Math Bingo is an educational math app for kids ages 5-12. This app can help your child learn to add, subtract, multiply and divide using the simple game of Bingo. Students can choose a level and are presented with 25 questions to answer as quickly as possible. When they get the answer correct, the square fills with a cute alien. These are timed reviews but the timer runs out only when they finish all the problems so there is no stress to get them all done before time is up. Then they can be encouraged to beat their time on the next try.
Word Wizard is an engaging way to work on phonics and to study spelling with children. This app provides letters of the alphabet, which children can move together to be read out loud phonetically, allowing them to practice building simple words, sounds or even complex phrases or sentences. In addition, you can create quizzes using predefined spelling lists or using your own lists. You can also track the progress of your students with detailed reports.
We get to play with iPads today!” This was the phrase we heard most often as we traveled to each of the Carrollton Exempted Village elementary 5th grade classrooms with iPads in tow. As we entered each Language Arts classroom, the excitement of the students was nearly uncontainable. After giving just a brief set of directions, we turned each classroom loose, with an iPad, and a simple app called StoryPatch (available from iTunes App Store). The job of each class was to create, and illustrate a story, in the 50 minute class period. This type of task is an assignment that is usually a chore that each child is accustomed to in the language arts classroom today. But with the iPad in hand, suddenly they forgot they were writing a story.