Common Core Explorer

3.MD.6

These apps, games, and websites will help your students measure areas by counting unit squares (square cm, square m, square in, square ft, and improvised units).
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ThinkCERCA
Well-structured lessons encourage deep analysis, thoughtful writing
GRADES
3 - 12
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Free, Paid
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n/a
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3rd Grade Splash Math Game
Cheerful digital workbook reinforces range of math skills
GRADES
3
PRICE
Free, Free to try, Paid
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n/a
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ALEKS
Strong adaptive learning makes traditional math curriculum more useful
GRADES
3 - 12
PRICE
Free to try, Paid
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n/a
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BrainPOP Featured Movie
Incredibly engaging cartoons on a wide range of topics draw kids in
GRADES
2 - 8
PRICE
Free
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n/a
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Doodle Fit 2: Around the World
Souped-up sequel still challenges spatial reasoning
GRADES
3 - 5
PRICE
Free
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n/a
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NOT YET RATED
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DoodleMaths
Short, daily practice and positive language make success accessible
GRADES
Pre-K - 8
PRICE
Free to try, Paid
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n/a
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GPALoveMath
Earn cool rewards for learning, practicing core math skills
GRADES
K - 5
PRICE
Free to try
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n/a
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NOT YET RATED
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IXL
Immediate feedback and breadth a huge plus, despite emphasis on drills
GRADES
Pre-K - 12
PRICE
Free to try
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n/a
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LearnBop
Adaptive tutorial site helps kids tackle tough math concepts
GRADES
K - 12
PRICE
Free to try, Paid
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n/a
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Mangahigh
Awesome, adaptive math games with a killer teacher dashboard
GRADES
2 - 12
PRICE
Free to try
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n/a
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Matific
Engaging supplemental resource encourages conceptual understanding
GRADES
K - 6
PRICE
Free to try
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n/a
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Numberock
Rock out with catchy math music videos and tons of extras
GRADES
K - 6
PRICE
Free to try, Paid
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n/a
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NOT YET RATED
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Questimate! - Pro
Build solid estimation skills through a fabulous math game
GRADES
4 - 7
PRICE
Paid
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n/a
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Redbird Mathematics
Excellent adaptive math for flipped or blended classrooms
GRADES
K - 7
PRICE
Paid
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n/a
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SplashLearn
A colorful, fun way for students to build math skills mastery
GRADES
K - 5
PRICE
Free
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n/a
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Tailor-ED
Create differentiated math lessons and assessments in minutes
GRADES
K - 8
PRICE
Free
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n/a
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Wowzers
Game-based, adaptive math site engages kids with extrinsic rewards
GRADES
K - 8
PRICE
Free to try, Paid
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n/a
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YummyMath
Make math matter with problems kids can relate to
GRADES
3 - 12
PRICE
Free, Paid
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n/a
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Zap Zap Math - K6 Math Games
Space-themed practice tool aligns well with CCSS, but with distractions
GRADES
K - 6
PRICE
Free to try
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n/a
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Zearn
Innovative combo of live instruction and adaptive online math lessons
GRADES
K - 8
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Free, Paid
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n/a
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Zorbit's Math Adventure
Set off into space for story-based math skills practice
GRADES
Pre-K - 3
PRICE
Free to try
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n/a
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NOT YET RATED
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ClassK12
Lessons and quizzes provide thorough, if uninspired online practice
GRADES
K - 5
PRICE
Free to try, Paid
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n/a
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CoBELS
Math and science games emphasize conceptual understanding
GRADES
3 - 8
PRICE
Free to try, Paid
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n/a
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Common Core Quest - Math and ELA Quizzes
Comprehensive CCSS-aligned resource for instruction and assessment
GRADES
K - 12
PRICE
Free
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n/a
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Geoboard, by The Math Learning Center
Digital take on classic math tool
GRADES
K - 5
PRICE
Free
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n/a
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I Know It
Elementary math site encourages kids to practice, celebrate skills
GRADES
K - 6
PRICE
Free to try, Paid
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n/a
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NOT YET RATED
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Kidspiration
Aging tool uses visual learning to teach ELA and math concepts
GRADES
K - 5
PRICE
Free to try, Paid
PLATFORM
Mac, Windows
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Loot Pursuit: Pompeii
Kids learn about ancient artifacts while brushing up on math skills
GRADES
3 - 6
PRICE
Paid
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n/a
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Math Live!
Fun animations and interactive practice teach conceptual math content
GRADES
4 - 6
PRICE
Free
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n/a
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Math Vocabulary Cards, by the Math Learning Center
Math flash cards useful for students of all ages, if a bit boring
GRADES
Pre-K - 10
PRICE
Free
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n/a
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MathPickle
Videos of inventive problem-solving tasks should be aimed at kids
GRADES
K - 12
PRICE
Free
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n/a
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Move the Turtle. Learn to code
Unique app helps young kids learn basic coding skills, with guidance
GRADES
1 - 6
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Paid
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n/a
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PBS LearningMedia
Treasure trove of lesson resources will benefit from adaptation
GRADES
Pre-K - 12
PRICE
Free
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n/a
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Slice It!
Divide and conquer with clever puzzles that build geometry foundation
GRADES
3 - 7
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Free, Paid
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n/a
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Teacher Advisor with Watson
Powerful search engine for math lessons lacks content
GRADES
K - 5
PRICE
Free
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n/a
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NOT YET RATED
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STEM Builder
Usable STEM content and practice diminished by dated interface
GRADES
3 - 12
PRICE
Free to try, Paid
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n/a
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ExploreLearning Gizmos
Thoughtfully interactive math games blend concepts with practice
GRADES
3 - 7
PRICE
Free to try
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n/a
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NOT YET RATED
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IXL
Solid practice drills offer (mostly) comprehensive standards alignment
GRADES
3
PRICE
Free to try
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n/a
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Khan Academy
Drills offer practice, assessment; extra support needed for learning
GRADES
3
PRICE
Free
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n/a
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NOT YET RATED
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NRICH
Novel activities encourage problem solving and critical thinking
GRADES
1 - 3
PRICE
Free
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n/a
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NOT YET RATED
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PhET Interactive Simulations
Beautiful and responsive tools shed light on tricky math concepts
GRADES
K - 12
PRICE
Free
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n/a
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NOT YET RATED
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