Skill-Based

These skill-based apps teach student foundational knowledge

High5Wizard – AP & College Course Exam Prep

Freemium High5Wizard (App Store and Google Play) is designed to prepare users for Advanced Placement and College courses. At its core, the app offers different types of tests across a range of subject areas, including English Language, US History, Government & Politics, Psychology, World History, Statistics, Calculus AB, Biology, Human Geography, and Environmental Science. To use the app, users must ...

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Maple Calculator

Free! Maple Calculator is a comprehensive calculator that allows users to enter data into it and view the data’s graphical representation. After launching the app, a calculator keyboard loads, and users can enter an equation, expression, inequality, or other mathematical sentence into it. The app will then provide an answer or solution, depending on the type of mathematical sentence entered, ...

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TeachMe: Kindergarten

$1.99! TeachMe Kindergarten teaches young users foundational literacy and numeracy skills. To begin, from the home screen, older users (13 years and older) can click the “+” button on the bottom of the screen to register a younger user. To register a young user, older users will need to enter the younger user’s name and then tap the blank image ...

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Finn Goes Online – An App for Digital Literacy

$2.99! Finn Goes Online offers a “choose-your-own-adventure” style narrative that is designed to teach young users about being safe online, with a particular focus on data privacy, cyberbullying, and password security. The narrative opens with Finn being in outer space, and his space shuttle crashes on earth. Using his parachute, Finn is able to safely land in a major city, ...

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Foolproof Reading: Learn Fast!

Subscription Foolproof Reading provides users with differentiated literacy instruction based on their age and ability level. To begin using the app, users must register with it by adding their nickname, birth year, and birth month. Next, users pick a paw color that will be used for rewards later in the app. Finally, they pick a reading level based on their ...

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SumQuest – An App for Addition

Free! SumQuest is a math game that tests users’ knowledge about the additive property. When launching the app, users are presented with three options that allow them to learn more about the game. The “Game Settings” option allows users to toggle the music, sound effects, and notifications, either on or off. “The Rules” option provides users with instructions for planning ...

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SplashLearn: Math & Reading – Kids Learning Games

Paid SplashLearn is a digital math curriculum aligned to the Common Core State Standards that allows users to create classes of students and assign them a variety of assessments and learning opportunities. Users can access SplashLearn via the web, the App Store, or Google Play, and this review will be based on the “Teacher” user for the web version of ...

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Beamz – An Interactive Tool for Making Music

Freemium! Beamz is an interactive app designed for users to create music using a variety of features and settings. To begin, after downloading the app, users must give permission for the app to use their Bluetooth and give consent to its user agreement. At this point, the app’s dashboard will load, and it provides users with the tools for creating ...

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Math-E learn the times tables

Freemium! Math-E is a game-based app designed to develop users’ multiplication skills. To begin, users must choose either the “1 Player” or “1 vs. 1” game mode. The “1 Player” mode allows users to play the game by themselves while the “1 vs. 1” mode divides the device’s screen in halves and each user controls one of the halves. In ...

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Bubbly Primes – Factoring Game

$3.99! Bubbly Primes is an interactive factoring game. From the app’s home screen, users can tap the “Start” button to begin a new game. Set in an aquatic scene, bubbles with prime and factorable numbers begin to rise, and users must tap the factorable bubbles. When they do, two bubbles appear that contains numbers, and those numbers can be multiplied ...

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