Tech Tuesday: Math Doodles for iPad

This week, the spotlight is on Math Doodles by Carstens Studios.  Math Doodles is a whimsical app that focuses on making math fun. When the user opens up the app, there is a mini-story from the creator, Daren Carstens.  He explains how he didn’t always like math.  It’s a nice personal connection that students can make, especially … Continue reading

Tech Tuesday: Sushi Monster for iPad

NOM NOM!  Sushi Monster is an iPad app for elementary mathematics.  It is an extension of Scholastic’s Fastt Math, a fluency fact program.  If you’re not familiar with Fastt Math, it is a computer program that students “play” every day to practice math facts.  After they have successfully met the criteria of an operation, they … Continue reading

Tech Tuesday: Math Champ Challenge by INKids for iPad

This week, I’m featuring an app for upper-elementary/middle school: Math Champ Challenge.  Math Champ Challenge is a Common Core-aligned app that assesses students and then provides targeted skills practice. To be honest, I never thought I would feature this app.  It’s a nice tool for me as an interventionist, but there’s nothing that really “pops” … Continue reading

Tech Tuesday: Paper by FiftyThree for iPad

For Tech Tuesday this week, I’m featuring Paper by FiftyThree.  Paper is a beautiful creative app that I discovered just about a month ago.  Coincidentally, it’s also been in the news recently because of a little problem with a certain social media site.  Just to clarify, I am not talking about the Facebook paper app. Paper is … Continue reading

Tech Tuesday: WWF Together for iPad

This week, I’m featuring the World Wildlife Fund’s free app, WWF Together.  WWF’s mission is to protect species and conserve places.  Started in 1961, it has been working for over 50 years to protect our world.  The app is an interactive way to teach students about WWF and its important causes.  It has a selection … Continue reading

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