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

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