These apps are listed by content and grade level. The suggested apps are free. The recommended apps have a price. If you are spending money on apps, we highly suggest buying the recommended (paid apps) before choosing any others that are not on this list.
Suggested Free Apps for All iPads
The iLife apps come for free on any iPads activated after September 2013.
|Name||Weblink||All Grade Levels||Elementary||Middle School||High School|
|Merriam Webster Dictionary||X|
|Find My iPad||X|
Math Tool/Manipulative Apps
Virtual colored cubes that link together.
Virtual algebra tiles for hands-on exploration of algebra concepts.
|Base Ten Blocks|
Virtual base ten blocks to model place value, addition, subtraction, regrouping and more.
Virtual pattern blocks can be used like traditional pattern blocks in addition the blocks can be labeled, turned transparent, or change color.
Virtual and interactive number line.
Use this app to model area, perimeter, patterns and arithmetic.
Use this app to help students practice and recognize "10 families".
Explore area, perimeter, congruence, angles and fractions with this easy to use app.
Explore place value, addition, subtraction, and regrouping with Number Pieces.
A virtual set of fraction bars
|Hands-On MathHundreds Chart|
Explore, investigate, and discover math concepts on this virtual hundreds chart.
Math Apps on the iPads
This table lists appropriate math apps for 3rd, 4th, and 5th grades. It includes a description of the app as well as a connection to the math topics.
|enVision Math||Math||3rd Grade: Topic 12|
|Pizza Fractions (Pizza 1)||Math||3rd Grade: Topic 12|
|Motion Math||Math||4th Grade: Topic 10; 5th Grade: Topic 9|
|Math Party||Math||3rd Grade (Level 2, 3 Stars): Topics 1, 2, and 3; 4th Grade: (Level 4 Stars): Topic 1 and 2|
|ArithmeTick||Math||3rd Grade (Easy and Normal Modes): Topic 2, 3, 5, 6, 7, 8; 4th Grade (Easy, Normal, Hard, and Genius Modes): Topic 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8; 5th Grade (All Modes): Topic 3 and 4 (----- Best to be used during basic facts time. Menu lets you select difficulty as well as operation. Develops fluency with basic facts, the "practice" option takes away the time limit piece.|
|Times Tables Free||Math||practice 2x2 to 12x12, gets progressively harder, but no additional selection|
|Pearl Diver||Math||Identifying order on a number line. Difficulty increases as they work. Includes fractions. Grade 3: Topic 12; Grade 4: Topic 10; Grade 5: Topic 9|
|Lobster Diver||Math||Identifying order on a number line. Difficulty increases as they work. Includes fractions. Grade 3: Topic 12; Grade 4: Topic 10; Grade 5: Topic 9|
|Sketchpad Explorer||Math||This app allows students to with angles, decimals, fractions, multiplication, slopes, symmetry, etc. This app needs a lot of practice and direction. 5th: Topics 17, 18, 19|
|Everyday Math Baseball (1-6)||Math||This is a two player game. While this is a good game to use during basic facts time for grades 3-5), it can also be used for the following grades and topics: Grade 3: Topic 5 & 6; Grade 4: Topic 3 & 5; Grade 5: Topic 3|
|Everyday Math Tric-Trac||Math||This is another two-player game that works with addition only. This would be a great app to use with students who need additional practice with addition facts. Grade 3: Topic 2|
|Everyday Math Divisibility||Math||This is a one player game that requires students to make 2-digit multiples of the given divisor. This would be perfect for 5th graders that need work on maintaining their facts during basic facts time. Grade 4: Topics 3, 5, & 7; Grade 5: Topic 3|
|Everyday Math Beat the Computer||Math||Multiplication Facts- Good for basic facts time and with the following grades and topics. Grade 3: Topic 5 & 6; Grade 4: Topic 3 & 5; Grade 5: Topic 3|
|Everyday Math Subtraction Top-It||Math||This is a two player game that works on subtraction with 2-digit numbers and comparing differences. Grade 3: Topics 3 & 4|
|Everyday Math Name that Number||Math||This game works with addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division. Students are asked to match the given target number by using the numbers and operation signs shown. Grade 4: Topics 3, 4, 5, 7 & 8; Grade 5: Topics 3, 4, & 5|
|Everyday Math Fractions||Math||Works on Equivalent Fractions Grade 3: Topic 12; Grade 4: Topic 10; Grade 5: Topic 9|
|Everyday Math Addition Top-It||Math||This is a two player game that works on addition facts. After each player finds his or her sum, they are asked to compare the sums. This is perfect for first and second grades. Students who need continuos work on addition facts in 3rd grade could use this as well.|
|Everyday Math Baseball (1-12)||Math||This is the same game as Math Baseball (1-6). It's a two player game. While this is a good game to use during basic facts time for grades 3-5, it can also be used for the following grades and topics: Grade 3: Topic 5 & 6; Grade 4: Topic 3 & 5; Grade 5: Topic 3|
|Blockart HD||Math||Used to make 3D shapes and discuss volume. Grade 4: Topic 15; Grade 5: Topic 13|
|FlashToPass Free Math Flash Cards||Math||3rd/4th easy to use skill practice|
|MathTappers: Estimate Fractions||Math||Grade 5 Topic 10|
|MathTappers: Equivalents||Math||includes decimals, fractions on a number line|
|MathTappers: Find Sums||Math||Addition and Subtraction|
|Fill The Cup||Math||Adding Fractions, visual Grade 5 Topic 10 includes unlike demoniators|
|CandyFactory||Math||Includes improper fractions, the game will need some explanation!|