Tag Archives: math

PhotoMath for Android – An App for More than Just Checking Answers

Late last year PhotoMath arrived in Apple’s App Store and in so doing sparked some good conversations about how students are taught mathematics. PhotoMath is an app, now available for Android, that allows you to take a picture of a math problem in a book and have the problem completed for you. The app will […]

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Design and Test Weight-bearing Structures on Your Android Device

Truss Me is an Android app that students can use to design and test weight-bearing structures like bridges. I initially tried Truss Me a couple of years ago as an iPad app. Last week the app became available for Android phones and tablets. Truss Me can be used in “challenge” mode or in “free play” […]

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Marble Math Offers Some Fun Apps for Math Practice on Android Devices

Marble Math is a fun set of math apps for kids that has long been available on iPads. This week the apps were added to the Android platform. Marble Math Multiplication students practice basic multiplication problems through a maze layout. Students are given multiplication problems to solve by rolling their marbles through mazes that contain […]

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Rocket Science 101 – An App for Designing and Testing Virtual Rockets

Last week on FreeTech4Teachers.com I published a review of NASA’s Rocket Science 101 game. At the time I wasn’t aware that an Android version of the game existed too. Thanks to an email from David Beaver I now know that NASA Rocket Science 101 is free for Android users. NASA’s Rocket Science 101 is designed […]

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Explain 3D – Visual Explanations of How Machines Work

Explain 3D first launched a few years ago as a website that offers a collection of 3D animations of simple machines. Recently, Explain 3D launched an Android app for the same purpose. The animations allow viewers to zoom-in, zoom-out, and rotate animations 360 degrees. In addition to the animations of simple machines like elevators and […]

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