Free Must-Have iPad Apps for Secondary Math
Adapted from www.tcea.org
Looking for apps for your iPad to practice middle school math skills? Feel free to try out some of the free apps below.
5 Dice: Order of Operations Game - The game encourages students to use higher order thinking to solve the "target" number by working backwards given the answer but not the equation.
Algebra Champ- Designed for grades 6-8, Algebra Champ provides practice solving straightforward, single variable, linear equations in a game-like format. Questions are randomly generated and presented in rounds of five. Answers are manageable integers (-10 to 10) and presented as multiple choice.
CandyFactory Educational Game- CandyFactory is an educational game that teaches the concept of fractions to middle school students based on splitting operations with partitioning and iterating.
Fraction Factory- Enter the Fraction factory and use your math skills to place fractions into their correct positions on a number line.
Freddy Fraction- Help Freddy find his way back home safely using fractions, decimals, and percentages to lead him back to his spaceship!
iSpy-X- iSpy-X is a fun way for kids to practice basic one-step math algebra skills while playing a game!
Khan Academy: PreAlgebra- Khan Academy Algebra allows students to learn algebra through different videos
Middle School Math 7th grade- Guide the monkey down the ladders to the end of a level. Math topics included are negative numbers, absolute value, and order of operations. There are three levels of difficulty for each topic.
Pearl Diver HD and Lobster Diver HD- These apps, designed for grades 3-8, are great for understanding numbers, understading fractions, reading a number line, and comparing and ordering fractions.
Pizza Fractions: Beginning with Simple Fractions- In a chef's pizzeria, your child masters the concept of naming simple fraction using pizza picture examples. Designed for grade levels 2-6, Pizza Fractions provides introductory practice with fractions in an approachable, game-like environment.
Shuttle Mission Math - Shuttle Mission Math is a mathematical puzzle game that makes algebraic thinking both visual and interactive. The goal is to find the weight of each space creature and assemble a team for the next shuttle mission. Intended for ages 10+.