Approved Applications and Services at the FIS

Applications that collect personal data

(such as first and last name through i.e. email login)

ApplicationDescriptionGrade level
Acapella from PicPlayPostCollaborative music platformG8 – G12
Adobe Creative CloudA set of applications and services that gives access to software used for graphic design, digital media editing, and some cloud services.G6 – G12
Adobe SparkA set of applications to create graphics, web pages and video stories.
AimswebAimsweb is a complete assessment tool for curriculum-based measurement and monitoring of progress.All students
BridgeUIntelligent university and course matching tailored to each student.G10 – G12
DestinyDestiny is the FIS Library Management System, hosted on Follett Servers.G1 - G12
EdublogsBlog with educational purpose, authored by learners and teachers.EY3 – G12
Google Apps for Education (G Suite)G Suite is a core suite of productivity applications that Google offers to schools and educational institutions.
HopscotchKid friendly coding app.G1 – G8
Learning A‐Z / RAZ kidsReading practice and reading comprehension activities.EY4 – G5
ManageBacSchool management and communication platform for IB World Schools.G6 - G12
Morrisby Online AssessmentRecommendations for careers and subjects that match abilities and interests.G10 – G12
Noodle ToolsUsed for research and notetaking to annotate, save, store and organize web findings.G5 – G12
Office365Microsoft productivity services enabled over the Internet including apps like Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook.G4 – G12
SchoolbaseOur main school management system (and database), storing all personal data collected in the application / admission process and during enrollment.All students
SeesawE-portfolio application for Early Years and Elementary School. EY3 - G5
SketchUp3D modeling for a wide range of drawing applications.G6 – G12
TinkerCADSimple, browser-based 3D design and modeling tool.G4 – G12

Applications that either use anonymous student accounts or no user login is required and no personal user data is collected

ApplicationDescriptionGrade level
Class DojoCommunication app used to set goals for student behavior.EY3 – G8
Epic!EBook library for kids 12 and under with access to large selection of books.EY3 – G5
NearpodInteractive presentation and assessment tool.G1 – G12
QuestiaAcademic database and writing tools.G6 – G12
QuizletCreate and use quizzes, flashcards, games and other learning tools.G6 – G12
StudyladderEnglish literacy & mathematics learning tool with activity games, worksheets and lesson plans.G1 – G5
Teach Your Monster to ReadPhonics games and activities for early readers, from matching letters and sounds to enjoying little books.EY3 – G1
Typing.comImprove typing skills with curriculum and typing games.G1 – G8

Browser add-ons and extensions that in some cases collect personal data

ApplicationDescriptionGrade level
1-click timerTool for using a timer on any Google Tab or G-Suite App.G6 – G12
GeoGebra ClassicOnline math tools for graphing, geometry, 3D, and more.G6 – G12
Connected MindOnline mind mapping Software.G6 – G12
DyslexieTypeface/font designed to mitigate some of the issues that dyslexics experience when reading.G6 – G12
EasyBib Bibliography CreatorAutomatic works cited and bibliography formatting.G6 – G12
Economist RadioListen to international news, politics, business, finance, science, and technology.G6 – G12
FlipboardNews aggregatorG6 – G12
GantterProject management toolG6 – G12
GrammarlyWriting app to make their messages, documents, and posts clear, mistake-free, and effective.G6 – G12
KaizenaAllows teachers to give audio feedback on digital work.G6 – G12
Lucid ChartVisual communication solution to create flowcharts, process maps, and charts.G6 – G12
Mercury ReaderRemoves ads and distractions, leaving only text and images for a clean and consistent reading view.G6 – G12
MindmeisterOnline mind mapping softwareG6 – G12
NewsleaInstructional content platform with news articles for students.G6 – G12
OneNote Web ClipperSave anything on the web to OneNote for annotation and organization.G6 – G12
Read & Writetools to help gain confidence with reading, writing, studying and research.G6 – G12
ScreencastifyScreen recorder for Chrome.G6 – G12
Study StackHelps students memorize information and create their own flashcards.G6 – G12
TableformatterCustomize table styles and backgrounds in MS Word format.G6 – G12
Too Long Didn’t ReadShortens articles, and aids in verifying that they are true/correct.G6 – G12

 

Updated August 2019

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