Elementary School Apps for MATH

This page will highlight 5 applications teachers can use for elementary school math.

1. Symmetry Shuffle

This app develops children math skills through games of symmetry with intriguing artwork. The game presents itself through various problems where children have to work through geometric mathematical concepts such as "reflections", "translations", and "rotations". This app would be a fun way for elementary students to apply skills they have learned and practice using technology.

Price: $1.99

References:

Apple Inc. (2014). Symmetry shuffle by Carsten's Studio Inc. [Website]. Retrieved from https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/symmetry-shuffle/i...

2. Long Division Touch

This math application is used to practice long division in an interactive way. It engages learners through technology by giving them long division problems to solve. The app also uses more complex skills such as long division with decimals, remainders and using zeros with division. This would definitely be a fun tool for students who dread using worksheets.

Price: FREE

References:

Apple Inc. (2014). Long division touch by Regular Berry Software LLC [Website]. Retrieved from https://itunes.apple.com/ca/app/long-division-touc...

3. Sushi Monster

This free app uses interactive games specifically for addition and multiplication skills and practice. Children are challenged through various levels with time limits and distractions to practice math skills they have learned through instruction and focus their thinking. Again, this app would be great for students who do not enjoy worksheets!

Price: FREE

References:

Apple Inc. (2014). Sushi monster by Scholastic [Website]. Retrieved from https://itunes.apple.com/ca/app/sushi-monster/id51...

4. sqeebles Fractions

This application uses cake to help teach the foundational concepts of fractions. This game, like the others, entices children through games and levels to challenge and apply the skills they have learned about fractions. Some features that may intrigue teachers for using it in the classroom is that it is advertisement free and allows for unlimited users to play.

Price: $1.99

References:

Apple Inc. (2014). Squeebles fractions by KeyStageFun [Website]. Retrieved from https://itunes.apple.com/ca/app/squeebles-fraction...

5. iCan Count Money Canada

This Canadian app has a variety of games to get children familiar with Canadian currency and counting money. Games include counting money, going shopping, and coin recognition. This would be an excellent and fun way to apply money and addition skills in an interactive and engaging way.

Price: $1.99

References:

Apple Inc. (2014). iCan count money Canada by Ahmed Tawakol [Website]. Retrieved from https://itunes.apple.com/ca/app/ican-count-money-c...

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