The following apps are available on all school iPads for the 2016-2017 school year. Note there are a few apps that are specific to certain teams/teachers not listed here.Teacher-requested apps are ONLY added during mid-year maintenance in January, and again over the summer. Requested apps will be reviewed by Media staff for academic and technical quality before being approved/denied. Requests must be received by December 1st for mid-year, and by May 1st for summer addition.
Photos Access photos / videos shot using the iPad Camera Launches camera tool Videos Access videos shot using the iPad Maps Access maps through Apple Settings Access the iPad settings. Note the iCloud account cannot be changed. Edmodo Access the service with this app Dropbox Access this file sharing service Evernote Digital notes to yourself Dragon Dictation Convert text to speech or vice versa. QR Reader Permits you to launch websites by pointing iPad at a QR code QR Maker Creates QR codes that will launch websites Voice Record Easily record voice using the iPad's built-in mic. YouTube Access the video service easyTimer Simple timer Socrative Student Student app to be used with the Socrative web service Dice Roller Simulates a roll of the dice Genius Scan Make your device work like a scanner - take a photo and it creates a PDF that can be shared WiFi Photo Transfer Permits you to easily access photos and videos on your iPad from a computer Epson iProjection Permits wireless display of iPad content on selected Epson projectors in the building Google Docs Word Processing within Google Drive Google Sheets Excel-type spreadsheets within Google Drive Google Slides Powerpoint type slideshows within Google Drive Safari iPad web browser Drive (Google) Access Google Drive LRMS A link to the LRMS website
General Educational App Folder
Khan Academy Access this web service using this app BrainPop Access BrainPop materials using this app Quizlet Access this web service study tool using this app Seesaw Online portfolios Google Classroom Access to the learning management system Class Dojo Access to the service, great for student encouragement and parent communication Canvas Access to the learning management system Nearpod Interactive lessons and assessments, collect and share student responses instantly, content available NCTest EOC/EOG testing app MindMaple Lite Mind mapping and brainstorming
Presentation Creation Folder
Doceri Virtual Whiteboard / presentation recorder PowerPoint Permits viewing MS Powerpoint files, but not creation/editing Show Me Virtual whiteboard / presentation recorder Educreations Virtual Whiteboard / presentation recorder ShadowPuppet Edu Create custom slideshows, videos, and presentations
Math Drills Lite Simple Math activities Math Rulz rules, quizzes, and calculators Math 7 Activities targeted at 7th graders Geogebra The Graphing Calculator for Functions, Geometry, Algebra, Calculus, Statistics and 3D Math iCross Lite Geometry cross sections Geoboard Helps teach Geometry King of Math Math activities Calculator Pro Another Math calculator Quick Graph Creates graphs YourTeacher Math Math activities Thinking Blocks Ratios Helps teach ratios Desmos Another Math calculator Math Kid More Math activities Calculator (My Script Calculator) Write a math problem, the app solves it!
Science & Technology Folder
Video Science Lots of videos for Science concepts Meiosis Diversity Great for genetics 3D Brain Get an up-close look at a virtual brain iCell All about cells Genetic Terms Genetics Hopscotch Computer Coding for kids Elements 4D Watch virtual chemical reactions Build a Body Explains body systems Discovery TechBook online text book Color Uncovered interactive book about color Science 360 Access video content in a unique way Sound Uncovered Learn how sound works in this interactive book Nova Elements Learn about elements and build atoms TinyTap Create your own "app" that functions much like a presentation with interactive elements Orbit Architect Interactively design and explore satellite orbital geometry
Art / Multimedia Creation
Adobe Draw Powerful drawing/painting app, with features that let you trace an image - great for creating avatars Quiver Print, color and see your drawing in hand-animated 3D worlds Aurasma Permits creating "augmented reality." Capture Simple video editor from YouTube Brushes draw and "paint" using this artistic app. 123D Sculpt Virtually sculpt cyber-clay PuppetPals HD Create animated videos TonePad Simple music creator JS Timeline Create a media-rich timeline Stop Motion Create stop-motion animation videos ChatterPix Snap a photo - draw a mouth, and record your voice. Turns any photo into a talking character video. VoiceThread Access the WCPSS subscription service (see Media Center for details) for media-rich collaboration and discussion
Health & PE
Fooducate Learn about the foods you eat Welnet Personal well-being Cardiio Use the iPad to take your heart rate First Aid Quick reference for physical emergency situations
Grammaropolis Fun way to learn grammar concepts Spelling City Spelling tool Phrasal Verbs Helps learn these difficult parts of speech Grammar Up Take quizzes about parts of speech - free version has limited features
Google Maps View just about anywhere on Earth Google Earth Look at the Earth in a whole new way This Day Historical facts European Exploration Explore the new world as a European power in the 15th Century by funding and sending expeditions out into the unknown. Hire captains, build ships and outfit voyages to learn of the wonders of the new world. MyCongress A portal to detailed information about your elected U.S. Congressional officials. Track their news, video and Twitter feeds. Look up their official Open Congress profile or contact them directly.
Spanish Learn simple Spanish Translate (Google) Translates between languages
The Special Programs folder contains several apps appropriate for this special demographic.Teacher iPads contain the following apps: Socrative (Teacher), Teacherkit, Plickers, Prezi, Gradecam