Useful Apps for the Classroom

With more and more classrooms going through a digital transformation with the introduction of interactive touch screens and tablet devices, trying to decide which apps to use in the classroom can be quite daunting.
Fear not!
We have done some research into educational apps and put them in this handy list for you to browse at your leisure. We found something for everyone.

Apps for the Teacher

 

ClassDojo

Price: Free
‘ClassDojo is a beautiful, safe, and simple communication app for teachers, parents, and students.’ ClassDojo is a virtual classroom app that allows the teachers, parents and students to get involved.
ClassDojo allows teachers to replace the traditional reward systems like star charts with an online version which can be shared with parents. Teachers can share photos, videos, and announcements with parents and students can customise their avatars.

 

Apps for the Class

English

Phonics Tic-Tac-Toe

Price: Free
‘Children build language skills in a fast-paced game of tic-tac-toe! Fun, interactive game explores vowel sounds, syllables and more.’ This interactive game tests children’s phonic skills through a fun game of nought-and-crosses. For ages 6-8.

 

Hairy Letters

Price: £2.99
‘Learn the names and sounds of each letter with the Hairies.’ This award winning app allows children to interact with the animations and trace the letter shape with their finger. For ages 4-6.

 

 

Pirate Treasure Hunt

Price: Free
‘Join forces with Pirate Jack. He needs your help to solve eight problems and find the hidden treasure.’ This is a problem solving game where children help Pirate Jack find his treasure by completing a variety of literacy and numeracy challenges.

 

 

Maths

Bugs and Numbers

Price: £2.29
‘Make math fun for your child. Encourage their excitement for one of life’s most critical skill sets by making it both educational and fun with Bugs and Numbers.’ This 18 game app presents maths in an engaging and exciting way. There are three stages and the games range from basic counting to early fractions.

 

Bubble Pop Multiplication

Price: £1.49
‘A fun and engaging way to learn multiplication tables.’ This app allows children to choose the times table they would like to practice and then use them to pop the bubbles.

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