Wangaratta Primary School App List

Below is a selection of iPad Apps used by the students at WPS (Man are also available on Android devices too).  We aim to keep our costs low, with many apps free, but occassionally we find a great app that costs a few dollars (they’re worth it!).

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Name

Description

Cost

Curriculum Area

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Google Drive

Word processing/ spread sheets/ forms.  All stored online and accessible from any machine with internet.  Free account  needed with Google

Free

All

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Reading Eggs

Spelling and reading activities.  All WPS students are provided with login details for Reading Eggs.  (internet version also available, if you have troubles with the app, use the internet version for better results.

Free

Literacy

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Mathletics

A range of math activities and resources.  Requires log in (School provided program).  All students currently provided with log in

Free

Numeracy

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Book Creator

This Ebook creator allows users to create downloadable books that feature pictures/ photos, audio (recordings and songs) to support text. Very easy to use and produce high quality products.

Its our favourite and well worth the small cost!

$5.99

Literacy

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ToonTastic

A story telling and creative tool that enables users to draw, animate and share their own cartoons.  Features prompts for text structure (ie problem/ solution etc).  Allows for voice over to be recorded.

Lite version  Free

Literacy

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Mic Pro

Microphone app allows users to record sounds and voice.  Recordings can then be emailed to share with teachers/ parents.  Great for fluency practice in reading.

Free, with some adds

All esp literacy, Reading

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Victorian Cursive

Fantastic app to practice letter formation

$2.99

Literacy, writing

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Magnetic letters

iPad version of magnetic letters/ numbers.  Great for spelling practice.  Drag letters up to create words, great for generating discussion on spelling strategies.  Photo capture option to record work

Literacy, Spelling, Numeracy

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iMovie

Create your own high quality movies using your iPads built in camera.  Add music, effects and more.  Heaps of fun!

Free on new iPads

All