Efficient learning hinges on essential skills. Use these apps and tools daily to develop key skills.
(1) Visual-Spatial Awareness, Perception, Reasoning, & Orientation
(a) Play SHAKE THE STATES (iPad & iPhone)
(b) Play with Tangoes (2-players race to make objects with Tangrams
(c) Play with Tangram Apps.
(f) Learn about shapes and relationships at MathIsFun.com.
(2) Sequencing, Positioning, Pattern Recognition
(b) Montessori Bundle: Counting, Number Sequencing, Skip Counting, Roman Numerals, 100s Chart+
(d) Chalk School apps: Alphabetical Order, Skip Counting, & Shapes
(e) Number Sequencing game (iPad): customizable patterns, small to large numbers
(3) Auditory, Sound Discrimination, and Processing
(a) Phonetic Birds - Practice distinguishing sounds: pitch, loudness, sound matching.
(b) Listen Hear 1-5: Phonetic Discrimination & Numbers
(c) Fast ForWord: proven remedial software for Auditory Processing Disorder & Reading.
(4) Symbols - Recognition & Writing: Letters, Numbers, Shapes
(a) Fun with Math app: Game for > < =, comparison, skip counting
(b) KidsDoodle app: a fun neon backboard writing & drawing environment; records a screen movie for playback.
(c) My-Blackboard app by AKRIO: with sound, colored chalk. Backgrounds: blank, math, grid, music, lines, sports.
(d) Cool Kids Math Games app: Trace & Write Numbers
(e) Writing app bundle: Trace & write letters, numbers, shapes, mazes, & games.
(f) Math Symbols app: a game to learn common symbols for math operations
(g) Math Symbols & Terms app: Basic to College Levels
(5) Math Language Development
(b) Math Vocabulary App bundle: Grades 1-3
(c) Math Slinger app: practice the vocab of math operations (sum, difference, product, quotient...)
(d) Math Vocabulary Cards K-5 (iPad)
(e) Mathletics Dictionary Illustrated, animated math terms and concepts.
(f) Number Prefixes: Metric, Greek, Latin, Binary (Milli to Giga)
(g) Illustrated Math Language Lessons by Dyscalculia.org
(6) Counting & Addition
(a) The Power of 2! app: play to quickly learn the sum of any number doubled.
(c) Skip Counting by HAVOC (skip counting is multiplication)
(7) Onscreen tools for doing math work in a digital environment
(c) ModMath is a free app to help people with dyslexia and dyscalculia do math onscreen using drag and drop.
(d) NumBlox virtual rods and cube blocks for math reasoning, write on screen, drag & drop rods on graph paper.
(f) Search Visual Math apps for your device.
(8) Reading (Decoding) and Spelling (Encoding)
(a) Abby Phonics bundle (600 words) Grades K-4
(b) Spelling Phonetically w/ Simplex Spelling bundle
Games created to remediate Dyscalculia, Dyslexia, & Dysgraphia appear below:
(b) Number Sense (Dyscalculia - Dr. Brian Butterworth)
(c) More 4 Monkey: Develop Number Sense (based on research at Johns Hopkins University)
(d) KarisMath (Visual Math- basic to Algebra)
(a) Reading Upgrade: Memorable songs and video animations teach reading skills.
(b) Syllable Type Sort (Open, Closed, Magic -e, R-controlled)
(c) Lumosity.com - Brain Training Games improve memory, attention, speed, problem solving.
DYSGRAPHIA - PENMANSHIP TOOLS
(a) Dysgraphia Toolkit by Dr. Linda Silbert
(b) Dysgraphia APPS: AT for handwriting disorders, reviewed by NCLD