By no means is the following a list of every great app that everyone should be using on the . These are the apps I have used thus far, and I'm always looking for new apps to try. Also, because I am a 2nd grade teacher, some of these apps are very grade level and content specific. I'll try and update this list occasionally as new things pop up.
IXL Math (Google Play Store)
Monument Valley (Amazon Actually Free App) - Great visual spacial thinking and problem solving app.
Addition (Amazon Actually Free App)
Time (Amazon App Store)
Peter Pig's Money Counter (Amazon App Store)
Math Planet (Google Play Store)
Basic Facts Apps
Box Drop Math (Amazon App Store)
Math Rush (Amazon App Store)
Squeebles Math Race (Amazon App Store)
Math Practice Flash Cards (Amazon App Store)
(This is a bit of a grab bag. So enjoy this random assortment of goodies I've grouped under the title "Productivity.")
Chrome (Google Play Store)
Dolphin (Google Play Store)
Google Maps (Google Play Store)
Kahoot (Google Play Store)
I haven't done anything with this yet, but am hoping to do some coding activities with kids this spring. Here are some apps I'm excited about.
Lightbot Code Hour (Google Play Store)
Scratch Jr (Google Play Store)
Tynker (Google Play Store)
What am I missing? Any recommnedations? Got something better? Let me know below.
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