Apps Currently on Westover's iPads

Content Creation

Animoto This app allows you to combine photos, videos and text to make short videos. It is a great introduction to creating videos.

Adobe Ideas: Create digital art.

Dropbox: This app lets you transfer your photos, docs, and videos to your computer and share them easily.

Educreations: This app turns your iPad into a recordable whiteboard.

File Manager Pro: This app allows you to file, name, organize and view files and photos in a variety of different formats.

iMovie: Video creation program

Keynote: Slide show tool

Pages: word processing app

Scan: This app is a QR Code Reader.

Tellagami: This extremely easy to use app lets students create avatars and record their voices to create a short video.

Reading and Language Arts

Raz Kids: Learning A-Z's app for reading eBooks from Raz-Kids!

Sight Words Hangman: Playing with the Sight Words Hangman app gives your child an educational advantage over their peers. The Sight Words Hangman app utilizes 300 sightwords--the most commonly used words in the English language. Sight Words Hangman entertains and engages your child, while increasing their vocabulary, spelling and reading levels.

Letters/Alphabet Folder

ABC Magic: This app will help students learn the sounds of the letters of the alphabet, which are necessary for reading. Learning the sounds of the letters gives your child the tools for reading and helps them become better readers. A matching phonetic photo image is matched with each letter to help your child learn the sound of each letter.

Traceable Letters: Dotted lines and arrows guide kids through the letter tracing process.

Pocket Phonics Lite: This app teaches letter sounds and helps students practice writing letters

Words Folder

Endless ABC: This app teaches letter sounds, spelling and vocabulary.

Phonics Make a Word Phonics Make a Word supports both Phonics and Spelling. The application is for children just beginning to read. The words all have short vowel sounds. More advanced children should try Phonics Advanced, with long vowel sounds and double vowels. Phonics Make A Word includes five different phonics short vowels groups. Each group has about 30 CVC words so there are about 150 words included in the game. The app support multiple user accounts and report cards. There are awards and bonus game to encourage child to play and learn.

Kids First Words with Phonics: This app assists children to learn reading through Synthetic Phonics, by linking the individual letter and letter combinations with its appropriate sound and effectively demonstrating the blending of sounds to achieve word pronunciation.

Phonics Fun 1: Tap the picture and you will hear the words. Tap the letter and you will hear the sound it makes. Simply slide the letter to the picture to see if the sound matches. Phonics Fun 1:
With 4 challenging levels which cover 8 letter sounds (T, B, R, A, M, S, H, O) and 54 words.

Phonics Genius: 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.

Building Sentences Folder

Jumbled Sentences 1-3:  Description - 'Jumbled Sentences' series is designed for beginners to improve their writing skills. This app offers an easy and interactive way for beginners to learn the word order in a fun way. 'OK' button allows you to do self-checking on your own and get the correct answer without anyone's help.

Sentence Reading Magic 3-Letter Words: Contains 2 Modes Sentence Building and Sentence Reading.
The sentence building mode helps to show how the printed and spoken word map onto each other. The sentence reading mode gives children practice reading short simple sentences.

Spell/vocab Folder

Spell ‘n Drop

Spelling City: A fun app to practice spelling and learn vocabulary.

Spelling Magic 1 - Letter Words  Teaches the sounds of the letters and how to build words.

Chicktionary: (1-5) In this app you have to try and create as many words as you can in a set amount of time.

Grammar Folder

Grammar Wonderland Primary Fly, swim, feed, and toss your way to grammar mastery. Who knew grammar practice could be so much fun? Lead your character through many wonderful adventures as you practice using nouns, verbs, adjectives, and more!

Grammar Wonderland Elementary Lead your character through many wonderful adventures as you practice using nouns, verbs, adjectives, and more!

Word Wonderland Primary Lead the friendly frog through an adventure as you practice many types of word sorts. The content in this App is designed to be developmentally appropriate for students in Grades K-2.


Word Mover

Words Mine: A word game app that challenges users to make words from letters falling before the screen fills up with letters.

Books Folder

The Blue Jackal: The Story - The Blue Jackal features rich and colorful illustrations, filled with lot of surprise and interactive animations, lively narration to choose between Male & Female narrators and sound effects that bring the story to life and make reading extremely fun for kids.

It Was a Cold, Dark Night: The Story - It was a long winter night, and Ned the hedgehog was looking for a home. Does he live down a big hole? Does he live in a tree? As leaves fall to the forest floor and stars twinkle in the night sky, help Ned find a warm place to sleep for the winter.

The Prisoner of Carrot Castle (The Veggie Chronicles): In “The Prisoner of Carrot Castle” Aiden’s imagination transports him to a faraway place where he finds himself a prisoner in a cell made of carrots. What will he do? Must he face the angry King? Will his hate for vegetables get him in trouble? Come along and help Aiden as he tries to escape from Carrot Castle. When Aiden gets stuck, kids play a role in helping him move ahead in his adventure. The story comes alive as the text is read. Find silly animations and sound effects as the action unfolds.
Through creative storytelling, kids learn that eating vegetables is good—it can actually help them.

Go There SquareDescription – Play alongside Stella and Same and their dog Fred as they turn to the Go There-Square to find a magical place. Pop musical bubbles, collect dandelions and build a bridge out of flowers. This Stella and Sam Interactive Adventures combine stunning animation with three elegantly-designed activities.

Even Monsters Get Sick: Description - Kids read, listen, touch, play and interact with Harry as he struggles to find out what’s wrong with his new monster. Beautiful art, a custom soundtrack and full interactivity throughout keeps kids engaged and keeps parents raving about both the learning aspects and the endearing message built into “Even Monsters Get Sick.”

Inspector PeckitDescription - A detective, who is also a Parisian pigeon, searches the city for a little girl's lost purse only to discover it in a rather embarrassing place. Another of Mr. Freeman's pigeons flying high and low, a bereted and eager Peckit (""at your beck and call"") flits from the rooftops of Paris, through the Luxembourg Gardens, to an awning at a sidewalk café, all in search of a little girl's lost knit bag. Though temporarily misled by a boy's ball of kite string, a startled diner's plate of spaghetti, and the puffy tip of a poodle's fancy tail, the resolutely debonair inspector finally tracks down the goods in the Eiffel Tower where his mate is using the bag for a nest. The story has a beautiful ending and is sure to put a smile on your child’s face.

The Adventures of Puppup (Lost at the Zoo): Description - Every child imagines adventures with their magical stuffed friends. This engaging story chronicles a particular day full of fantastical circumstances, as Puppup makes friends with various zoo animals on his quest to find his people. Through his antics Puppup introduces children to 16 different animals, each with a distinct personality. This whimsical story of adventure and friendship will draw in readers and listeners, young and old alike.


Digit Whiz: (3-5) This app helps students’ ages 8+ master basic and pre-algebra skills. (Multiplication, Division, Integer Operations, Like Terms, and Solving Equations)

Math Racing Turbo: (1-4) A math fluency app that reinforces basic math skills

Monster Squeeze: (K-1) A game in which students must guess the mystery number when given more than and less than clues.

Motion Math: Hungry Fish (K-4) This app challenges players to find the many different ways to create a sum.

Motion Math Zoom (1-4) This app is a stretchable number line missing some numbers that the player must insert.

Numbler: (2-5) Is a math version of scrabble.

Pearl Diver: (3-5) Teaches number systems and fractions

Sail Through Math: (1-4) A math fluency app that offers a fun and exciting way to practice and reinforce math skills. Users face mounting obstacles and surprising hazards as they navigate through Math Facts, Algebra, Number Sense, and Rational Numbers

Slate Math: (K-1) An app about counting, writing numbers, patterns and order relation. However, you must pass through the levels to unlock all of the objectives.

Sushi Monster: (1-4) A math fluency app that provides a fun environment for students to practice their addition and multiplication skills.

Tiny Fractions (2-5) A fractions fluency app


Discovery (K-5) An app that connects the user to thousands of science based videos.

Tinker Box: (1-5) A physics puzzle game full of interesting science facts that teaches basic engineering concepts 

Social Studies

1001 World Wonders: (K-5) Photos and descriptions of places around the world.

Google Earth: (K-5) Lets you fly across the world and see satellite to street views of different places.

Tiny Countries:(2-5) This app combines geography with a game style problem solving adventure