Model Math Word Problems: Show Your Work on iPads

Math Word Problems – Addition is a wonderful app for kindergarten and first grade students.  This app provides multiple ways for children to model their computation and supports them in finding the answer. There is audio support and lots of ways for students to find a solution. The first level of this app is free […]

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Math Bingo iPad App for Math Facts

If you’re looking for a new way to have students practice math facts, you’ll want to try out Math Monsters Bingo.  It’s a terrific game for practicing operational fluency,  and another great app from the folks at TaptoLearn (Math Vs. Zombies, Measure Length – Tiny Chicken). With this app, players will answer addition, subtraction, multiplication or […]

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Animal Math Games: Counting & Number Sense iPad Math App

Animal Math Games for Kids is a super fun iPad math app for early learners that will help them work on counting, number sense and patterns.  This app is bright, colorful and aligned to kindergarten Common Core Standards. This colorful iPad math app is a great choice for students needing extra practice after school or to incorporate […]

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Introduce Coding Skills to Students with Kodable

Coding is an important STEM skill that you can introduce to children at an early age.  Two of my favorites apps for doing just this are Hopscotch and Daisy the Dinosaur.  Another great app to add to your list is Kodable. Kodable introduces basic programming skills to students as it pushes them to problem solve.  This […]

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13 Gotta-Have iPad Presentation Tools

This list includes some of my favorite ways to use the iPad for student (and teacher) presentations.  Whether you decide to have students make their own Tellagamis or try using SlideShare for PowerPoint inspiration, these 13 tips will change the way you see iPads as a way to create and give presentations in your classroom. […]

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Splash Math on Android!

I’ve shared some of the reasons why Splash Math is a fantastic app for elementary school students practicing math skills – and now Splash Math Grade 1 is available on Android.  With the same great adaptive assessment, scratch pad, and interactive features, this app includes thirteen chapters, all containing questions that align to the Common Core […]

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A Virtual Number Line for iPads

  The Math Learning Center has some fantastic apps and I’ve already shared two of my favorites: Geoboard and Number Pieces. Number Line for iPad (also available as a web app) is a powerful virtual tool that helps children see relationships between numbers and interact with a number line.  Perfect for elementary school classrooms and […]

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gFlash+ to Build Study Skills

Students of all ages can benefit from the study skills they’ll develop when using gFlash+ a free flashcard app for iOS (iPad/iPhone) and Android devices.  gFlash+ lets users create and edit their own set of flashcards right from within the app without any limits or restrictions. You and your students can even add images from […]

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15 Free Apps for Streaming Video Content

You might be looking to keep children up to date on current events, help them build prior knowledge, or simply make connections to the world around them.  With these free apps (for iOS and Android devices) you can stream videos straight from your device to share with students! Discovery Channel Khan Academy CNN & NPR […]

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Common Core Activities with Frolyc

Frolyc is a terrific tool for teachers looking to design their own lesson-based activities.  Teachers can create activities for students like: completing a graphic organizer, identify cause and effect in a passage, draw a response to a question or take a quiz.  Students can access activities that are assigned to them by a teacher using […]

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