ipad Apps

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Developer description or How we use it

Google Maps

View 360-degree panoramas of places around the globe with Street View; View high resolution satellite imagery of locations around the world.

Duolingo

With Duolingo, you learn a language completely free, without ads or hidden charges. You have fun while you learn, leveling up and competing with friends. You have the opportunity to translate real-world texts in the language you are learning, and in doing so, help us translate the Web into other languages

 A.L.E.X (Free)

 A.L.E.X. is a fun puzzle game and a great way to train your brain.  A.L.E.X. helps you think and plan a sequence of commands to get through each level from start to finish.

See Touch Learn

A Picture Card Learning System replaces all your physical flash cards. Award winning, easy to use and chosen by over 400,000 people in 104 countries! Create custom lessons using the starter library, or purchase any of 50 individual libraries with over 4,400 pictures and 2,200 exercises developed by professionals.

Brainpop Featured Movie

Learn something new every day! Bring learning to your fingertips™ with the BrainPOP Featured Movie app for the iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch. Watch a different animated movie every day, then test your new knowledge with an interactive quiz – free!

 Beebot (Free)

 Control the Beebot on screen.  12 levels of progression.  Try to improve your programming skills and beat your time.

Virtual Manipulatives

Why You Should Try It: Math with visual, digital objects that represent meaning!

 Book Creator

 Create your own interactive books on the ipad.  Add in video, sound images and text.

ibooks

Downloads books and PDF files

 Collins Big Cat (Free)

 A selection of ebooks.  These allow you to listen to the story being read or record yourself reading the story.

 Comic Life

 Comic Life has everything you need for creating and sharing comics, including fun and quirky templates, stylized image filters and an easy to use drag and drop placement.

 Epic Citadel (Free)

Similar to Myst.  Explore 360 degrees of different settings to stimulate creative writing.

 Explain Everything

 An ipad App that lets you explain everything!

 How To Draw

Learn how to draw simple objects such as cars, animals and cartoons.   Listen, follow the instructions and draw on your screen. See how easy it is. You may start with a cat. It’s really simple. If it goes well don’t be afraid of the “Skeleton” episode! It’s the most difficult but you can do it.

 Dragon Dictate (Free)

 Voice recognition software

Finger Paint with sounds (Free)

Simple to use.  Each colour is linked to a different sound.

Hopscotch (Free)

Hopscotch teaches children to code using simple intuitive building blocks.  Children can make games, animations and programs using this colourful interactive environment.  Similar to Scratch.

 imovie

 Used to create videos

Kodable (Free)

Kodable teaches children the basics of any programming language in a fun game.  Completely self-guided and designed for children 5 and up.

Pic Collage (Free)

Create your own collage of photos into one image

Poplet lite (Free)

Simple mind mapping tool

Puppet Pal HD (Free)

Animate and record a story by moving characters around and clicking on different characters and backdrops

ZU3D

ZU3D is an easy to use stop motion animation software, designed with and for children.  Create complete films and experiments with animation techniques

Squeebles Spelling

Designed to support the learning of spellings.  Children gain trophies the more successful they are.

Squeebles add and subtract

Designed to support the learning of adding and subtracting.  Children can gain trophies the more successful they are.

Squeebles timetables

Designed to support the learning of the times tables.  Children can gain trophies the more successful they are.

Maths Bingo

Brain training style app.  The object of Math Bingo is to get a pattern of five BINGO Bugs in a row by correctly answering math problems

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