Apps

Book Creator

A great app which allows children to create stories, make mind maps, narrate stories, create character studies and much more.

Puppet Pals ( Free ) Directors Pass ( £1.49 )

A fantastic animation app whereby you can create your own unique shows with animation and audio in real time! Simply pick out your actors and backdrops, drag them on to the stage, and tap record.

Your movements and audio will be recorded in real time for playback later.

Click here to watch a video demonstration. The Director’s Pass gives you access to more characters and backgrounds.

BlobbleWrite

Learn to write letters and numbers with the blobbles.

Story maker ( FREE )

When creating ibooks or stories in Literacy, you couldn’t get a more user-friendly app. This learning app allows your child to create multiple-page stories using drawn or imported images.

The children can use the iPads to take pictures then add text to the images. The children can also exchange their work using email and add their own voice recordings to narrate their story.

Johnny Grammar (Free)

Johnny Grammar’s Word Challenge is a quiz for English learners to test common vocabulary, spelling and grammar that appears in everyday English.

You can choose which section a particular group of learners need to focus on and set them the task. The spelling section is great as the children must choose between the two variations of spellings. The teacher and learner then have the option to view all the correct and incorrect answers.

Spelling App ( Free )

This is a fantastic spelling app to help bring fun back when learning spellings and completing tests. The teacher can create lists using the spellings of their choice and they can also create multiple tests depending on ability.

You can also add your voice to the spellings to enable the children to complete spellings independently.

At the end of the test, the children get a score and they have the option to look over and complete corrections.

The children also have the option to email the marks to the teacher. Super Literacy app!

SpellBoard

SpellBoard can now add fun activities to your custom spelling lists. Including Word Search, Word Scramble, Alphabetise, Word/Sentence Matching and Missing Letter puzzles.