Language Arts, Reading, Spelling Apps

Phonics with Phonograms by Logic of English

A fun, effective phonics recognition game that eliminates exceptions and provides a complete picture of the phonograms needed to read and spell!

- Designed to accompany Logic of English Curriculum and Materials.

Grammaropolis Complete Edition

The innovative, classroom-proven approach in this app blends character-based content with traditional quiz-based assessment and is designed to address students' varied learning styles.











Borrow eBooks, audiobooks, and streaming video from your library using OverDrive on your iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch.

• Available 24/7, now the library comes to you.

• No more late fees. Titles are automatically returned.

• Place holds, create wish lists, and return titles easily.

• Sync libraries, bookmarks, and recent positions across mobile devices.

• A valid account with a participating library, school, or other institution is required.

• Each library builds its own collection of titles. Contact them directly to let them know that you’re using OverDrive and to share any suggestions for books you would like to see them carry.


Rivet is a fun and supportive reading app for kids. With 3,000+ free books at just the right level, quality reading practice for your kids has never been easier.

Additionally, reading support on every page enables kids to practice with confidence knowing help is always available - it is a great way to meet daily reading goals!

Open Ebooks

Open eBooks, a new initiative and e-reader app that will make thousands of popular, top-selling eBooks available to children in need for free. To register, please visit

Spelling City

VocabularySpellingCity is a fun way to learn spelling and vocabulary words by playing engaging games using any word list. The most popular activities are Spelling TestMe, HangMouse, and our vocabulary and phonics games, available to Premium Members. The most popular word lists are Sound Alikes, Compound Words, Hunger Games and SAT Words. The free app includes ten of our most popular learning activities and ten of our most popular word lists.

Raz Kids

Raz-Kids gives you hundreds of interactive, leveled books spanning 27 levels of difficulty, covering a wide range of subjects. In addition to engaging kids at their reading level and in their area of interest, this award-winning website gives kids 24/7 Web access to the practice they need to become better, more confident readers. At the same time, teachers can customize assignments, view reports, and track student progress every step of the way. All student activity in the app is captured and reported to teachers at Raz-Kids, thus helping teachers monitor student progress and determine the instruction needed for each student.


Epic! is the leading all-you-can-read eBook library for kids 12 and under offering unlimited access to over 10,000 high-quality children’s books, now including thousands of read-to-me and Audio books.

Write About This!

Write About This is a visual writing prompt & creation platform perfect for classrooms and families! With endless ways to respond and the ability to craft custom photo prompts, it will kick-start any writing activity. 125 categorized images & 375 text+voice prompts included!

K12 Reading and Comprehension

K12 Timed Reading & Comprehension Practice lets readers practice fluency, the ability to read smoothly and quickly, and comprehension, the ability to understand what was read.

Math Apps


Geoboard is a tool for exploring a variety of mathematical topics introduced in the elementary and middle grades. Learners stretch bands around the pegs to form line segments and polygons and make discoveries about perimeter, area, angles, congruence, fractions, and more.


More than just standard drills, MathBoard encourages students to actually solve problems, and not just guess at answers. This is done by providing multiple answer styles, as well as a scratchboard area where problems can be worked out by hand. Students can also turn to MathBoard's Problem Solver for further help. This powerful teaching feature walks students through the steps required to solve addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division equations.

Math Vs. Zombies

Math vs Zombies is now aligned with Common Core State Standards for Kindergarten 1st Grade, 2nd Grade, 3rd Grade and 4th Grade and includes a detailed Report Card section where parents and teachers can monitor progress and find patterns of learning and help practice areas of weakness.

Timed Test

Timed Test is a full-featured math facts timed test simulator. Create completely customizable timed tests.


-Create customized tests with addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division

-Choose the number of problems and range (ex. I’d like 100 problems with numbers 3-8)

-Timer Option

-Instant Feedback Option (smart answer color coding and sounds)

-Multiple User Accounts

-Review all past tests and even make corrections (corrected problems marked yellow)

-Unlockable achievements

-Email test results to teachers or family

HMH Player

HMH Player connects students to their interactive lessons, adaptive assessments, and a variety of digital tools, including instructional videos and animations.  This app is used to deliver and extend content from the district’s math series through Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.



Highlights of IXL - Math and English:

- Comprehensive standards-aligned curriculum

- Wide variety of question types to engage students

- Unlimited access to all grade levels

- Insightful reporting on all practice

- Over 12 billion unique problems answered on IXL

King of Math Jr.

King of Math Junior is suitable for age 6 and up and introduces mathematics in an accessible and inspiring manner.

- Counting

- Addition

- Subtraction

- Multiplication

- Division

- Geometry

- Comparing

- Measuring

- Puzzles

- Fractions

Prodigy Math Game

Aside from being the world's most engaging math game, Prodigy also has these great features, all of which are available for free:

1. Full alignment with key curricula (e.g., Common Core, Ontario, TEKS, MAFS)

2. Automatic assessment in-game for all students to place them in the correct grade

3. 24/7 Real-time reporting

4. Embedded in-game formative, diagnostic, and summative assessments.

HMH Player - Math Expressions

The HMH Player® app** bridges formal and informal learning time, redefining digital and classroom instruction as we know it. With the ability to customize and present dynamic lessons, the app seamlessly merges technology with instruction offering a way for teachers and students to: Connect, Customize, Collaborate and Communicate.

Designed for today’s digital natives, HMH Player connects students to their interactive lessons, adaptive assessments, and a variety of digital tools, including instructional videos and animations.


Front Row is the only math and English language arts program made for the iPad by teachers, for teachers. Front Row provides over 30k common core aligned questions that are graded automatically and given to students based on their level. This means no writing worksheets, no grading, and differentiated teaching made easy.

My Times Tables

"My Times Tables" Is built up in four easy steps.

First step:

Reviewing the times table one by one to make them easy to remember.

Second step:

Here you must fill in the missing numbers in the times tables.

Third step:

Now it's playtime. In this part you have to play with multiply and divide. It is also possible to play against your friends through the Game Center.

Fourth step:

This is a overview of all the times tables.

Dice 3D 7 pixels

You don't have any dice with you ? Don't panic and download this app.

Contains a full set of realistic 3D dice to play your favourite role-playing games

Number Pieces by Math Learning Center

Number Pieces helps students develop a deeper understanding of place value while building their computation skills with multi-digit numbers. Students use the number pieces to represent multi-digit numbers, regroup, add, subtract, multiply, and divide.

Fractions by Braining Camp

▪ Lesson with visual models and audio narration to make abstract concepts concrete

▪ Questions to practice what was learned

▪ Virtual manipulative for hands-on discovery learning

▪ Challenge game to interactively apply understanding

▪ Alignment with state and Common Core standards

▪ Suitable for ages 9-14

Fractions by Math Learning Center

Fractions lets students use a bar or circle to represent, compare, and perform operations with fractions with denominators from 1 to 100. Choose the fraction model and number of equal parts. Use a color to select specific parts to show a fraction of the whole. Reveal or hide numeric labels as needed. Superimpose fractions upon each other to compare fractions or see equal parts.

Math Splash Bingo

Fun way to practice your math. Addition, Subtraction, Multiplication & Division.

- Choose your difficulty level.

- Multiple player profiles to keep track of your success!

Money Bingo

Money Bingo is a great money math game for the whole family. Select the test mode, difficulty level, and background in the "Settings" screen. Progress through the test modes and difficulty levels until you master the game.

Creation Apps, Productivity & Video Apps


Educreations is a unique interactive whiteboard and screencasting tool that's simple, powerful, and fun to use. Annotate, animate, and narrate nearly any type of content as you explain any concept.

Khan Academy

- You can learn anything — for free: Over 10,000 videos and explanations at your fingertips in math, science, economics, history, and much, much more

- Keep learning even when you’re offline: Bookmark your favorite content to “Your List” for easy access, and download it to keep learning even when you’re not connected to the internet.

- Pick up where you left off: Your learning syncs between your iPhone and, so your progress is always up-to-date

Google Drive

With Google Drive, students have all their files within reach from any smartphone, tablet, or computer. All files in Drive – like videos, photos, and documents – are backed up safely so you can’t lose them. Easily invite others to view, edit, or leave comments on any of your files or folders.


The Nearpod platform enables teachers to use their iPads to manage content on students' iPads. It seamlessly combines interactive presentation, collaboration, and real-time assessment tools into one integrated solution.

Teachers engage students on any device: Easily share synchronized lessons with students across all devices. Include interactive features such as quizzes, videos, polls, drawing tools, and more.  They are able to Instantly Assess Student Comprehension by getting real-time feedback + comprehensive post-session reports.

PowerSchool Mobile

Check out PowerSchool’s brand new PowerSchool Mobile app with an all-new user experience and push notifications. Get real-time access to attendance, assignments, scores, grades and more!

Now, instantly monitor changes to grades and attendance with push notifications!

NWEA MAP Testing 

MAP creates a personalized assessment experience by adapting to each student’s learning level—precisely measuring student progress and growth for each individual. You’ll have essential information about what each student knows and is ready to learn.



Students, teachers, and business professionals use Notability daily to take notes, sketch ideas, annotate PDFs, mark-up photos, record lectures, provide audio feedback and more. It is uniquely designed for each device to provide the best note taking experience at school, at home, and at work. And with iCloud, your notes are always up to date.

Google Docs

Create, edit, and collaborate with others on documents from your iPad with the free Google Docs app. With Google Docs you can:

* Create new documents or edit any that were created on the web or on another device

* Share documents and work together with others in the same document at the same time

* Open, edit, and save Microsoft Word documents

* Get stuff done anytime -- even without an internet connection

* Never worry about losing your work -- everything is automatically saved as you type

Google Sheets

Create, edit, and collaborate with others on spreadsheets from iPad with the free Google Sheets app. With Google Sheets you can:

* Create new spreadsheets or edit any that were created on the web or on another device

* Share spreadsheets and work together with others in the same spreadsheet at the same time

* Open, edit, and save Microsoft Excel files

* Get stuff done anytime -- even without an internet connection

* Format cells, enter/sort data, view charts, insert formulas, use find/replace, and more

* Never worry about losing your work -- everything is automatically saved as you type

Popplet Lite

Popplet is great for school and for learning in the classroom and at home. Students use Popplet to think and learn visually. By capturing facts, thoughts, and images, students learn to create relationships between them and generate new ideas.


iMovie lets you enjoy your videos and tell stories like never before. Browse your video library, share favorite moments, create beautiful movies, and watch them on all your devices in iMovie Theater.

Create beautiful movies

• Choose from 8 unique themes with matching titles, transitions, and music

• Enhance your movie with slow motion, fast forward, picture-in-picture, and split-screen effects

• Create a soundtrack using built-in music and sound effects, songs from your music library, and your own narration


3… 2… 1… ACTION! With Toontastic 3D you can draw, animate, and narrate your own cartoons. It’s as easy as play. Just move your characters around on screen, tell your story, and Toontastic records your voice and animations and stores it on your device as a 3D video. Toontastic is a powerful and playful way to create interstellar adventures, breaking news reports, video game designs, family photo albums, and anything else you might imagine!


Keynote is the most powerful presentation app ever designed for a mobile device.

• Choose from 30 Apple-designed themes to give your presentations a beautiful start

• Use the slide navigator to quickly skim through your presentation, add new slides, and reorder slides

• Design your presentation using your choice of slide layouts, animations, fonts, and style options

• Arrange the objects on your slides simply by dragging them to the slide canvas

• Use predefined text styles or choose text options to personalize your slides

• Quickly add your photos and videos from the Photos app using the Media Browser

• Edit down to the pixel with rulers and alignment guides

• Use Instant Alpha to easily remove image backgrounds

Study Pop by HMH

StudyPop is a fun, interactive and challenging study game students using Houghton Mifflin Harcourt curriculum can play with their friends and classmates, anywhere, anytime. Just select your grade level, choose a content area and let the study fun begin. Can be played with two or more players: one player holds up the iPad or iPhone displaying a study word/concept while the other players give hints to solve for the word. Take turns to win points and compete for the highest score!


Quizlet makes studying fun, easy, and effective. Create your own sets of study material or choose from millions created by other Quizlet users, then master your subject with powerful interactive learning tools:

-Make your own flashcards

- Put your memory to the test with Learn

- Race against the clock in a game of Match

- Share with classmates or your students

- Listen to automatic pronunciations in 18 languages

- Enhance your studying with images and audio

Rhythm Cat

A fun game that puts your rhythm skills to the test!

This game is highly entertaining with a great soundtrack to play along to and has the added benefit of teaching you to read the most commonly used music rhythm notation.

This game has been developed in collaboration with professional musicians and educators.

Brain Pop Jr.

The BrainPOP Jr. Movie of the Week app spans subjects within Science, Social Studies, Reading, Writing, Math, Health, Arts and Technology. The gentle, humorous, and relatable characters Annie and Moby serve as guides through each topic, empowering kids to form their own ideas. BrainPOP Jr. content is designed to cultivate critical thinking skills and encourage children to ask questions and make connections. The app is easily navigable by kids ages 5-9.

Inspiration Maps VPP

Students can build beautiful diagrams, graphic organizers and outlines with ease!

Brain Pop

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!

School subscriptions enable kids to explore hundreds of Science, Math, Social Studies, English, Engineering & Tech, Arts & Music, and Health subjects right on their iPad. All movies are close captioned, so it’s easy for them to read along.


Keeping track of assignments has never been better! The myHomework student agenda is today's students favorite way to focus and reduce anxiety.

- Track your classes, homework, tests and assignments

- Beautiful calendar display

- Supports time, block and period-based schedules

- Universal (both iPhone, iPad and iPod touch)

- Compatibility for iPhone 6 and 6 Plus

Calculator for iPad Free

Calculator for iPad is the best and most feature-rich Calculator for iPad, and is has been downloaded by millions of users worldwide. Download the app now, and join the scores of users impressed by the calculator’s ease of use and extensive functionality options!


Canvas by Instructure, a teacher-directed learning management system can be accessed by the iPad.  

The Canvas app allows you to:

• View your Canvas activity stream

• Stay on top of your to do items

• View your course schedule and syllabus

• Read and participate in course discussions

• Turn in homework assignments

• Upload files, videos, and audio recordings

• Read, create, and reply to inbox messages

• Study and navigate course pages

• View grades for your courses and individual assignments

• View submissions and participate in comment discussions with your instructor

• Access and participate in Canvas groups

Google Slides

Create, edit, and collaborate with others on presentations from your iPod, iPhone, or iPad with the free Google Slides app. With Google Slides you can:

* Create new presentations or edit any that were created on the web or on another device

* Share presentations and work together with others in the same presentation at the same time

* Open, edit, and save Microsoft PowerPoint files

* Get stuff done anytime -- even without an internet connection

* Add and rearrange slides, format text and shapes, and more

* Present right from your device

* Never worry about losing your work -- everything is automatically saved as you type


With Classkick, students work assignments on their iPad and get help from teachers and peers. Teachers create assignments, see all their students’ work in real-time, and give LOTS of student feedback. Best of all, students can help each other anonymously.


Seesaw is a student-driven digital portfolio that empowers students of all ages to independently document and share what they are learning at school.


Clever gives everyone at a school and district secure single sign-on access to any online resource or application—all at no cost. Within your personalized Clever Portal, you can easily access all textbooks, files, website links, and applications.

Magic Xylo Lite

Magic Xylo is not only a casual xylophone. It magically shows you what to touch to play a song. Within minutes you can play "all my ducklings", "Cuckoo, Kuckoo", "Brother John".

You can also change the sound of your xylophone to tinkle bell, marimba, or wood block.

Ghost Type

Learning to master the keyboard of an iPad is made easier, with Ghost Type from demografix.

An iPad typing tutor created with education in mind.

• The only typing tutor that allows you to create your own lessons with your content to suit your child or students

• Inbuilt lessons from beginner to advanced, including Dolch words, that can be fully edited

• Flexible export and sharing of your lessons via email, Dropbox, iTunes or Airdrop.

• Uses the correct school fonts and multiple student profiles

• Teacher or parent lockable to restrict student access and functions

• Innovative Ghosting keyboard to improve memory typing skills

• The best iPad keyboarding skills and development tool available

• Selected by many schools under volume education purchases

• QWERTZ, AZERTY and Dvorak Keyboards


EdClub app is designed for students to be able to login and access their EdClub school activities assigned to them by their teacher. An existing school account is required.

Libby, by Overdrive

Meet Libby. Did you know your local library has thousands of ebooks and audiobooks? You can borrow them, instantly, for free, using just the device in your hand.

1. Fish out your library card

2. Open the Libby app

3. Find your local library

4. Search, sample, borrow, enjoy

It takes just a few taps to find and borrow a book. Libby has a ground-breaking built-in ebook reader, and a beautiful audiobook player. If you prefer, you can send books to your Kindle for reading.

Power School Mobile

Built for convenient access to real-time student information like grades, assignments, and attendance. Get easy access to the most important student data.

• Quick access to important information including: GPA, Class Overview, Assignments Due, Assignments Graded, Attendance, School Bulletins, Meal Balance, and Fees

• Customize the dashboard by reordering or hiding widgets to prioritize the information that is most important to you

• Access class information and grades across terms and drill-down to detailed views of class assignments, attendance, and standards

• View class assignments for the week or month in a new calendar view, and drill-down to assignment details


Kahoot! is a free game-based learning platform that makes learning awesome. The best way to play Kahoot! is in a group, like your classroom. Questions appear on a shared screen and you answer on your own device.


Quizizz is a free fun multiplayer classroom review tool, that allows all your students to practice and learn together. It's super-easy to create quizzes and super-fun to play!

DRC Insight

The DRC INSIGHT app is an online test engine that incorporates computerized testing, dynamic reporting, and a suite of educator tools to provide a secure, dependable, intuitive, online testing environment for DRC’s

testing clients.

Google Jamboard

Jamboard is a creative collaboration experience that helps bring your team’s ideas to life. The app offers distinct features based on the device you’re using. For tablet users, there’s a suite of rich editing tools to dive right into the jam. For smartphone users, the app acts as a controller for your physical Jamboard.

* Create and collaborate on jams from anywhere, including those created on other devices

* Share jams and work together with others in the same Jam in real-time

* Bring your jams to life by inserting content like photos and files from G Suite

Science and Social Studies apps

Science 360

The National Science Foundation’s (NSF) Science360 for iPad provides easy access to engaging science and engineering images and video from around the globe and a news feed featuring breaking news from NSF-funded institutions. Content is either produced by NSF or gathered from scientists, colleges and universities, and NSF science and engineering centers.

QuakeFeed Earthquake Map, Alerts, and News

Students will enhance their mapping skills with this app.. Want a unique perspective on the quakes? View them on shaded relief or a map of the ocean floor. It will deepen understanding.


* Eight different basemap options:

-- Street Map

-- Satellite Imagery

-- Imagery with Labels

-- Ocean Bathymetry

-- Topographic Map

-- Shaded Relief Map

-- Physical Map

-- Terrain Map

* Display plate lines as a map overlay

Stack the States

Stack the States™ makes learning about the 50 states fun! Watch the states actually come to life in this colorful and dynamic game!


▸ Capitals

▸ State shapes

▸ Abbreviations

▸ Bordering states

▸ Location on the map

▸ Nicknames

▸ Flags

Earth Day Carol

Students follow Plastic Bottle Scrooge as he learns about plastic, where it comes from, how it litters the land and oceans, and what can be done to stop pollution.

App features include:

• Fun interactions

• Animations

• Fascinating pop-up factoids

• Full color illustrations

• Narration

Google Earth

Fly around the planet with a swipe of your finger with Google Earth for iPad. Students can explore distant lands, search for cities, places, roads, borders, photos and more. They can visit the Earth Gallery to find exciting maps such as real-time earthquakes, planes in flight, hiking trails, city tours, and more. Integrated Google Maps Street View allows you to explore the world at street level.

Coding Apps

Blockly for Dash & Dot robots

Blockly is a visual drag-and-drop programming tool developed by Google that allows children to snap together commands like puzzle pieces. Take on coding challenges and invent your own creations by using Blockly to control Dash & Dot!

Learn concepts like sequencing, events, loops, algorithms, operations, and variables through self-directed play and guided challenges. Basic puzzles teach the concepts of coding through playful project ideas, allowing kids to learn and explore all on their own. Bonus puzzles are added each week for endless entertainment and learning. 

Go for Dash and Dot robots

This app requires a Wonder Workshop robot - Dash or Dot.  Whew! Dash & Dot have traveled the seas and finally arrived at your doorstep. Now it’s your mission to show them how to play! Get full control of Dash & Dot with the Go app.

Send Dash on missions to deliver messages, use Dot to act out storybook characters, and go out and explore the world together. Ready, set, Go! This app is just the beginning of coding and playing with Dash & Dot. For ages 5 and up.

Path for Dash Robot

This app requires the Wonder Workshop robot, Dash.

Draw a path to your next adventure with Dash! Program your robot using a single “line” of code at the racetrack, on a farm, or even an obstacle course of your own. Unlock special abilities, sounds, and animations as you go forth and explore. For ages 5 and up.

Wonder for Dash and Dot robots

This app comes packed with over 50 challenges that will teach you how to code with Wonder, and you’ll be coding up a storm in no time. Travel through the African Grasslands, the Arctic Wilderness, and even Outer Space in your coding adventures to uncover new ideas for your robots. Turn Dot into a trumpet, a Pong arcade, or a desert race drifter. Dash is a real robot that comes with you on all your adventures! Transform Dash into a ferocious lion, dodge asteroids together in outer space, play a game of Marco Polo together, and much more.

Xylo for Dash robot

Conduct your own musical performance for friends and family with Dash and Xylo! Exercise your creativity by composing your songs from scratch or remake your favorite tunes. Remix and rearrange your song to make a musical masterpiece! For ages 5 and up.

Ozobot Bit

Ozobot’s Bit is an award-winning smart miniature robot that bridges digital and physical gaming. Designed to learn, play and entertain, Bit brings a refreshingly new element into solitary play and shines in a variety of social and interactive settings.

Last Updated: August 2019