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    1. 1. 40 Apps in 40 Minutes 1. CamScanner 11. Hoopla 21. TripAdvisor City Guides 31. Word Wagon HD 2. Gdrive 12. Tip-Check 22. Waze 32. Learning Animal Sounds is Fun HD 3. Simplenote 13. PayPal 23. Skype 33. Monkey Preschool Lunchbox 4. Find iPhone 14. Feedly 24. Allthecooks 34. Bugs and Buttons 5. Free Wi-Fi Finder 15. Soundhound & Shazam 25. eBook Apps: Scribd, Oyster, Overdrive, Kindle 35. My First Puzzles 6. Printer Pro 16. IMDB 26. Duolingo 36. Squiggles 7. Magnifier’s 17. Google + 27. Dr. Seuss’s ABC 37. Little Fox Music Box 8. WeChat 18. Pinterest 28. My Beastly ABC’s 38. Toca Builders 9. Burner 19. Everypost 29. Faces I Make ABC 39. Nighty Night 10. Freegal 20. WordPress 30. Little Speller: First Words 40. Autism Apps
    2. 2. CamScanner Turn a device into a fax machine, photocopier, & scanner. Save, email, and even make PDF’s.
    3. 3. Gdrive With Gdrive, your stuff goes where you go. You can organize, edit and share it from any computer at drive.google.com, or on the Drive mobile app.
    4. 4. Simplenote The simplest way to keep notes. Your notes stay updated across all your devices. Share a list, post some instructions, or publish your thoughts. Find notes quickly with instant searching.
    5. 5. Find iPhone If you misplace your iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, or Mac, the Find iPhone app will let you use another iOs device to find it and protect your data. Simply install the free app on another iOs device, open it, and sign in with the Apple Id you use for iCloud. Find iPhone will help you locate your missing device on a map, remotely lock it, play a sound, display a message, or erase data on it.
    6. 6. Free Wi-Fi Finder Instantly find free Wi-Fi Internet hotspots wherever you go.
    7. 7. Printer Pro Lite Print from iPad, iPhone & iPod Touch to Wi-Fi printers. Supports Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Pages, Numbers, Keynote, PDF, TXT, HTML, JPG and Safari webarchive. Must have tool for reference work and outreach.
    8. 8. Over 40 Magnifier - iOs For aging eyes, a magnifying glass is an incredibly useful tool. Unfortunately, a magnifying glass isn’t always available. Fortunately, your phone is usually within arms reach. You can turn it into a magnifying glass with the right app. I recommend the Over 40 Magnifier and Flashlight for the Apple gadgets.
    9. 9. Magnificent Magnifier HD - Android Magnificent Magnifier HD for Android users. These magnifying apps use your smartphone’s camera to enlarge what’s in front of you. The also take advantage of your phone’s flash, which can help in a poorly lit area.
    10. 10. WeChat WeChat is the new way to connect. WeChat is a mobile text and voice messaging communication service developed in China, first released in January 2011. WeChat provides multimedia communication with texting messaging, hold-to-talk voice messaging, broadcast (one-to-many) messaging. Photo/Video sharing, location sharing, and contact information exchange.
    11. 11. Burner Protect your phone number. You don’t always want to give out your phone number to people. You might be working on a short-term project or selling something online. Burner gives you a free number that redirects to your usual phone number. The temporary number last for one day, five voice calls or 15 texts. If you need more, you can buy a new number or extend your current number for a few dollars. For a limited time they are offering a number for 7 days.
    12. 12. Freegal Download and keep up to 5 MP3 format songs per week from the Sony catalog. http://kenton.freegalmusic.com/homes/ind
    13. 13. Hoopla Download movies, television shows, audio books and full albums. Just like Netflix's, but free.
    14. 14. Tip Check Tip Check is free and easy, both as a tip guide and a calculator. Have you ever been in a situation where you didn’t know if you were supposed to tip or how much tip was expected? Well help has arrived.
    15. 15. PayPal Say Hello to Your New Wallet! Your account is in your hands. Track your balance, check in to pay from your phone, order ahead at restaurants, choose how to pay or send money to a friend for free.
    16. 16. Feedly • Newsreader -“A single place for everything you want to read”
    17. 17. Soundhound and Shazam • Music search engines • Never ask “What’s that song?” again
    18. 18. “You know that guy, that was in that movie, with the things? You know what I mean, right?” IMDB
    19. 19. Google + • “Second largest social media site in the world” – (http://mashable.com/2013/10/27/google- plus-beginners-guide/)
    20. 20. Pinterest • Virtual discovery tool • “…a pinboard-style photo-sharing website…”
    21. 21. Everypost • Social media posting tool • Allows you to customize your postings • Post content without having a 140 characters restriction
    22. 22. Wordpress • Blogging tool
    23. 23. TripAdvisor City Guides Catalog • A travel guide in your pocket • Searchable and works offline • Created by travelers, for travelers
    24. 24. Waze • The world's largest community-based traffic and navigation app
    25. 25. Skype • Talk to someone over the Internet with voice, instant messaging, or video – for free
    26. 26. allthecooks • Recipes from home cooks for home cooks • Offers step-by-step instructions • Great for first time or experienced cooks
    27. 27. eBook Apps: Scribd, Oyster, Overdrive,Kindle
    28. 28. Duolingo • Language learning app • Currently available: Spanish, French, Italian, German, Portuguese, and English. (Other languages in the “incubator”) • Named one of Google Play’s “Best of the Best” 2013
    29. 29. Dr. Seuss’s ABC $3.99 • The classic Seuss book in an interactive app format. Beginning readers learn the ABCs and expand their vocabulary in an imaginative way that only Dr. Seuss can provide • Designed for ages 2-6 • Features auto play, read to me & read it myself functionality
    30. 30. My Beastly ABCs $2.99 • A boy’s dreaded daily routine spins toward the unexpected when, one morning, he rises from the “wrong” side of his bed. Over the course of the day, he finds himself confronted by fascinating mythical creatures from all over the world. • 37 pages of alphabet based creatures from the Abominable Snowman to Zombies with narration by Jim Dale of Harry Potter audio fame. • Encourage a child’s interest in reading, different cultures and help them overcome apprehension and fear.
    31. 31. Faces I Make ABC $2.99 • Education paired with creativity and imagination. Children learn their ABCs while playing and making things. • Learn ABC mode takes an image based on a single letter and breaks it up into individual pieces which are unique items in and of themselves • Find ABC mode is a naming and word recognition game. Child is prompted to collect 5 words starting with a letter by choosing pictures • Geared towards pre-K audience – ages 2-5
    32. 32. Little Speller: First Words $.99 • Learn How to Spell Your First 1,000 Words with this exciting, interactive game that helps your child rapidly learn to read, write, and spell words all with just the touch of their finger. • Ideal for ages 1-6 or for ESL and special needs learners • Add new words and create your own word lists with pictures • Record voice overs to personalize app and customize features to tailor app to the needs and abilities of the child
    33. 33. Word Wagon HD $1.99 • Join Mozzarella the mouse and his best friend, Coco the bird, as they play with letters, words, and phonics. As they are learning, Mozz and Coco will play hide and seek, dress up as a ghost, put on magic shoes, draw pictures, talk on the phone, and much more. • Based on common core state standards, app teaches 103 words, including 44 sight words • App has 4 levels (letters, phonics, spelling 1 and 2) to engage preschool thru grade 1 age learners (Ages 1-7)
    34. 34. Learning Animal Sounds is Fun HD $1.99 (free lite version available) • Learn 20 different animal sounds through 3 different modes • Free Mode allows user to touch any of the 20 displayed animals to hear the corresponding sound. • Recognition Mode plays an animal sound and the user drags the animal card to match the sound. Can be set up with 1,2 or 3 sounds to match. • Memory mode is a sound memory game. Play with 12, 20 or 30 hidden cards/sounds. • Ages 2-5
    35. 35. Monkey Preschool Lunchbox $1.99 • App includes 7 different games that teach kids about colors, letters, shapes and more… • Skill development includes matching, grouping, pattern recognition, memory, difference recognition • Built for preschoolers age 2-5 and doesn’t require any special navigation. Scenes change once the task is complete. Unlimited play good for repetition and learning
    36. 36. Bugs and Buttons $2.99 • Imaginative play and critical learning app with intuitive, visual instruction. • Skills targeted include counting, pattern determination, sorting, tracking and feature fine motor skills like pinching. • Self-paced learning. Activities adapt to the skill level of the user. • 18 + games included • Geared for ages 3-6
    37. 37. My First Puzzles $1.99 (free lite version available) • An IPad app version of the wood puzzles so many kids enjoy. • With 14 different puzzles, nice sound effects, beautiful graphics, this game will entertain your children while improving their fine motor skills and color/shape matching. • Shake the device to scramble the puzzles pieces and start again. • Best for ages 2-4 as the puzzles are a bit simple
    38. 38. Squiggles free • A child’s simple hand-drawn squiggle can become a bird’s nest, rocket smoke, cotton candy, sheep’s wool, a curly beard, and more! Simply squiggle away to complete Lazoo’s internationally award-winning art. Then hit the GO button and watch drawings soar, pulsate, move, twirl, and multiply. • This app aims to foster a child’s creative process, encourage self-expression and empower the imagination. • Ages 2-5
    39. 39. Little Fox Music Box $2.99 • Play 3 Songs (London Bridge, Old MacDonald and the Evening Song) with more than 100 interactive elements to engage young learners. • Change the seasons in Old MacDonald • Create a version of the Aurora Borealis in Evening Song • Visit Fox’s studio to create and even record your own music. Add vocals if you want as well • Geared to ages 18 months – 6 years
    40. 40. Toca Builders $2.99 • Engage the creative energy of children with this app that is a possible alternative to those interested in Minecraft but maybe a little too young • Toca Builders makes it fun to drop, spray, smash and lift blocks to construct new objects. This fantastic educational app allows your child to utilize six different builders to create their own unique worlds. • The intuitive gesture controls and on-screen buttons are easy enough to handle for children ages five and up
    41. 41. Nighty Night $2.99 ($4.99 for all animals) • It is bedtime and someone needs to put the animals to sleep by turning out a variety of light sources. Apps provides a great going to bed ritual or a possible way to end a bedtime story session with participation. • App has gentle narration with simple animation. Subtle, simple and clever. • Practice animal sounds with up to 13 animals and switch between Winter and Summer modes • Ages 1-4
    42. 42. Autism Apps free • Autism Apps is simply a comprehensive list of apps that are being used with and by people diagnosed with autism, Down syndrome and other special needs. The Apps are also separated into over 30 categories • Though there are a multitude of apps in the app store that many people diagnosed with autism, Down syndrome or another special need use and enjoy, they can be difficult to find. • Autism Apps links to extensive reviews of the apps written by parents, specialists, and other users usually from first-hand experience.