This is a collection of some of my favorite apps that I use in my classroom. This is an ongoing list because there are always new apps being created.
Teacher's Pick- Helps generate random groups and pick partners
Teacher's Assistant Pro- Helps you organize your students, keep track of behavior, attendance, homework and email parents a report!
Whiteboard and Educreations are great interactive whiteboards
ChorePad HD Lite- I use this with my children at home but can also be used as a checklist for routines and behaviors in class.
Running Record Calculator- Records the child reading and helps keep track of WPM, Errors, and SC. You can also email the record to yourself!
GoodNotes- Turns your worksheets into activities for the iPad!
Sparklefish- A fun Mad Libs app
Story Wheel- Children use pictures from a wheel to tell a story. They LOVE this one!
Futaba- A sight word game
My Story- Bookmaker for kids
Writer's Hat- Creates ideas for children to use in writing. They can get pretty silly. :)
Boggle- Fun word game
Any grammar game by Fun Deck (Super Duper Publications)- (Homophones, Plurals, Irregular Verbs)These apps go on sale often so I usually pick them up then.
Storia- Scholastic Books sponsored app. I haven't actually downloaded books on here yet, but plan on it once school starts.
Reading Comprehension Grades 2-3- Provides excerpts and asks questions about the reading.
Toontastic- Create and animate your own cartoons.
Pizza Fractions- There are a few levels of this
Patterns Game- Great for sequencing and predicting patterns
Cash Cow- Teaches the concepts of counting coins. It's a great app!!!
Amazing Coin- Helps children learn to count and identify USD coins
Math Ninja, Mathopolis, Math Concentration, Fun game to get your reluctant/struggling math students to practice facts and other concepts.
Splash Math Grade 2- Great game to review math concepts taught.
Telling Time- Practice with telling to the hour, half hour, quarter, and minute intervals.
RoboLearning Math Problems- Good practice with word problems
Banana Math- Another app to help with word problems
TapQuiz Maps- Interactive quiz that helps you learn the different parts of the world
World Map, History Maps- All great maps to help the children learn about geography
My Maps- Allows you to create maps
US States Mission- A game to help the children identify the states and their locations.
Leaf Snap- Allows you to take a photo of a leaf and then identifies what plant it is from
Butterfly Farm- A game that helps you catch and keep track of butterflies
Animal Encyclopedia- Great for when you are doing animals and classifications (I can't find the link to the one I have, but there a few others you might want to check out)
Dragon Dictation- I use this with my reluctant and struggling writers. They dictate the story and the iPad writes it for them.
Twitter- My students use twitter to communicate with their parents.
Lab Timer and Timers- Two great timers for the classroom
Calculator Pro- Can always use a calculator :)
Prezi Viewer- You can create cool presentations with Prezi
Brain Pop Featured Movie- Each day they have new videos available for the children to view
Crayola Color Studio HD- You can use real pictures to create coloring pages
Night Sky- Allows the children to see what constellations are in the sky at that moment
Solitaire Chess- Great critical thinking game. I love it!
Rush Hour- The children love this game!