Early Elementary Math Practice with Dexteria Dots

A fantastic app for early math education, Dexteria Dots is bright, colorful and teaches important basic math concepts.  With this iPad app your students will be asked to combine and separate numbers on their screen to practice addition and subtraction.  Dexteria Dots has four levels and when students start off they’ll be given a target […]

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Math Vocabulary Cards: iPad, Android & Web Browser Tool

The Math Learning Center has some fantastic free apps (Geoboard and Number Line) including the newly released Math Vocabulary Cards. This app includes card sets for grades K-2 and 3-5. Users can select which cards they want to study by category or individually.  The cards are automatically sorted in random order and users can hide […]

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MyScript MathPad for Equations: Write On the Screen!

MyScript Calculator is one of my favorite apps but middle school and high school teachers might want to check out MyScript MathPad. It can handle higher level equations including trigonometry and logarithms.  This super cool, free app turns your handwriting into numerals and solves the equations in front of your eyes. Definitely check out this […]

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CyberChase Shape Quest! iPad App with Puzzles & Activities

If you’re studying shapes, geometry or spatial reasoning with students try out this free app from PBS Kids.  CyberChase Shape Quest! includes games and puzzles that will help children explore these concepts. This app connects to the PBS series and also features an augmented reality activity! Check out my book: Deeper Learning with QR Codes and […]

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70 FREE Apps to Teach the Common Core

It was great sharing some of my favorite apps at NJECC this week! They can  be used with students in whole class and small group activities aligned to the Common Core State Standards.  For video explanations of how to use apps in your classroom, check out my online course and special promo code or contact […]

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Math Facts with Mad Math: Quick Fluency Practice on iPads

The App Store is full of fantastic apps for practicing math fluency (Math Vs. Zombies, Meerkat Math, Sushi Monster) and Mad Math Lite is a free app that should be added to your list of favorites. In addition to offering flashcards on all operations, this app lets users work with decimals and negative numbers too. […]

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Math Formula App: MathsRulz Quick Reference

  A fantastic resource for students of all ages, MathsRulz gives kids quick access to formulas.  This completely free math formula app includes definitions and examples for area, perimeter and more.  This is a great study resource for students using an iOS device as a resource. The MathsRulz math formula app includes plenty of examples […]

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23 Virtual Tools for Tablets (all free!)

A great way to capture the attention of your students is to introducethese virtual tools.  If they are bored with traditional flashcards, post-its or math manipulatives try out one of the virtual tools on our list: MyScript Calculator (calculator) Coordinate Grid for iPads (graph paper) Reading a Ruler on iPads (ruler) Base 10 Blocks (math […]

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No More Grading Thanks to ScribeSense

Teachers looking to quickly grade papers will be blown away by ScribeSense.  Not only will this service input the answers to multiple choice test questions but it has the ability to grade handwritten answers so short answer quizzes can be scored just as easily.  ScribeSense also provides tools to backup student data, track the performance […]

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Common Core with Turbo Math iPad App for K-4

Turbo Math Pirate Challenge is an engaging and colorful iPad app that children will love.  The underwater math games help students practice math topics aligned to the Common Core State Standards in kindergarten through third grade. This app supports multiple user profiles, provides tons of free lessons, and access to even more if you upgrade. Visit the […]

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