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Awesome interactive game boosts speed and accuracy. Helps kids learn and strengthen mental math skills in addition and subtraction.

iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire, Windows app
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Picture symbols and audio help kids hear and see text and visuals. There's a new edition every week covering current events such as popular movies, sporting events, holidays, and environmental issues.

iPad
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More than 230 games touch on topics such as math, science, and even engineering and media literacy. Some are rich with learning content and some are more for fun, but all boast a typical PBS high-quality design and learning approach.

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Lively math and solid strategies for addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division. Covers a broad range of skills, from adding one-digit numbers to dividing double digits into 9,801.

iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
Phonics Genius App Poster Image
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Flash card-style app helps kids learn words by letter sounds. Has over 6,000 words grouped into 225 categories. Kids match visual and spoken words in a listening game, and audio helps them hear each word clearly.

iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad

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Help Your Child at Home

  • Create a family vocabulary blog: Use social media such as Pinterest or a collaboration app such as Evernote to save interesting words your family finds and discuss them together.
  • Take note of real-life chances to discuss times tables; if your family eats three meals a day, how many meals do you eat in a week?
  • Develop a politeness policy, including behavioral expectations for your child and other family members. Make it clear that taking turns, listening, and saying "please" all are important at home and at school.