Based on: “Five Apps to Help All Students with Math,” by Calvin Hennick, EdTech Magazine, Oct 13, 2017

Mr. Calvin Hennick is a freelance journalist specialized in business and technology.  You may follow him on Twitter.


DreamBox: Game-Based Learning

DreamBox engages students in a gamelike setting and it is a K-8 app that is available in English and Spanish.  The app emphasizes “embracing personalized learning as a key component for student success.”


The word stands for “Assessment and LEarning in Knowledge Spaces” and it is “in a Web-based, artificially intelligent assessment and learning system.”

ModMath: Takes Pen and Pager Digital

  • “The first free iPad app that helps kids with dyslexia and dysgraphia do math.”
  • The app lets you type math problems right onto the touchscreen of an iPad.


Redbird Mathematics

Developed by Standford University, this app “features the latest in adaptive instruction, gamification, and digital project-based learning.”  The app was developed after more than 25 years of research by the world’s top learning institution – Stanford University.     Personalized learning math program for K-6 (from kindergarten to the 6th grade) students is the main focus of this app.


“Over 20 million students, teachers, and parents using this free math game”

  • Over 1200 crucial math skills for 1st – 8th graders
  • Emphasize each child’s individual needs
  • Report your progress to your classroom
  • The content is free for all teachers and partially free for students and parents.

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