Apps for Common Core Math Standards K-1

The five areas of concentration are:

  • Counting and cardinality
  • Operations and algebraic thinking
  • Number and operations in base ten
  • Measurement and data
  • Geometry

Counting The Very Hungry Caterpillar $2.99 Five levels using the famous Eric Carle book The Very Hungry Caterpillar. Counting, Vocabulary, Quantity, Addition and the game, which puts all the levels together.

The Counting Game $.99 Can be used for different grade levels based on the standards for the grade. Choose a number from 1-10. A sequence of numbers will be presented; student taps the next number in the sequence.

You can Count on the Blue Dog Free Kids learn counting while enjoying the fabulous Blue Dog artwork of George Rodrigue. Through touch the objects can be counted in any order and children hear pronunciation plus see the number displayed.

Number Sense $.99 Five games in one app: Counting 1-30, Dot to dot, Compare numbers without objects, Concepts of greater than and less than, and addition and subtraction.

Measurement HD $1.99 Five games in one app: introduction to the concept of time, introduction to the concept of weight, volume, short and long and duration of time using the months of the year.

Alzebra Free Four games in one app: identifying, sorting and classifying skills, reason out the patterns and fill them in, interactive sound pattern game and number pattern game.

Geometry Free Five games in one app: tracing shapes while learning the number of sides, tilt and help find Sharkie find a matching shape, matching shapes of rafts with leaves, and match the shape with the correct object in a series.

First Grade
The four areas of concentration are:

  • Operations and algebraic thinking
  • Numbers and operations in base 10
  • Measurement and Data
  • Geometry

Many the apps for kindergarten will meet the standards for first grade.

Addition and Subtraction Free (each additional level is $.99) This is a visual and auditory app using fish to assist students with learning addition and subtraction.

Teach Me first grade $.99 In addition to addition and subtraction problems, the app includes TeachTech, a writing recognition engine.

Place Value $.99 Practice place value of two-, three- and four-digit numbers using multi-touch.

Telling time- photo touch game $.99 Easily break lessons into teaching full hours, half past the hour, etc. separately or all combined for advanced students. You can add your own voice. Multi-sensory learning tool, combining audio, voice and written words.

Easy Chart HD $.99 Create bar/line/pie/sidebar charts.

Let's make shape apps (Lite-Free) Users practice tracing simple shapes, creating unique drawings.

Vicki Windman is a special education teacher at Clarkstown High School South.