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Apps for Numeracy


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Apps for teaching and learning numeracy in the primary and middle school.

Apps for teaching and learning numeracy in the primary and middle school.

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  • 1. Apps for Literacy and Numeracy
    Using iPods and iPads to engage students in English and Maths Learning
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  • 3. Early Literacy
    “Dragon Dictation” – Talk to text quickly and easily, with the ability to edit and email.
    “The Strange and Wonderful World Of Ants” – Non-fiction about ants and their habits with different reading levels.
    “Bakery Story” – Game to make cakes – use for procedural text.
  • 4.
  • 5. Early Number
    “Dot to Dot”
    “Tens Frame”
    “Toddler Phone - Numbers”
    “Count Magic” - Kinesthetic
    “Think Big”
    “Count By” – number patterns
    “Magic Wallet” – coin recognition and counting
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  • 8. Upper Primary and Middle Years
    “Count By” for factors, multiples and prime numbers.
    “Brain Tuner Lite” – students check problems with timer and percentage correct.
    “Write Sums” – students use their fingers to write the answer
    “Number Line Diver”
    “TimesTables” for drills
  • 9.
  • 10. Fractions, Decimals and Percentages
    “Motion Math HD” – kinesthetic ($3.99)
    “Number Line”
    “Fraction Factory”
  • 11. Measurement, Chance and Data
    “Maps” for measurement of distance, perimeter, area, ratio and scale, times (walk or drive).
    “Calendar”, “Stop watch” or “Timer” for 10 sec walk
    Carpenter’s tool box – spirit level
  • 12. Chance and Data
    “iChoose” – coin flip, dice
    “Statistics” for counter and simple graphing
    “Easy Chart HD” for bar graphs
  • 13. Space
    “Mirror Paint” for transformations
    “Shape Builder”
  • 14. Create – Working Mathematically
    Visual - “Etcha-sketch”, “Comic Touch” or “Doodle-Buddy” to explain working on screen shots and annotate photos. Make movies with “Sonic Pix” or “Reel Director”
  • 15. Create – Working Mathematically
    Sounds - “Voice recorder” (free) or “Audio Boo” to describe working – how students worked out a problem
    Thinking - “Popplet” for mind maps
  • 16. Clock, Weather and Calculator
    These apps are pre-installed and can be used in many ways to improve numeracy skills
    Choose cities around the world and order temperatures from largest to smallest, find cities with 10+ or 10- difference, find the cities on a map and predict temperatures in nearby cities.
    Calculator games and reading clock faces.
  • 17. More Apps......
    “Super 7 HD”
    “Water Storage”
    (free from Melbourne Water)