Nonstandard Units of Measurements with Exploratorium’s Apps

Introducing students to nonstandard units of measurement can be challenge for teachers working with students of all ages.  Curious Ruler is one app I love for these type of lessons since it gets kids thinking about objects in their everyday life.  For teachers working with older students you may want to check out How Many […]

Read More

MyScript Calculator with Handwriting Recognition to Solve Problems

There are lots of apps that can “wow” a crowd and MyScript Calculator is definitely one of them.  Write an equation (simple or complex) onto your screen and the app will use handwriting recognition software to solve the problem.  This fantastic free app can be used by students to check their work, especially order of operations.  If you’ve tried this […]

Read More

Running Record Calculator App for iPad and Android

Collecting data on student progress is an important part of making decisions about intervention and how to best support the children in our classrooms. Running Record Calculator is an app for iOS devices that helps teachers who are administering this type of assessment.  It records students as they read a passage and gives you a […]

Read More

Free Graphing Calculator for iPads

There are lots of ways to quickly solve math problems on your iPad (MyScript MathPad and MyScript Calculator) and here’s a great free option for middle and high school students.  With this app kids can graph equations, convert units and access a reference guide. Free Graphing Calculator will definitely come in handy inside and outside […]

Read More