Educreations- FREE White board app that records screen and voice. Uses are unlimited. Sample lesson here
Puppet Pals- FREE -Create your own unique shows with animation and audio in real-time!
Vocabulary/Spelling City -My class loves the convenience of practicing their weekly word study words using this app. Students can write their own list or use one that is computer generated. **ALSO A WEBSITE**
Bluster- Students build their vocabulary while they battle the elements. This has different beginning levels which makes it great for easy differentiation.
Grammaropolis- This app has been called Schoolhouse Rock for the 21st Century. The parts of speech are animated characters whose personalities match their function from the sly pronoun always trying to replace the noun to the conjunction who just wants everyone to get along. Students earn badges after following a curriculum map that includes songs, books, videos, and quizzes.
Mad Libs- The classic word game comes to the iPad. My students practice their parts of speech and stretch their vocabularies loving the funny payoff that is generated at the end.
Common Core- All of the Common Core State Standards are at your fingertips on this easy to use app with search capabilities. Includes math and language arts standards for K–12.