Apps for Younger Students - Transformation in the SAMR Model


 Scratch Jr


URL: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/scratchjr/id895485086?ls=1&mt=8

Scratch Jr teaches beginning coding skills.

See http://www.scratchjr.org/ for more information.

(FREE - Ages 6 - 8)
 

Animal 4D

URL: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/animal-4d+/id962983832?mt=8

Animal 4D+ - Hold an iPad over a card and the animal comes to life.

See http://4d.octagon-studio.com/ for more information.

(The App is Free. Cards can be purchased for $10 at https://www.octagonstudio.com/store - Ages 3 - 8)

Dinosaur 4D+

URL: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/dinosaur-4d+/id1073564667?mt=8

Dinosaur 4D+ "gives you the prehistoric experience of unleashing extinct Dinosaurs which dwelt millions of years ago on Earth right before your very eyes! Pair the App with Dinosaurs4D+ flashcards and watch as the 3D Dinosaurs leap out from the flashcards in Augmented Reality."

See http://4d.octagon-studio.com/ for more information.

(The App is free. Cards can be purchased for $10 at https://www.octagonstudio.com/store - Ages 3 - 8)

Quiver 3D Coloring


URL: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/quiver-3d-coloring-app/id650645305?mt=8

Quiver 3D Coloring - "Enjoy a traditional physical coloring experience combined with the latest augmented reality technology. Watch your artwork magically come to life on your smart device screen. " To print out pages, visit http://www.QuiverVision.com.

(The App is free. In-App purchases and additional content is available for purchase. Ages 6 - 8)

ScreenChomp


URL: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/screenchomp/id442415881?mt=8  

ScreenChomp is a free, easy recordable whiteboard for sharing ideas. It was deveoped with teachers and students in mind. Screen Chomp records touchscreen interactions and audio. screencasting app.

See https://www.techsmith.com/screenchomp.html for more information.

(Free - All Ages)



ShowMe
 

URL: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/showme-interactive-whiteboard/id445066279?mt=8

ShowMe is a robust screencasting app. It is free with in-app pruchasing available.

See http://www.showme.com/ for more information.

(Free with In-App purchases availalbe - All Ages)

Toontastic

URL: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/toontastic/id404693282?mt=8

Toontastic provides a way to create your own animated films. Choose the characters and setting for each scene, then just move the pieces around, provide dialogue as the iPad records it all. You can then add a musical score with the appropriate emotional tone. The app doesn't just allow students to make their own cartoons, it also teaches the fundamentals of storytelling. 

(FREE - Ages 6 - 8)
 


TeleStory
 

URL: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/telestory/id915378506?mt=8

TeleStory allows you to write, direct and star in your own TV show.

(FREE - Ages 6 - 8)

Wonderbox

URL: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/id949704805?mt=8uo%3D8 

Wonderbox "Explore fascinating topics, like science, design, languages, geography, and sports. Design, tinker, build, and make something AWESOME with fun stickers and tools! Share your creations with family and friends with safe, private messages."

See http://www.wonderbox.io/ for more information.

(FREE - Ages 7+)



Aurasma


URL: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/aurasma/id432526396?mt=8

Aurasma allows you to overlay videos and othr media to make digital content interactive and fun. This is a new way to look at information!

See https://www.aurasma.com/ for more information.

(Free - Ages 10+)


Sock Puppets

URL: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/sock-puppets/id394504903?mt=8

Sock Puppets lets you create your own lip-synched videos. Add puppets, props, scenery, and backgrounds and start creating!

Click here for a youtube tutorial.

Click here to learn more about how to use this app.

(Free with In-App purchases available - Ages 5 - 10)

Prodigy Math Game

URL: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/prodigy-math-game/id950795722?mt=8

Prodigy Math Game targets over 900 crucial math skills for Grades 1 - 8 in a game format.

See https://www.prodigygame.com/ for more information..

(Free with In-App purchases available - Ages 6 - 14)


Chatterbox


URL: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/chatterbox-funny-talking-videos/id894760829?mt=8

Chatterbox - "Turn any picture into funny animations that you can save, email or share. Make the picture say funny things. Adjust the pitch of the voice."

(FREE with in-App purchases available - Ages 5+)


Bedtime Math
 

URL: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/bedtimemath/id637910701 

Bedtime Math offers math stories for parents to share with children. Short stories involving math vocaulary and concepts are available. A study found that Bedtime Math improves students understanding of math.

See http://bedtimemath.org/ for more information.

(FREE - Ages 5 - 10)


Sketch Nation


URL: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/sketch-nation-create/id908470464?mt=8

Sketch Nation is a free app for creating games. Learn the basics of programming and coding.

See sketchnation.com for more information.
 

(Free - Ages 8+)


Khan Academy
 

URL: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/khan-academy-you-can-learn/id469863705?mt=8

Khan Academy allows you to learn almost anything for free.

(Free - All Ages)


World Wildlife Fund

URL: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/wwf-together/id581920331?mt=8

World Wildlife Fund "Experience the world’s most amazing animals in one app — together. This award-winning interactive experience brings you closer to the stories of elephants, whales, rhinos and other fascinating species. Discover their lives and the work of WWF in a way you’ve never seen before."

(Free - All Ages)


Make Beliefs Comix

URL: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/make-beliefs-comix/id795026580?mt=8&ign-mpt=uo%3D4%26amp%3Buo%3D4

Make Beliefs Comix "...provides comic strip making fun for kids of all ages. Tap into your rich imagination to create your own world and stories with help from our easy-to-use comic strip generator."

(Free - All Ages)


BrainPOP

URL: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/brainpop-featured-movie/id364894352?mt=8

BrainPOP "...is a group of educational websites with over 1,000 short animated movies, together with quizzes and related materials, covering the subjects of science, social studies, English, mathematics, engineering and technology, health, and arts and music."

(Free with IN-App purchases available Ages 9 - 11)

BrainPOP Jr.

URL: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/brainpop-jr.-movie-of-the-week/id536371867?mt=8

BrainPOP Jr. "...provides curriculum-based content geared specifically for K-3 students. The site offers a growing library of movies and interactive features across six subjects: science, health, writing, reading, social studies, and math."

(Free with In-App purchases available - Ages 6-8)

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