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.

Greater Gator Comparing Numbers App for iPad

Greater Gator is a terrific comparing numbers app for early learners.  With Greater Gator students tap the screen to choose the largest number.  This simple and straightforward mobile app is great for math stations and interventions.  Students can use this comparing numbers app to reinforce this foundational math concept. Comparing Numbers App Greater Gator has […]

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Fractions App for Elementary: Motion Math on iPad & Android

Motion Math: Fractions! is a fantastic fractions app for elementary school students.  This engaging app asks students to tap on the screen to answer fraction problems. It includes multiple levels for students to work through as they master fraction concepts.  One thing that I love about this app is how fun it is to play. […]

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EdTech Spotlight: 6 Duck Duck Moose Apps

Duck Duck Moose is a terrific educational app company that has made a handful of apps for mobile devices.  Their apps cover a variety of skills and give students a space to create.  On this list of apps you’re sure to find something that connects to a math or speaking and listening skill you’d like […]

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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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