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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.
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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” “Sudoku” “TimesTables” for drills
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Fractions, Decimals and Percentages “Motion Math HD” – kinesthetic ($3.99) “Number Line” “Fraction Factory”
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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
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Chance and Data “iChoose” – coin flip, dice “Statistics” for counter and simple graphing “Easy Chart HD” for bar graphs
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Space “Mirror Paint” for transformations “Shape Builder” “TanZen”
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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”
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Create – Working Mathematically Sounds - “Voice recorder” (free) or “Audio Boo” to describe working – how students worked out a problem Thinking - “Popplet” for mind maps
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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.
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More Apps...... “Super 7 HD” “Water Storage” (free from Melbourne Water)
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