Spend an afternoon brushing up on statistics. Discover how the Krebs cycle works. Learn about the fundamentals of computer science. Prepare for that upcoming SAT. Or, if you’re feeling particularly adventurous, learn how fire stick farming changed the landscape of Australia.
Manic Math – Kindle Fire ($0.99) The game logic is incredible simple! Just combine two numbers and one math operation to match the proposed objective. Manic Math is one fantastic application designed to keep your mind in shape. This healthy addictive game boost your mental arithmetic ability as well as your concentration, focus and memory
Numerosity — iPad (free) Skruff, the streetwise dog, is always at hand as a cheeky companion. The player is engaged in a race against the clock to help Skruff learn math by rearranging as well as dragging and dropping numbers into their correct positions. This places students directly in the driving seat and allows them to figure things out on their own, rather than spoon-feeding them information.
The following apps are all created by the same company. These are the highest quality math apps (not games) for teaching math operations I have seen. We have them all and any of them easily work with our usual math program, or completely substitute for our usual math program on any given day.
- Table: Explore the multiplication tables.
- Groups: See the multiplications as visualizations.
- Multiples: See how each number has an unlimited number of multiples.
- Solve: Scramble and solve the multiplication table.
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