Educational APPS for the Classroom


Mathematics Elementary Applications

ArithmeticArithmeTick – Math Flash Cards (Free for a limited time) – “The objective in ArithmeTick is to solve as many problems as possible before time runs out. You are awarded up to 10 points and additional time for each correct answer. A practice mode is also included to help sharpen your math skills.”

Basic MathBasic Math (Free) – “This is an application based on the drill-and-practice instructional strategy. Similar to memorization, such a strategy presents the tasks to be completed repetitively to build up the foundation skills for more meaningful learning in the future. This application provides exercises covering basic mathematical skills like addition, subtraction, multiplication and division. The exercises are targeted for children under 12 years, and sometimes even adults, with varying degrees of difficulty depending on their age.”

Convert UnitsConvert Units for Free (Free) – “We worked very hard in bringing you an application that has everything you need for unit conversions, while keeping it as simple and user friendly as possible.”

iFractaliFractal (Free) – “Explore the famous Mandelbrot and Julia sets with a few gestures. Mandelbrot and Julia sets are famous mathematical objects where art meets mathematics.”·

P CalcPcalc lite (Free) – “PCalc Lite is a fully functional and free taste of our popular scientific calculator. It includes an optional RPN mode, multiple undo and redo, unit conversions and constants, as well as two stylish themes and our highly praised design.”

Math DrillsMath Drills Lite (Free) – “Graphically rich and fun environment allows a single student to learn basic math skills in addition, subtraction, multiplication and division. Explore solutions to problems using number lines, wooden blocks, facts and hints. Solve nine-times problems using your fingers!”

Math QuizzerMath Quizzer (Free) “Math Quizzer is an interactive and fun way to, not only learn, but also to boost your skills in; Addition, Subtraction, Multiplication, and Division. It offers an easy to understand chalkboard visual, which keeps track of your "score" as you progress. Math Quizzer is perfect for long drives, flights, and waiting in lines. It's excellent for all ages and all skill levels as it allows you to select a specific category or from all four subject areas. This math "flashcard" approach allows beginners to learn at their own pace while also allowing intermediate and advance levels to be challenged based on their speed. A pleasant sound indicates a correct answer while a vibration indicates an error (or a whoops).”

Sketch ManiaSketchmania (Free) - "Sketchmania for iPhone/iPod Touch is an incredibly intuitive and fun drawing app anyone can use -- but it isn't your usual sketch app! Watch your creations instantly come alive on your iPhone or iPod Touch! As you draw, your shapes don't just stick to the canvas -- they react to the forces of gravity, friction, and momentum -- automatically! Your imagination is the limit. Great for all ages, you don't need to be an Einstein to enjoy Sketchmania!”

Whiteboard CollaborativeWhiteBoard Lite (Free) (at ELC must turn on BlueTooth) – “Whiteboard is a new collaborative drawing tool that allows 2 iPhone or iPod touch devices to create pictures together over Wi-Fi or Bluetooth peer-to-peer.”

Mathematics Secondary Applications

Convert UnitsConvert Units for Free (Free) – “We worked very hard in bringing you an application that has everything you need for unit conversions, while keeping it as simple and user friendly as possible.”

411 Prep411 Prep: SAT Math (Free) “411 Prep’s SAT Math takes the guess work out of test prep!
Comprehensive Math Coverage - designed by an SAT tutor with almost a decade of experience, detailed lessons review math the way it is tested on the SAT. A Daily Study Plan means you always know what you need to work on. And with over 500 different question types, there won’t be any surprises on test day.” 

Flash CardsgFlash+ Flashcards & Tests (Free) – “Our schedules are getting packed making it increasingly difficult to find the right time and place to learn or just find a minute to unwind. With gFlash+ you can learn anything from math to chemistry or take a minute to relax and enjoy some trivia; anywhere and anytime.”

Math RefMath Ref Free (Free) – “Math Ref Free is a free version of the great math reference application, Math Ref. This app gives you just a sample (over 600) of the many (over 1,300) helpful formulas, figures, tips, and examples that are included in the full version of Math Ref. So, if you're a student, teacher, or need math for work and want to try before you buy, this app is for you.”

PCalcPcalc lite (Free) – “PCalc Lite is a fully functional and free taste of our popular scientific calculator. It includes an optional RPN mode, multiple undo and redo, unit conversions and constants, as well as two stylish themes and our highly praised design.”

Betty CrockerBetty Crocker Cookbook (Free) “This FREE application puts more than 4,000 tried-and-true recipes at your fingertips – and it’s fully loaded on your iPod Touch or iPhone, so it’s lightning-quick and doesn’t require a wireless or 3G connection. Breakfast or dinner, appetizer or dessert, you’re seconds from a great recipe wherever you are.”
Language Arts APPS

Language Arts PreK-K Applications

ABA Flash Cards (See Free sets available below) – “At our flash cards are specifically created to stimulate learning and provide tools and strategies for creative, effective language building. Flash cards can be a great tool for fostering the mastery of new words, building vocabulary and conveying new concepts. This collection was seamlessly created with 52 superb, concrete, colorful images that are of high interest to both visual and auditory learners.”

ABA AlphabetABA Flash Cards – Alphabet (Free)


ABA Flash Cards – Zoo (Free) 

ABA Fruits and Nuts

ABA Flash Cards – Fruits & Nuts (Free)

Things you play with

ABA Flash Cards – Things You Play With (Free)

ABA_ Actions

ABA Flash Cards – Actions (Free) –

ABA Shapes

ABA Flash Cards – Shapes (Free) –

Things you eat

ABA Flash Cards – Things You Eat (Free) –

ABA Emotions

ABA Flash Cards – Emotions (Free) –

ABA Instruments

ABA Flash Cards – Instruments (Free) –

ABA Famous Places

ABA Flash Cards – Famous Places (Free) –

ABA Earth ScienceABA Flash Cards – Earth Science (Free) –

ABA Sports

ABA Flash Cards – Sports (Free) –

ABA Vegetables

ABA Flash Cards – Vegetables (Free) –

ABA VehiclesABA Flash Cards – Vehicles (Free) –

ABA Things you Wear

ABA Flash Cards – Things You Wear (Free) –

ABC Maze LiteABC Maze Lite – (Free) - ABC Maze Lite is more than just a simple and fun maze toy for toddlers, it is also a powerful tool for: stimulating imagination, developing fine motor skills, developing hand eye coordination, and learning to recognize letters and simple words.

ABC Puzzle LiteAbc Puzzle Lite – (Free) - ABC PUZZLE LITE - Fun, easy, and educational. Pre-schoolers love it!!

There are 7 puzzles, one each for the letters A - G. The Full Version, ABC Puzzle, has all 26 letters!. Every puzzle features animated visuals and fun, engaging sound design.

Farm StoryFarm Story (Free) – “Welcome to Farm Story™ where you and your friends can grow fruits, raise farm animals, and decorate the most beautiful farms! Farm Story™ includes FREE updates with new fruits, flowers, trees, buildings, decorations, animals, and more every week!”

Language Arts Elementary Applications

ICDL LibraryICDL Books for Children – International Children’s Digital Library (Free) “The International Children's Digital Library (ICDL) brings a worldwide collection of children's books to the iPhone. The largest collection of its kind, the ICDL spans the globe with thousands of children's books from 60 countries, in a wide assortment of beautiful languages with captivating illustrations.”

Story KitStory Kit (Free) – “Create an electronic storybook. Make use of the little gaps in life - on the sofa after dinner, in the back seat of the car, or on a train - to do something creative together.”

Tales & FablesTales and Fables for Children (800+) lite (Free) – “Tales and Fables for Children(800+)
The app contains over 800 classic tales, fables collected from Andersen's fairy tales(133), Grimm's fairy tales(210), Aesop's fables (239), Arabian nights(221), tales from Shakespeare.”


· Miss Spell’s Class (Free) – “Miss Spell’s Class is an original word game that lets players test their spelling skills against the most commonly misspelled words on Players must quickly decide whether each of 20 words is spelled correctly or incorrectly, as speed and accuracy count to get to the top of the class!”

· Exam Vocabulary Builder (Free) – “Using AccelaStudy's intuitive flashcard-like approach, you can quickly expand your English vocabulary for graduate school exams, university entrance exams, professional advancement, or simply increased language proficiency. Many commonly tested vocabulary words from college and graduate school entrance exams are included with definitions, synonyms, and example sentences. Easily learn new terms with several different ways to study, including a powerful quiz feature which helps you test your progress and the new spaced repetition system which ensures you focus on only the words you don't yet know.”

· Grammar Up (Free) – “Grammar Up is a multiple choice quiz system for English which provides over 50 questions across 10 grammar categories.”

· Paper Hangman Lite (Free) – “Throw away the pen and paper and save some trees with Paper Hangman. Guess letters to fill in the blanks of a word or phrase and score points. With our unique scoring system, you are awarded more points for each consecutive correct guess, so choose carefully! If you correctly solve a puzzle, it counts toward your overall high score. Shake your device to begin a new puzzle. Simple and convenient.”

· Mad Libs (Free) – Free “Mad Libs is now available in a fun, new interactive AND digital platform! In this sample version of Vacation Mad Libs you can test your fill-in the-blank skills for FREE on your iPhone or iPod touch. Then, get all the silly stories and crazy word game play in the complete version with the Goofy Mad Libs iPhone App. Share your outrageous Mad Libs story creations with friends and family with just the touch of a button using this fun and interactive mobile application!”

· Chicktionary Lite (Free) – “Chicktionary Lite is one of the most popular word games on the Internet and now you can hatch up some fun on your iPhone! Each hen bears a letter. The more words you create, the more points you earn!” 

Language Arts Secondary Applications

Free BooksFree Books (Free) iPad only – “Free Books unlocks a world of public domain content, allowing you to acquire the great books of human history. Letters of leaders, the collected works of geniuses, the finest Victorian novels, the plays of Shakespeare, the philosophy of Seneca and Marcus Aurelius, the autobiographies of Benjamin Franklin and Andrew Carnegie.”

SATSAT Word Lite (Free) – “This trial has the same features as the full version and includes a sample set of 26 SAT* words”

ShakespeareShakespeare (Free) – “A cooperative project between Readdle and, the free Shakespeare application puts the complete works of William Shakespeare literally at your fingertips.”

Story CorpsStoryCorps (Free) – “StoryCorps is an independent nonprofit project whose mission is to honor and celebrate one another’s lives through listening. Since 2003, over 50,000 everyday people have interviewed family and friends through StoryCorps. Each conversation is recorded on a free CD to share, and is preserved at the Library of Congress. StoryCorps is one of the largest oral history projects of its kind, and millions listen to our weekly broadcasts on NPR’s Morning Edition and on our Listen pages.”