Tag Archives: mathematics

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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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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Math Slicer – A Fun Alternative to Math Flashcards

Math Slicer is an Android app (free and paid versions available) that presents a fun alternative to using flashcards to practice basic mathematics skills. In Math Slicer students are shown addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division problems that they have to answer by “slicing” the correct answer in half. The answer choices jump up on the screen […]

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Five Good and Free Android Apps for Elementary School Math Practice

Over on iPadApps4School.com I recently published a list of apps for elementary school math practice. Not to leave out the Android users, I’ve put together this short list of free Android apps for practicing elementary school math skills. 10monkeys is an Android app that elementary school students will enjoy using to practice their multiplication skills. […]

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Fresh Pick – An Android App to Help Students Learn About Budgets

Fresh Pick is a free Android app from PBS Kids. The app is based on the popular PBS web series Fizzy’s Lunch Lab. The purpose of the app is to challenge students’ math and problem solving skills. The app contains eight challenges for students to try. Students can go through the challenges in any order […]

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