Teach Place Value with iGet Math: Base 10

Place value can be a challenging concept for early learners just starting to group ones into tens and tens into hundreds.  iGet Math: Base 10 gives students space to explore counting, addition and subtraction.  Kids can count and combine objects, alter equations and notice relationships between numbers.  This app is a great choice for kids […]

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10 Tech Tools to Boost Vocabulary

There are tons of vocabulary apps, websites and tools to help students learn new words.  With these resources you can help students learn and practice new words through games and traditional study routines.  Click on each post to read more about using these tools with students of all ages across the content areas! 10 Vocabulary Apps […]

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Happy Numbers for K-2 Math

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 […]

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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 elementary math practice 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 […]

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Math Facts with Mad Math: Quick Fluency Practice on iPads

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. Math Facts App In addition to offering flashcards on all operations, this app lets users work with decimals and […]

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No More Grading Thanks to ScribeSense

Teachers looking to quickly grade papers will be blown away by ScribeSense.  Not only will this service input the answers to multiple choice test questions but it has the ability to grade handwritten answers so short answer quizzes can be scored just as easily.  ScribeSense also provides tools to backup student data, track the performance […]

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Model Math Word Problems: Show Your Work on iPads

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. Math iPad App There is audio support and lots of ways for students to find a solution. The first level of this […]

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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. Introduce Coding Skills Kodable introduces basic programming skills to students as it pushes them to […]

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Splash Math on Android!

I’ve shared some of the reasons why Splash Math is a fantastic app for elementary school students practicing math skills – and now Splash Math Grade 1 is available on Android.  With the same great adaptive assessment, scratch pad, and interactive features, this app includes thirteen chapters, all containing questions that align to the Common Core […]

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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. On the hunt for a number line for iPads? You’ll want to check out their Chromebook friendly web app and iPad app for students. This useful virtual math tool is one I recommend to teachers […]

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