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Year 4 app list

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​This app list is for students who will be in Year 4 during 2022.

Please install the following apps below by either scanning the QR code with the camera app on the iPad using the QR codes in the right column or if you visit this page directly on your iPad you can click on the App Linked Icon on the left hand side of the page to visit the app download page directly. It may be helpful to print this page and tick off each app after confirming it is installed (the print icon is just slightly to the right and above this paragraph).​

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Blockly for Dash & Dot Robots


The Blockly app allows for students to code the dash robots.  Students develop their digital technologies skill utilising block coding to program the robots.

Book Creator for iPad


Book Creator enables students to make their own beautiful ebooks, right on their iPad.  Students will use this app to record their work and share it with others.  Students can add photos, videos, or drawings to enhance or tell their stories.

ClassDojo


ClassDojo allows students, families and the school to have open collaboration to ensure positive outcomes for students.  This app is used for whole school, year level specific and class updates and notifications.

Dictionary.com for iPad


In alignment with our school’s future thinking it is vital that our students are familiar and capable of using a digital dictionary.

Doodle Buddy Draw for iPad


The Doodle Buddy app allows students to use a digital whiteboard.  This app supports our school's approach to formative assessment.

Epic​ - Kids' Books & Reading

Epic gives access to more than 35,000 children’s books, audiobooks, educational videos and quizzes. Epic Reading app allows kids to explore a vast library of child-safe content, with material designed for Prep up to 7th grade reading levels, with personalized reading recommendations helping you find new material.​



Flashnote Derby


Flashnote Derby is a fun way for students to learn and practice reading music notes.

Free Chromatic Tuner: Pano Tuner


(required only by students participating in Instrumental Music)​

Pano Tuner listens to the sound students make and shows the pitch. Students can tune their instrument accurately by looking at the offset from the pitch that they want to tune to.

Google Chrome


This web browser app is used by students to research in all Learning Areas.  It is the browser of choice as it is not restricted by the schools preferred ScreenTime settings.

Green Screen by Do Ink


Green Screen is used across Learning Areas to support students to create effective video presentations where students can film themselves in various locations.

Hiragana Pixel Party


This app supports students to practice their Hiragana in their Japanese lessons and at home.

iMotion


One of the many ways this app supports students learning is through its use in Science to create time-lapse videos of students’ science experiments.

iMovie


This versatile app is used across Learning Areas to allow students to present their learning as an edited video.

Japanese-hiragana


This app supports students to practice their Hiragana in their Japanese lessons and at home.

Japanese-katakana


This app supports students to practice their Katakana in their Japanese lessons and at home.

Keynote


Keynote is used across a range of Learning Areas and allows students to create powerful presentations that are often crucial aspects of assessment items.  Students can demonstrate not only their creativity but also their ability to develop an effective presentation.



Merge Explorer


This app allows students to explore and manipulate 3D objects through their iPad.  Students can explore a galaxy in the palm of their hand, hold fossils and investigate the Earth’s core.  These are just a sample of amazing objects students can explore with this app.

Merge Object Viewer


This app allows students to view objects in 3D through their iPad.  Students can explore famous artworks from all over the world in the palm of their hand. They can hold artefacts from museums around the globe.  These are just a sample of amazing objects students can explore with this app.​
Microsoft Office

Microsoft Office provides Excel, PowerPoint and Word. This provides students with tools that allow the use of spreadsheets, calculation, graphing, tables, presentation and word processing. These are useful in both learning areas and assessment.

​Microsoft OneDrive

OneDrive allows students to store school related content.​

Microsoft Teams


Microsoft Teams is a communication platform that is typically utilised in the event of remote learning.   Teams allows for videoconferencing, file storage, and application integration.

Numbers


Numbers is a spreadsheet app that is utilised in a range of Learning Areas.  Students can tap to add tables, charts, text and images anywhere on the free-form canvas. They can animate their data with interactive column, bar, scatter and bubble charts.

Pages


Pages is a word processing software that students use to draft a range of their assessments.

Prodigy: Kids Math Game
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Prodigy an interactive app that engages students into their Maths learning.   They compete in battles against monsters or other players, they answer skill-building math questions to succeed.​​

Schoolkit Math


Schoolkit Math is a toolkit that gives students QUICK and EASY access to manipulatives that students commonly use in the classroom.


Showbie


Showbie allows students to submit their work.  It has the ability for students and/or teachers to leave voice notes with work.  This is fantastic for developing an effective feedback cycle.  Parents can also view the wonderful work their student is doing through their Showbie app.

Socrative Student


Students share their understanding by answering formative assessment questions in a variety of formats: quizzes, quick question polls, exit tickets and space races. This is utilised in all Learning Areas.

Sora, by Overdrive Education


Sora provides the students to a massive digital library.  They have access to thousands of age-appropriate books to support their daily reading.

Splashlearn: Kids Learning App


SplashLearn supports students with their maths and reading through fun games.  Covering everything from phonics to sight words to curriculum aligned maths.

Staffwars


StaffWars is a game designed to help our students learn and practice the note names of the treble, alto and bass clefs.

Targeting Maths 4


This app targets maths concepts being covered across year 4.  It allows students to respond to questions and complete speed challenges.

The Calculator


This app is used mainly to support the students learning of Maths.



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Last reviewed 25 January 2022
Last updated 25 January 2022