April 30, 2016
As we reviewed the Chromebook App chart we previously featured here in EdTech and mLearning we realized that it is lacking in Chromebooks apps for math teachers. So we went ahead and curated for you this collection below. These are some of the best math applications to try out with your students in class. We invite you to check them out and share with us if you have other suggestions to add to this list. Enjoy
‘GeoGebra (www.geogebra.org) is free dynamic mathematics software for all levels of education that brings together geometry, algebra, spreadsheets, graphing, statistics and calculus in one easy-to-use package. Interactive learning, teaching and evaluation resources created with GeoGebra can be shared and used by everyone at tube.geogebra.org.’
2- Wolfram Alpha
Wolfram Alpha is one of the most sophisticated computable knowledge softwares out there. ‘Wolfram|Alpha introduces a fundamentally new way to get knowledge and answers—
not by searching the web, but by doing dynamic computations based on a vast collection of built-in data, algorithms, and methods.’
‘Monster Math Flash Cards for kids is a fun way for kids to learn addition, subtraction, multiplication with an array of cute animated monsters. With the Monster Math Flash Cards app, you can choose from a range of numbers, which is great for kids who are having trouble with certain math facts. Each card contains an animated monster that will entertain kids while they practice their math facts.’
4- Desmos Graphing Calculator
Explore math with Desmos! Plot functions, create tables, add sliders, animate your graphs, and more — all for free.
5- ADDieMath Math
ADDieMath is a simple and fun tool that kids can use to learn and master ADDition, subtraction, multiplication and division fact tables. ADDieMath provides the challenge of timed problem solving, the tracking of learning progress, and the flexibility of various levels and operations!
6- Splash Math
Splash Math is an educational program that provides comprehensive coverage of the curriculum with over 300 skills for Grades K-5. Over 10 million kids and 70,000 teachers use Splash Math to practice math. The use of animations, graphics and games make children master the basic math concepts like Addition, Subtraction, Division, Multiplication, Algebra and Geometry in a fun and interactive way.