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Apps for Middle School and High School Students

For iPad:

App

Purpose

Cost

Link

Notability

Notability is a PDF editor.  This app allows the student to type and/or draw on worksheets that have been provided to the student in a PDF format.  This app is often used in conjunction with Tiny Scanner.

$9.99

https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/notability/id360593530?mt=8 

Tiny Scanner

This app allows the student to take pictures of worksheets and convert them to PDF format with high resolution pictures.  This app is often used in conjunction with Notability

FREE

https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/tiny-scanner-pdf-scanner-to-scan-document-receipt-fax/id595563753?mt=8 

SnapType Pro

With SnapType, students can take a picture of their worksheets, or import worksheets from anywhere on their device. They can then use their iOS device keyboard to add text to these documents and print, email, or share their creations.



While students can take the picture from within the app; the resolution of pictures in SnapType are lower resolution than those done in Tiny Scanner.

$4.99

https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/snaptype-pro/id1124123246?mt=8 

Read2Go

This app is used to access to the Bookshare service which provides free access to digital/audio text for students with disabilities.

$19.99

https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/read2go/id425585903?mt=8 

Clicker Docs

Clicker Docs is a word processor with word prediction. Word prediction helps with spelling needs.  There is also the ability to change the font, font size, and background colors. These things help with vision needs. Clicker Docs also supports word banks. 

$32.99

https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/clicker-docs/id575608215?mt=8 

Co:Writer

Co:Writer is a word processor with word prediction. Word prediction helps with spelling needs.  The word prediction in Co:Writer is the the most robust on the market. Co:Writer also has the ability to create topic dictionaries. However, you are not able to change font sizes which may make it difficult to use for some individuals with WS. 

$34.99

https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/co-writer/id674099732?mt=8 

ModMath

ModMath functions as a virtual piece of paper for students to complete math classwork.  All math functions are accessible, including algebraic functions.

FREE

https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/modmath/id821892964?mt=8 

 

For Chromebooks:

App

Purpose

Cost

Link

Read & Write for Google Chrome

This Chrome extension provides students with a multitude of supports including word prediction, highlighting, etc.

$199/year

For full version

https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/readwrite-for-google-chro/inoeonmfapjbbkmdafoankkfajkcphgd?hl=en-US 

EquatIO

EquatIO functions as a virtual piece of paper for students to complete math classwork.  All math functions are accessible, including algebraic functions. This has also recently integrated with Desmos Graphing Calculator to provide graphing calculator support.

FREE

https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/equatio-math-made-digital/hjngolefdpdnooamgdldlkjgmdcmcjnc?hl=en-US 

Bookshare Web Reader

This Chrome extension is used to access to the Bookshare service which provides free access to digital/audio text for students with disabilities.

FREE

https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/bookshare-web-reader/bkfmjmjngglphchhiemnghidpnddofmo?hl=en-US 

DocHub

This Chrome app is a PDF editor.  This app allows the student to type and/or draw on worksheets that have been provided to the student in a PDF format. 

FREE

https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/dochub-edit-and-sign-pdf/adgncicbhbjfpijkdmbijninnhnmiblj?hl=en-US