Early Math App for Foundational Number Skills

Critter Corral is a math app for early learners developed at Stanford University.  It helps children master basic math skills related to number sense.  As children move through each activity they will build their understanding of one to one correspondence, compare numbers, and estimate. The colorful animation and characters will grab the attention of young learners […]

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StockTouch App to Access Data on iPads

A fantastic way to help students make real world connections in the math classroom is the use of real world data.  StockTouch is an iPad app that presents data visualizations on stocks and trends.  With access to information and graphics students and teachers can view stock data. If you are incorporating real world numbers into […]

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Wimbledon iPad App: Sports Data for the Math Classroom

Using sports data in the math classroom is a great way to hook students with real world numbers. Whether you are creating word problems or graphing data, there is so much information available related to sports.  The Championships, Wimbledon 2015 app for iPads is full of data that can be incorporated into classroom instruction.  Students […]

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Choosing CORE Math Apps for Your K-5 Classroom!

I’m at ISTE today sharing some favorites during my poster session “Choosing CORE Math Apps for Your K-5 Classroom!”  View the presentation here: Click here for upcoming events or email ClassTechTips@gmail.com to schedule on-site or virtual visits

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Virtual Base 10 Blocks: Endless Manipulatives and Annotation!

I’ve shared some of my favorite virtual tools for the iPad and one fantastic free app I love is Number Pieces. This app simulates base ten blocks and lets students manipulate the pieces and annotate their screen.   Students can take screenshots of their work and import the pictures into apps like Explain Everything or ShowMe.  Then they […]

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Splash Math Summer Program: Summer Slide Prevention

As teachers and families kick off summer vacation it’s important to think about how students will continue to grow their skills over their break from school.  Splash Math offers an online summer program designed to help students maintain their math gains and prepare for the upcoming school year.  Their award winning eight week review program includes a Common Core […]

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Todo Math for the Classroom: FREE Trial Offer

Todo Math is a fantastic iPad app that supports Common Core Math instruction.  It includes exercises and activities to help students master pre-Kindergarten through second grade math skills.  This iPad app has bright and colorful features that will grab the attention of young learners and support them as they work to master math content. …… […]

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Free Online Program for Math and English from PracTutor

This summer PracTutor is offering their online curriculum completely free for students.  This personalized curriculum includes a diagnostic pre-test that measures current learning levels and customizes a learning path for every student.  This summer your students can practice Math and English skills through various question types, manipulatives, and videos with scaffolds and support. Families can save up to […]

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No More Rubber Bands: Virtual Geoboard App Update

There are so many tools I used as a student that are now available virtually on iPads.  One fabulous free app that fits into this category is the Geoboard.  Forget about rubber bands snapping around your classroom.  The virtual geoboard has everything you need to teach polygons, area, scaling and symmetry.   From changing colors, overlaying figures and […]

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