Approved Apps/Software

The following is a list of software that meets the State of Connecticut data privacy and security requirements of PA 16-189/18-125 and can be used with students. More information about these vendors may be found on the MPS Student Data Privacy page.

   Can be used under 13?
Actively Learn yes
A-List n/a
Art Rich n/a
AUP Online (Lersun Development) yes
Cengage (Perspectivas) n/a
Charms yes, with parental consent
Chrome Music Lab yes
Code.org yes, with parental consent
Curriculum Associates (iReady) yes
Decision Ed n/a
Discover Video (HB Communciations) no
Discovery Education yes
Easel.ly yes, with parental consent
Edmodo yes, with parental consent
EdPuzzle yes, with parental consent
Edublogs yes, with parental consent
FamilyID n/a
Florida Virtual Schools n/a
Flipgrid yes, with parental consent (Flipgrid Teacher Toolkit)
FPV Freerider yes
Geogebra no
Houghton Mifflin yes
Imagine Learning yes
Jostens n/a
Legend of Learning yes
McGraw HIll Education yes
MIND Research Institute (ST Math) yes
MobyMax yes
Music First/Soundation yes, with parental consent
myON yes
National Geographic Bee yes, with parental consent
Newsela yes
No Red Ink yes, with parental consent
Odysseyware no
OverDrive

Cannot create an account, but can use
services that do not require an account

Padlet Can post to, but not create padlets
Pearson Realize (Digital Content) yes
Piktochart no
Premier Portraits Inc, LLC yes, if no student profile is created
Proloquo2Go yes, no student data collected
Reading Plus yes
ReCap yes, with parental consent
Renaissance Place yes
School Messenger (West) n/a
SeeSaw yes, with parental consent
Storybird yes, if no student profile is created
Studio 393 no
texthelp yes
TreeRing yes, with parental consent
Typing.com yes
Vista Higher Learning no
WeVideo yes, with parental consent
   
   

 Vendors who have pledged to meet the requirements of the state law can be found at the State of Connecticut Educational Software Hub. (Users new to the site need to create an account.)

However, a written agreement between the district and vendor is required before any software that collects student information may be used in the classroom.