Common Core Standards by MasteryConnect https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/common-core-standards/id439424555?mt=8 Description – Free View the Common Core State Standards in one convenient FREE app! A great reference for students, parents, and teachers to easily read and understand the core standards. Quickly find standards by subject, grade, and subject category (domain/cluster). This app includes Math standards K-12 and Language Arts standards K-12. Math standards include both traditional and integrated pathways (as outlined in Appendix A of the common core) and synthesizes Language Arts standards with the Corresponding College and Career Readiness Standards (CCR's). Onestopenglish by Macmillan Education https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/onestopenglish/id501046474?mt=8 Description – Free Onestopenglish is the number one resource and community website for English language teachers. With resources organized across key subject areas, it features a huge range of lesson plans, worksheets, articles and tips. Now for the first time you can access the onestopenglish world via our free mobile app. So what do you get? - Stuck for ideas for your next class? Check out the Teaching Tips section for a wealth of instantly usable activities - Keep up to date with all of the latest news and topics from the ELT World - Use the Teacher Tools to record your class and time activities - Be the first to hear about What’s New on onestopenglish, updated weekly lino - Sticky and Photo Sharing for you by Infoteria Corporation https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/lino-sticky-photo-sharing/id416718906?mt=8 Description – Free lino is an online stickies service that offers stickies and canvases. You can post, see and peel off stickies on canvases freely. Stickies posted from this iPhone/iPad App can be accessed with PC browsers. - Take advantage of a multi-touch screen Zoom in and out a canvas by pinch gesture. Drag a sticky to move it. You can take advantage of a multi-touch screen of your iPhone and iPad. - Share your ideas with texts and pictures lino is an ideal tool to share your ideas and to have a discussion with your friends and colleagues. You can create or configure a group from PC browsers. With iPhone/iPad App, you can post, see, move and peel off stickies. TED by TED Conferences https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/ted/id376183339?mt=8 Description – Free Riveting talks by remarkable people, free to the world. The official TED app for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch presents talks from some of the world's most fascinating people: education radicals, tech geniuses, medical mavericks, business gurus and music legends. Find more than 1,400 TEDTalk videos (with more added each week) on the official TED app -- now for both iPad and iPhone. The entire library is at your fingertips to browse at any time, even when you’re not online. Watch TEDTalks with subtitles in over 90 languages directly on your device through our new video player, or use AirPlay to watch them on your home entertainment system. Curate your own playlist. Download full videos to your device and watch them when you’re offline. Listen to an on-demand playlist of TEDTalks audio at any time. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Speech by TechnoSketch Apps https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/martin-luther-king-jr.s-speech/id486026410?mt=8 Description – Free Let's improve your listening skills in English with Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Speeches! Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Speech, an English learning application, is used as an objective for better listening skills in English. We developed a new type of English learning application based on what we want as non-English natives who live in the US. We hope that our new English learning method will help everyone who seriously wants to improve listening capability for doing business in English, studying abroad or living in English speaking countries. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Speech is very simple and useful; it has about 5 minutes English speeches with English subtitles. Each speech is divided into short sections, and you can play and pause by section with listening and reading. This application is great for learning for those people who can read English, but aren't capable of listening to it correctly because you can check to see if you heard everything right by checking the subtitles. HowStuffWorks for iPad by HowStuffWorks.com https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/howstuffworks-for-ipad/id414876721?mt=8 Description – Free Outsmart yourself with the newest release of the award-winning HowStuffWorks iPad App. Access all of the most popular HSW articles such as the thought-provoking ‘10 Inventions that Changed the World’ to the practical ‘10 iPad Apps for Personal Productivity.’ Get tons of videos and podcasts, plus endless content from popular HowStuffWorks’ sections like cars, electronics, finance and much more. And of course, keep yourself sharp as a tack by taking one of our HowStuffWorks quizzes… all exclusively available for the iPad! Features: - 40,000+ articles! 12,000+ videos! 2,000+ shows! 1,000+ quizzes! - Get smarter with a daily dose of new facts and quotes every time you open the app - Access both HowStuffWorks and Discovery Channel archived videos from one app Free Books - 23,469 classics to go. by Spreadsong, Inc. https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/free-books-23-469-classics/id364612911?mt=8 Description - Free Browse our handpicked collections, download any of our 23,469 classic books, and read with our fully featured ereader. Notes, highlights, bookmarks, dictionary support -- it’s all here. Have your own ebooks? We have you covered, thanks to Dropbox integration and a fantastic ePUB reader. Just import your books and read anytime, anywhere. Free Books by Classicly unlocks a world of public domain content, allowing you to acquire the great books of human history. Letters of leaders, the collected works of geniuses, the finest Victorian novels, the plays of Shakespeare, the philosophy of Seneca and Marcus Aurelius, the autobiographies of Benjamin Franklin and Andrew Carnegie. It's all here, along with tens of thousands of other books. 23,469 of the greatest books in human history, accessible with the tap of your finger. Free. LINGOAL – Surf & Learn English Web Browser by Brainglass AB https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/lingoal-surf-learn-english/id536138535?mt=8 Description – Free Lingoal is a full web browser with an integrated bi-lingual dictionary. It is able to turn translations into exercises to use in the app's Learning Tool. You can challenge yourself and friends by setting learning goals (Lingoals!) and let the app coach you to achieve them. Lingoal allows you to: -enter any web address and continue from there - use links suggested by other users of the same language level The learning process starts immediately. While reading, you can tap unfamiliar words to look them up in the dictionary and save them to your personal exercises in the app’s Learning Tool. The Learning Tool keeps track of how well you know words using six different numbered exercise types structured into three word knowledge levels: A) UNDERSTAND new words to be able to read and listen: (1) in context, (2) without context and (3) from audio B) USE new words to be able to write or talk: (4) in context and (5) without context C) SPELL words to graduate from the final level: (6) spelling (type in word with virtual keyboard) in context ESL Reading Comprehension by Rainbow Learn https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/esl-reading-comprehension/id539150172?mt=8 Description – Free English as Second Language - specialise in Reading Comprehension skill. Including - Very Easy Level - Easy Level - Intermediate Level with full of: ★ Vocabulary with audio and meaning ★ Story listening with audio ★ Build sentences quiz with audio ★ Cloze quiz with audio Poem Flow by TextTelevision, Inc. https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/poem-flow/id339835648?mt=8 Description – Free Turn a poem in your hand and the poem flows in a gentle reading animation. The effect is magical, mesmeric, and revealing. You see the poem differently as it quietly reads itself to you. You get 20 great poems to keep and share, and additional poems cost less than a penny a poem. Curated by the Academy of American Poets, Poem Flow puts a poem-of-the-day in the palm of your hand. Each day a new poem happens. With a unique mix of classic and contemporary, Poem Flow introduces you to poems you haven’t met, and lets you see (and share) old poems anew. Features: • Text converts to animation with the turn of your hand. • Motion + Text + Light = a movie that you watch to read. • You get a new poem every day from a mix of the greatest poems in English. • Previous poems persist, building a book on your device. • Everyone reads the same poem on the same day creating instant, invisible community. Visual Poet by Patrick Summerhays McNally https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/visual-poet/id375207524?mt=8 Description – Free Visual Poet is an application for creating visual poetry. With Visual Poet, the user can combine imagery and text to author compelling mixed media works of art and publish them to the internet. *Create fun, 3 panel visual poems *Email your work or post it to Tumblr *Use images from Tumblr, Flickr, Google image search, or from your own photo library! popplet lite by Notion https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/popplet-lite/id364738549?mt=8 Description – Free Great for work. Great for school. Popplet is a platform for your ideas. Popplet's super simple interface allows you to move at the speed of your thoughts. With Popplet you can capture your ideas and sort them visually in realtime. Quickly and easily! ★ Apple has featured us in "New and Noteworthy", "What's Hot" and "Get Stuff Done" ★ ★ MacWorld gave Popplet 4 stars ★ ★ Fast Company has included us on their website in "Work Smart 2" ★ ★ Great reviews from TUAW and PadGadget ★ People use Popplet to: + Explore Ideas: Brainstorming, Mindmapping + Plan Projects: Diagrams, Process Charts + Record Thoughts: Journals, Notes, Lists + Collect Inspiration: Mood Boards, Scrapbook, Travel Plans + Create Galleries: Photo albums, Portfolios, Presentations + Study: School Projects, Class Notes Pic Collage by Cardinal Blue https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/pic-collage/id448639966?mt=8 Description – Free Let PicCollage instantly arrange your photos into frames or get creative with freeform collages, cutouts, filters, borders, stickers, and text. Your friends will be amazed with what you can create. It's like photoshop with your fingers! Awesome features: ⭐ Import photos from your photo library, Instagram, Facebook and Google image search ⭐ Simple touch gestures to rotate, resize, flick to delete ⭐ Double-tap a photo to edit photo, clip photo, adjust borders, copy/paste and “flip” images ⭐ Clip photos by outlining the area you want with your finger ⭐ Lots of backgrounds and stickers to choose from! Story Creator by Innovative Mobile Apps https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/story-creator/id545369477?mt=8 Description – Free This is the way stories are meant to be told! With Story Creator you can easily create beautiful story books containing photos, videos, text, and audio all in one gorgeous collection. Story Creator truly brings your best stories to life and easily allows you to retell and share your most memorable moments. Story Creator offers a magical way to enjoy your personal pictures, videos, and experiences with family and friends. Even kids will love this app because it is so easy to use. Toontastic: FREE by Launchpad Toys https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/toontastic-free/id404693282?mt=8 Description – Free ★★★ iTunes - App Store Hall of Fame ★★★ ★★★ NY Times - Top 10 iPad Apps of 2011 ★★★ Lights, Camera, Play! Toontastic is a storytelling and creative learning tool that enables kids to draw, animate, and share their own cartoons with friends and family around the world through simple and fun imaginative play! With over 2 million cartoons created in over 150 countries, parents and teachers rave about the app... and kids can't stop creating! Making cartoons with Toontastic is as easy as putting on a puppet show - simply press the record button, move your characters onscreen, and tell your story. Toontastic records your animation and voice as a cartoon video to share with friends and family on ToonTube, the app's global storytelling network for kids. Puppet Pals HD by Polished Play, LLC https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/puppet-pals-hd/id342076546?mt=8 Description – Free 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. This app is as fun as your own creativity. Act out a story of Pirates on the high seas, fight as scary monsters, or play the part of a Wild West bandit on the loose. You can even combine any characters however you want! Your creations are only limited by your imagination (and voice acting skills in my case). PictureWriter by Solla Carrock https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/picturewriter/id508673580?mt=8 Description – Free PictureWriter lets a a child write with pictures. There is a row of small category buttons. Touch one of them and the you hear the name of the category and see it printed on the bottom half of the screen. Another row of bigger pictures appears. These are the picture words. If you touch a picture word and push it forward, the word appears in the text area. If you touch and release a popup window appears that shows the word, and variations of it (in most cases), and a Spanish translation. Pressing a word button on the popup adds the word to the text area. There are also buttons along the side of the text area to add punctuation, and to backspace or to move forward and back without deleting. If you need something from the regular keyboard, touching inside the text area will cause it to appear. The word pronunciation can be turned on or off. The text can be saved, loaded or emailed. PictureWriter has 96 picture words and 229 words total including the variations in nine categories. Flashcards* by Jeff Holliday Software https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/flashcards*/id403199818?mt=8 Description - Free Flashcardlet is a free, easy-to-use studying application with material for any class or standardized test. You can also create and share your own. It is the best way to study on any iOS device. Other flashcard apps can't handle device syncing, web-editing, large decks, sharing, images, intuitive gestures, or even manage to show nice looking cards. Flashcardlet feels like a real deck of flashcards and does not get in your way. Collaboratively creating and sharing study material does not get easier than Flashcardlet. Everything is automatically kept up-to-date with a Brainscape account. You can also email your flashcard decks or share them using Dropbox. From grade school to law school, Flashcardlet is the perfect studying tool for any subject. Brain Garden for SAT by Prosigner https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/brain-garden-for-sat/id504629813?mt=8 Description – Free Brain Garden is a word-learning game. You can learn English words as if you cultivate flowers in your garden. • Brain Garden represents your brain. • In the garden, there are many flowers. Each represents a word. • There are 10 stages to grow a flower. At each stage you have to solve a quiz about the word. • 1,510 BASIC words. • 2,888 INTERMEDIATE words. • 660 TOEFL words. • 1,612 SAT words. • 1,216 GRE words. • More words will be provided soon. • You can play and listen pronunciations. • You can open and refer to an online dictionary during game play. • Searching words with partial strings is available. • There is a shop for flowers, backgrounds, fences and bottoms. Kids Picture Dictionary : educational app for children to learn first words and make sentences with fun record tool! by eFlashApps, LLC https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/kids-picture-dictionaryeducational/id482972824?mt=8 Description - Free Introducing the most comprehensive Kids Picture Dictionary App on Appstore yet! Download this A to Z Picture Dictionary with hundreds or words and sentences with a fun self-record tool for kids and parents to record their own voice and playback! ★ Kids tested - they love it! Parents tested - they love it! ★ Building vocabulary has never been so much fun ★ Large pictures ★ Professional voiceovers recorded in production studio ★ High quality images ★ Self-record tool - Kids love to hear their own voice as they make their sentences! ★ Great vocabulary building exercise ★ Over 650 words! ★ A great learning tool for ESL! Action Words by Innovative Mobile Apps https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/action-words/id511783094?mt=8 Description – Free When it comes to learning a new language, action words are one of the best ways to get started regardless of age. The app is so easy to use that even toddlers will delight in the gorgeous pictures as they start to explore and learn over 100 new action words. This app focused on helping kids learn new action words by showing photographs where the actions are clearly acted out. Grammaropolis by Grammaropolis LLC https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/grammaropolis/id559851814?mt=8 Description – Free **Best Free Educational Apps of 2012 - Teachers With Apps** **Featured in the Education App Store** "Learning grammar has never been more fun!" School Library Journal Grammaropolis is where grammar lives! Hailed as a Schoolhouse Rock for the 21st Century, Grammaropolis uses the parts of speech as animated characters whose personalities are based on the roles they play in the sentence. From the shady pronoun always trying to take the noun’s place to the motherly conjunction who just wants everyone to get along, Grammaropolis achieves the impossible: we make learning grammar fun! Every part of speech has its own neighborhood that includes a curriculum map with songs, books, videos, and quizzes. Follow the map to earn your badge! Comparative Adjectives by GrasshopperApps.com https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/comparative-adjectives/id506997421?mt=8 Description – Free ✔ The app is fun an easy to use ✔ Clear pictures make learning and explaining comparative adjectives easy ✔ HUGE library of pictures - over 350 examples included ✔ You can turn individual concepts ON or OFF and introduce one new adjective at a time or mix them all up together ✔ With this app kids love learning ✔ The app beautifully designed which makes it great for kids of all ages and all abilities ✔ You can customize the success sounds so your kids can hear encouragements in mommy's and daddy's voice ✔ Gorgeous pictures keep kids engaged ✔ The app is fun, simple, and easy to use ✔ Kids love hearing encouragements in mommy's or daddy's voice ✔ Wrong answers do not interfere with gameplay ✔ Huge variety of pictures and different adjectives prevent kids from getting bored ESL Express : Words Frequently Confused Lite by Kuber Tech https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/esl-express-words-frequently/id438022699?mt=8 Description – Free Difficulties often arise because of the similarity in sound between two or more words. Careful differentiation is needed between, for example, ‘veil’ and ‘vale;’ ‘accept’ and ‘except;’ ‘canvas’ and ‘canvass’ and ‘compliment’ and ‘complement.’ Confusion between such pairs of words naturally leads to slipshod and faulty writing. Good usage implies grammatical correctness, a wide vocabulary and skill in the choice and arrangement of words. This app helps you with all such pairs, so you never make the mistakes again when two words sound similar. Sight Words List - Learn to Read Flash Cards & Games by Innovative Mobile Apps https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/sight-words-list-learn-to/id445708245?mt=8 Description – Free Sight Words, also known as the Dolch List are an integral part in learning how to read. The Dolch Word list contains 315 words that are broken down into appropriate age groups. It is important for young readers to be able to instantly recognize these high frequency words in order to be proficient and fluent readers. Why Sight Words from Alligator Apps? We believe that educational apps should be ridiculously fun, immensely educational, and affordable for all. Fortunately, hundreds of thousands of parents agree and have turned us into one of the hottest app developers for kids on the iPad. :-) Phonics Genius by Innovative Mobile Apps https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/phonics-genius/id461659980?mt=8 Description – Free WOW... over 6,000 words grouped by phonics sounds. This app is awesome to teach phonic awareness! 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 app is loaded with content. We are talking over 6,000 professionally recorded words carefully grouped into 225 categories by phonics. PBPhonics 1 to 3 by Cowirrie https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/pbphonics-1-to-3/id448032923?mt=8 Description – Free PBPhonics provides adult learners of English with phonics practice. It is designed for people with little or no basic literacy, and does not rely on any spoken or written instructions. Older children and teenagers with literacy issues have also responded well to PBPhonics, particularly those on the autism spectrum. PBPhonics 1 to 3 contains 18 phonemes in 3 sets. It shows how to build 294 words out of these phonemes, by sounding out the component phonemes and the complete word. A self-test of word recognition follows. The vocabulary offered increases as the student passes tests and gains confidence. Multiple voices of different ages and genders speak each word to provide variety. PBPhonics grew up in Australia and has an accent to match. While PBPhonics 1 to 3 provides a complete introduction to 18 phonemes, Cowirrie also make and sell PBPhonics 1 to 7. This app more than doubles the PBPhonics 1 to 3 vocabulary, to offer 42 phonemes and 638 words. Shake 'N Make Words by Zoo Town Technology LLC https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/sake-n-make-words/id526568638?mt=8 Description - Free Simple word game pitting you against the clock. Can you spell a word that starts with the first letter and ends with the second letter before the time runs out. It's as easy as selecting your difficulty, shaking the device, and making a word that starts with the first letter and ends with the second. Chicktionary for iPad by Blockdot, Inc. https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/chicktionary-for-ipad/id365374807?mt=8 Description – Free CHICKTIONARY is one of the most popular word games on the Internet! NOW it’s your turn to hatch up some fun on your Apple iPad! Unscramble a roost full of LETTERS and create as many WORDS as possible. Each chicken bears a letter. Touch them to and spell out a word, then watch as the word appears below them. Press Enter to submit the word into the egg crates. The more words you create, the more points you earn! FEELIN' SCRAMBLED? Shake your iPad to shuffle the letters and get a farm-fresh look at your word options. You can also select and drag hens to reorder your letters. GRAB 'ER UP: Grab the game that may seem simple at first, but will keep you pecking away till the cows come home! Optionary Lite by Linda Thorssen Abercrombie https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/optionary-lite/id480792877?mt=8 Description – Free This is a fun, competitive, educational vocabulary game based on sound cues and definitions. The degree of difficulty of each word is designated by a color code (green/orange/red). The player reads the definition and guesses the word answer. The last definition has the “Beginning sounds” at the END of the word and a player has the OPTION to play this word or not (for this word only, a point is deducted for an incorrect answer) FEATURES ✔ 500 cards with 2000 definitions ✔ 3 levels of difficulty allow for inclusion of younger players as well as accommodating for differences in adult language proficiency ✔ Based on “beginning sounds”, not spelling (letters) ✔ Choice of single player or 2 or more players/group Pronunciation Power by ECLI https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/pronunciation-power/id368753108?mt=8 Description – Free Pronunciation Power is an easy and effective way to learn the 52 sounds of the English Language. Based on English Computerized Learning's award winning software programs, Pronunciation Power will give you all the tools to be able to speak clear and understandable English. Pronunciation Power is based on a neutral American accent. (General American) See a detailed animation on how to move your mouth, jaw, and tongue to make a certain sound. (52 sounds and animations) See a front facing video of a real person saying a specific sound. (52 sounds and videos) Listen and view 15 sample words for each sound. The sound is highlighted in the word. (780 words and recordings) Listen and view 10 word pairs for each sound. WordPower Learn American English Vocabulary Free by InnovativeLanguage.com by Innovative Language Learning, LLC https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/wordpower-learn-americanenglish/id319656598?mt=8 Description – Free With WordPower Learn American English Vocabulary Free, you'll master 100 of the most frequently used words and phrases in the English language right on your iOS device! The app doubles as a mini travel guide packed with cultural insights and practical English phrases. Learn English with audio recordings of a native English speaker and a voice recorder so you can master perfect pronunciation anywhere, anytime. This list of the 100 most frequently used English words is compact enough to fit a little review into you busy schedule. Study at your convenience at times and places that work for you! WordPower Learn American English Vocabulary Free also comes with an addictive Word of the Day alert and free English audio lessons when you sign up for a free EnglishClass101.com account inside the app. EAC Echo Lite by Ron Thomson https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/eac-echo-lite/id552815129?mt=8 Description – Free An exciting twist on the classic SIMON game. Improve your ability to hear English vowels with this addictive memory game. Choose four vowels you want to learn. EAC Echo will randomly play a vowel and flash a colored button. You must touch the colored vowel buttons to repeat what you just heard. EAC Echo starts with one sound and increases the number of sounds in the sequence you must repeat each time until you make a mistake! English Accent Coach (EAC) Echo Lite is the free version of our popular accent coach memory game. Accent Pro Preview by iSpeaky inc. https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/accent-pro-preview/id405300065?mt=8 Description – Free The world’s first English accent and pronunciation video training app for Apple mobile! Accent Pro Preview app contains these Accent Pro preview only videos: Full video: Introduction PREVIEW video: Spoken vs. Written PREVIEW video: Culture and Judgement PREVIEW video: Principle of English Intonation (PEI) PREVIEW video: Pace PREVIEW video: Flapping North American T Full video: Conclusion and Wrap Up Why the Accent Pro app? Start learning to: 1. Break through the glass ceiling of accent and cultural barriers. 2. Understand, practice and master intonation, word and syllable stress, liaisons, and the pronunciation of North American English. 3. Acquire the necessary culture to achieve fluent, fluid, and acculturated speech. ESL Robot by Ron Lee https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/esl-robot/id552862243?mt=8 Description – Free Want to improve English? An award-winning robot helps you learn English quickly. ESL Robot is an online language bot created to help English learners practice speaking English. Learning a language requires a lot of practice, but for many English learners it is very difficult to find native speakers to practice their English. ESL Robot is a tireless English Tutor. He acts as a native speaker to talk with you. When you speak, the bot will understand and give you a human-like response. It's an excellent way to practice your English. As a first version, the robot will respond with text for you to see on the screen. It will respond with a voice in the second version.