Math Tools for Teachers

Teacher in need of math tools and math apps for teaching? I’ve reviewed hundreds of math apps for teachers and provide lots to insight into using Math EdTech in the classroom.

Comparing Numbers App to Find Greater & Less Than on iPads

With the Comparing Numbers app students can practice figuring out if one number is greater than, equal to, or less than another number.  This app is very straightforward and great for a quick practice routine after school or in a math station.  Students can tap on the screen to indicate which sign represents the relationship […]

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8 Pinterest Pages for Math Teachers

Pinterest is a fantastic resource for teachers.  With tons of searchable activities and lesson plans it’s the perfect place to go to gather ideas for your classroom.  Here’s a list of Pinterest pages for math teachers: Pinterest Pages for Math Teachers Math Games  On this collaborative math games board you’ll find hundreds of pins for a […]

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H&R Block Budget Challenge and Lesson Plans for Financial Literacy

A core component of college and career readiness is an understanding of financial literacy.  These essential real world skills can be strengthened with the online resources developed by H&R Block.  Their Budget Challenge and accompanying lesson plans for Financial Literacy are terrific resources for teachers looking to integrate financial literacy into their curriculum.  The H&R Block Budget Challenge simulation […]

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How to Use Game-Based Learning to Promote a Growth Mindset

This Thursday, December 10th at 6PM ET I’m joining the folks at Prodigy for a completely free 30 minute webinar on Game-Based Learning.  Prodigy is a completely free adaptive math game that integrates Common Core, MAFS, and TEKS standards into a fantasy style game students will love to play.  In this webinar you’ll learn how you can use the […]

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3 Math Apps for Stations

Designing math stations in your classroom? iPads can give students access to learning games and virtual math manipulatives.  Teachers looking to engage students with interactive activities can incorporate iPad apps into station work.  This is a great option for classrooms with access to just a few devices. As well as for teachers looking to make […]

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Door 24 Plus: Math Fact Game for Kids

Door 24 Plus is a free iPad Math Fact Game for Kids in grades 1-8.  It works to establish students’ fact fluency and then builds computational fluency.  Door 24 Plus requires students to solve problems using basic facts, number sense and algebraic thinking.  This iPad app contains two games: Snargg Splatt to develop fact fluency and Victor […]

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Nuten Math Keyboard for iPhones: Type and Share Expressions

There are many great new features for iOS devices this year. One favorite is the ability to add an additional math keyboard to your device.  Nuten is a powerful math and science keyboard for the iPhone.  It is an easy-to-use math keyboard available now on iPhones.  With Nuten, students and teachers can quickly create both simple and […]

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The Kinder Corral: Free Kindergarten Math Game for Tablets

The Kinder Corral is an interactive Kindergarten math game available for iOS and Android devices.  This app included farm-themed games that explore math for Kindergarteners. The set of five games begins with tracing numbers and ends with greater than or less than comparisons.  It is for students preparing for Kindergarten. The Kinder Corral includes bright colors, […]

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Waggle from Triumph Learning: Online Practice and Instruction

Waggle from Triumph Learning provides a blended learning solution to help teachers achieve success beyond the test. It analyzes different aspects of student behavior to tailor a unique learning path for each student. The software meets each student where they are on the learning continuum. It cultivates a safe environment that encourages students to explore. Waggle provides a […]

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Osmo Numbers: A Brand New Interactive Math Game

Osmo is an amazing company that has transformed the way educators use iPads in the classroom.  Their interactive math game let students combine tangible manipulatives with a digital device.  I was introduced to Osmo when it first came out and they sent me a device to try out. Now they have a brand-new app and toy called […]

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