Category Archives: multiplication

Good Free App of the Day: Math Racer 3.0! Save $8 for a limited time!

I hadn't seen Math Racer 3.0 until it went on sale, but I'm glad I found it! It's a great app for math facts fluency for addition, subtraction, multiplication and division. The app can be used for single facts, for addition/subtraction together and multiplication/division together, or all facts mixed. In school, students with 1:1 devices… Continue Reading

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

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 for kids: Milk Hunt is fast-paced and fun, and sneaks in some learning too!

    Bottom Line: Help Kando the Kangaroo as he goes on a quest to find more milk. Hop across Australia collecting milk bottles and other prizes. Solve math problems along the way to win more milk points. The combination of adventure game with math practice keeps this game interesting for little learners. 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

Review: MiniSchool offers a range of educational lessons kids will want to play

    Bottom Line: MiniSchool offers a collection of six educational activities with varying levels of difficulty to help teach and reinforce several academic skills. Whimsical ocean-themed scenes and characters keep children entertained while working for a ribbon of success. Though many of the activities benefit younger children, the varying difficulty levels allow this app… Continue Reading

Featured App — Number Hero: Multiplication is a fun math game for practicing multiplication!

Math lovers, rejoice! Number Hero: Multiplication doesn't have a lot to do with super heroes, but your kiddo will be as smart as a super hero once she masters the multiplication games found inside this app. Connecting numbers and earning points is the game, fun is the aim. It's a great app for a little sneaky math… Continue Reading

Todo Math has had a major update! FREE (with IAP) in the App Store NOW!

A major new update to Todo Math is now available for free (with IAP) in the App Store. The update includes 10 new games and a one-of-a-kind mission mode play feature that offers guided curriculum-based activities for more engaged learning. The timing of this release is aimed at combating summer learning loss for graduating preschoolers… Continue Reading

Best App for Algebra: Hands-On Equations 1 — The Fun Way to Learn Algebra, FREE Lite version!

    Bottom Line: Since we first reviewed Hands-On Equations 1 — The Fun Way to Learn Algebra, it's only gotten better, including a progress bar, lower price, a new design and iPhone compatibility, earning an upgrade to a Top Pick! This app is a great curriculum supplement to teach algebraic thought and problem solving for Grade… Continue Reading

Review: Montessori Math: Multiplication has a lot to offer, but needs some work to live up to its full potential

    Bottom Line: A brand new Montessori app that teaches multiplication in a variety of ways. Contains progressive learning activities at an appropriate learning level and games at a much higher academic level. Still needs a few updates, however, to be a top-notch math app.  Continue Reading