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Apps for Numeracy


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

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Apps for Numeracy

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