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If kids don't understand the language of numeracy, they literally can't do the math. This animated, interactive online math dictionary explains more than 600 common mathematical terms and math words in simple language. This is a great resource for kids with math challenges.

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Kids learn math through everyday examples, from judging how far you can drive on a tank of gas (using mileage-per-gallon estimates) to how distance and angles affect mirror reflections. Fun problems teach kids a variety of math principles, and resources for parents and teachers extend the learning.

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This innovative digital note-taking app allows kids to write mathematical expressions using a keyboard. It's a great accessibility tool for kids with dyscalculia and dysgraphia. It also can benefit kids with physical disabilities.

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Kids can easily type math problems on this virtual graph paper. The ability to align math problems this way can keep numbers organized and cut down on frustration. It's a great app for kids with dyslexia, dyspraxia, and dysgraphia.

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Sometimes the steps to get to the right answer in a math problem are really tricky, and that's where this app comes in. Instead of just solving an equation for a kid, it walks them through each step to help them learn how to approach future problems.

iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad


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Power Tip

  • Encourage kids or teens to play Gazillionaire! with their friends. Learning about money management in a fun setting can help them get more comfortable with math and money.