Virtual Base 10 Blocks

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I’ve shared some of my favorite virtual tools for the iPad (sticky notes, geoboard, atlas, glossary, dry erase board…) and another fantastic free app I love is Number Pieces. This app simulates base ten blocks and allows students to manipulate the pieces and annotate their screen. It’s perfect for children learning place value and teachers who want their students to explain their work!

Not teaching place value? Check out my Common Core aligned lesson plans for using free apps to teach: Symmetry, Fractions, Polygons, Graphing, and more using iPads with your students!

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    1. Hi Allison! If you tap on the white pen halfway up the left side it will give you the option to choose different colors to write in – then you’ll be able to annotate the work on the screen.

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