Apps for Common Core Math Standards, Grades 2-3
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November 25, 2011 By: Vicki Windman
The second grade standard has these components:
- Operations and Algebraic Thinking
- Numbers and Operation in Base Ten
- Measurement and Data
MathBoard $4.99 - For grades K-5. Operations include addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, squares, cubes and square roots. This app is set up like a traditional chalkboard and gives students an area in which to “show their work." Generates up to 250 questions per quiz.
Tic-Tack-Math $4.99 - Great app to start math lessons in a fun, educational manner. Incorporates all basic math operations. Students need to solve the equation before they can gain a square. A scratch pad is included for students to solve the equation.
A Math App-Multiplication $.99 - Great introduction to visual introduction to multiplication. Learn levels 1-10. The app also includes skip counting.
Montessori Place Value $.99 - Practice forming numbers from one to four digits, emphasizing each place value. Kids gain visual reinforcement of place value position, words, and the sum that creates the larger number.
Coin Math Free, paid edition $1.99 - This app has a variety of levels from counting coins to word problems on two different levels. The free app is limited but it gives the consumer an opportunity to evaluate the app.
Jungle Coins $2.99 - Multi-lingual talking app that includes identification of coins and calculating correct change. It also allows you to track student progress.
Kids time fun $1.99 - An extensive app that incorporates all levels of telling time with four levels. It incorporates six areas of telling time, from time after to elapsed time. For grades 1-5.
Sketchpad Free - Drag, manipulate and animate visual mathematics to develop and generalize understanding of fundamental concepts across elementary math, geometry, algebra, trigonometry, calculus, and beyond.
The components are the same as second grade, except for the addition of Fractions Development.
Math Practice Lite Free; paid edition $.99 - Practice all four operations with one-four digits.
Kosmicmath 3rd grade HD $2.99 - Includes all four operations using numbers 0-999. Problems generated follow the Scope and Sequence operation and number sets approximating the school year.
Fractions app $.99 - A beginning fraction app that uses everyday objects to create fractions. Difficulty increase as student completes each level.
Jungle Fractions $2.99 - Multi-lingual with multiple levels and ability to track student progress.Recommended for beginners up to ages 11-12.
Splash Math 3rd grade $9.99 - Meet all the core standards in one app, from place value, and customary measurements to fractions and data and probability. Tracks student’s progress.
Splash Math 3rd grade Free - Gives users two chapters for free trial before purchase.
Vicki Windman is a special education teacher at Clarkstown High School South.