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Year 4 Software Specifications

An approved list of education Apps should be purchased and installed before the start of each school term. The baseline requirements are listed, followed by the latest Term requirements. (Note: The Junior School App list is continually reviewed. Any additional App requests will be published here and also in student homework during the school year).

Select the appropriate App below on the iPad and press on the preview link for direct access to the App Store for that specific App.

Year 4 App requirements for 2017

App
(Software)

Cost
(as of Dec 2016)

 Description

Adobe Reader FREE

Reading pdf documents

Adobe Reader Preview

Book Creator $7.49

ebook creator

Book Creator Preview

Borrow Box FREE

e-book reader for use with Auckland Public Libraries

Borrow Box Preview

Brainpop FREE

Description: An easy way to login to Brainpop. Please use the school account details provided by your class teacher.

Brainpop Preview

ChatterPix FREE

Brings static images to life

ChatterPix Preview

Epic Citadel FREE

A writing provocation for the students

Epic Citadel Preview

Explain Everything $8.99

If you cannot do it with Explain Everything, it probably can't be done

Explain Everything

Find my iPhone FREE

If your iPad is misplaced then Find My iPhone app will allow you to use any other iOS device to find it and protect your data. Install this app on two devices, open it and sign in with your Apple ID

Find my iPhone Preview

Google Drive FREE

Storage and file sharing

Google Drive Preview

Google Sheets FREE

Collaborative file sharing

Google Sheets Preview

Google Slides FREE

Collaborative presentation creation

Google Slides Preview

Hika Explorer FREE

Hika Explorer is focused on the learning and teaching of te reo Māori

Hika Explorer Preview

Hopscotch FREE

Coding app for the iPad

Hopscotch Preview

iBooks FREE

iBook repository

iBooks Preview

iMovie FREE with new devices Movie making tool including video, photos, music and sound effects

iMovie Preview

IXL FREE

App that allows IXL to work on iPads

IXL Preview

Keynote FREE with new devices

Presentation processing including 44 Apple-designed themes. Easy-to-use tools let you add tables, charts, shapes, photos, and videos to slide

Keynote Preview

MackinVIA ebook Reader FREE

Allows students to access a new range of ebooks

MackinVia Preview

MadPad $4.49

Remix your life with MadPad! Turn everyday sights and sounds like your car, an empty soda can, or your friends into the ultimate percussive instrument.

MadPad Preview

Math Slide
Add / Sub
FREE (with In-App purchases)

Addition and Subtraction practise

Math Slide Add / Sub Preview

Math Slide
Mult / Div
FREE (with In-App purchases)

Multiplication and Division practise

Math Slide Mult / Div Preview

MSO Learn FREE

Interactive audio-visual exploration of an orchestra, featuring the different instrumental families, individual instruments and the musicians who play them

MSO Learn Preview

Notability $14.99

Annotation onto pdf documents, recording notes and creating presentations

Notability Preview

Overdrive FREE

ereader for Kristin School Digital Collection

Overdrive Preview

Pages

FREE with new devices

‘Pages' is both a streamlined word processor and an easy-to-use page layout application. It allows you to be a writer one minute and a designer the next, always with a perfect document in the works

Pages Preview

Pic Collage FREE

Image arrangement

Pic Collage Preview

Scan

(QR Code Reader)

$2.99

QR Code Reader

QR Code Reader Preview

ScratchJr FREE

Coding app for the iPad

ScratchJr Preview

Seesaw: The Learning Journal FREE

Student-driven digital portfolio

Seesaw Preview

Singing Fingers FREE

Singing Fingers lets you fingerpaint with sound. Just touch the screen while you make a sound, and colorful paint

Singing Fingers Preview

 

 Year 4 Optional requirements for 2017

App
(Software)

Cost
(as of December 2016)


 Description

ePlatform by Wheelers FREE

Gives access to ebooks on the Wheeler's ePlatform

ePlatform Preview

GarageBand FREE
with new devices

GarageBand turns your iPad into Touch Instruments and a full-featured recording studio. Students can make music anywhere and play pianos, organs, guitars, drums, and basses

GarageBand Preview

Ghost Type $7.49 An online typing tutor

 Ghost Type

Green Screen by Do Ink $4.49

Green Screen app for use in the Cloud Suite

Green Screen by Do Ink Preview

Max and Magi 1

FREE (In-App purchase not required)

 Learning Pinyin sounds and tones

 Max and Magi 1 Preview

Mighty Math $2.99

Increase the speed of basic facts

Mighty Maths Preview

Monster Math FREE (with In-App purchases)

Basic Facts practise

Monster Math Preview

Music Cubes FREE

Just listen to the cubes and repeat the sequence of notes back

Music Cubes Preview

Music Intervals FREE

This App is focused on recognizing intervals on a music staff. Students learn how to visually and quickly recognize an interval between two tones

Music Intervals Preview

Music Keys FREE

This App is focused on recognizing keys on piano keyboards. It teaches students to locate for example tone C on a piano keyboard

Music Keys Preview

Music Notes FREE

This App helps students to recognize music notes as they appear in music

Music Notes Preview

Music Tones FREE

This App is focused on music tones. It will teach students to recognize and find various tone for example: Tone C with either treble or bass clef

Music Tones Preview

Percolator $4.49

Allows the user to modify pictures as mosaics

Percolator Preview

Pettson's Inventions Deluxe $4.99

Pettson's Inventions is a great series of fun contraption games.

Pettson's Inventions Deluxe Preview

Popplet $7.49

Capture and organise your ideas

Popplet

Puppet Pals $5.99 Present learning / knowledge in a fun way

Puppet Pals Preview
Stop Motion Studio FREE

Makes the creation of stop motion animation easy

Stop Motion Studio Preview

Where's my Water? FREE

Problem solving using a water theme

Where's my Water? Free Preview

 

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