Category Archives: Math

5 Math Apps – You Probably Never Heard Of!

If you're a teacher or parent, you probably know that multiple platforms are filled with all kinds of educational apps. Many of which are outstanding, but some of which… are not. Finding a few of the hidden, lesser-known math apps isn't a terribly challenging task, but it is excessively time-consuming. So to save you a…
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Tiggly Chef Subtraction: 1st Grade Math Game

Tiggly's new manipulative game, Tiggly Chef Subtraction: 1st Grade Math Game is absolutely awesome. It seems the Chef has been cooking up new recipes and ideas in the Taste Test Laboratory and the app depicts him as a crazy smart scientist experimenting with all sorts of concoctions to fill your tummies with joy! Tiggly has…
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Understanding Maths – Telling Time

"Understanding Maths - Telling Time" by appp media is simply brilliant in its clean sleek design and thoughtful teaching strategies. It’s perfect for kids just learning to mark time and also sophisticated enough for older students. The outstanding features include being able to record a child’s voice in telling the time, and the gentle scaffolding…
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MegaPro Calculator 5000

MegaPro Calculator 5000 by Chris Ternoey is a powerhouse of mathematical understanding.  Addition and subtraction with regrouping are two of the most difficult concepts to teach.  Combining a working knowledge of Base 10 with the procedures needed to correctly solve the problems can be overwhelming for many students.  Teachers have struggled to find an easy way…
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5 Math apps to Refine Skills When on the Run

Everyone knows how much we love math apps at TWA. The ability to play with time and space and organize it in a cohesive yet understandable manner is thrilling. It accounts for structure and predictability and helps make sense of our phenomenal world. Here are a few recent apps that have come into view of our…
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Fraction as Slope by Esa Helttula of iDevBooks

  Fraction as Slope by Esa Helttula of iDevBooks is simply elegant. It is written for big kids with a design that respects and lends gravity to what they are learning. It does not have pizza pies or bears running through the woods in order to gather the correct numbers for a presented equation. The…
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New & Improved Montessori Numbers – Learn to Count from 1 to 1000

  Award Winning Montessori Numbers - Learn to Count from 1 to 1000 by L'Escapadou  has just had a major overhaul to its app which was originally released in 2012. This app follows the theory that learning mathematical concepts begins concretely and progresses toward the abstract. This sound approach gives children the foundation of basic math concepts that follow a…
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SUM! – Math with Lovable Numbers

SUM! – Math with Lovable Numbers By Makoto (Mac) Funamizu, is a new early learning math challenge that is absolutely delightful and very fun to play. Intended to teach kids 6-8 basic addition and subtraction facts, it’s a fantastic game for any age! The goal is to make units of 10 by combining or separating…
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