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What apps are installed on a 1st graders iPad?

All apps on the list below have been requested for 1st-grade classroom use by a NRCA staff member and approved by NRCA Administration. Click or tap on the name of the app to see more information about the app from the Apple App Store.

Amazing United States

Best States and Capitals learning game! The cute Hippo is coming back! He will travel all 50 nifty United States, teach the knowledge of all 50 states, and play 10 fancy games with you! Start the amazing exploration by sliding two fingers to zoom in and out and click the shining star.

Animal Math Games

Travel the world over from Bessie's Farm to the plains of Africa to the deepest reaches of outer space as you join math-explorer Emma through more than 100 fun math games on a quest to help her animal friends find a way home! (This is a paid app purchased by the school for 1st-grade students to use on their school device.)

ArithmeTick - Math Flash Cards

How fast can you add and multiply? Solve math problems against the clock! ArithmeTick is a challenging math game where you solve addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division problems! The objective in ArithmeTick is to solve as many problems as possible before time runs out. (This is a paid app purchased by the school for 1st-grade students to use on their school device.)

Banana Math (Drill Math Word Problems

Banana Math App is a fun way to practice and master fundamental math facts. The user interface is simple and clear with no distractions, allowing kids to focus on learning.

Bible

It’s hard to stay centered on God & His Word. That’s why the free YouVersion Bible App gives you tools to seek God’s heart daily: listen to audio Bibles, create Prayers, study with Friends, explore 2,000+ Bible versions, and much more.

Bible App for Kids

The Bible App for Kids is the newest member of the YouVersion family of apps. Available now for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch, the Bible App for Kids is always completely free! Through interactive adventures and beautiful animations, kids explore the big stories of the Bible.

Book Creator for iPad

Book Creator is the simple way to make your own beautiful ebooks, right on your iPad. With over 50 million ebooks created so far, Book Creator is ideal for making all kinds of books, including children's picture books, comic books, photo books, journals, textbooks, and more. (This is a paid app purchased by the school for 1st-grade students to use on their school device.)

ChatterPix Kids

Let’s ChatterPix! Chatterpix Kids can make anything talk -- pets, books, doodles, and more. Simply take a photo, draw a line to make a mouth, and record your voice. Create ChatterPix with friends and family as silly greetings, playful messages, creative cards, or even fancy book reports.

CK-Auth

The ContentKeeper CK-AUTH App provides users with a protected Internet browsing experience in conjunctions with the ContentKeeper Secure Internet Gateway (CK-SIG) system. The App provides for highly granular users-identity based reporting along with single sign-on support.

Counting Bills & Coins

Counting Bills & Coins lets you practice identifying and solving math problems with money. Count, match, and make change with coins up to quarters and bills up to $20. 

Enjoy Learning U.S. Map Puzzle

This is an educational game that allows you to learn the U.S.A. map as if you play a jigsaw puzzle. This game is designed to be simple yet fun to play. Not only people who like the map but also who are not good at geography can enjoy playing it.

Explain Everything Basics

Explain EDU infinite-touch canvas, zoom, and mix recording is an unreal experience that you have to try to believe. Explain EDU is optimized for iPad, Apple Pencil, and transforming your imagination for what is possible with mobile devices. (This is a paid app purchased by the school for 1st-grade students to use on their school device.)

First Grade Grammar

With ClassK12 Personalized Adaptive Distributive Program you can now improve your kid's English Grammar skills and academic performance. 

Google Earth

Explore the whole world from above with satellite imagery, 3D terrain of the entire globe, and 3D buildings in hundreds of cities around the world. Zoom to your house or anywhere else then dive in for a 360° perspective with Street View. See the world from a new point of view with Voyager, a collection of guided tours from BBC Earth, NASA, National Geographic, and more. And now, visualize the immersive maps and stories you've created with Google Earth on web on your mobile device.

Grammar Quiz

Fun and effective learning tool for kids to learn grammar. Perfect for your K-5 student! Challenge your child to reach a target score. You can check back later to view his/her latest result, as well as the overall score.

Hangman HD!

Think you have a good vocabulary? Take on your iPad or a friend in this chalkboard classic and find out how good your vocabulary really is. Hangman Free HD is the best Hangman game available for the iPad. The game faithfully captures every detail of the classic Hangman experience, right down to the chalk dust.

Inkling

For Inkling business and institutional accounts only. Inkling brings multimedia, interactive, and searchable content to iPhones and iPads. Sign in with the credentials provided by your organization to get started!

Interactive Telling Time

Includes 9 beautifully hand-drawn interactive clocks that come with movable hour and minutes hands specially designed for small fingers! This app was made for you by artists and educators, with the help from school teachers and mother’s groups to bring you the best app in learning to tell the time for young beginners.

IXL

IXL is personalized learning! Trusted by over 390,000 schools and 300,000 parents, IXL is proven to accelerate student achievement. And with the award-winning IXL app, students can master skills anytime, anywhere!

Kahoot!

Create your own quizzes in seconds, play anywhere, anytime, on your own or with friends, have fun and LEARN! Kahoot! unleashes the magic of learning for students, teachers, office superheroes, trivia fans and lifelong learners.

Keynote

Keynote is the most powerful presentation app ever designed for a mobile device. Built from the ground up for iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch, it makes creating a world-class presentation — complete with animated charts and cinematic transitions — as simple as touching and tapping.

King of Math Jr Lite

King of Math Junior is a mathematics game in a medieval environment where you climb the social ladder by answering math questions and solving puzzles. Collect stars, get medals, and compete against friends and family. Master the game and become a King or Queen of Math!

Magic Spell

Learn the correct spelling and pronunciation of the most common first words. Learn how to spell each word by dragging the letters to their place. Having trouble finding the next letter? use the magic wand to magically spell the word for you. Enjoy a magical environment of illustrations, animations, and sounds while playing a fun game.

Math Duel

Math Duel is a split screen mathematics game that pits two players against each other on the same device! Change settings for each player to level the playing field. Single-player mode is great for fun math practice! (This is a paid app purchased by the school for 1st-grade students to use on their school device.)

Math Puppy

Math Puppy is the perfect way to build up your math skills. Your child will be able to enjoy a constructive, supportive, interactive fun-filled environment while mastering the arts of basic math.

Math Word Problems for K-1

This app includes a wide variety of addition and subtraction word problems designed for students to listen, read, draw, and solve. 

Microsoft Excel

Microsoft Excel, the spreadsheet app, lets you create, view, edit, and share your files quickly and easily. Manage spreadsheets, tables, and workbooks attached to email messages from your phone with this powerful productivity app.

Microsoft PowerPoint

The PowerPoint app gives you access to the familiar slideshow maker tool you already know. Create, edit, view, present, or share presentations quickly and easily from anywhere.

Microsoft Word

The trusted Word app lets you create, edit, view, and share your files with others quickly and easily. Send, view, and edit Office docs attached to emails from your phone with this powerful word processing app from Microsoft.

My Story School eBook Maker

Storytelling is a fantastic way to promote literacy, comprehension, creative thinking, and self-driven learning. My Story is an amazing way to engage your K-5 students. (This is a paid app purchased by the school for 1st-grade students to use on their school device.)

Notability

Students, teachers, and business professionals use Notability daily to enrich their lives. It is uniquely designed for each device to provide the best note-taking experience at school, home, and work. (This is a free app, but the school provides an annual subscription for unlimited note taking and premium content for 1st-grade students to use on their school device.)

Numbers

Numbers is the most innovative spreadsheet app ever designed for a mobile device. Get started with one of over 30 Apple-designed templates for your home budget, checklist, invoice, mortgage calculator, and more. Choose from over 250 powerful functions. Draw and write with Apple Pencil on supported devices, or use your finger. Tap to add tables, charts, text, and images anywhere on the free-form canvas. Animate your data with interactive column, bar, scatter, and bubble charts. Easily filter through large tables. Find patterns and trends using pivot tables.

New Zealand Marine Life

Use our marine field guide to identify over 360 of New Zealand’s most common coastal-dwelling marine mammals, birds, reptiles, fish, shellfish, invertebrates, seaweeds, and plants.

Paint Sparkles Draw

Your budding Picasso will LOVE the world-famous Paint Sparkle Draw app with gorgeous new graphics and fabulous features! This children’s favorite coloring book is now easier to use than ever! With 20+ vibrant crayon-like colors and a whimsical magic coloring tool, your little artist is guaranteed hours of fun.

Phonics Genius

One of the best ways to rapidly learn how to speak, read, and recognize words is through phonic awareness. This app is specifically designed to help students recognize and distinguish words by sounds. (This is a paid app purchased by the school for 1st-grade students to use on their school device.)

Sand Draw

Sand Draw is a fun app that lets you draw free on realistic sand! It's the ultimate drawing pad!

Schoology

Get the award-winning app that extends Schoology’s powerful learning management solution to your iOS device. Manage your classroom, create and submit assignments, participate in interactive discussions, perform assessments, collaborate with your peers, and much more! With Schoology’s iOS mobile app, you can have rich and engaging academic experiences anytime, anywhere.

ScratchJr

By snapping together graphical programming blocks, children can make characters move, jump, dance, and sing. In the process, children learn to solve problems, design projects, and express themselves creatively on the computer. They also use math and language in a meaningful and motivating context, supporting the development of early-childhood numeracy and literacy. With ScratchJr, children don’t just learn to code, they code to learn.

Seesaw Class

Seesaw is the best platform for empowering students to demonstrate and share their learning. Students use powerful tools in the Seesaw app to create, reflect and demonstrate learning. When students share their learning in their Seesaw portfolio, teachers and families gain valuable insights into what their students know and can better support their development throughout the school year. 

Singular and Plural Match

Singular and Plural MATCH is an interactive, educational, fun match game for school-age children, adults, and lifelong learners. This app would also be beneficial for English Language Learners! (This is a paid app purchased by the school for 1st-grade students to use on their school device.)

Solar System

The perfect way for kids to experience the Solar System in a hands-on way! This interactive science book contains a select 18 pages from the full version of the app.

Superbook Kids Bible

Easy to understand kids Bible, fun Bible games and 39 FREE EPISODES from the Emmy Nominated Superbook series including David and Goliath and He Is Risen! This FREE Kid's Bible app brings the Bible to life for the entire family with a full Bible, videos, images and engaging interactive games. Featuring thirty nine (39) full-length, FREE EPISODES from the Emmy nominated Superbook series including David and Goliath, The Ten Commandments, Daniel and the Lions’ Den, The First Christmas and more Bible stories!

The Four Seasons

Help save the planet!!! Raise awareness & teach your children about all of the precious gifts that mother nature has to offer: clean air, refreshing water, green environment, and many more...all in the context of a beautiful interactive children's storybook set around the changing seasons.

US Presidents - History Quiz

All 44 US Presidents in one app including president-elect Donald Trump who is serving as the 45th President (Grover Cleveland served two non-consecutive terms as the 22nd and 24th President).

ZOOM Cloud Meetings

Zoom is #1 in customer satisfaction and the best unified communication experience on mobile. It's super easy! Install the free Zoom app, click on "New Meeting," and invite up to 100 people to join you on video! Connect with anyone on iPad, iPhone, other mobile devices, Windows, Mac, Zoom Rooms, H.323/SIP room systems, and telephones.

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