BVSD On-Demand Service Provider List (Updated March 2019)
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10 ways -A social skills game app Ways is an interactive game designed to help students who need assistance with social communication and interaction.
ABC Alphabet Phonics Preschool Game Touch is an exciting educational game that helps your child rapidly learn the ABC by sight, sound, and touch. The interface is so easy to use that even a 9 month old baby will delight in using this app. Ideal for ages 0 to 6. FEATURES * Add your own voice - now your toddler can learn everything in mommy's or daddy's voice * Add your own items - take pictures of your child's favorite items to make the game more fun and personal * Learn by sight, sound, and touch
Actively Learnhttp://www.activelylearn.comI use it to assign reading and comprehension questions. While reading students may look up definitions, play audio of text selections, and translate to languages other than English. They may also send me an alert whenever they encounter difficult passages. A complete description is on
Adobe Spark Spark is a free online and mobile graphic design app. Easily create beautiful images, videos, and web pages that make you stand out on social.
Agent Cubes Cubes is programming.
ALEKS and Learning in Knowledge Spaces is a Web-based, artificially intelligent assessment and learning system. ALEKS uses adaptive questioning to quickly and accurately determine exactly what a student knows and doesn't know in a course. ALEKS then instructs the student on the topics she is most ready to learn. As a student works through a course, ALEKS periodically reassesses the student to ensure that topics learned are also retained.
Animoto is a mini movie making software that has templates to choose from.
Apliaaplia.comI use it for interactive exercises and graphs in accounting and economics. Students receive instant feedback on their answers. The system varies the problems with each attempt and from student to student so that learning is more authentic than giving everyone identical exercises.
Apple Classroom turns your iPad into a powerful teaching assistant, helping a teacher guide students through a lesson, see their progress, and keep them on track. With Classroom, you can easily launch the same app on every student device at the same time or launch a different app for each group of students. Classroom helps teachers focus on teaching so students can focus on learning. Assign Shared iPads to students - Once configured, Classroom connects to nearby student devices - Classroom intelligently assigns students to the Shared iPad they most recently used - Log students out of Shared iPad at the end of a session to prepare for the next class
Around Me App allows you to quickly find out information about your surroundings. How many times have you found yourself in need of finding the closest Gas Station? AroundMe quickly identifies your position and allows you to choose the nearest Bank, Bar, Gas Station, Hospital, Hotel, Movie Theatre, Restaurant, Supermarket, Theatre and Taxi. AroundMe shows you a complete list of all the businesses in the category you have tapped on along with the distance from where you are.
Articulate it! it! is a unique multi-player application created specifically to help children improve their speech sound production. Designed by a certified speech-language pathologist, Articulate it! contains over 2000 images selected for working on English consonant sounds at the word, phrase, sentence and story level. It includes 72 stunning scenes targeting story level. Perfect for all levels of articulation/phonology therapy; potential targets include consonants, digraphs, and consonant clusters. Articulate it! is compatible with the iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad making it the perfect app for the busy speech-language pathologist, teacher, or parent.
Artsoniawww.artsonia.comOnline portfolio for artwork
Asset Tiger tool is to manage our AT equipment. I will allow us to check items/software out to students/programs each year. Only AT team members or their supervisors will be accessing this website, no students will have access but the online database will contain student names for equipment tracking purposes.
AudioNote notes with recorded audio using the best note taking app in the App Store! AudioNote combines the functionality of a notepad and voice recorder to create a powerful tool that will save you time while improving the quality of your notes. It’s the perfect app for students or business.
Auditory Workout Workout is a comprehensive, built- around research auditory processing /VirtualSpeechCenter/appPreviews/AuditoryWorkout.mp4program for students with language delay or Central Auditory Processing Disorder (CAPD) and is aimed to help students with their language comprehension skills, auditory processing and following directions.
Backchannel Chat discussion platform that allows students to write comments in response to a classroom discussion and to each other.
BandLab music production/arrangement software
Be My Eyes visual assistance on demand, if you are blind or visually impaired, or lend your eyes to the blind or visually impaired if you are sighted. Be My Eyes is all about connecting blind or visually impaired with sighted volunteers, to help the blind or visually impaired lead more independent lives. Benefiting and contributing to the community is easy. Blind or visually impaired users can request help from a sigh
Biblionasium online site that allows students to track the books they read, share recommendations and communicate with other students in the class about their reading.
Bitsboard Flashcards and Games YOU GET: • Access to the Bitsboard catalog including tens of thousands of gorgeous flashcards and carefully curated lessons covering hundreds of topics. • Bitsboard is ideal for learning languages, mastering vocabulary, learning to read, learning to speak, becoming the next spelling champion and so much more… • Bitsboard is fully customizable to meet your specific learning needs
Bitsboxhttps://bitsbox.comOnline coding website for students
Blendspace platform for linking resources for student blended learning
Blindfold Racer Racer was created for blind and visually impaired folks with help from the students in the app club at Cushman School, Miami FL. Thanks to the students at Lighthouse for the Blind Miami and Broward and the veterans at the VA Med Center for their suggestions. And thanks to the dozens of children and adults that told us that Blindfold Racer a great game for everyone.
blindsquare app uses GPS and the compass to locate you. It then gathers information about the surrounding environment from FourSquare. BlindSquare has some unique algorithms to decide what information is the most relevant and then speaks it to you with high quality speech synthesis. “What's the most popular café within 200 meters radius? Where is the post office or the library?”
Bloggerhttps://www.blogger.comGoogle-Based Tool used for student-created blogs
Bloomz tool, stores documents for parent reference like schedules or newsletters, indv. student portfolios that can only be accessed by teacher, student and parent
Book Creator Creator is a simple tool to create ebooks on iPad, Chromebooks and on the web. Create a book and publish it to Apple's iBooks Store, or share it online
Books That Grow book, Many reading levels
Bookshare.orgwww.bookshare.orgBookshare is the world’s largest online library of accessible ebooks with over 450,000 titles in accessible formats that lets students read in ways that work for them. Members can listen to words read aloud, follow along with highlighted text, read with large fonts, and read in braille. Bookshare is used in BVSD for students with disabilities who require such accommodations in order to access instruction.
Booksourcehttp://classroom.booksource.comAllows circulation and inventory management of classroom or leveled book room libraries
Camscanner HD docs into clear & sharp image/PDF, to email, fax, print or save to cloud.
Canva is a graphic design tool that uses drag and drop features and layouts to create.
Celtx (Script Writing Software) is a script writing software.
Charms Office Assistantwww.charmsoffice.comMusic Department Management Software (ensembles, uniforms, inventory, finances, library, etc.)
Claro PDF Pro Pro is an accessible, reading and study PDF tool for all. Annotate, mark up, listen to and save PDF files which are then still fully compatible with other popular PDF apps. Have accessible text PDF files spoken back to you with human quality voice & synchronized highlighting. PDF image files or photographs of text can be converted to accessible, searchable PDF files using the Claro Cloud conversion service.
ClassDojoclassdojo.comClassDojo is a way for teachers to encourage positive behavior and a communication tool to keep families
Clips App is a free app that lets you make fun videos to share with friends and family. With a few taps you can create and send a video message or tell a quick story with artistic filters, animated text, music, emoji, and fun stickers featuring characters from Star Wars, Disney, Pixar and more.
Cloud 9 IDE an online programming environment for Java, C, C++, etc.
Code Studiostudio.code.orgprovide coding environment for K-12
Codebender programming for Arduino microcontroller
Codecademy is an online interactive platform learning to code. It includes content in HTML, CSS, python, PHP, Ruby and others. Students follow the tutorial by writing code, and then the system automatically checks their code for correctness. As they successfully complete the tutorials, their results are saved, and students earn completion badges.
CodeCombat to Python programming language
CodeHShttps://codehs.comThis site provides curriculum, along with a coding environment and code testing tools. There is a free version that allows teachers to setup a classroom, and monitor student coding work on exercises. One of the curricula is AP Computer Science A, and their are others. Students must be 13 or older to sign up.
Codesters Activities
codingbatcodingbat.comOnline practice tool for Java and Python.
Coggle A mind mapping tool that helps you make sense of complex things.
Common Lit resources and progress tracking tools
Conjuguemos to practice and learn verb conjugations and other grammar and vocabulary for the foreign language classroom
Core Learning Exchangehttps://edu.core-lx.comCore Learning Exchange is a Mastery Learning Platform that combines flexible micro-credentials with digital content. Teachers lead students to mastery of academic concepts in a personalized way be assigning personalized playlist of digital content and activities. The content used by teachers is selected the CoreCollection, a curated marketplace sourced from OER, commercial providers and content created by teachers.
CoSpaces Edu Version and Paid Subscription site. Uses Blockly or JavaScript to allow students to program VR experiences easily.
Allows students to have access to online flashcards and vocabulary memorization games.
CS First with Google First helps introduce students to programming by using drag and drop components using scratch and interactive, hands-on projects.
Delta Mathdeltamath.comDelta Math is a tool for middle school through high school math skills practice.
Desmosdesmos.comExplore math with Desmos! Plot functions, create tables, add sliders, animate your graphs, and more -- all for free. At Desmos, we imagine a world of universal math literacy and envision a world where math is accessible and enjoyable for all students. We believe the key is learning by doing.
Doodle Buddy
Doodle Buddy for iPad – Paint, Draw, Scribble, Sketch – It’s Addictive! Doodle Buddy for iPad is the most fun you can have with your finger--heck, it’s the most fun you can have with all your fingers! Finger paint with thousands of colors and drop in playful stamps.
Duolingoduolingo.comlanguage instruction
Easel is a design software that students can use to design pieces to be carved using our Carvey machine. Easel also serves as the software which operates the machine.
easel.ly infographics
Edmodo classroom/connection tool
Edpuzzle watch short videos that can be interrupted so I can check for understanding.
Edublogs blogging tool used for education.
Educreations App
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. Teachers can create short instructional videos and share them instantly with students, or ask students to show what they know and help friends learn something new.
edXhttps://www.edx.orgProvides a portal to the CS50 IDE which is supported by Cloud9 but is given to high school students free via a partnership with Harvard.
EinstructionEinstruction.comInterwrite software that allows students to respond to questions during a presentation and for the teacher to gather results in the form of a report.
Epic!! provides a library of e-books free for classroom use. Thousands of books, including audio books are available for students 12 and under
Math and Science equations tool
ESRI ArcGIS web mapping application for use in Geography classes and Environmental Science
Essential Apps for OTs
Keep your OT toolbox fresh and up-to-date with these award winning apps. They are a great way to keep kids interested and motivated to engage in developmental skill-building activities. As a group, these apps cover a variety of OT-related skills including fine motor, visual motor, visual memory, pincer grip, letter & number formation, visual tracking, motor planning, and more.
Everfi free K-12 cloud based program focusing on Financial Literacy
Evernotehttps://evernote.comAn app designed for note taking, organizing, task lists, and archiving.
Explain Everything Whiteboard
CAPTURE, ANNOTATE, AND ZOOM OUT ON THE BIG PICTURE Explain Everything’s infinite-touch canvas, zoom, and mix recording is an unreal experience that you have to try to believe. Explain Everything is optimized for iPad, Apple Pencil, and transforming your imagination for what is possible with mobile devices.
Expressive Builder App
Expressive Builder is designed to help children accomplish the following educational goals: 1) Improve sentence ideation ; 2) Improve sentence formation; and 3) Improve receptive and expressive language. Extensive use of audio clips promotes improved auditory processing for special needs children with autism spectrum disorders or sensory processing disorders. Auditory playback of child's voice offers reinforcement for language development.
F&P BAS Reading Record Apps
The Reading Record Apps are for use by professional reading educators or individuals willing to learn how to take reading record assessments. Use the new Fountas & Pinnell Benchmark Assessment Reading Record Apps to electronically code, score, analyze, and manage reading records.
Fippity user to convert Google spreadsheets into student-friendly uses like flashcards or bingo.
Firebird required to turn .png file created by Desmos and the Scientific Graphing Calculator into a format that can be embossed by the Juliet Classic Braille Embosser
Fireworks Tap
This app was created for my infant son. Tap the screen and watch the fireworks explode! To make this app baby proof all menus and options have been removed. No extra buttons and no ads to tap on makes this perfect for toddlers! Tap and drag to set off a string of fireworks! Handles multi-touch so you can set off fireworks by tapping all your fingers at once! These fireworks are easy enough for babies to use and fun for adults too. Enjoy these amazing fireworks! If you like this fireworks app (and are feeling generous) please rate the app.
First Phrases
This interactive, beautifully illustrated and animated app for the iPAD is perfect for the toddler or speech-delayed child who is learning how to put two or three words together or any child who is learning basic English phrases. It provides many opportunities to both hear (receptive), see, and say/record (expressive) 72 different verb + noun combinations, such as: eat the carrot, blow the bubble, ride the bike, throw the ball, sleep on the bed, put away the toys, and more.
Flat music composition program
Flipgrid discussion platform
Flocabularyhttps://www.flocabulary.comContent vocabulary set to rap/video
A beautiful interactive realtime fluid dynamics simulation, control fluid flow and stunning colours at the tips of your fingers. In-App purchase enables ambient audio, double tap screen to take a snapshot, settings storage, and menuless video out using VGA, Component or Composite cable.
Formative assessment and feedback system
Freckle instruction for math, ELA, social studies or science
Front Row Math intervention and extension
Fun with “r” App
The Fun with R app offers an intensive program for children to practice articulation of the most difficult to produce sound-R. The R stimuli in this app are organized in a way that allows speech and language pathologists to choose either traditional or phonetically consistent approach to R remediation.
GED Manager tool for tracking student progress through GED testing.
Geogebrageogebra.orgOnline graphing app
Gizmos simulation of science and math content.
GLOBE Data Entry Desktop Forms
The GLOBE Data Entry Desktop Forms are web pages are for entering environmental data – collected at defined sites, according to protocol, and using approved instrumentation – for entry into the official GLOBE science database. Students use an anonymous GLOBE classroom login to enter protocol data.
GoAnimate for Schoolshttps://goanimate4schools.comAllows students to create animated videos & presentations while enabling teachers to moderate and control all videos.
GoNoodlegonoodle.comOffers movement breaks and calming strategies for the class
Google My Maps My Maps is a variation of Google Earth, combined with the power of Street View and Google Maps, and allows students to create customized maps exploring geography, climate, science, culture and more!
GooseChase accomplish missions and win points
Gradebook for Google Sheets and Classroom
This add-on will sync with google classroom and uses google sheets to generate a grade book that calculates grades and will generate progress reports as well. The reports can be printed or emailed to guardians.
Free grammar checker
Hay Day
Learn the lay of the land, tend to your crops, and trade goods with neighbors and friends. It’s a real special place where the crops never die even though it never rains. Sharing the farm with our quirky animals only makes things more fun!
Hearbuilder a variety of auditory skills for PK-12 grade
Heat Pad App
his app simulates various heat-sensitive surfaces reacting to the heat of your fingertips. Simple, yet surprisingly relaxing and entertaining! Play alone or let your fingertips meet other fingertips from all around the world and doodle on the same surface!
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