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16 Best Math Apps For Kids

sThe shift to online learning has made learning apps all the more pertinent and teachers, tutors and parents are looking to apps and online learning platforms to help students learn better and with more engagement.

Listed below are fun and engaging math apps for kids – great for kindergarten and elementary school kids to learn basic math functions such as addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, fractions, geometry, algebra etc.

16 Math Apps For Kids

 

1. IXL

IXL

IXL has personalized learning for Grades Pre-K to 12th Grade. IXL also has a comprehensive curriculum and provides practice on most math topics. The IXL platform also provides individualized guidance and real-time analytics.

Available: Web, App Store, and Google Play.

Age: 3 to 18 (Pre-k to Grade 12)

Cost: Free trial, $9.95/ month (for math),  $79/ year

 

2. Brillant – Learn To Think

Best Math Apps For Kids

Learn to think! Brilliant replaces lecture videos with hands-on, interactive lessons making learning more engaging and fun. Learn key ideas through problem-solving. All of their courses are created by award-winning teachers, researchers, and professionals from MIT, Caltech, Duke, Microsoft, Google, and more.  Brillant is suitable for children at the middle school level and beyond.

Available: Web, App Store, and Google Play.

Age: 10 to 110

Cost: Free version, $24.99/ month or $119.88/year (Premium Version)

 

3. Time4Learning

Time4Learning provides a standards-based grade-appropriate comprehensive curriculum with interactive lessons in math, language arts, social studies, and science.

Time4MathFacts is included in the Time4Learning subscription although you can also get it separately. Time4MathFacts uses game-based practice to motivate students to master math facts.

Available: Web.

Ages: Pre-K to Grade 12

Cost: $19.95 – $30/month for multiple subjects. $39.95/ year for Time4Math Facts Only.

 

4. ABC Mouse

Best Math Apps For Kids

ABCmouse.com’s award-winning curriculum provides educational games for kids 2-6 online. It has a full online curriculum for preschool through kindergarten.

Adventure Academy by ABCMouse is geared towards students aged 8 to 13.

Available: Web, App Store, and Google Play.

Ages: 2-8

Cost: Free Trial, $12.99/ month, $59.99/year

 

5. Education.com

50 % off monthly and annual memberships:Education.com

Great if you are looking for worksheets, online games, and step-by-step Lessons. Education.com also provides progress tracking and differentiated resources.

Available: Web

Ages: Pre-k to Grade 5

Cost: Free version, $15.99/ month, $60/year

 

6. Times Tales

Times Tales

Times Tales® is a mnemonic-based program that makes it fun and easy to memorize multiplication facts.  It uses utilizes simple stories to provide students with a “memory peg”, which allows quick and effortless recall of otherwise abstract facts.

Available: Web Video Streaming, Printables, Physical Materials

Age: K-6

Cost: $24.95 (digital stream + printables)

 

7. Splash Math

Splash Math kids has practice content for 1st to 5th grades. It adapts to the kid’s level and ensures mastery of all grade level math skills.

Topics covered are addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, geometry, time, money, fractions, decimals, and much more. Splash Math’s Math Appeal, a rhyme-filled visually engaging book teaches four principles kids can use on any math problems and its graphical Parent Connect App gives instant reports on progress improvement and skill completions.

Available: Web, App Store, and Google Play.

Age: 4 to 11

Cost: Free (in-app purchases $7.99 to $59.99)

 

8. Math Learning Center

Based on visual models from Bridges in Mathematics, the Math Learning Center offers a wide array of apps for ages from grades pre-K to 7th. Providing digital alternatives to traditional flashcards and worksheets, these math apps can help kids better understand how math works and move along with them through the school year. This includes fractions, geoboard, number frames, math vocabulary cards, number lines, pattern shapes, math clock, money, and more.

Available: Web, App Store, and Google Play.

Age: 4 to 14

Cost: Free

 

9. Prodigy

Prodigy is a curriculum-aligned, game-based learning app that allows teachers to use games in the classroom and homework projects, making math learning a fun activity. Suitable for kids in grades 1- 8, it offers content from every major math topic, covering 1,400+ skills including DoK levels one to three.

Prodigy also uses adaptive learning to adjust to each student’s pace and there is a wonderful reporting system that keeps parents and teachers informed of progress and troublesome skill areas.

Available: Web, App Store, Google Play, and Amazon Appstore.

Age: 6 to 14

Cost: Free, Premium Memberships

 

10. Khan Academy

What started with the upload of Algebraic videos on YouTube to provide remote tutoring for his cousin is now one of the best known online learning resource. Khan Academy founder, Salman Khan and his team of math content specialists have developed an app for all ages, in and out of classrooms. Offering personalized resources from counting to calculus.

Khan Academy Kids (KAK) is the offshoot that gives kids the opportunity to practice exercises from instructional videos, play games and build pre-math skills. It also has a dashboard that allows students, parents and teachers track progress.

Available: Web, App Store and Google Play.

Age: Any

Cost: Free

 

11. CK-12

CK-12 app helps students and teachers improve K-12 learning by providing self-pace learning content and tools. Its interactive learning activities give access to a variety of free lessons in STEM subjects, with easy-to-digest concepts in forms such as textual description, video lectures, multimedia simulations, photo galleries, practical experiments, and flashcards.

CK-12 Math topics include arithmetic, measurement, algebra, geometry, and probability, etc.

Available: Web, App Store, and Google Play.

Age: 4 to 18

Cost: Free

 

12. Buzzmath

An immersive web-based app available from 3rd to 8th grade, Buzzmath’s over 8,000 activities are aligned with the Common Core State Standards (CSSS) and TEKS curricula. It is accessible from any device, offers a variety of input styles, and allows students to take ownership of their learning in an engaging visual environment with detailed feedback and on-demand examples. Detailed reporting tools are available in the paid version only.

Buzzmath plans to introduce activities for grades 1 and 2 in August 2020.

Available: Web.

Age: 8 to 14

Cost: 1-month subscription – $20
3-month subscription – $40.00
12-month subscription – $60.00

 

13. Elephant Learning

Elephant learning uses the latest scientific research in Mathematics education to provide students with experiential learning. Their choice of 21 interactive maths games is based on a particular theme and title and algorithms provide real-time reports that let you know what your child is working on and how they’re progressing through the math activities.

The platform guarantees kids will learn a year’s worth of math in three months when they use it 30 minutes a week.  Elephant learning is 100% compatible with all school curriculums because they focus on concepts rather than procedures.

Available: Android and iOS.

Age: 2 to 16

Cost: $35/month (scholarships available)

 

14. DoodleMaths

DoodleMath’s adaptive learning technology designs math content specific to students’ strengths and weaknesses. It meets all Common Core Standards criteria for kindergarten to 6th-grade math.

DoodleMaths facilitates frequent practice and provides support to learners, perfect for learning on-the-go with offline capabilities.

It is a perfect homework partner for catching-up or getting ahead in math, offering loads of educational games and fun collectibles to unlock.

Available: Android and iOS.

Age: 4 to 14

Cost: One-month subscription – $8.49
Annual subscription – $78.99
Lifetime subscription – $169.99

 

15. Rocket Math

Rocket Math Online Game offers a way to teach kids math facts so that they can enjoy it, do it well, and do it quickly. Students can be placed into one of ten learning tracks: basic 1 through 9 for addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division. Whenever they can’t answer a math fact in 3 seconds or less, they are given an answer, then have to prove they’ve learned it before moving on.

Parent and Teacher dashboards allow you to see the progress of any children or a group of students.

AvailableAndroid and iOS.

Age: 6 to 14

Cost: $2.99/app

 

16. Matholia

Matholia is an online mathematics learning portal providing students, teachers, and parents with content based on the latest primary maths syllabus from the Singapore Ministry of Education.

It consists of helpful learning videos and practice modules to help students learn Singapore mathematics.

Available: Web

Age: K-6

Cost: 30-days – $19.99
90-days – $54.99
1-year – $117.99

 

 

 

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