Category Archives: fractions

New Top Pick! Todo Number Matrix — practice math and visual perception skills in a unique and fun way

  Bottom line: A brand new app that allows kids to practice math skills in a unique way through the use of matrices. It's a great way to practice visual perceptual skills also. Geared toward children in preschool through second grade, this app may require some initial instruction from an adult before appropriate independent play… Continue Reading

Best math apps: Beyond Cats! Grade 2 Math Standards is a fun sequel to the Grade 1 version

    Bottom Line: Beyond Cats! Grade 2 Math Standards — Practice Common Core Math for 2nd Graders is a math app that offers your child a fun way to practice the math skills required for 2nd grade. Multiple accounts can be set up to track all of the kids in your family or classroom. All of the… Continue Reading

Math Apps for Kids: Fruity Fractions makes math delicious!

    Bottom Line: An introductory look at fractions for elementary-aged learners. Bright colors and repetition of basic concepts make this app a fruity festival of early fraction learning. Customized controls and the ability to unlock (or lock) all levels make this app a worthy contender in the app store, but to get a higher… Continue Reading

Review: Converting Fractions, Decimals and Percentages — like a mini math textbook on your mobile device

    Bottom Line: If you're looking for an app that covers fractions, decimals and percentages (and the relationships between all three) then this is the app you need. Great for teachers and homeschoolers, Converting Fractions, Decimals and Percentages clearly explains how these math concepts work and then gives children a chance to test their… Continue Reading

Review: Slice Fractions helps build math skills — with a baby mammoth

    Bottom Line: Slice Fractions by Ululab is a math app that doesn't feel like a math app. With cute animations and the ability to earn hilariously creative hats for the baby mammoth to wear, this game not only teaches math concepts, but is also actually really fun. Whether you have a student new… Continue Reading

Top Ten Apps for Common Core State Standards: Math

If you work in education, chances are good you know exactly what CCSS stands for! However, knowing exactly what to do with those Common Core State Standards is another thing entirely. Many states begin implementation this fall, and educators everywhere are trying to figure out what this means for their lesson plans. Indiana jumped on… Continue Reading

DoodleMath — Review

    Bottom Line: Amazingly comprehensive math program for students working at about the 2nd through 5th grade levels. Great parent tracking system, and addresses Common Core standards. Free trial — in-app purchase of $9.99 to implement an ongoing program of study.  Continue Reading

BuzzMath Middle School: Review

      Bottom Line: a whopping 2800 common core aligned middle school math problems presented in a variety of formats for Free. You won't need any number sense to figure out the absolute value of this deal. Continue Reading

iTooch Middle School: Review

    Bottom Line: A quiz-style app that may be useful for parents and teachers, but might not be motivating enough for students. A few areas need improvement, but it's Free to try all seven content strands! Continue Reading