3D Math Games from Zcooly

Zcooly is an engaging choice for teachers and families looking for an app to reinforce math skills.  Designed in collaboration between teachers and game developers, their multi-level apps are reminiscent of a computer game and are designed for students ages 4-7, ages 6-8 and ages 7-9.  Each app takes children through a quest, asking them to […]

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21 iPad Apps Available on Android Tablets

So many teachers have asked me about Android apps and I thought this would be a great way to share some of my favorites.  Each link will take you to my overview of the iPad version of the app – just scroll down to the bottom of each post to see the link that takes […]

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Colorful iPad Drawing Tool

Drawing with Carl is a fantastic free iPad app that turns your iPad into a virtual dry erase board for creating pictures using lots of tools.  Kids can draw with different colors, add letters and stickers and even use the symmetry button to draw symmetrical figures.  Students have the choice of saving their picture to […]

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Fraction Calculator Plus: Free Education App

For students learning operations with fractions, Fraction Calculator Plus is a great free app that will help kids check if they are mastering fraction skills. Not a replacement for conceptual understanding and showing their work, this tool is great for students working independently who want to make sure they’re on track! This app is available […]

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Splash Math for Common Core Practice

Splash Math is a wonderful choice for teachers and parents looking to help students practice Common Core skills.  This app is designed for children in first through fifth grade and is aligned to the Common Core State Standards in mathematics.The Splash Math app syncs with the web platform, so students won’t be limited by what device […]

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Shape Village: Colorful iPad for Early Learners

Great for early learners exploring different shapes, Shape Village is a free app that lets children interact with squares, triangles and more.  They’ll create a village as they put the pieces of the town together. Check out these 9 Free Apps for Early Learners!

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14 Free Apps for Higher Order Thinking

Apps for higher order thinking can be a great push for your students to explain their thinking and create their own digital portfolio items. Apps that focus on higher order thinking can help your students start using focused thought processes to address new questions, investigations, and basic HOTS skills. Each of these apps can be […]

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App Combo: Number Pieces and ScreenChomp

Working with more than one app in a lesson is a great way to push students with technology.  There are combos for math I love to use, and here is another one to try out: Have students create a visual model using virtual base ten blocks and take a screenshot of their work.  Add the […]

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10 Must-Have Free Math Apps

There are tons of fantastic math apps for iPads. Math and technology are a great pair together for a good reason! For teachers looking to use technology to teach math in their classrooms, math apps are a great place to start. There are thousands of math apps available so it can be daunting to start […]

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Assessment Spotlight: The Answer Pad

I’m excited to share some great new updates from one of my favorite assessment tools, The Answer Pad!  So much more than an app, The Answer Pad lets students with access to an Internet browser input answers for formative and summative assessments.  Teachers can easily transform their existing assessments into paperless exams so test results […]

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