recommended mobile games/APPS
National Geographic Explorer (ipad)
National Geographic Explorer is a robust classroom resource that connects students to the world. It supports common core science and language arts standards. Highly interactive content with videos, audio, photos, and leveled text gives students an authentic learning experience that engages while it teaches.
my words junior plus (ipad)
Do you think you know the most English vocabulary words among your classmates and friends? My Words Junior Plus let you challenge your friends and even teachers on English vocabulary words. You can also learn new words through challenge games. Players master the definition, spelling and pronunciation of different English words. From now on, learning English vocabulary is nothing but fun!
What do you know about Haiti? It is one of the least developed countries located in Caribbean Sea. Ayiti: The Cost of Life is a role-playing video game in which player assumes the roles of family members living in rural Haiti. During the course of the game, the player encounters unexpected events and must make decisions that contribute to achieving the best result.
Hopscotch looks a lot like Scratch and uses similar controls to drag blocks into a workspace, but it only runs on the iPad. The controls and characters are not as extensive as Scratch, but Hopscotch is a great tool to begin helping students without coding experience learn the basics of programming, logical thinking and problem solving.
Daisy the dinosaur (ipad)
From the makers of Hopscotch, Daisy targets the youngest coders. The interface is similar to Hopscotch but much simpler. There is only a dinosaur to move and only basic functions to use, but for your younger students, this is an excellent introduction to programming.
Kodable is a free educational iPad game offering a kid-friendly introduction to programming concepts and problem solving. For kids ages 5 and up, and tools for grownups too!
sushi monster (ipad)
Scholastic’s new game to practice, reinforce, and extend math fact fluency is completely engaging and appropriately challenging. Strengthen reasoning strategies for whole number addition and multiplication by helping monsters make a target sum or product. Earn points with each correct answer… but watch out for distractions! To be successful, plan ahead and strategically select numbers from the sushi counter.
CCfamily Lite (iphone & ipad)
In this app, you would discover new knowledge through reading comics on topics ranging from personal development, interpersonal relationship, language and communication skills, cultural issues, science and technology to nature and environment. Besides interesting comics, you would also find lovely colouring pages of the 6 characters for you to enjoy and share with your friends on facebook.
Where's My Water? Free (iphone & ipad)
Where’s My Water? is a challenging physics-based puzzler complete with vibrant graphics, intuitive controls, and a sensational soundtrack. To be successful, you need to be clever and keep an eye out for algae, toxic ooze, triggers, and traps.
Hide Run Growl! (iphone &ipad)
Creative animation and audio bring to life this story of friendship and helping one another, this app will suit the learning abilities of children from ages 2-7.
LEGO App (iphone & ipad)
For kids age 4-7 or just a playful spirit. Build your own truck (helicopter blades or legs for wheels optional), bring your cargo to its right destination, and collect coins to earn more parts! Use your imagination and building skills!
SAT Vocab – MindSnacks (iphone & ipad)
It is a one-of-a-kind vocabulary learning game. It's the most enjoyable and exciting way to learn SAT vocabulary! It features six exciting games designed to build vocabulary, spelling, and listening skills, including an all-new game that incorporates antonyms.
Educreations Interactive Whiteboard (ipad)
Educreations turns your ipad into a recordable whiteboard. Creating a great video tutorial is as simple as touching, tapping and talking. Explain a math formula... Create an animated lesson... Add commentary to your photos... Diagram a sports play... With voice recording, realistic digital ink, photo imports, and simple sharing through email, Facebook or Twitter, now you can broadcast your ideas from anywhere.
Khan Academy (ipad)
Khan Academy allows you to learn almost anything for free. It covers a massive number of topics, including K-12 math, science topics such as biology, chemistry, and physics, and even the humanities with playlists on finance and history.
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