Basic Concepts, Basic Skills, Counting, Life Skills, Pretend Play, Safety, Sequencing Skills, Social Skills

Toca Store – Are you trying to teach Life Skills, pretend play to ASD kids, then this is the app for you

Toca Store review by Dr. Robin Parker, Speech-Language Pathologist along with Technology in Education Overview: Toca Store is a fun and interactive shopping pretend play app that can help a child learn about many concepts involved in shopping at the store. Playing ‘store’ has new meaning when you can also do it with technology.  Children choose from […]

Math, Subtraction

Subtracting Sardines – Another great math app from @operatioapps

Quick Notes: We recently reviewed the Adding apples so when we were told about this, we are curious to know how they handle the subtraction.  They did managed to pull this off with flying colors. When once you click on the number after the minus (-) sign the fish will not just disappear like in many […]

Addition, Arthmetic, Math, Measures, Subtraction

My first weighing exercises HD – Beautifully designed app to teach realworld skill for all skill levels

Quick notes: This is the first app we have seen the that is a true scale that allows kids to try the weights and see the scales in action. They move the weights and objects to see what is the best way to balance.   This is good for all skill levels. At a minimum […]

Addition, Math

Adding Apples HD – A wonderful app to teach additions (Updated 10/

Quick notes –  Adding Apples is a fun learning experience with appealing and interactive 3D graphics. This new software is highly intuitive and with many elements to explore, discover and learn! The natural and logical interaction will help your child to develop a solid understanding of basic mathematics. Update: This update addresses all the issues reported […]

Addition, Math, Subtraction

Grow Your Garden – Excited to see something new in the arithmetic apps instead of rote drill apps

       This app friday, we did something different. After reviewing the apps I asked the developers some questions and asked them to respond. The responses are included in comments section. Check them out. You will have some insight in to How/Why it was developed and how it will be useful to us as users. […]

Counting, Multiplication

Math Series – Excellent app to teach Skip counting/multiplication with tons of customization

Math Series – Skip counting is critical pre-skill for learning multiplications.   This app helps the kids teach this pre-skill. There are several apps out there to teach this type of skill but this one has an added features of customization & reward system.  The has several settings that will allow the parent/teacher to adjust […]


Oh No! Fractions By diLuNa – A creative way to teach Fractions using visuals (FREE)

Quick Review – We were impressed at this app when we saw it at a Developer Meetup.  Fractions is not that easy to learn/teach.  This app makes the first step in comparing fractions using visual comparison. The actually challenges you to prove your answer by using the visual slider.  It is a fun way to […]

Interactive Workbooks, Math

iTooch MATH Grade 5 – Most comprehensive Math app for 5th Grade (possibly beyond)

iTooch MATH Grade 5 – This is by far one of the best Math apps for the 5th grade.  The questions are at grade level (that means the kid needs to be at or beyond that grade level to complete the excercise).  That is why we think this may be good for higher grade level […]

Free/Discounted, Mesurements

MyRuler Pad – Cute little app to measure items or to teach measurements

Quick note: Little utility to teach the measurements.  Kids can use ruler to measure and use this to check their answers or they can use this directly to learn the measuring skills.MyRuler Pad is the only handy measuring tool for you iPAD! 1. You can measure width, height, area and perimeter of objects 2. Both rectangular […]