As I get ready to send my students off for summer break, I’ve searched high and low for the top ten math apps to help them retain what they’ve learned this year. Many of my students have tablets, and I really want them to use their technology to its full potential. I plan to send home the printable sheet (found at the bottom of this post) in my end of the year gifts so parents have a math game plan for the summer! Without further adieu, here are my Top Ten Math Apps.
Top Ten Math Apps
1. Marble Math Junior is a fun app in which you solve a variety of math problems by collecting numbers as you roll or drag your marble through a series of fun mazes for ages 5-8. Concepts covered include: shape recognition/matching; sequencing number values and ordinals; addition, subtraction and multiplication to 100; identifying fractions; counting money; telling time; completing addition equations
2. Thinking Blocks Addition is definitely worth checking out–especially if your child struggles with solving word problems. Thinking Blocks Addition teaches children how to model and solve word problems involving addition and subtraction. Thinking Blocks Addition is best suited for children, ages 6 to 9.
3. Sushi Monster is a game to practice, reinforce, and extend math fact fluency. Strengthen reasoning strategies for whole number addition and multiplication by helping monsters make a target sum or product. Students learn to be strategic and plan ahead with this great game!
4. Splash Math is amazing. It can be purchased by individual grade level or as a bundle. Splash Math makes math fun and engaging for K-5 kids. With 30 minutes, 4 times a week – students can sharpen their math concepts at every grade and skill level.
5. Math Ninja will especially appeal to your boys! Students will use their math skills to defend their tree house against a hungry tomato and his robotic army in this fun action packed game! Appeals to ages 6-99! 🙂
6. Math Board is an incredibly useful and versatile app. MathBoard can be configured to best match the abilities of each individual child/student. More than just standard drills, MathBoard encourages students to actually solve problems, and not just guess at answers.
7. Dream Box Math Green is a rigorous K-8 math curriculum. Students who use DreamBox develop critical thinking skills, deeper conceptual understanding, and independent reasoning abilities.
8. Addition and Multiplication Number Bubbles is an addicting game that will aid in fact fluency!
9. The Number Math app covers several skills including greater than/less than, before/after, missing number, arranging numbers in order, rounding, and skip counting. It can be customized depending on your students’ abilities.
10. Math Facts: Number Bonds and Fact Families will help students learn their addition and subtraction facts or their Number Bonds and Facts Families up to 20. With a series of fun and easy-to-play games, they can quickly start exploring addition and subtraction facts.
Click the image below to download this list of Top Ten Math Apps in a printable format to send home with your students’ parents. This is also a handy reference to keep near your classroom technology.
What are your favorite math apps? Leave me a comment! And be sure to pin this post!
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