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DESTINY APPS

FOLLETT DESTINY QUEST
Access your Follett Destiny online catalog to search for books, ebooks, websites, articles, digital resources, and Resource Lists.
Cost:  Free


FOLLETT DESTINY
Perform circulation within Follett Destiny on the go with your smartphone or iPad.
Cost: Free



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EBOOK APPS

SYLVAN DELL READER
Read and/or listen to your favorite Sylvan Dell children's picture books.
Cost:  Free



eBRARY READER
Search, read, and download e-books and integrated materials that your institution owns. Also allows you to import and read your own PDF documents.
Cost:  Free



CAPSTONE INTERACTIVE LIBRARY
While there is no app for Capstone Interactive Library, you will find it very helpful to put a bookmark to Capstone on your home screen.
Cost: Free



GALE ACCESS MY LIBRARY
This app gives you access to both your Gale databases and eBooks. You will have to choose between logging into the BOCES account or your own library's account. You cannot access both.
Cost: Free



MARSHALL CAVENDISH
There is no app for Marshall Cavendish, but you can easily go to the website and add it to your home screen. You will need an ePub Reader such as Nook, Blio, or eBrary on your device in order to download and read the books.
Cost: Free



FOLLETT DIGITAL READER
Read Follett eBooks available from your Follett Shelf.
Cost: Free



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DATABASE APPS
GALE ACCESS MY LIBRARY
This app gives you access to both your Gale databases and eBooks. You will have to choose between logging into the BOCES account or your own library's account. You cannot access both.

Cost:  Free



EBSCOHOST
Use this for easy access to all your EbscoHost databases. This is a very good app but it is a bit cumbersome to download.  You can find instructions here.
Cost:  Free


 

LEARNING A TO Z
Students can access hundreds of leveled books and quizzes across 27 levels allowing them to practice reading and check understanding. NOTE: You must purchase this database to use the app.
Cost: Free



BRAIN POP FEATURED MOVIE
Watch a different animated movie every day, then test your new knowledge with an interactive quiz. If you purchase this product, you can access all the various videos.
Cost: Free



BRAIN POP JR FEATURED MOVIE OF THE WEEK
Get a different animated movie every week and check out related quizzes and educational activities. If you purchase this product, you can access all the various videos.
Cost: Free




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VIDEO APPS
DISCOVERY EDUCATION STREAMING
Students can explore all of Discovery Education’s content including thousands of video clips covering all core K-12 curriculum areas using a targeted keyword search or visual subject browse. There is no app for this site. Put a bookmark to Discovery Education on your home screen.
Cost: Free



LEARN360
While there is no app for Learn360, you will find it very helpful to put a bookmark to Learn360 on your home screen. The default video format on Learn360 is flash, so be sure to change it to QuickTime before you play any on your iPad.
Cost: Free



PBS
Watch PBS programs free with minimal interruption. Features more than 300 videos, including full-length episodes, segments and previews with new content updated daily.
Cost: Free




PBS KIDS
Watch over 1,000 videos from over a dozen top PBS KIDS and PBS KIDS GLO! television series, including Curious George, The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That, Dinosaur Train, SUPER WHY!, Sesame Street and Wild Kratts.
Cost: Free



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PRODUCTIVITY APPS
ADOBE READER

Use Adobe Reader to read documents and eBooks in pdf format on your iPad.
Cost:  Free



SCAN
Scans and creates QR codes and barcodes.
Cost:  Free



PREZI VIEWER FOR IPAD
A free-form presentation software that uses zoom and movement.
Cost:  Free



iMOVIE
Use to create multimedia presentations.
Cost:  $4.99



DOC SCAN HD
Create a pdf by taking a picture.
Cost: Free



BOOK CREATOR
Create your own ebooks.
Cost: $4.99




EDUCREATIONS INTERACTIVE WHITEBOARD
Turn your iPad into an interactive recordable whiteboard on which you can easily make video tutorials, explain math, diagram a sports play. . .
Cost: Free





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FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT APPS AND USING IPADS IN EDUCATION, PLEASE VISIT THESE SITES:

 

Created by the Monroe 2-Orleans Instructional Technology Specialists. Contains various links to free and paid apps. Arranged by subject/content area. 

APPitic is a directory of apps for education by Apple Distinguished Educators (ADEs) to help you transform teaching and learning. These apps have been tested in a variety of different grade levels, instructional strategies, and classroom settings.



IPADS FOR LEARNING

A collection of iPad apps arranged by content area from the Department of Education in Victoria, Australia.