Meerkat Math Fact Fun

I’ve shared some engaging apps for students to practice math fluency and Meerkat Math is one to add to your list.  The free version lets players test their addition skills at a range of levels.  The quicker questions are answered, the faster the meerkat runs! Check out my Common Core aligned lesson plans for using […]

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App Combo: Educreations and Geoboard

It’s so important for students to demonstrate their understanding of a concept and screencasting is a wonderful alternative assessment.  Have students take screenshots in an app like Geoboard – they can create different shapes and snap pictures of their work.  Then students can import these pictures into Educreations (they’ll be automatically saved to the iPad […]

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Prime Number Reference Tools

Prime numbers can be tricky for students and there is a simple, free app that can help them check their work.  Get Primes lets users set a range for searching prime numbers and with a quick tap it will show students if they’re on the right track. Check out my Common Core aligned lesson plans […]

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Hopscotch for Coding

Preparing students for careers of the future can take many forms.  There are a few great coding apps that children will love, including Hopscotch.  With a bright and colorful interface and lots of options for students to explore, this wonderful, free app is a must have for teaching critical thinking skills. Check out my math […]

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BrainPop Espanol

I’ve shared some of the reasons I love BrainPop and if you are working in a Spanish language, bilingual classroom, or just looking to support English Language Learners, BrainPop Espanol is a great resource. The iPad app and website has free daily videos and there is plenty for teachers to explore if you decide to […]

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Pick a Path for Math Practice

With so many great iPad math games to choose from, Pick a Path is another from the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics. Players must decide the best way to reach a target number using addition, subtraction, multiplication and division of positive and negative numbers. There are many ways to get to the target and […]

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Early Elementary Math Practice on iPads

Todo K-2 Math Practice is the perfect app to support children learning to count numbers, add and subtract.  With different games and levels this colorful, free app is perfect for youngsters learning new skills or needing extra help.  It’s even Common Core aligned! Check out my lesson plans for teaching math with mobile devices!

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TinyTap to Create Games

TinyTap is a a great new app for creating customizable games for your students.  Import pictures, add audio and students will follow directions to learn simple tasks and demonstrate understanding.  Check out their demos to get a feel for what you can create! Here are my Common Core aligned lesson plans for teaching with iPads!

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Mayan Math

Whether you’re looking for an enrichment activity for your math classroom or want to bring the Mayan Civilization to life for your students, Maya Numbers is a fantastic free app! Designed by a former archeologist and educator, MayaNumbers teaches students the history behind the number system used by this ancient civilization and they can practice […]

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Math Champ Challenge

Math Champ Challenge is a great app for teachers looking to support students in grades four through seven.  With questions aligned to the Common Core State Standards, children build their skills through practice that is adaptive to student needs.  Math Champ Challenge has a free version to check out and a paid version with over 2,500 […]

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