This page highlights what fellow Ipaddians have deemed to be the top 5 (or so) Apps to use in your specific grade level
























Kinder


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Doodle Buddy
Free
Math, LA, any content area
My "go to" app. This is a drawing app that turns the iPad into a whiteboard. I use it mostly for math. When my kinders were working on patterning we used this app. Now that we are working on making numbers in a variety of ways, we use this app.

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Educreations
Free
Math, Sci, any content area
This is a recordable whiteboard. You can use voice, images, text, and drawings to tell a story, explain how they solved a problem or how the water cycle works. Teacher can create a class and students can join the class without an email ID (using class code). They can share their work on Edmodo.

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Book Creator
$4.99
Language Arts, but books could be made for any content area
This app allows students to easily create quite sophisticated books online. These books can be printed or shared via email.

Touch and Write
Touch and Write

Touch and Write
$2.99
Handwriting (printing) and Language Arts (phonics, spelling)
Fancy handwriting app. Want to write your letters in paint, ketchup, whipped cream? All are options on Touch and Write, along with many more. This app also has sight words and word families for students to write as the app reads the words to them. Requires students to form letters correctly to move on. Best with stylus. Printing only in this version, but there is also a cursive version, and a shapes version.

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Word Wizard
$2.99
Language Arts (phonics, spelling)
This app lets students hear the sounds of letters and words as they use a moveable, talking alphabet. Word Wizard is a great tool for guided reading or a "Making Words" station.


First Grade

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Educreations
free
all
This is a recordable whiteboard. You can use voice, images, text, and drawings to tell a story, explain how they solved a problem or how the water cycle works. Teacher can create a class and students can join the class without an email ID (using class code). They can share their work on Edmodo.

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Videolicious
free

Making high quality videos easily

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Doodle Buddy
free
all
like a personal whiteboard, can also use to show what you know

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Starfall
free + add ons

Starfall Learning to Read information all on one app!

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RazKids
free
reading
Requires a RazKids account

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Lino
free + in app upgrade??

Online stickies and canvases

Second & Third Grade


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iTyper
Free

You practice typing. It helps the user learn the different letters on a keyboard and develop their fine motor typing skills.

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Math Slide 100
Free
Math
It is a multiplayer game helping children understand tens and ones; numbers up to 100. Players (up to 4) learn by sliding tiles into the center to match an answer, equation or image. It is also available for add., subtraction, multiplication. and division.

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Doodle Buddy
Free
Math - LA - All Content Areas
like a personal whiteboard, can also use to show what you know


A+ Spelling
Free
LA
Students create a test by typing and recording the word. It then says the word to them and they get to type it in. There is also a word scramble, ace it, and test feature

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Book Creator
4.99
LA - All Content Areas
This app allows students to easily create quite sophisticated books online. These books can be printed or shared via email.



Fourth and Fifth Grade

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Accelerated Reader
Free
Reading
Students can easily and independently look up AR book levels and take quizzes. Initial set up requires you to input your school's URL.

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Educreations
Free
Math, Sci, any content area
This is a recordable whiteboard. You can use voice, images, text, and drawings to tell a story, explain how they solved a problem or how the water cycle works. Teacher can create a class and students can join the class without an email ID (using class code). They can share their work on Edmodo.

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Edmodo
Free

Edmodo is a social learning platform that is safe and secure. Although the app intentionally does not have all the functionality of the website, students can write and read posts, check assignments, turn in assignments and add items to their backpacks. Parents can download the app to check student progress,

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Book Creator
4.99
LA, all content areas
This app allows students to easily create quite sophisticated books online. These books can be printed or shared via email.

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Doodle Buddy
Free
all areas
like a personal whiteboard, can also use to show what you know

Sixth Grade

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Seventh Grade


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Teacher

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Class Dojo
Free
Teacher Apps


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Pick Sticks
Free



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Groovy Grader
Free

It is designed to replace your paper grading calculator. It provides more flexibility, convenience and ease.

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Edmodo
Free
Teacher
App
Edmodo is a social learning platform that is safe and secure. Although the app intentionally does not have all the functionality of the website, students can write and read posts, check assignments, turn in assignments and add items to their backpacks. Parents can download the app to check student progress. Teachers can use the app to communicate with students and parents. Edmodo can also be used for an aid in professional development. Teachers can either create their own groups of educators or create their own groups.