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November 18, 2014
Good practice for comparative fractions, but limited in other areas.
Overall, this is an excellent app for teaching comparative fractions; however, that's only a small sliver of a fractions unit in elementary school. While the free app allows 10 free operations a day, these selections for computation are limited with in-app purchases available. The app does have a stats feature which is interesting and can be reset if needed. I would highly recommend this app for comparative fraction remediation, but that's about it.Continue reading
August 14, 2014
Basic Fraction App
While this app does help reinforce fraction learning it is very basic and not very appealing to students. I would consider using it to help my students better understand the concept and practice. However I would not use this on a regular basis as it has no audio, doesn't really offer any instructions and doesn't help the students if they really don't understand the process.Continue reading
May 10, 2013
Uncomplicated way to visualize equal fractions.
I tested this app with fifth grade students. They felt that the content was too easy for them and that it was a basic review for them. Engagement was short. One thing the students didn't like was that the numbers changed to white when you dialed in the correct answer, making it possible to just dial away until the number turned white. They also thought that the interface was plain and could use more color, also this app is silent. Sounds might enhance the engagement. The app was easy to use.Continue reading