Category Archives: Intermediate Math

iTooch MATH Grade 5

iTooch MATH Grade 5, by eduPad, is a terrific app that covers a lot of ground concept-wise and shouldn't be limited to just fifth graders.  This app combines a no-frills approach to content, while still providing the user with an exciting learning experience.  The mascot is adorable and keeps kids on task with lots of…
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Rafter HD

  Rafter HD, by Emantras, has gone gold. It now has a new avatar and additional levels of play. Rafter is a deceptively simple, physics-based puzzle game. You need to draw your shape and plan your timing to hit your target.  You also need to think, concentrate, attend, and eventually learn to deal with some frustration…
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Motion Math HD – Fractions!

  Created by  Jacob Klein, Gabriel Adauto and Amrita Thakur, all graduates of the Learning, Design, and Technology program at Stanford University, Motion Math HD - Fractions! teaches fractions,Motion Math HD utilizes movement-based learning to give players an "intuitive sense of math." httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hmm0D90vcYI From what we can see the game is doing just that! Honestly, when…
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Sums Stacker

Sums Stacker, by Daren Carstens of Carstens Studios Inc, is an amazing app. It incorporates critical thinking, problem solving, and strategic planning skills, all while you’re “playing” with math concepts with great gaming style! Carstens says this about math, "It wasn't until after my school years, that I became a lover of math. I managed…
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Sal Khan: Khan Academy

If you are not yet familiar with Khan Academy's wonderful free apps and online resources, you should be! Sal Khan's simple delivery of complex concepts is brilliant! His portal for conveying understanding of in-depth studies of  math and science is through YouTube video clips. They can be viewed on your own time and at your…
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Jungle Time, Jungle Coins & Jungle Fractions

Jungle Time, Jungle Coins & Jungle Fractions  - This is a trio of stellar apps, developed by Andrew Short, of Jungle Education, and former Microsoft program manager and software designer. Andrew's also dad to two 2 children, ages 7 & 9.  When we asked Andrew what got him started in the app world, he said,…
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Math Drills

  We use Math Drills, by Instant Interactive, regularly with our students and really like this app. It reminds us of the no-nonsense computer games that were used back in the day. As a teacher, you want content. Math Drills lives up to its name and delivers just what it says, drills. Memorization is the…
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