Although our main focus with our learning centers is for creation activities, there are times when content apps are needed for either intervention work or a focus on applying specific skills and knowledge within content. Here are the ones we are including on our K-5 ipads:

ELA Math




Learning Focus

1000 Sight Words HD
Sight words
  • Practice sight words
Bee Bot
Programming app
  • Work on cardinal directions
  • Supports our Bee Bots!
Scratch Jr

Pencil Pal First Grade
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All subjects
  • Games, dot-to-dot, art studio, movie theatre, jokes and riddles
ABC Blast
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PreK- grade 1
  • Spelling, letter recognition
Teach me 2nd grade
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  • Math, spelling, sight words
Teach me 1st grade
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  • Math, spelling, sight words
Teach me kindergarten
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  • Math, spelling, sight words, number and letter writing
Fun with Directions
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  • Listening, following directions




Learning Focus

Number Rack
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Rekenrek app
  • Reinforce counting, base ten, addition and subtraction
Thinking Blocks Addition
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Thinking Blocks Multiplication
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Problem solving models
  • Tape Diagram models shown to reinforce problem solving strategies
  • Students are walked through creating models, then using them to solve problems.
  • Multiple levels of difficulty
Number Bonds
Addition and Subtraction
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Multiplication and Division
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Number Bond app
Game based
  • Reinforce fact families
Geoboard app
by Math Learning Center
  • Explore perimeter, area, angles, congreuance, fractions
iCamera Protractor
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Protractor app
  • Use the camera feature to find angle measures of everyday objects
  • Challenging to move hands and hold ipad at the same time - partner activity
  • also works as a regular protractor for exploration
Number pieces Basic
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Number pieces
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by Math Learning Center
  • Manipulatives to work on place value
  • Basic starts with ones, tens and simple addition/subtraction
  • Can also draw on page
  • "Number pieces" has a ruler to use when lining up pieces, but in basic, it's not necessary, you simply draw a circle around pieces you want to select
  • Definitely plan on 15 minutes to orient students to this app before first use
  • Students can model and solve number sentences and take a screen shot to save their work
MyScript Calculator
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  • write a problem in your handwriting and the answer appears
Touch N Slide Calculator
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  • Model part whole relationships by moving bars to show different combinations
Visual Math 2
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Math app
game based
6-9 year old
Freefall Money
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Money app
Game based
  • Practice counting money, making change
  • Cannot write as you work, so students will need to be somewhat fluent
Splash Math K
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Math app
Game based
  • Practice math concepts, K level
  • Problems read aloud
Splash Math Grade 1
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Math app
Game based
  • Practice math concepts, grade 1
  • Problems read aloud
Splash Math Grade 2
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Math app
Game based
  • Practice math concepts, grade 2
  • Problems read aloud
  • One player at a time?


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Coin Toss

Snap Guide

Snapguide is a simple way to share and view step-by-step how to guides. Students can show skill progression or demonstrate the rules of a game by creating their own guides
Coach's Eye

Team shake

Nutrition Tips

Choice Board Creator

Customize your own collection of picture
choices for students; add sound effects.