Ansel & Clair: Jurassic Dinosaurs for iOS Science, Social Studies

Cost: $1.99 2nd Grade, 3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade

Spectacular interactions & animations, stunning visuals, puzzles & games bring Jurassic dinosaurs to life in the second app in the Ansel & Clair dinosaur trilogy. The whole Jurassic adventure is a seamless blend of education and entertainment. Dig for fossils, put them back together, and go back in time to see the Earth morph into Laurasia and Gondwanaland before interacting with the spectacular Jurassic dinosaurs. Take pictures, make notes, and collect stickers. Mix and match body parts to make your own 3D dino in Make a Dino mini game. Throughout the app, science, history, geography and geology are incorporated in a fun, contextual manner and taught through Ansel’s critical questioning and Clair’s encyclopedic knowledge, and you will be amazed at how much kids will learn without even realizing it.

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Ansel & Clair: Paul Revere's Ride for iOS Social Studies

Cost: $4.99 5th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade, High School

Filled with interactivity, animations, stunning visuals, word-class music and thematic mini-games, Ansel & Clair ride with Paul Revere changes the way History is taught and learned by kids. Exciting new features include a fun Who’s Who Photobooth, pop-up quiz to test knowledge, integrated maps to see the actual maps of key places and events, abilityy to type your notes in the Travel Log and much more. Popular 18th century Rebus puzzles, rendition of H.W. Longfellow’s “Midnight Ride by Paul Revere” poem, licensed art from museums and original period music enhance immersion into history.

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Broadcastr for Android Arts & Humanities, Language Arts, Social Studies

Cost: Free 5th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade, High School

Go exploring with Broadcastr and transform your phone into a multimedia guide to the world.
Broadcastr brings the world around you to life by delivering multimedia content directly to your phone based on your location. Learn more about the architecture of a building straight from the architect. Listen to historians, comedians, food fanatics, sports fans and more as they put their stories on the map. Follow your favorite broadcastrs and add your own broadcasts.
-Know where you stand: Open the app to instantly wake up images, audio, and text about your location (video support coming in version 3.0!).
-Thousands of amazing stories and free tours created by experts and users.
-Professional content from more than 100 partners, ranging from Fodor’s Travel Guides to the 9/11 Memorial.
-Geoplay mode enables hands-free playback of the stories nearest you.
-Follow other broadcastrs, comment on stories, and share your discoveries to Facebook and Twitter.
-Add your own stories and contribute to a growing layer of living history, anecdote, entertainment, and information that spans the world.

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Disney - American Presidents for iOS Social Studies

Cost: $1.99 2nd Grade, 3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade

Dive into the history of the presidency with this interactive app.

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EBSCOhost for Android Language Arts, Reading, Science, Social Studies

Cost: Free 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade, High School

If your school has a subscription to the Kentucky Virtual Library, then your students can download this app and search the database for magazine articles.

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Flat Stanley for iOS Reading, Social Studies

Cost: Free Kindergarten, 1st Grade, 2nd Grade, 3rd Grade, 4th Grade

This is a photo app for students to create a Flat Stanley or Flat Stella character.

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Free Books for iOS Arts & Humanities, Reading, Science, Social Studies

Cost: Free For all grade levels

Over 20,000 classic books, sorted by collections, genre, authors. You could find these books on other websites, but this app is very well organized. You can import you own ebooks as well.

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Futaba Classroom Games for Kids for iOS Language Arts, Mathematics, Social Studies

Cost: $6.99 Primary, Kindergarten, 1st Grade, 2nd Grade, 3rd Grade

This app also has a free version, but the free version can only have 2 players. It might be a good option to download first as a preview. These games include lower-case and upper-case Alphabet Matching, Dolch Sight Words for 1st through 3rd grades, Addition, Subtraction, Multiplication, Division, Telling the Time, Currency, Countries and Flags, Shapes, Animals, Foods and more.

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History:Maps of World for iOS Social Studies

Cost: Free 5th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade, High School

This app contains a collection of historical maps.

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Little Story Maker for iOS Arts & Humanities, Language Arts, Reading, Science, Social Studies

Cost: Free Primary, Kindergarten, 1st Grade, 2nd Grade, 3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade

This app allows students to use photos on an iPad to create a story with pictures and text. Additionally, students can add a narration to the story as well. Parts of the pictures can be clickable with additional narration and text.

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