Early Elementary Math Practice with Dexteria Dots

A fantastic app for early math education, Dexteria Dots is bright, colorful and teaches important basic math concepts.  With this iPad app your students will be asked to combine and separate numbers on their screen to practice addition and subtraction.  Dexteria Dots has four levels and when students start off they’ll be given a target […]

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MyScript MathPad for Equations: Write On the Screen!

MyScript Calculator is one of my favorite apps but middle school and high school teachers might want to check out MyScript MathPad. It can handle higher level equations including trigonometry and logarithms.  This super cool, free app turns your handwriting into numerals and solves the equations in front of your eyes. Definitely check out this […]

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23 Virtual Tools for Tablets (all free!)

A great way to capture the attention of your students is to introducethese virtual tools.  If they are bored with traditional flashcards, post-its or math manipulatives try out one of the virtual tools on our list: MyScript Calculator (calculator) Coordinate Grid for iPads (graph paper) Reading a Ruler on iPads (ruler) Base 10 Blocks (math […]

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Learn to Read Music with the Piano Mania App

You don’t need a piano to bring music into your classroom thanks to this impressive app! Piano Mania by JoyTunes helps children read sheet music and understand the connection between notes on a page and piano keys. This app is worth checking out if you have musical students who don’t have access to a piano […]

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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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iYoga for Anatomy iPad App for PE & Anatomy

If you’re teaching physical education or anatomy in your classroom iYoga is a neat resource to bring into discussions.  This app lets users explore how muscles contract and stretch during yoga poses and even includes practice sessions combining different poses. Have you tried this out?

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MOMA Art Lab iPad App: Famous Art & Student Activities

Let your students show off their creativity with this fantastic free app from MOMA. Have kids extend a reading activity with this art app or make designs with geometric shapes. Kids can read about famous works of art before creating their own. Visit the Apple App Store to check it out!

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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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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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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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