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Tablets as Teaching Tools | Math Apps Todo Math: Play and Learn from Counting to Multiplication Free Todo Math is a wonderfully easy-to-use math app for early learners. It uses visuals, auditory prompts and purposeful touch. This is a go-to favorite for many of our struggling learners. Todo Maths growing curriculum includes 600+ math activities aligned to Common Core State Standards to provide over a year of math practice for preschool to 2nd grade. The apps comprehensive suite of learning games include counting and cardinality, number operations, mathematical reasoning, time and money, and geometry.

Todo Number Matrix: Brain teasers, logic puzzles, and mathematical reasoning for kids $0.99 Todo Number Matrix is a fun math app for practicing math skills such as categories, number sense, addition, subtraction, multiplication and division. This early learning app includes engaging games using matrices for practicing these skills. The matrices also provide practice of visual perceptual skills such as visual discrimination and spatial skills. Todo Number Matrix includes 63 matrices across 6 different categories so that children stay engaged and learning for long play periods. Each category is uniquely designed to challenge children with a variety of puzzles.

Mystery Math Town $2.99 Mystery Math Town is a mysteriously fun app for 1st through 6th grade students that aligns with Common Core Math Standards. This app is great for general education and students that struggle with the basic math concepts of addition, subtraction and multiplication. Solving math problems fits right into the mystery storyline and really draws learners in. Even students who normally complain about math activities enjoy Mystery Math Town.

Mystery Math Museum $2.99 This app is the sequel to Artgig Studios Mystery Math Town. It features a new town with 8 themed museums and a new cast of quirky characters. Great for students in grades 1 6, Mystery Math Museum aligns with Common Core Math Standards. This app is great for general education and students that struggle with the basic math concepts of addition, subtraction and multiplication.

Marble Math Junior $2.99 Math Marble Junior is a fun, engaging game app that provides unlimited practice for math skills for K 3rd grade math levels. Marble Math addresses concepts of shape recognition/matching, sequencing number values and ordinals, addition, subtraction and multiplication to 100, identifying fractions, counting money, telling time, and completing addition equations.

Marble Math $2.99 Math Marble is a fun, engaging game app that provides unlimited math skills practice for 4th - 8th grade math levels. Marble Math addresses concepts of addition, subtraction, multiplication and division, fractions, Roman numerals, factoring, decimals, counting money (currency type is customizable), comparing values and simplifying equations.

Slice It $0.99 Slice It! is an interactive math app with 200 brain building puzzles that challenge students' understanding of core geometry concepts including shapes, symmetry, area, and measurement. This is a fun app of trial and error gameplay that supports the discovery of concepts and strategies. Slice It! aligns with many Common Core Math Standards in grades 2 - 8. This app is great for students struggling with math concepts, general education students and advanced learners.

Vizulator The Visual Calculator $2.99 Vizulator is a calculator with a visual so that not only is the user plugging in the numbers, but also they are looking at a visual display of the problem they are solving. This is a great app for users who are having a difficult time understanding the four basic mathematical concepts, but know how to use a calculator. Teachers have also found this app to be of benefit when teaching mathematical operations and for students to practice repetition of operations. It is like using electronic manipulatives, and can be helpful for those with processing difficulties and those who struggle with math and need lots of

repetition.

Oh No Fractions! $0.99 Visually compare, add, subtract, multiply and divide two fractions with a unique and simple interface. The visualization of fractions with simple, effective and interactive graphs allows the user to explore the solution at each step. Statistics are kept for each successful and unsuccessful attempt to solve the problems. This feature is very useful, in the classroom for example, to monitor student progress. Stats can now be shared via email.

Panther Math paper $14.99 Panther Math Paper allows a user to complete math problems on an iPad. This app is based on Universal Design Principles allowing for independent completion of mathematical operations by users with motoric and/or learning challenges. Panther Math paper is not a calculator. It is a digital math paper. Math concepts that can be addressed with this app include addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, fractions, algebra, money skills, volume, weight, geometry, time, distance and advanced math.

Visual Multiplication Table $3.99 This app can be used to visualize the multiplication table. The aim is to increase the intrinsic motivation of a student to learn the multiplication table. There are no quizzes, badges, or timers in this app. The user can explore the multiplication table in four different ways: - Table: Explore the multiplication table in various ways. - Groups: See the multiplications as visualizations. - Multiples: See how each number has an unlimited number of multiples.

- Solve: Scramble and solve the multiplication table.

Hungry Fish $1.99 This fun addition and subtraction game for iOS devices has instant addition. Touch two numbers together to instantly add. Most addition games teach in the form 3 + 4 = __; Hungry Fish challenges players to find different ways to make a 7 (1+6, 2+5, 3+2+2, etc.). There are 18 levels of challenge (for 4-year-olds to adults) and bonuses to customize your fish with new colors and fins. Play this game with your students, family, and friends.

Motion Math: Pizza! $4.99 Run a pizzeria learning economics, proportional thinking, and mental math as you buy ingredients in the market, design your pizzas in the kitchen, and sell them to customers. This app is great for general education students, as well as those who struggle with basic math concepts. Providing challenging math problems in a real world setting Motion Math Pizza plays more like a game than an educational app. As we prepare students to enter real world situations this app helps students increase their ability to think and react quickly while serving customers and running a business.

Motion Math Wings Pro $5.99 Motion Math Wings is designed to help students build multiplication skills. This app shows multiplication in six different visual forms: rows of dots, clusters of dots, groups of dots, a grid, a labeled grid, and symbols. Motion Math Wings aligns to curriculum standards and is great for students in Kindergarten, 1st, or 2nd grade in the early stages of learning multiplication or to help later in elementary years as a practice tool.

Symmetry School: Learning Geometry $3.99 Symmetry School consists of multilingual, captivating, brain-twisting games designed to support and encourage mathematical development. Symmetry Schools intuitive learning experience allows children of ALL abilities to learn through play, exploring hard-to-grasp symmetrical concepts on their own terms and at their own pace. Through gameplay, learners will be aided in developing an essential foundation in spatial reasoning, problem solving and visualization.

DragonBox Algebra 5+ $4.99 DragonBox Algebra 5+ secretly teaches algebra. This app is perfect for giving young children a head start in mathematics and algebra. Children as young as five can begin to grasp the basic processes involved in solving linear equations without even realizing that they are learning. The game is intuitive, engaging and fun, allowing anyone to learn the basics of algebra at his or her own pace. DragonBox Algebra 5+ covers addition, division and multiplication. Suitable from age five and up, DragonBox Algebra 5+ gives young learners the opportunity to get familiar with the basics of equation solving.

DragonBox Algebra 12+ - The award-winning math learning game $7.99 DragonBox Algebra 12+ is an inexpensive algebra tutor that fits in your pocket. This is a must-have tool for students so they can earn better grades and gain confidence in algebra and mathematics. It covers advanced topics in math and algebra like parentheses, positive and negative signs, addition of fractions, collection of like terms, factorization and substitution. This educational game targets children from the ages of 12 to 17 but children (or adults) of all ages can enjoy it.

Bugs and Numbers $2.99 Bugs and Numbers is an app that covers a wide range of math lessons within 18 different games. Some of the skills taught are number and shape identity, left and right, matching numbers and shapes, sequencing, counting to 100, and many more. The games start easy and get progressively more difficult. Games 1-6 are preschool, 6-12 are Kindergarten, and 12-18 are at an elementary grade level. The app automatically adjusts the level of difficulty based on the users performance.

GazziliMath Free Designed for early learners, GazziliMath features 6 engaging, exciting math-based activities that help build the foundation for understanding basic math concepts that touch our lives every day. Successful completion of each concept/activity means seeing a portion of the GazziliFunPage come to life. Children interact with the app to build a deep understanding of math-related concepts. A Hearing Impaired Mode adds all written words to the screen as the narrator and characters spea