Category Archives: subtraction

New Top Pick Review: More or Less helps kids learn and practice addition and subtraction without distractions

    Bottom Line: There are tons of math apps available, but anyone looking for a customizable addition/subtraction app need look no further than More or Less : Learn Addition and Subtraction. This simple, yet fun app will work with children from those learning the basic concept of addition to older children as they learn more… Continue Reading

Best apps for subtraction: OctoMinus is switch-accessible and differentiated to practice subtraction fact fluency!

    Bottom Line: Like its predecessor OctoPlus, this is a game-style app for basic subtraction fact fluency. It’s a fun way to work on speed without being overwhelming to young kids, and it’s even got three levels to better differentiate to all learners. OctoMinus is even switch accessible and provides practice for math subtraction… Continue Reading

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

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: Preschool Megagame offers mega content for FREE

    Bottom Line: Preschool Megagame offers mega content for free — enough to keep little ones busy and learning for hours. Covers all the basics of preschool education, has a great parents’ section, and the in-app purchase is reasonably priced. And there’s a monkey who looks like Grandpa. 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

Newly updated!! ToDo Math is all-new and still fabulous

    Bottom line: A fabulous math app for your special needs or young elementary-aged child. Since we first reviewed ToDo K-2 Math Practice, it has evolved to an app with a new name and even more math. The new ToDo Math is built on the same basic premise with math activities that can be completed… Continue Reading

Best apps for elementary math: playMath addition subtraction is fun for all

    Bottom Line: This app takes addition and subtraction practice far beyond just flashcards. The games are fun and great for problem-solving in math for first and second graders (suggested ages: 7-9 years old). The multiplayer games are a real strength, challenging and fun for even my husband and me (yes, we play math… Continue Reading