manipulatives

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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Common Core in Action: Manipulating Shapes in the Elementary Math Classroom

As a former elementary school teacher in a 1:1 iPad classroom, I know how powerful iPads can be as learning tools in the hands of students. This mobile device is so much more than a content consumption tool, because students can use an iPad for hands-on learning. They can move items across the screen, try […]

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