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|Recommended Ipad apps for classes:|
30/30: time management tool- enables students to break down tasks needed to be completed into a set amount of time
Access My Library- access the online databases available to Winthrop High School to conduct research in all subjects -This app is available on the iPad and iPhone; just select Winthrop High School, and the password is viking.
Evernote: notebook app for creating, organizing, and storing notes
Google Drive: create, edit, save, and share documents, slideshows, and spreadsheets
iMovie: Create HD movies and trailers
Intsapaper: save articles to iPad to read later, without requiring wifi
iTunes U: 750,000 free lectures, videos, audio podcasts, and iBooks to review or learn something new
Khan Academy: videos and tutorials on multiple subjects
LibraryWorld Search for iPad: search the WHS Library's catalog
myHomework Student Planner: student planner app that helps students stay organized- Assignments, tests, projects, and homework can be easily added and reminders can be pushed right to the iPad. It is able to work without network connectivity.
Pages: word processor for the iPad to create documents, newsletters, etc.
Quizlet: flashcards and study tools
Schoology: Learning management system for classes
StudyBlue: enables teachers or students to create flashcard sets and study sets that can also include images and audio
Teachers.io: Enables you to organize and share your syllabus, assignments, tests, lessons, and announcements with students using the myHomework Student Planner app. If students are using the myHomework app, they will be notified of announcements you make. It also works offline so when there is no network connectivity, it will work and will just sync up the next time it can.
WritePad Lite: ability to take notes on iPad in your own handwriting with a stylus, pen, or finger
Adobe Ideas: digital sketchbook
Audiobooks from Audible: audiobook app to listen to many free audiobooks
Dictionary.com: dictionary, thesaurus, and “word of the day” feature
iBooks: this e-book app includes most of the classics for free
Read Naturally Live: access to 456 highly engaging nonfiction stories across 19 reading levels for struggling and developing readers in 1st-12th grade
Shakespeare: Shakespearean plays and sonnets with a glossary of common Shakespearean phrases, and detailed scene breakdowns of locations and characters in each act
For Foreign Language:
Duolingo: learn different languages through activities involving voice recognition and an almost video-game-like achievement format
Google Translate: translation app that offers audio pronunciations for many languages
Learn Italian FREE AccelaStudy: pre-made flashcards for learning Italian vocabulary and audio quizzes to help speech and pronunciation
Learn Spanish FREE AccelaStudy: pre-made flashcards for learning Spanish vocabulary and audio quizzes to help speech and pronunciation
South America: learn the names, locations, flags, capitals, and geographical shapes of the countries in South America
Spanish Vocabulary Trainer: English-Spanish- learn Spanish vocabulary (includes the most common 1,000 words in Spanish)
Quick Graph: 2D and 3D scientific graphing calculator
MyScript Calculator:- calculator that enables user to write in the equation with their finger
Numbers: spreadsheet app for organizing data, creating spreadsheets and graphs
Ruler for iPad: measure things in inches or centimeters
Virtuoso Piano Free 2 HD: Learn about music and how to play the piano
For SAT Prep:
Easel SAT Prep Lite: prepare for the SAT with three sections of 25 questions each with a “show me” function, that explains how to get the right answer.
Magoosh SAT Prep: animated lessons with detailed explanations of SAT concepts
SAT Vocab by MindSnacks: learn SAT vocabulary words through interactive games
3D Brain: Rotate and zoom around 29 interactive structures in the brain
3D Cell Simulation and Stain Tool: Learn about the cell and its structures
EMD PTE: Interactive periodic table of elements
GoSkyWatch Planetarium: Identify and locate stars, planets, and constellations
Molecules: View and manipulate 3D renderings of any molecule
Read: Personalized Medical & Scientific Journal: Provides a single place to keep up with the new medical and scientific research, read topic reviews and search PubMed
VideoScience: Science experiments with video
For Social Studies:
America’s Economy for the iPad: real-time updates for 16 key economic indicators released from the U.S. Census Bureau, Bureau of Labor Statistics, and Bureau of Economic Analysis
Boston Globe e-Paper: Full replica edition of the Boston Globe as it appears in print. It is free for Boston Globe print or digital subscribers. Just sign in with your BostonGlobe.com account. It is also available for free by signing up for the Boston Globe News in Education program.
Boston Herald e-Edition: Full replica edition of the Boston Herald as it appears in print. It is available for free by signing up for the Boston Herald Newspapers in Education program.
Congressional Moments: exploration of key legislation that impacts today, including child labor laws and civil rights, and information for students about using primary sources for research. It includes an interactive quiz on the difference between primary and secondary sources.
Constitution for iPad: a copy of the Constitution of the United States
Declaration for iPad: a copy of the Declaration of Independence
Flipboard: interactive app for current events
History:Maps of World: collection of high-resolution historical maps
National Archives DocsTeach: Historical texts, interactive activities to promote critical thinking
Presidency: historical information on every president of the U.S.
Smithsonian Channel: videos on history and culture
U.S. Constitution: Analysis and Interpretation - Contains a clause-by-clause discussion of the entire Constitution and discusses all Supreme Court cases and selected historical documents relevant to interpreting the Constitution
|Last Updated: 6/18/15|