Best Math Games, Websites, and Apps for Kids

With a focus on STEM education in schools and in the media, there are tons of apps and websites that promise to improve kids' math skills. But it can be hard to find the best tools out there that really help build skills and promote a love of STEM. Kids can practice math at all levels with these terrific digital tools, from homework helper websites to math games to keep kids engaged for hours. Young kids can develop early skills such as number sense, counting, basic addition, and shapes, while older kids can work on algebra and geometry concepts. Teens can practice trigonometry, calculus, and other advanced-math subjects through high-quality tutorials and engaging activities.

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Bedtime Math Website Poster Image
Daily problem can help kids make math a habit.
URL: http://bedtimemath.org/
(2012)
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Doodle Math: Shapes App Poster Image
Well-rounded, fun activities thoroughly cover shapes.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2015)
(2015)
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Mickey's Magical Math World by Disney Imagicademy App Poster Image
Early math curriculum with cool graphics, parent controls.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2015)
(2016)
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Mickey's Shapes Sing-Along by Disney Imagicademy App Poster Image
Catchy tunes teach properties of shapes; kids karaoke along.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2015)
(2015)
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PBS KIDS Lab Website Poster Image
Learning games for the preschooler set are fun, fun, fun.
URL: http://pbskids.org/lab/
(2012)
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Pocoyo Playset - Number Party App Poster Image
Sweet approach to limited collection of number activities.
Devices: iPad, Android
(2017)
(2016)
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TallyTots App Poster Image
Great interactive tool for toddlers learning to count.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire, Nook HD
(2011)
(2012)
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Team Umizoomi Math: Zoom into Numbers HD App Poster Image
Cheerful preschool math app covers wide range of skills.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire
(2011)
(2013)
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Bugs and Bubbles App Poster Image
Cool graphics, prereading, and STEM games engage kids.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2013)
(2013)
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Bugs and Numbers App Poster Image
Engaging math games span preschool through early elementary.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2013)
(2012)
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Elmo Loves 123s App Poster Image
Kids learn numbers with beloved Muppets.
Devices: iPad, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire
(2013)
(2015)
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Intro to Math, by Montessorium App Poster Image
Early math presented in varied and interesting ways.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2010)
(2013)
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IXL Website Poster Image
IXL
Hundreds of learning activities build skills and confidence.
URL: http://www.ixl.com/
(2016)
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LeapFrog Explorer Learning Game: Jake and the Never Land Pirates Game Poster Image
Games, treasure, and free exploration = swashbuckling fun.
Platforms: LeapFrog games
(2012)
(2012)
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Moose Math - by Duck Duck Moose App Poster Image
Early math games cover broad skill range in a fun setting.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2013)
(2016)
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Park Math App Poster Image
Early math concepts taught in a fun, interactive way.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2010)
(2013)
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SesameStreet.org Website Poster Image
Brought to you by the letter "F" -- for fun.
URL: http://www.sesamestreet.org
(2008)
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Team Umizoomi Game Poster Image
Math-based adventures well-suited to preschoolers.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2011)
(2011)
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Tiggly Chef: Preschool Math Cooking Game App Poster Image
Wild recipes add up to math fun, with hybrid toys or not.
Devices: iPad, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire
(2015)
(2015)
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BrainPOP Jr. Website Poster Image
Animated educational content for kids to explore, for a fee.
URL: https://jr.brainpop.com/
(2011)
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Bugs and Buttons 2 App Poster Image
On-target intro to critical thinking, math, and prereading.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2013)
(2013)
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Dexteria Dots - Get in Touch with Math App Poster Image
Fun, engaging math game great for wide range of abilities.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2014)
(2014)
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DragonBox Algebra 5+ App Poster Image
Kids learn concepts of algebra in stellar game app.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire, Apps for Windows, Windows Phone
(2012)
(2016)
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DreamBox Learning Math Game Poster Image
Online math game adjusts in difficulty as you play.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2009)
(2009)
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LeapFrog Explorer Learning Game: Roly Poly 2: Treasure Hunt Game Poster Image
Simple and fun picnic prep reinforces math skills.
Platforms: LeapFrog games
(2012)
(2012)
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Love to Count by Pirate Trio App Poster Image
Helps young kids understand why math skills are important.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2011)
(2015)
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Marble Math Junior App Poster Image
Younger kids' version of great math app holds its own.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire
(2012)
(2012)
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Monkey Math School Sunshine App Poster Image
Early math game uses earning aquarium fish as incentive.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2011)
(2012)
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Montessori 1st Operations App Poster Image
Math concept work with clear instruction and fun rewards.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire
(2013)
(2013)
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Montessori Geometry App Poster Image
Amazing starter geometry app is fun and comprehensive.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2013)
(2012)
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Number Line, by the Math Learning Center App Poster Image
Visual tool to solve math equations best with background.
Devices: iPad
(2017)
(2017)
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NumberShire Game Poster Image
Rich village simulation teaches core-standards math.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2014)
(2014)
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Todo Math App Poster Image
Great daily practice for a range of abilities.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2013)
(2014)
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Smartick - Math for Children App Poster Image
Super, subscription-based adaptive math practice.
Devices: iPad, Chromebook
(2017)
(2017)
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Twelve a Dozen App Poster Image
Heroine saves the day with math in lovely, fun platformer.
Devices: iPad
(2014)
(2014)
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Calcugators - Addition App Poster Image
Solid, slow-paced game best for brief practice.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2017)
(2017)
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CyberChase Shape Quest! App Poster Image
Hours of shape and puzzle fun with a PBS Kids favorite.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire
(2014)
(2014)
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DragonBox Big Numbers App Poster Image
Clever math resource-management game requires some patience.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2016)
(2016)
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Duel 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th Grade Math Games for Kids App Poster Image
Practice skills in fast-paced, fun, multiplayer game.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2017)
(2017)
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Electric Sums - Lumio Addition & Subtraction (Full Version) App Poster Image
Plug into number sense, estimation skills, fluency.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2015)
(2014)
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GPALoveMath Website Poster Image
Comprehensive math resource has customizable reward system.
URL: http://gpalovemath.com/
(2015)
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Jump! A Game of Numbers App Poster Image
Save the Snortles! Learn multiplication along the way.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2016)
(2016)
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The Land of Venn - Numeric Storms App Poster Image
Practice addition facts in wacky world of frenetic fun.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2015)
(2015)
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Llama Drama: Lumio Multiplication App Poster Image
Fun concept building takes drama out of multiplication.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2015)
(2014)
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MathTango App Poster Image
Monsters dance their way through kids' math practice.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2018)
(2018)
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Motion Math: Match App Poster Image
Innovative, fast-paced game builds mental math skills.
Devices: iPad
(2015)
(2014)
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myBlee Math App Poster Image
Wonderfully well-rounded virtual tutor; audio may distract.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2015)
(2015)
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Odd Squad: Blob Chase App Poster Image
Capture blobs and problem-solve in fun, leveled games.
Devices: iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2015)
(2015)
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Panther Math Paper App Poster Image
Helpful app gives all kids tools to complete math problems.
Devices: iPad
(2014)
(2012)
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Pet Bingo - by Duck Duck Moose App Poster Image
Lively math and solid strategies from addition to division.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2014)
(2013)
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Prodigy Math Game App Poster Image
Fantasy game helps kids become math wizards.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2017)
(2017)
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Teachley: Addimal Adventure App Poster Image
Math swings into action with help from jungle creatures.
Devices: iPad
(2014)
(2013)
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Umigo Website Poster Image
Super STEM goodies will enchant budding tinkerers.
URL: http://umigo.org/
(2013)
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Dinorama App Poster Image
Addictive dino zoo simulation helps kids learn about money.
Devices: iPad
(2013)
(2013)
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Math Blaster Online Game Poster Image
Exciting-yet-educational games in safe, social world.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2011)
(2011)
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Monkey Tales: The Princess of Sundara Game Poster Image
Edutainment game makes doing 2nd grade math fun.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2011)
(2011)
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Montessori Math: Add & Subtract Large Numbers App Poster Image
Systematic, adaptable, fun math practice.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire
(2013)
(2013)
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Montessori Math: Multiplication App Poster Image
Well-rounded app helps kids master multiplication.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2014)
(2014)
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Motion Math: Zoom App Poster Image
Clever way to learn number line; purchase unlocks full app.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2011)
(2011)
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Mystery Math Town App Poster Image
Great math practice with fun story, entertaining characters.
Devices: iPad
(2013)
(2013)
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NRICH Website Poster Image
Fantastic math site engages kids through problem solving.
URL: http://nrich.maths.org
(2013)
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Numbers League App Poster Image
Superheroes defeat villains in original, creative math app.
Devices: iPad
(2011)
(2017)
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Quick Math - Multiplication Table & Arithmetic Game App Poster Image
Timed problem sets make arithmetic a fun sport.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2012)
(2014)
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ExploreLearning Reflex Website Poster Image
Fun games, friendly guides help kids build math fluency.
URL: https://www.reflexmath.com
(2013)
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SoGaBee's Math Facts Fun: Addition, Subtraction, Multiplication and Division App Poster Image
Great customization options in math-practice app.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2014)
(2013)
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Treasure Sums - Lumio Addition and Subtraction (Full Version) App Poster Image
Well-rounded, engaging math tool is a real gem.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2015)
(2015)
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Big Brain Academy Game Poster Image
Families compete for "weightiest" brain.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2006)
(2006)
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Big Brain Academy: Wii Degree Game Poster Image
Thinking games become a party activity on the Wii.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2007)
(2007)
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Body and Brain Connection Game Poster Image
Mini-games make you think, get you active, and are fun, too.
Platforms: Xbox 360
(2011)
(2011)
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Brain Age: Train Your Brain in Minutes a Day Game Poster Image
Get sharp with this fun, smart game for families.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2006)
(2006)
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BrainPOP Featured Movie App Poster Image
Daily films from educational group provide tons of learning.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Apps for Windows
(2010)
(2011)
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Crafty Cut - Touch Press Games App Poster Image
Gorgeous shapes game offers intellectual play at its best.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2017)
(2017)
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Cyberchase 3D Builder App Poster Image
Kids turn 2-D shapes into 3-D buildings in fun geometry app.
Devices: iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2014)
(2014)
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Hands-On Equations 1 App Poster Image
Learning method "balances" fun with basic algebra concepts.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2018)
(2018)
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Motion Math: Cupcake! App Poster Image
Sweet bakery sim serves up adaptive learning, lots of fun.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2015)
(2015)
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Monkey Tales: The Museum of Anything Game Poster Image
Fun action adventure game requires logic and 3rd grade math.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2011)
(2011)
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Slice Fractions App Poster Image
Super fun slicing app presents key concepts in engaging way.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire
(2014)
(2014)
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Teachley: Mt. Multiplis App Poster Image
Kids build skills while building bridges in fun math game.
Devices: iPad
(2014)
(2014)
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Brain Age 2: More Training in Minutes a Day! Game Poster Image
Brainteasers for everyone from grandma to junior.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2007)
(2007)
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FactMonster Website Poster Image
Tons of fun info on topics from math to history to sports.
URL: http://www.factmonster.com
(2012)
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LearnBop Website Poster Image
Virtual math tutorials give detailed step-by-step guidance.
URL: https://www.learnbop.com/
(2013)
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Marble Math App Poster Image
Marble mazes make for fun math practice.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire
(2012)
(2013)
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Monkey Tales: The Abbey of Aviath Game Poster Image
Adventure game uses 4th grade math in fun mini-games.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2011)
(2011)
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Motion Math: Pizza! App Poster Image
Pizzeria sim delivers valuable lessons about economics.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2013)
(2013)
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Slice Fractions 2 App Poster Image
Learn math concepts with playful puzzles, problem-solving.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2018)
(2018)
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Wuzzit Trouble App Poster Image
Fun, engaging gear puzzler boosts problem-solving skills.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2014)
(2014)
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Questimate! App Poster Image
Dynamic estimation game lets kids design the questions.
Devices: iPad
(2013)
(2013)
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American Mensa Academy Game Poster Image
"Brain-training" mini-games cover math, reasoning, logic.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii, Windows
(2012)
(2012)
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BrainPOP Website Poster Image
Videos and activities are fun, accurate, and valuable.
URL: http://www.brainpop.com
(2012)
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Math Snacks Website Poster Image
Bite-size but meaty collection of entertaining math games.
URL: http://www.mathsnacks.com/
(2013)
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Monkey Tales: The Castle of Draconian Game Poster Image
Fun adventure game uses 5th grade math in gameplay.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2011)
(2011)
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Buzzmath Website Poster Image
Glitzy, core-aligned math lessons grab kids' attention.
URL: https://www.buzzmath.com/
(2013)
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Monkey Tales: The Valley of the Jackal Game Poster Image
Exciting adventure that incorporates 6th grade math.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2011)
(2011)
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Virtual Nerd Website Poster Image
Detailed math videos and practice -- from simple to complex.
URL: http://www.virtualnerd.com/
(2012)
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DragonBox Algebra 12+ App Poster Image
Fantastic approach to learning algebra through gameplay.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire, Apps for Windows, Windows Phone
(2014)
(2017)
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Khan Academy Website Poster Image
Excellent tutorials on math, humanities, and more, for free.
URL: http://www.khanacademy.org
(2013)
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Math Central Website Poster Image
Impressive depth and range will wow adults and kids alike.
URL: http://mathcentral.uregina.ca/index.php
(2013)
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Sector 33 App Poster Image
Challenging NASA game tests math, problem-solving skills.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2014)
(2014)
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GCFLearnFree - Math Basics Website Poster Image
Goodwill turns charitable donations into free math lessons.
URL: http://www.gcflearnfree.org/math
(2012)
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Get the Math Website Poster Image
Real people, real problems, real-world algebra solutions.
URL: http://www.thirteen.org/get-the-math/
(2013)
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HippoCampus Website Poster Image
Online lectures are good for math and science review.
URL: http://www.hippocampus.org
(2012)
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Math 42 App Poster Image
Incredible step-by-step solving and quizzing tool.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2017)
(2016)
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Shmoop Website Poster Image
Clever study materials for teens merge humor and learning.
URL: https://www.shmoop.com
(2013)
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Brilliant Website Poster Image
Advanced math and physics buffs will dig difficult problems.
URL: https://brilliant.org/
(2014)
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