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Appolino Plus Minus Math Practice for Early Elementary

29 May
Screen Shot 2014-05-19 at 6.12.35 PMimage-5This math app focuses on addition and subtraction skills and includes a variety of features to support elementary school students. It has multiple levels and is the perfect tool for helping children master fact families.  This colorful app is optimized for the large screen of an iPad and comes with nine free games.  You can upgrade to track student progress and access additional levels.
Use my screencasting guide to have students explain their thinking in your math classroom!

Teachley for Early Elementary Math

15 May

Screen Shot 2014-05-02 at 8.39.23 AMPerfect for K-2 students, Teachley: Addimal Adventure is an engaging math app that addresses a variety of Common Core State Standards.  This addition app provides models for students to use to solve each problem, and presents a handful of strategies for students to choose from.  The high quality content combined with cartoon characters makes this app a great choice for students in the early elementary school grades.  Teachley: Addimal Adventure is completely free and  can be used in whole class, small group or intervention settings.Screen Shot 2014-05-02 at 8.39.09 AM

Are you teaching with iPads this school year?  Check out my collection of Common Core aligned lesson plans!

Happy Numbers for K-2 Math

10 Apr

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Teachers working with elementary school students will want to check out Happy Numbers to support Common Core Math instruction.  Happy Numbers has interactive activities directly aligned to the K – 2 standards.  Children will move objects across their screen as they learn to count,  bundle groups of tens, practice addition, and more.  The activities address the math concepts outlined in the Common Core State Standards and give students an opportunity to practice what they’ve learned in a traditional math lesson.

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Happy Numbers lets teachers set up their own account with logins for each students.  There are lots of math activities to choose from and teachers can pick which ones their students have access to.  Happy Numbers makes it easy to find activities that align to your curriculum and keeps track of student progress.  Happy Numbers can be accessed from any device with a web browser!

MyScript MathPad for Equations

24 Mar

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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 powerful math tool!

Teaching math in elementary school? Here are a few iPad lesson plans to check out!

Math Facts with Mad Math

12 Mar

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The App Store is full of fantastic apps for practicing math fluency (Math Vs. Zombies, Meerkat Math, Sushi Monster) and Mad Math Lite is a free app that should be added to your list of favorites.  In addition to offering flashcards on all operations, this app lets users work with decimals and negative numbers too.  Kids can write out their answer as they work through the problem before entering their response into the keypad.

Looking for Common Core math lesson plans? Click here!

Common Core with Turbo Math

25 Feb

image1Turbo Math Sea Buddies is an engaging and colorful iPad app that children will love.  The underwater math games help students practice math topics aligned to the Common Core State Standards in kindergarten through third grade.  This app supports multiple user profiles, provides tons of free lessons, and access to even more if you upgrade.

Here are a few of my favorite lesson plans for teaching Common Core Math with iPads:

Model Math Word Problems

21 Feb

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Math Word Problems – Addition is a wonderful app for kindergarten and first grade students.  This app provides multiple ways for children to model their computation and supports them in finding the answer.  There is audio support and lots of ways for students to find a solution. The first level of this app is free with download.

Here are two Common Core math lesson plans for teaching with mobile devices:

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