Appropriate Apps for Third Grade

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Appropriate Apps for Third Grade by Mind Map: Appropriate Apps for Third Grade

1. Learning Tools

1.1. Google Earth:  https://www.google.com/earth/  Google Earth lets you fly anywhere on Earth to view satellite imagery, maps, terrain, 3D buildings, from galaxies in outer space to the canyons of the ocean.

1.2. Beautiful Planet HD:  https://www.google.com/search?q=Beautiful+Planet+HD%3A&oq=Beautiful+Planet+HD%3A&aqs=chrome..69i57.3970j0j1&sourceid=chrome&ie=UTF-8     This app that captures the breathtaking beauty of our world and its cultures with a collection of galleries three decades in the making by Travel Photographer and Explorer, Peter Guttman. * Beautiful Planet includes over 600 images spanning seven continents

1.3. IQ Safari Math:  http://www.bestappsforkids.com/2016/iq-safari-math/ IQ Safari MATH is an outstanding app for providing finely-tuned computation practice at the elementary levels (simple addition through division with five digit numbers) in an upbeat and friendly way. Kids will love the array of awards and incentives, so they just may forget that they are learning!

2. Reading/Writing Tools

2.1. Reading Rockets:  http://www.readingrockets.org/literacyapps:  This app has everything you could imagine needing if you are teaching how to read to anyone.

2.2. Write to read:  http://www.educatorstechnology.com/2013/05/write-to-read-cool-learning-app.html       Write to Read is an educational iPad app that helps young kids, ages 3-10, hone their reading skills through writing, specifically story creation.

2.3. Dictionary: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/merriam-webster-dictionary/id399452287?mt=8&ign-mpt=uo%3D4      Get America’s most useful and respected dictionary, optimized for your iPhone, iPad, and Apple Watch. This is the best iOS app for English language reference, education, and vocabulary building.

3. Communication Tools

3.1. Word Press:  https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/wordpress/id335703880?mt=8&ign-mpt=uo%3D4    WordPress is a blogging app that allows you to write on the go and is very user friendly.

3.2. Google Hangout: https://hangouts.google.com/Hangouts bring conversations to life with photos, emoji, and even group video calls for free. Connect with friends across computers, Android, and Apple devices.

3.3. Touch Cast:  http://www.digitaltrends.com/social-media/touchcast-hands-on/   TouchCast is a video authoring tool that provides the entire functionality of a production studio for web video in your iPad. Users can either “Touch” – or watch and touch videos created through the app on their iPad or TouchCast.com – or “Cast,” and create videos.

4. Administration Tools

4.1. Prezi:  https://prezi.com/prezi-for-education/Prezi’s zooming canvas opens up the classroom to active learning and interactivity, making lessons understandable, memorable and fun.

4.2. EverNote:  https://evernote.com/?var=c  Create a project to-do list. Jot down a reminder. Or snap a picture of a sketch. A note can be anything you want it to be. And once you make a note, it’s accessible wherever you go, forever.

4.3. Living Tree:  https://www.livingtree.com/groups/profile/aggregation/mlt LivingTree is a single, private and secure place to connect and coordinate via conversations (messages, photos, files, links), shared calendar (volunteer management, notifications, reminders, and more), private messaging, and more.