Teaching Math with Apps – Math Apps for Practice and Tutoring

There are plenty of apps that can support math teaching and learning. Among them, some are for teachers’ general use of creating contents, managing classroom, demonstrating course contents. Some focus more on math content practicing and tutoring. In this section, we will focus on introducing apps that are for students to practice on specific contents. There are many apps for the purpose of students practice and tutoring. Here we will just give several examples and we will only focus on free apps. Therefore, you may want to continue exploring and finding math practice apps that suit for your classroom needs after seeing these examples.

Comprehensive grade levels:

First we will introduce several apps that provides practice and tutoring for multiple grade level and math subjects.

Screen Shot 2013-07-18 at 11.23.04 AMYourTeacher’s Math provides math practices, tutorial videos and audios, self-test, challenge, and extra printable worksheets for grade level from 5 to college. It also has standardized test preparation.


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MathWay is another comprehensive math practice and tutorial app. It also provides a problem-solving Screen Shot 2013-07-18 at 1.11.19 PMengine, which students can type in a problem and get the restul calculated. MathWay also has an Android version which is available here.

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Math !!! is free to download on iTunes. It provides worksheets for students to practice on problems on Screen Shot 2013-07-18 at 1.48.29 PMtopics of Arithmetic, Decimals, Fractions, Percent Ratio & Propotion, Statistics, Geometry, Number Theory, and Algebra. It also has an Live Learning Center, where students can communicate with teachers. Within Math !!!, there are a number of content Apps by grades and areas to purchase.

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Screen Shot 2013-07-18 at 11.12.53 AMEasel Algebra Pro has a collection of questions for students to practice on topics that are related to algebra. It allows students to droogle on the screen while solving the problem. Students can check answers after they answer the questions. Students can also get help by clicking on the “ShowMe!” button to watch the tutorial videos for each question.

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Easel Algebra Pro

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