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32 Math Apps for a Rigor-infused Classroom

Posted by on February 20, 2015

Khan AcademyHere are some great math apps for iPads and smartphones that add rigor and automaticity to your classroom:

  1. AIRR Math–student centered math activities in AIRR Math promote a strong, solid foundation for students’ success throughout their educational experiences.
  2. Babakus–combines an abacus and calculator to provide math-challenged students with an excellent option for learning math
  3. CalcMadeEasy–Free–One of the Best Calculators for iOS devices. CalcMadeEasy FREE version comes with fully functional Scientific Calculator and Notepad with automatic note taking capability.
  4. Elevated Math–Elevated Math provides initial instruction or intervention on math topics that cover place value, estimation, large digit addition all the way through Algebra I (two years of math instruction!)
  5. Egberta’s Equations–Egberta the macaw has a nest full of tasty eggs that Cliff the climber wants to eat. Unfortunately, the eggs are on top of a tall cliff. Help Cliff reach the top and get the eggs by completing equations.
  6. Flash to Pass–easy-to-use, elegant program designed to facilitate mastering the basic math facts learned in Elementary School.
  7. Fraction Basic–free video app provides a quick and simple way for you to learn and understand the basics behind fractions.
  8. Free GraCalc–A powerful, flexible graphing calculator . . . and it’s free!
  9. Grade 1 Math–Simple and easy to use math drill app for your 1st grader!
  10. Grade 2 Math–Simple and easy to use math drill app for your 2nd grader!
  11. Grade 3 Math–Simple and easy to use math drill app for your 3rd grader!
  12. Hungry Fish–Practice mental addition and subtraction with Motion Math
  13. iFormulae–simple library consisting of various formulae, equations with their example.
  14. Math Bingo– If you need a way to break the tedium of repetitious math fact practice, get your students and iPad and let them have at Math Bingo
  15. Math Board Addition–good basic addition practice
  16. Math Drills Lite–Graphically rich and fun environment allows a single student to learn basic math skills in addition, subtraction, multiplication and division.
  17. Math Game–sharpen math skills
  18. Math Puppy–Bingo Challenge Educational Game
  19. Math Ref – Free
  20. Math Zoom–An animal adventure through the world of numbers!
  21. Mental Math–Amaze and delight others as you multiply, divide, and square at lightning fast speed.
  22. Motion Math–practice real-life scenarios using math
  23. Murky Math–Grade 1—focused on basic Math skills for Grade 1. Content is aligned with Common Core Standards
  24. Murky Math–Grade 2–focused on “applied Math & Logic” skills for children in 2nd Grade or advanced learners in 1st Grade
  25. My Math Flashcards App–My Math Flash Card App is for mastering basic elementary math facts. Its an easy to use and customizable application to enable focused learning.
  26. Percentage Off–Easy to use and accurate
  27. Quick Graph–a powerful, high quality, graphic calculator that takes full advantage of the multitouch display and the powerful graphic capabilities of the iPad and iPhone, both in 2D and 3D.
  28. Rocket Math–use rockets to learn math
  29. Slice It–slide objects into pieces
  30. Splash Math 5 worksheets–5th grade–a fun and innovative way to practice math. 9 chapters covering an endless supply of problems.
  31. Timed Test Arcade–Timed Test is a full-featured addition math facts timed test simulator. Create completely customizable timed tests.
  32. Undersea Math–Learn Addition Visually – Solve all levels on the treasure map to find the treasure chest.

This list is kept up-to-date on Math Apps (in case you arrive at this page months after it was published).

More math resources from Ask a Tech Teacher:

Common Core Lesson Plans

Math Lesson Plan Bundle

Excel Lesson Plan Bundle

Khan Academy in Your Classroom: A Lesson Plan

Jacqui Murray has been teaching K-8 technology for 15 years. She is the editor/author of dozens of tech ed resources including a K-8 technology curriculum, K-8 keyboard curriculum, K-8 Digital Citizenship curriculum. She is webmaster for six blogs, CSG Master Teacher, an Amazon Vine Voice book reviewer, Editorial Review Board member for Journal for Computing Teachers, CAEP reviewer, CSTA presentation reviewer, freelance journalist on tech ed topics, a tech ed columnist for, and a weekly contributor to TeachHUB. You can find her resources at Structured Learning

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