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Green Screen

Green Screen by Do Ink I have really enjoyed using this app. It is simple and easy to use with a built in tutorial to show you what the app is capable of. [...]

Animated Greeting Cards

A very easy introduction to animation is an animated card. When introducing animation students are unsure of how it works. This is a simple and easy way for them to begin and is suitable for all abilities.  

Virtual Manipulatives

Excellent app for students who require visual representation to understand Fractions, Decimals or Percentages and the relationship between them.It would be a very useful app in a  station teaching situation where teacher guidance is available.

Adobe Spark

Adobe Slate is a free video making app which comes with a range of themes, images and sound. The app allows you to use your own voice  and images but the font is limited to the theme you choose.

Telling Time – PhotoTouch

This is my favourite app for revision of time. Telling Time is a very versatile app which allows the user or teacher to select which analog clocks are being assessed. The interface is clear and easy for students to manage on their own. Teachers can add their own voice.

Dexteria

This is an excellent app for students struggling with fine motor development and it helps to develop the students dexterity exercising different muscles on the hand. The app is customised to each student's hand. It tracks individual profiles and continues from where a student left off.

Pocket Phonics

This is an excellent app to support the teaching of English Phonics. It is well structured and child friendly. It is aligned to the Jolly Phonics series and there is an assessment at the end of each section. Individuals can have separate profiles and can be grouped according to class or as the teacher selects.