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iPad in Education. iPad in Education. Math Apps for iPad - Math Pentagon. 11 Virtual Tools for the Math Classroom. More and more classrooms are gaining access to technology that can be used with students.

11 Virtual Tools for the Math Classroom

Whether you're modeling a lesson, creating stations, or working in a one-to-one classroom, virtual tools can promote student engagement while increasing academic success. Here are some apps for iPads -- along with a few other tips -- that can transform your daily lessons and are definitely worth checking out! Base Ten Blocks Number Pieces is a great free app that allows every student with an iPad to have an endless number of base ten blocks at their fingertips. Whether they are learning basic place value, modeling how to add decimals, or exploring expanded notation, this app is worth looking into. Protractor Even on an iPad, a protractor can be used as a tool to measure angles.

Graph Paper Geometry Pad lets children draw lines and shapes on graph paper. Geoboard Say goodbye to rubber bands! Ruler Ruler is a neat app to try out on your iPad -- it simply turns your screen into a ruler. Pattern Shapes Clock. Dictation - Online Speech Recognition. The Top 27 Free Tools to collaborate, hold discussions, and Backchannel with Students. 1- ChannelME ChannelME is a great web tool.

The Top 27 Free Tools to collaborate, hold discussions, and Backchannel with Students

It allows its users to browse a particular website simultaneously. They are able to look at the same content of a web page with friends in real time and even chat with each other . 2- Search Team It allows its users to search in small teams and collaborate to find the best search results. 3- Mind42 Mind42 is a great collaborative mind mapping tool . 4-Entri Entri is a free collaborative tool for writing and sharing documents . 5- Bounce It is “ a little application that lets people quickly add feedback to any webpage and toss that back and forth with other people” . 6-Wiggio Wiggio makes group work much more easier as its easy and straightforward design provides everything you need to work productively in your groups. 7-My Simple Surface My Simple Surface is a very simple online whiteboard. 8- Hackpad This is a tool to develop collaborative note-taking and writing outlines. 9- Synchtube Synchtube is a great free service for watching videos.

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ConcentrationIlluminations| Grades PreK-5 | Android Match whole numbers, shapes, fractions or multiplication facts to challenge yourself or a friend. WonderopolisWonderopolis| Grades PreK-8 |iOS | Android Discover Wonder of the Day® multidisciplinary content, starting with a curious question and exploring answers through media and text. Venn DiagramReadWriteThink | Grades K-12 |iOS | Android Compare and contrast information and organize it in a visually appealing way. Alphabet OrganizerReadWriteThink | Grades K-12 |iOS | AndroidUse a calendar-style ABC chart or letter pages to create an alphabet book. Teaching a unit on poetry? Common Core Standards: Recall or gather relevant information from experiences or print and digital sources; categorize and organize information. New to the Trading Cards Mobile App? Mission US: Think Fast! Free Math Animations. Top Phonics Lessons Sites. StudyStack Exponents.

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