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EDU 571 Dr.

Jeff Faunce
iPad Common Assignment
Student Name: AMANDA CABRAL
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App Title: READ ME STORIES


App Price: Free
Subject Area: Reading
Languages: English
Rationale for Curriculum Use: This app serves are an interactive activity for students to learn their ABCs,
phonics and pronunciation. With this app they could gain a reading vocabulary of 1000+ words. This app allows
students to tap to sound out words and letters - learning phonics on the fly, learn word and sentence formation
and read along as the words highlight. The app offers a library of hundreds of educational childrens stories.
ISTE Standards for Students: Creativity and innovation- 1A. ; Apply existing knowledge to generate new
ideas, products, or processes
ISTE Standards for Teacher: Facilitate and inspire student learning and creativity -1a. ; Promote, support, and
model creative and innovative thinking and inventiveness

Ontario Curriculum Expectations: R 1.1read a few different types of literary texts (e.g., pattern books,
rhymes, books from home, simple fiction stories), graph- ic texts (e.g., calendars, environmental print, signs),
and informational texts (e.g., morning messages, strategy charts, instructions, simple non-fiction books, labels)

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App Title: iWriteWords


App Price: $2.99
Subject Area: Writing
Languages: English
Rationale for Curriculum Use: iWriteWords helps to teach kids how to write the letters of the alphabet,
numbers up to 20, and simple words using a dot-to-dot approach.
ISTE Standards for Students: Critical thinking, problem solving, and decision-making. 4B. ; Plan and
manage activities to develop a solution or complete a project
ISTE Standards for Teacher: Design and develop digital age learning experiences and assessments 2D. ;
Model and facilitate effective use of current and emerging digital tools to locate, analyze, evaluate, and use
information resources to support research and learning

Ontario Curriculum Expectations: 2.2 begin to establish a personal voice in their writing by using pictures
and words that convey their attitude or feel- ing towards the subject or audience (e.g., use pictures and words
that project interest or enthusiasm)

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App Title: EF English First High Flyers Vocab Game for Learning English
App Price: Free
Subject Area: ELL
Languages: English, French, German, Indonesian, Russian, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese.
Rationale for Curriculum Use: This app allows students to learn and practice the English language in an
engaging way. This interactive app features audio flashcards and colorful graphics, which will enable the
student to master perfect pronunciation.
ISTE Standards for Students: Communication and collaboration. 2C. ; Develop cultural understanding and
global awareness by engaging with learners of other cultures

ISTE Standards for Teacher: Promote and model digital citizenship and responsibility 4D ; Develop and
model cultural understanding and global awareness by engaging with colleagues and students of other cultures
using digital age communication and collaboration tools

Ontario Curriculum Expectations: A1.3: ESL Stage 1 - Students read and comprehend simple written
English.

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App Title: SightWords


App Price: Free
Subject Area: Beneficial for SWD particularly dyslexia
Languages: English
Rationale for Curriculum Use: This app features SightWords free and printable materials which are
designed to promote learning in the classroom and also at home.
ISTE Standards for Students: Technology operations and concepts 6B. ; Select and use applications
effectively and productively
ISTE Standards for Teacher: Model digital age work and learning 3A. ; Demonstrate fluency in technology
systems and the transfer of current knowledge to new technologies and situations

Ontario Curriculum Expectations: R1.1 - read a few different types of literary texts (e.g., pattern books,
rhymes, books from home, simple fiction stories), graph- ic texts (e.g., calendars, environmental print, signs),
and informational texts (e.g., morning messages, strategy charts, instructions, simple non-fiction books, labels)

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App Title: 123 Kids Fun MUSIC BOX


App Price: $2.79
Subject Area: Music
Languages: English
Rationale for Curriculum Use: 123 Kids Fun MUSIC BOX is a musical app for toddlers and preschool kids.
It is bright, colourful and easy to use it offers a great introduction to the world of music and sounds. Overall
A cool app that will stimulate and foster your kids creativity, motor skills, and appreciation of sounds and
music.
ISTE Standards for Students: Creativity and innovation 1B. ; Create original works as a means of personal
or group expression

ISTE Standards for Teacher: Design and develop digital age learning experiences and assessments 2B. ;
Develop technology-enriched learning environments that enable all students to pursue their individual
curiosities and become active participants in setting their own educational goals, managing their own learning,
and assessing their own progress
Ontario Curriculum Expectations: C1.1 - sing songs in unison and play simple accompaniments for music
from a wide variety of diverse cultures, styles, and historical periods (e.g., play a simple rhythmic ostinato on a
drum or tambourine to accompany singing; match pitches in echo singing)

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App Title: Love to Count by Pirate Trio


App Price: $5.49
Subject Area: Mathematics
Languages: English
Rationale for Curriculum Use: This is an interactive app that allows children to practice their Math skills.
This interactive app offers games such as splitting a pizza evenly for the pirates or counting the number of fish
caught.
ISTE Standards for Students: Critical thinking, problem solving, and decision making 4C. ; Collect and
analyze data to identify solutions and/or make informed decisions.

ISTE Standards for Teacher: Model digital age work and learning 3A ; Demonstrate fluency in technology
systems and the transfer of current knowledge to new technologies and situations

Ontario Curriculum Expectations: M1.1 represent, compare, and order whole numbers to 50, using a variety
of tools (e.g., connecting cubes, ten frames, base ten materials, number lines, hundreds charts) and contexts

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App Title: Cursive Writing Wizard - Kids Learn Joined Letters


App Price: $6.99
Subject Area: Writing
Languages: English, French
Rationale for Curriculum Use: This application allows children to practice their cursive writing. Create PDF
worksheets from word lists and when it's time to practice on real paper you can directly print them from the app,
or email them.
ISTE Standards for Students: Research and information fluency 3C. ; Evaluate and select information
sources and digital tools based on the appropriateness to specific tasks.

ISTE Standards for Teacher: Facilitate and inspire student learning and creativity 1C. ; Promote student
reflection using collaborative tools to reveal and clarify students conceptual understanding and thinking,
planning, and creative processes.

Ontario Curriculum Expectations: W.3.7 - Use some appropriate elements of effective presentation in the
finished prod- uct, including print, script, different fonts, graphics, and layout

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App Title: My Story Book Creator School Edition


App Price: $5.49
Subject Area: Writing
Languages: English, Japanese, Simplified Chinese
Rationale for Curriculum Use: This interactive app encourages children to storytell. It promotes literacy,
comprehension, creative thinking, and self-driven learning. Children are able to create and share ebooks and
movies of your stories by adding drawings, photos, and stickers.
ISTE Standards for Students: Communication and collaboration 2A ; Interact, collaborate, and publish with
peers, experts, or others employing a variety of digital environments and media
ISTE Standards for Teacher: Model digital age work and learning 3B. ; Collaborate with students, peers,
parents, and community members using digital tools and resources to support student success and innovation
Ontario Curriculum Expectations: W2.1 - write short texts using a few simple forms (e.g., a recount of
personally signif- icant experiences; a simple report on top- ics of interest to the writer and identified in nonfiction reading;How tobooks identifying the steps in a procedure such asHow to Make Applesauce,
including pictures, symbols, and words; a story modelled on characters and events from stories read; their own
variation on a familiar poem, chant, or song; a poster for the classroom)