There are so many tools I used as a student that are now available virtually on iPads. One fabulous free app that fits into this category is the Geoboard. Forget about rubber bands snapping around your classroom. The virtual geoboard has everything you need to teach polygons, area, scaling and symmetry.
Check out my Common Core aligned iPad lesson plan using this app!
Check out my Common Core aligned iPad lesson plan bundle that includes a lesson using this app!
It’s important for all students to use math vocabulary when describing how they’ve solved a problem. Math Terms Glossary is a free app that students can use to access definitions of math terms. Most entries include pictures and a Spanish translation of the definition.
Check out my Common Core aligned lesson plan bundle for teaching math on iPads!
There are lots of great apps for teaching literacy to your students and here’s another to try out in your classroom. In Find Synonym the user unscrambles letters to spell out a synonym for the word presented. It includes definitions for each word and you can even unlock the antonym level if you answer enough questions.
Check out my Common Core aligned lesson plan using this app in the classroom!
Here’s a Common Core aligned lesson plan for teaching literacy using iPads in your classroom!
There are lots of apps that can “wow” a crowd and MyScript Calculator is definitely one of them. Write an equation (simple or complex) onto your screen and the app will transfer it to type and solve the problem. This fantastic free app can be used by students to check their work, especially order of operations. You’ll need to try it to believe it!
Check out my Common Core aligned lesson plan using another math app I love!
Here’s another Common Core aligned lesson plan using another fantastic math app!