Class Tech Tips: 7 Apps from the Math Learning Center

The Math Learning Center has a handful of terrific apps for math students. Their virtual manipulatives let students move pieces around the screen and even annotate to demonstrate understanding. Most of their apps are available for iPads, Android tablets and web browsers – making them a favorite choice for teachers in BYOD or mixed-device classrooms!

And did I mention they are totally free…?!

  • Math Vocabulary Cards: sets of vocab cards for K-2 and 3-5,
  • English/Spanish, contains visuals and definitions
  • Number Pieces: virtual base ten blocks, color coded, infinite manipulatives
  • Money Pieces: coins and bills great for counting and arrays
  • Pattern Shapes: virtual pattern blocks, colorful polygons
  • Geoboard: stretch virtual rubber bands to make and measure polygons, perimeter and area help
  • Number Frames: counting, arrays and fraction practice, an easy to annotate screen
  • Number Line: skip counting, math operations, and ability to type and write on the number line

Do you have a favorite Math Learning Center app? Share it in the comments below!

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Monica Burns is a fifth grade teacher in a 1:1 iPad classroom. Visit her website at for creative education technology tips and technology lesson plans aligned to the Common Core Standards.