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 and can be used students. 

   Can be used under 13?
Actively Learn yes
Art Rich n/a
AUP Online (Lersun Development) yes
Charms no
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
Florida Virtual Schools n/a
Geogebra no
Houghton Mifflin yes
Imagine Learning yes
Legend of Learning yes
McGraw HIll Education yes
MIND Research Institute (ST Math) yes
MobyMax yes
Music First/Soundation no
myON yes
National Geographic Bee yes, with parental consent
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
Piktochart  no
Reading Plus  yes
ReCap  yes, with parental consent
Renaissance Place  yes
School Messenger (West)  n/a
Storybird  yes, if no student profile is created
Typing.com  yes
WeVideo  yes, with parental consent
   
   

 If the app or website you would like to use is not listed, you can self review the software to determine if it meets the requirement of PA -189 by using our Technology Review Form.   Only software that meets PA-189 requirements should be used with students. 

More approved apps/websites can be found at the State of Connecticut Educational Software Hub. (Users new to the site need to create an account.)