or share it with the world on YouTube, Facebook and other sites. Cool themes, titles and sound effects are easy to add, too. student voice icon
StoryVisualizer The StoryVisualizer App allows students to document and present their stories. Using the camera students can take images of their storied creations and import them into the App. The App allows the users to select from a variety of preexisting writing templates or to customize their own. choice
StudentVUE Synergy StudentVUE is a tool to help students stay informed about their progress. This tool can be used to access grades, attendance information, and also to communicate with teachers. Goal setting icon
Swift Playgrounds Swift Playgrounds is an app for iPad that makes learning Swift interactive and fun. It requires no coding knowledge, so it’s perfect for students just starting out. Solve puzzles to master the basics using Swift — a powerful programming language created by Apple and used by the pros to build today’s most popular apps. Then take on a series of challenges and step up to more advanced playgrounds designed by Apple and other leading developers. student voice icon Mastery Learning icon choice icon individualized instruction icon
System 44 System 44 is a proven-effective foundational reading solution that provides intensive intervention for older struggling readers in Grades 3-12. Mastery Learning icon individualized instruction icon
Tales2Go Instant, unlimited and simultaneous access to over seven thousand audio book titles from leading publishers – spanning fiction, nonfiction, and Spanish.
TeleStory TeleStory takes you behind the scenes to create and broadcast your own TV show! Record a music video, teleport to an alien planet, film a high-speed-chase, or perform on a reality TV show – TeleStory is a TV studio in your pocket. choice
Ten Frame Mania Greg tang game, helping students understand number sense. Mastery Learning icon
TestNav Pearson testing app. Used for SOL and Naglieri. Goal setting icon
The Human Body Lite Discover what we’re made of and how we work. Every part is animated and interactive: the heart beats and the lungs breathe. Designed for curious kids of all ages to play and learn. flexible pacing choice individualized
ThingLink Immersive storytelling for everyone: Easily augment photos with text, audio, close-up photos, links, and video. Create images with sound, explain what’s in the picture with notes and narration, document nature around you, send instructions for how things work, or tell an engaging story of what you’ve just learned. Mastery Learning icon choice icon
Toontastic 3D Toontastic 3D is a creative storytelling app that empowers kids to draw, animate, narrate, and record their own cartoons. Mastery Learning icon choice icon
Tumblebooks Access your school or library’s TumbleBookLibrary subscription flexible pacing choice
Tuner Lite by Piascore A chromatic instrument tuner and pitch pipe that allows you to quickly and accurately tune your instrument using the built-in mic in your iPhone or iPad.
TurboScan™ – document & receipt scanner TurboScan turns your iPhone into a full-featured and powerful scanner for documents, receipts, books, photos, whiteboards, and other text. Using just your iPhone or iPad, you can quickly scan your multipage documents in high quality PDFs or JPEGs, name, store and send them anywhere.
TurtleArt TurtleArt is an app that lets you create images with code. Snap puzzle-like blocks together to give the turtle a sequence of commands and watch your image take shape. voice choice individualized
Tynker Coding for Kids. Programming Made Easy! Strengthens children’s educational foundation with step-by-step tutorials that teach kids coding in a way they enjoy. They will learn as they build games and apps, modify Minecraft, program drones, control micro:bit, and even explore STEM. student voice icon Mastery Learning icon choice icon individualized instruction icon
Venn Diagram by Read Write Think This app allows users to create Venn diagrams that contain two or three overlapping circles. Users identify and record concepts that can be placed in one of the circles or in the overlapping areas, allowing them to organize their information logically. choice individualized
Vernier Graphical Analysis Graphical Analysis™ GW is a tool for science students to collect, graph, and analyze data from Vernier Go Wireless® sensors. mastery individualized
Voice Recorder Multi-function voice recorder
Wet, Dry, Try Make handwriting practice fun! With Wet-Dry-Try, children learn and practice correct formation habits for writing capitals, numbers, and lowercase letters. The app simulates our Slate Chalkboard and Blackboard with Double Lines and helps children learn handwriting skills in the easiest, most efficient way. The result truly is handwriting without tears! mastery
Wonder for Dash and Dot Wonder makes robotics as delightful as finger painting. With a picture-based language and guided challenges, Wonder is the first coding tool that lets kids ages 8 and up have fun with robotics all on their own. voice choice individualized
Wixie *Create projects with audio & images*Flip your lessons (publish to web)*Create printable products in many forms*Virtual manipulatives board *TEI practice (SOL prep) student voice icon Mastery Learning icon choice icon individualized instruction icon
Word Reference The app of the world’s most popular and powerful dictionary translation website. It grants you quick access to our extensive dictionaries and forum discussions. individualized
Writable K12 Writable helps teachers scaffold and motivate students to become purposeful, proficient writers, and helps schools assess and monitor writing growth. With hundreds of assignment templates and district or state-level benchmark assessments, Writable helps teachers strengthen their writing instruction while saving time on prep and feedback.
Writing Wizard for Kids Writing Wizard is designed to help every child learn how to trace letters, numbers, and words through a fun system carefully designed to maintain motivation. mastery
ZenView Get a more laid back view of your world with new ZenView. Simply sit back and watch as the fresh spring rain creates a changing pattern of ripples across your camera view. As the gentle sound of rain mixes with the tranquil ripples moving across your world just touch the screen to add your own drips and drops.