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All apps on the list below have been requested for 3rd-grade classroom use by an NRCA staff member and approved by NRCA Administration. Click or tap on the name of the app or its icon to see more information about the app from the Apple App Store.

3rd Grade Learning Games18 fun and educational games to help your child learn 3rd Grade lessons! Teach Third Grade lessons like multiplication, division, grammar, geometry, sentences, reading, rounding, science, STEM, place values, and more. 
Addition WizGreat way for kids to do math addition drills the fun way. Let them become very good at adding numbers, which is an important life skill.
Banana Math (Drill Math Word Problems )Banana Math App is a fun way to practice and master fundamental math facts. The user interface is simple and clear with no distractions, allowing kids to focus on learning.
BibleIt’s hard to stay centered on God & His Word. That’s why the free YouVersion Bible App gives you tools to seek God’s heart daily: listen to audio Bibles, create Prayers, study with Friends, explore 2,000+ Bible versions, and much more.
Book Creator for iPadBook Creator is the simple way to make your own beautiful ebooks, right on your iPad. With over 50 million ebooks created so far, Book Creator is ideal for making all kinds of books, including children’s picture books, comic books, photo books, journals, textbooks, and more. (This is a paid app purchased by the school for 3rd-grade students to use on their school device.)
Boom Cards“Boom Cards” come to life on iPhone and iPad. Your students can enjoy the same self-grading, gamified experience of their classroom while on the road or at home. Boom Cards synchronizes with your Boom Learning classroom. Using the app, teachers can assign materials and review student performance.
ChatterPixCreate ChatterPix with friends and family as silly greetings, playful messages, or creative cards.
CK-AuthThe ContentKeeper CK-AUTH App provides users with a protected Internet browsing experience in conjunctions with the ContentKeeper Secure Internet Gateway (CK-SIG) system. The App provides for highly granular users-identity based reporting along with single sign-on support.
Count Money!Count Money ! is a great way to practice counting money. Select the difficulty level and the number of problems in the “Settings” screen. Progress through the difficulty levels until you master counting money.
Division Wiz Lite Great way for kids to do division drills the fun way. Let them become very good at dividing numbers, which is an important life skill.
Enjoy Learning U.S. Map PuzzleThis is an educational game that allows you to learn the U.S.A. map as if you play a jigsaw puzzle. This game is designed to be simple yet fun to play. Not only people who like the map but also who are not good at geography can enjoy playing it.
Explain EDUExplain EDU infinite-touch canvas, zoom, and mix recording is an unreal experience that you have to try to believe. Explain EDU is optimized for iPad, Apple Pencil, and transforming your imagination for what is possible with mobile devices. (This is a paid app purchased by the school for 3rd-grade students to use on their school device.)
GarageBandGarageBand turns your iPad, and iPhone into a collection of Touch Instruments and a full-featured recording studio — so you can make music anywhere you go. And with Live Loops, it makes it easy for anyone to have fun creating music like a DJ. 
Geography Drive ArcadeThink you know your U.S. geography? Find out fast in the fun quiz game based of one of our best-selling games! From the Flagstaff State Flag Game to the State Shape Challenge, Geography Drive Arcade includes four fun mini-games designed to help you learn the shape, spelling, flag, and capital of every state in America. (This is a paid app purchased by the school for 3rd-grade students to use on their school device.)
Google EarthExplore the whole world from above with satellite imagery, 3D terrain of the entire globe, and 3D buildings in hundreds of cities around the world.
Grammar English Parts of SpeechGrammar Express: Parts of Speech is the complete course in mastering usage of different parts of speech. It contains over 130 pages of lessons explaining each part of speech with several examples.
Grammar For KidsA perfect app for kids to practice the 8 parts of speech: Noun, Pronoun, Adjective, Adverb, Verb, Preposition, Conjunction, and Interjection. With 1000 sentences and unlimited questions, a child will be a master of the parts of speech if he/she solves all 10 levels.
GrammaropolisGrammaropolis is where grammar lives! Hailed as a Schoolhouse Rock for the 21st Century, Grammaropolis uses the parts of speech as animated characters whose personalities are based on the roles they play in the sentence. From the shady pronoun always trying to take the noun’s place to the motherly conjunction who just wants everyone to get along,
Greatest JourneyGreatest Journey is a fun, exciting way for kids to explore the Bible and learn how to follow Jesus! The Scriptures come alive as players captain the Interstellar Starship Emmanuel on an adventurous trek back in time to witness and participate in 12 major Biblical events, from creation to Jesus’ resurrection. 
GregChallenge yourself and play GREG, a simple mathematical game that will enhance your mental flexibility! The main purpose of the game is to combine the numbers in the grid to match the given one. (This is a paid app purchased by the school for 3rd-grade students to use on their school device.)
iMovieWith a streamlined design and intuitive Multi-Touch gestures, iMovie lets you create Hollywood-style trailers and beautiful movies like never before.
Inference AceInference Ace helps kids who have trouble with reading comprehension. The app builds inference skills step-by-step until mastery in a fun, game-like environment.
InklingFor Inkling business and institutional accounts only. Inkling brings multimedia, interactive, and searchable content to iPhones and iPads. Sign in with the credentials provided by your organization to get started!
IXLIXL is personalized learning! Trusted by over 390,000 schools and 300,000 parents, IXL is proven to accelerate student achievement. And with the award-winning IXL app, students can master skills anytime, anywhere!
Kahoot!Create your own quizzes in seconds, play anywhere, anytime, on your own or with friends, have fun and LEARN! Kahoot! unleashes the magic of learning for students, teachers, office superheroes, trivia fans and lifelong learners.
Keyboarding without TearsThis app is available for licensed students of Keyboarding Without Tears web-based program and serve as a companion app for touch-typing practice on mobile devices. Students can login and access their Keyboarding Without Tears activities assigned to them by their educator.
KeynoteKeynote is the most powerful presentation app ever designed for a mobile device. Built from the ground up for iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch, it makes creating a world-class presentation — complete with animated charts and cinematic transitions — as simple as touching and tapping.
Learn and play SpanishThis engaging game of skill is a mobile tutor for self-study of vocabulary and phonetics on the beginner’s (elementary, basic) level. The word list includes words from various topics used in everyday life. This self-teaching game helps to learn productively correct pronunciation and spelling through visual and audio support.
Mad LibsThe world’s greatest word game is back with an all-new look! Fill in the blanks and be the funniest person in the room!
Math CardsMath Cards ! ! is a great way to learn and practice addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division. Customize your own problem sets to focus on your needs. Set the top numbers and bottom numbers for each operator.
Math DuelMath Duel is a split screen mathematics game that pits two players against each other on the same device! Change settings for each player to level the playing field. Single-player mode is great for fun math practice! (This is a paid app purchased by the school for 3rd-grade students to use on their school device.)
Math SymbolsMath symbols are everywhere in the world around us. This free app helps you memorize and master your understanding of the different symbols so you’re ready to face them in life or in testing.
MathEdge DivisionTry the MathEdge system FREE with this app! Learn basic long division and practice flashcards for numbers 1-5 at no cost, or purchase the full version for larger number flashcards, more complicated long division, and solving division problems with remainders.
MathEdge MultiplicationTry the MathEdge system FREE with this app! Practice multiplying two-digit numbers together, and study flashcards from 0-5 at no cost, or purchase the full version for a larger set of numbers and even more of a challenge.
Microsoft ExcelMicrosoft Excel, the spreadsheet app, lets you create, view, edit, and share your files quickly and easily. Manage spreadsheets, tables, and workbooks attached to email messages from your phone with this powerful productivity app.
Microsoft PowerPointThe PowerPoint app gives you access to the familiar slideshow maker tool you already know. Create, edit, view, present, or share presentations quickly and easily from anywhere.
Microsoft WordThe trusted Word app lets you create, edit, view, and share your files with others quickly and easily. Send, view, and edit Office docs attached to emails from your phone with this powerful word processing app from Microsoft.
Mindomo Mind Map MakerCapture your thoughts directly on mind maps, turn them into presentations on the fly, and share them with others. Synchronize your maps to the cloud, from any device.
Money BingoMoney Bingo is a great money math game for the whole family. Select the test mode, difficulty level, and background in the “Settings” screen. Progress through the test modes and difficulty levels until you master the game.
Montessorium: Intro to USLearn the names, shapes, location, and animals of each state through puzzles, challenges, and tracing exercises with this educational app for iPhone and iPad.
NotabilityStudents, teachers, and business professionals use Notability daily to enrich their lives. It is uniquely designed for each device to provide the best note-taking experience at school, home, and work. (This is a paid app purchased by the school for 3rd-grade students to use on their school device.)
NumbersNumbers is the most innovative spreadsheet app ever designed for a mobile device. Created exclusively for iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch, Numbers includes support for Multi-Touch gestures and Smart Zoom so you can create powerful spreadsheets using just your fingers.
PagesPages is the most beautiful word processor you’ve ever seen on a mobile device. Start with an Apple-designed template to instantly create gorgeous reports, digital books, resumes, posters, and more. Or use a blank document and create your own design. Easily add images, movies, audio, charts, and shapes. You can even draw and annotate using Apple Pencil on supported devices, or your finger. Pages has been designed exclusively for the iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch.
PicCollagePicCollage is the easiest and most fun app to edit photos! Choose from hundreds of photo grids, exclusive stickers, and festive background patterns.
Popplet LitePopplet is the simplest tool to capture and organize your ideas. With Popplet you can quickly jot down your ideas and sort them visually.
QuizletQuizlet is the easiest way to study, practice, and master what you’re learning. Create your own flashcards or choose from millions created by other students. More than 50 million students study for free with the Quizlet app each month!
Reading Prep ComprehensionOur Reading Comprehension series was designed for the student and family looking for an advantage in solidifying their reading and understanding skills.
Roman Numerals LiteBuilt on the award-winning tile-matching game engine used in Mathtopia+. Master Roman Numerals Lite. Includes a Roman numeral converter, lessons on Roman numerals, and six practice levels.
SchoologyGet the award-winning app that extends Schoology’s powerful learning management solution to your iOS device. Manage your classroom, create and submit assignments, participate in interactive discussions, perform assessments, collaborate with your peers, and much more!
ScratchJrBy snapping together graphical programming blocks, children can make characters move, jump, dance, and sing. In the process, children learn to solve problems, design projects, and express themselves creatively on the computer. They also use math and language in a meaningful and motivating context, supporting the development of early-childhood numeracy and literacy. With ScratchJr, children don’t just learn to code, they code to learn.
Seesaw ClassSeesaw is the best platform for empowering students to demonstrate and share their learning. Students use powerful tools in the Seesaw app to create, reflect and demonstrate learning. When students share their learning in their Seesaw portfolio, teachers and families gain valuable insights into what their students know and can better support their development throughout the school year. 
Solar SystemThe perfect way for kids to experience the Solar System in a hands-on way! This interactive science book contains a select 18 pages from the full version of the app.
SpellingCityVocabularySpellingCity is a research-proven tool that helps teachers and parents meet the challenge of providing meaningful, intentional, and extended vocabulary practice for students while improving fluency and retention.
States and Capitals QuizStates and Capitals Quiz ! is a great way to test your knowledge of the states and capitals of the U.S. Select the test mode, difficulty level, and the number of questions in the “Settings” screen. Play until you master the game.
Superbook Kids BibleThis FREE Kid’s Bible app brings the Bible to life for the entire family with a full Bible, videos, images, and engaging interactive games.
Times Tables Quiz!How many multiplications can you resolve in a row? What if time matters? Train yourself and challenge your friends (or parents!) in a math high-score competition!
U.S. State CapitalsU.S.A. States & Capitals! Can you name all 50 states and their capitals? Want to take a quiz and find out? Bet you don’t know some of the state capitals!
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