Efficient learning hinges on essential skills. Use these apps and tools daily to develop key skills.
(1) Visual-Spatial Awareness, Perception, Reasoning, & Orientation
Play SHAKE THE STATES (iPad & iPhone)
Play with Tangoes (2-players race to make objects with Tangrams
Play with Tangram Apps.
Use Google Maps and Google Earth to navigate and explore.
Search App Store for: Tic Toc Time, Visual, Spatial, Reasoning, Compass
(2) Time, Clocks, Directions, Compass, Directionality
(3) Sequencing, Positioning, Pattern Recognition
Search app store for:
Visual Perception & Sound Discrimination Bundle
Montessori Bundle: Counting, Number Sequencing, Skip Counting, Roman Numerals, 100s Chart+
Number Sequencing & Skip Counting app
Chalk School apps: Alphabetical Order, Skip Counting, & Shapes
Number Sequencing game (iPad): customizable patterns, small to large numbers
Dice Apps: Number Dasher (put in order); Dice Math; Dice Fractions; Match Sums
Dominoes: Dot Pattern Recognition; Dot:# Match; Add/Subtract; Dot Sums/# Match; +-x/Bundle!
(4) Auditory, Sound Discrimination, and Processing
Phonetic Birds - Practice distinguishing sounds: pitch, loudness, sound matching.
Listen Hear 1-5: Phonetic Discrimination & Numbers
Fast ForWord: proven remedial software for Auditory Processing Disorder & Reading. Free 4-month Trial for Schools: Fast ForWord, Reading Assistant, Build English Fast (ELL).
Minimal Pair Pack App
(5) Symbols - Recognition & Writing: Letters, Numbers, Shapes
Fun with Math app: Game for > < =, comparison, skip counting
KidsDoodle app: a fun neon backboard writing & drawing environment; records a screen movie for playback.
My-Blackboard app by AKRIO: with sound, colored chalk. Backgrounds: blank, math, grid, music, lines, sports.
Cool Kids Math Games app: Trace & Write Numbers
Writing app bundle: Trace & write letters, numbers, shapes, mazes, & games.
Math Symbols app: a game to learn common symbols for math operations
Math Symbols & Terms app: Basic to College Levels
Stop Letter Reversals w/ LetterReflex app
(6) Math Language Development
Math Vocabulary App bundle: Grades 1-3
Math Slinger app: practice the vocab of math operations (sum, difference, product, quotient...)
Math Vocabulary Cards K-5 (iPad)
Mathletics Dictionary Illustrated, animated math terms and concepts.
Number Prefixes: Metric, Greek, Latin, Binary (Milli to Giga)
Illustrated Math Language Lessons by Dyscalculia.org
MemBean Word Tree List: Ex. uni-, mono-, bi-, tri-, cent, , sub, multi, fact, poly.
(7) Counting & Addition
The Power of 2! app: play to quickly learn the sum of any number doubled.
Use Money to count from 1 cent to Quadrillions. Teaching Money & Place Value Chart.
Skip Counting by HAVOC (skip counting is multiplication)
Math Upgrade: musical, illustrated math lessons by grade
(8) Onscreen tools for doing math work in a digital environment
OneNote with Mathematics Add-on & Ink to Shapes and Ink to Math
ModMath is a free app to help people with dyslexia and dyscalculia do math onscreen using drag and drop.
Kidspiration (K-8) & Inspiration (Grades 7+): Drag & drop math manipulatives, money, mind maps, timelines.
NumBlox virtual rods and cube blocks for math reasoning, write on screen, drag & drop rods on graph paper.
Search Visual Math apps for your device.
(9) Reading (Decoding) and Spelling (Encoding)
Search App Store for: sight words, vowels, consonants, syllables, dyslexia, spelling
Spelling Phonetically w/ Simplex Spelling bundle
Orton-Gillingham: 80 Phonograms; 74 Phonograms by Logic of English
MemBean.com See associated word trees: prefixes, roots, suffixes. Nom (name) example.
Games to remediate Dyscalculia, Dyslexia, & Dysgraphia
(10) MATH GAMES
The Number Race & The Number Catcher (Numeration & Basic Operations)
More 4 Monkey: Develop Number Sense (based on research at Johns Hopkins University)
KarisMath (Visual Math- basic to Algebra)
Reflex Math (Math Fact Automaticity)
Learning Upgrade / Math Upgrade (Multisensory, sequenced, online math, gr. 1-8, Algebra)
(11) READING-WRITING-SPELLING GAMES
Reading Upgrade: Memorable songs and video animations teach reading skills.
Search for Orton-Gillingham, Phonics, Dyslexia
Lumosity.com - Brain Training Games improve memory, attention, speed, problem solving.
(12) DYSGRAPHIA - PENMANSHIP TOOLS
Search App Store for Writing, Penmanship, Tracing
SnapTypePro: Complete worksheets on iPad
Doodle Write, Writey, Writing Wizard, LetterSchool, Number Workbook, Letter Cross Tracking