Elementary Apps for the Classroom
Check out these great apps for your students.
Arithmetic Invaders Express: Grade K-2 Math Facts - Express addition, subtraction, and multiplication games to defend the solar system and master K-2 arithmetic. Also, learn some basic facts about the Solar System.
Cloud Math Free - Excellent app for practicing and learning math." The difficulty level is easily controlled by a choice of operations, number ranges, numbers of answers to choose from, the number of problems in a set, and a Fail-safe mode. There are problems with addition and subtraction operations on numbers up to 50.
Geoboard, by the Math Learning Center - Geoboard is a tool for exploring a variety of mathematical topics introduced in the elementary and middle grades. Learners stretch bands around the pegs to form line segments and polygons and make discoveries about perimeter, area, angles, congruence, fractions, and more.
Math Puppy - Your younger students will be able to enjoy an interactive, learning environment of fun and adventure as they master basic math skills. Perfect for early childhood students.
Counting Bills & Coins - Counting Bills & Coins lets you practice identifying and solving math problems with money. Count, match, and make change with coins up to quarters and bills up to $20. Practice money skills in five unique activities: counting money, show me the money, making change, matching amounts, and show values.
Math Ninja - Use your math skills to defend your tree house against a hungry tomato and his robotic army in this fun action packed game! Choose between ninja stars, smoke bombs, or ninja magic - and choose your upgrades wisely!
Interactive Telling Time Lite - Interactive Telling Time is great for kids from ages 3 to 12 and comes in 3 difficulty levels so that it helps kids master telling time progressively (statistics are provided to help keep track of progress). Learn to set the time via interactive clocks with movable hour and minute hands, how to read a clock/to tell time, the conversion between analog clocks and digital clocks, as well as concepts such as ‘o’clock‘, ‘midnight’, ‘half past’, ‘quarter past’, ‘quarter to’, ‘past’, ‘to’, etc.
Dominoes Easy Match - Dominoes Easy Match skills focus on: concepts of numbers, identification of numbers 1-9, identification of simple arrays, rote counting, and one-to-one correspondence. This is a great app for beginning math learners.
MathTappers: Multiples - MathTappers: Multiples is a simple game designed first to help learners to make sense of multiplication and division with whole numbers, and then to support them in developing fluency while maintaining accuracy.
Teaching Number Lines: Little Monkey Apps Number Lines helps to introduce the concept of number lines through a variety of of modules such as: counters, drawings, and number lines in order to explain and physically model problems. Little Monkey Apps Number Lines aims to visualize numbers for rote counting and ordering and see the physical position of a number linking patterns and relationships. Great for student in K through 2.
K12 Equivalence Tiles - K12 Equivalence Tiles lets you compare the values of fractions, decimals, and percents up to 1 by using draggable tiles of varying values. K12 is not a calculator; it is a tool for students who have trouble understanding rational number equivalence (for example, 0.5, 1/2, 50% are all equal). This tool also allows students to visually perform simple operations like addition, subtraction, comparison, and ordering. This is a great app for upper elementary grades.
Rounding - Rounding is a great way to test your rounding skills and have fun at the same time. Select the number of problems and other options in order to correlate with your skill level.
Interactive Math Glossary -The Interactive Math Glossary App is provided by the Texas Education Agency to help teachers explore and understand mathematics vocabulary used in the grades K–8 Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills. Each glossary word is displayed in a four quadrant Frayer Model.
Science 360 - This app will allow your students to scroll the 3D sphere that is made of thumbnails of various science photos and videos. Tap on any one of those thumbnails to bring up the recent updates from National Science Foundation (NSF) or institutions funded by NSF. All contents are multimedia and are updated weekly, so you always get the most recent development of science and technology.
NASA - The NASA app carries a wealth of NASA information right on your iPad. The app collects, customizes and delivers an extensive selection of dynamically updated mission information, images, videos. It has information about the planets, live streaming of NASA TV, and on demand NASA video.
WWF Together- Experience the world's most amazing and endangered animals in one app – together. This interactive experience brings you closer to the stories of elephants, whales, rhinos and other fascinating species. Discover their lives and the work of WWF in a way you’ve never seen before. Try out “tiger vision,” stay as still as the polar bear during a hunt, and chop the panda’s bamboo. Explore the animals’ stories, then fold them up and share them with the world.
Robots for IPADS - Robots for iPad is the best, most complete guide to the world of robotics. This fun, highly interactive app lets you explore over 150 real-world robots, with hundreds of animations, photos, videos, and articles
Kids Can Match - An interactive, adaptive and fun memory game for children of all ages. This app contains amazing, one of a kind, collection of over 70 authentic animal images and sounds. The perfect way to engage children in a fun game while they learn about a broad range of animals from all over the world. Tailor made and carefully designed by experienced educators to fit the needs of small children. This educational game is a wonderful asset in any animal loving family.
Talkboard- Talkboard is the canvas for collaborative learning. Work with your students, wherever they are, on a shared whiteboard to bridge the gap in distance between you. Then harness your creativity to bring color and clarity to your lessons. Talkboard’s simple yet elegant drawing tools and integrated audio allow you to engage students in a whole new way.