Category Archives: math, word problems

New Top Pick for math! Learn to convert word problems to equations with Math Shake

    Bottom Line: A math app that truly does what no other apps out there can do: make sense out of word problems. Designed for kids ages 6-14, Math Shake walks users through the process of converting a word problem into an equation, and even allows them to record their thinking as they work… Continue Reading

Good Free Apps of the Day — EIGHT completely free math apps from Math Playground!

Somehow I had never seen these great mathematics apps before I happened upon one while browsing the App Store. So I was thrilled when I realized there were actually eight of them, and they're all COMPLETELY free, with no in-app purchases! There are also no ads, and the apps are perfect for use at school.… Continue Reading

Great Free App of the Day: Equate Formula Solver — don’t miss out on this MUST HAVE app while it is still free!

OK. I don't know if y'all remember how googly I got over Equate Formula Solver a few weeks ago when I did the initial review. I pretty much professed my love for the developer for giving us this FIVE STAR app. And to make things even better, they set the price at FREE for the… Continue Reading

Fully Free Android App Friday! (best free Android apps for kids)

From Smart Apps For Android Have we got a treat of a post for you today. This week's selection of Android apps will have your child feeding sharks, writing stories, even doing Rocket Science! There are apps for young and old, apps for education and fun, and apps for special needs. These apps are all… 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

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

DoodleMath: Review

Bottom line: If you're in the U.K. and have a 7 to 11 year old child, buy it. If you're elsewhere and have a child functioning in that age range, still take a long look, especially since you can try the basics for free.   Continue Reading

Good Free Apps of the Week – AppTutor for Grades K-5

You know StudyPad makers of Splash Math and eduPad makers of iTooch Math. Now welcome Padstar to the SAFK family. Today we have all seven of their math apps free for teacher appreciation week. That's one app free for each day of the week hence our first GFAOTW. These are regularly $3.99 each so save… Continue Reading