Common Core Explorer

3.NF.3.b

These apps, games, and websites will help your students recognize and generate simple equivalent fractions, e.g., 1/2 = 2/4, 4/6 = 2/3). Explain why the fractions are equivalent, e.g., by using a visual fraction model.
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Fog Stone Isle
Fun virtual world builds deep understanding of fractions
GRADES
3 - 6
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Free, Paid
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n/a
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Frax
Out-of-this-world adventure helps fraction concepts blast off
GRADES
3 - 5
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Free to try
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n/a
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NOT YET RATED
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3rd Grade Splash Math Game
Cheerful digital workbook reinforces range of math skills
GRADES
3
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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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Amplify Fractions
Story-based lessons guide students with helpful virtual tutor
GRADES
3 - 6
PRICE
Free to try, Paid
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n/a
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DoodleMaths
Short, daily practice and positive language make success accessible
GRADES
Pre-K - 8
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Free to try, Paid
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n/a
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EducationCity
Cute, clever, standards-aligned activities teach foundational skills
GRADES
Pre-K - 6
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Free to try, Paid
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n/a
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Fraction Mash
Face mash-ups plus fractions equal goofy, meaningful play
GRADES
2 - 8
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Free
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n/a
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Fractions, by the Math Learning Center
Unique whiteboard tool lets teachers and students model fractions
GRADES
3 - 8
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Free
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n/a
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GPALoveMath
Earn cool rewards for learning, practicing core math skills
GRADES
K - 5
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Free to try
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n/a
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i-Ready
Solid adaptive instruction in reading and math, with data at the ready
GRADES
K - 8
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Paid
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n/a
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LearnBop
Adaptive tutorial site helps kids tackle tough math concepts
GRADES
K - 12
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Free to try, Paid
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n/a
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LearnZillion
Quality Common Core-aligned lessons with great modeling for teachers
GRADES
K - 8
PRICE
Free
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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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Math Cats
Whimsical site sneaks math into practical activities
GRADES
1 - 5
PRICE
Free
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n/a
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Math Makers
Charming leveled puzzler slyly mixes fun with logic, essential math
GRADES
K - 4
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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Motion Math
Playful collection of games reinforces a diversity of skills
GRADES
K - 7
PRICE
Free to try, Paid
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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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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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Slice Fractions School Edition
Clever twist combines math instruction with engaging gameplay
GRADES
2 - 5
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
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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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Teachley EDU
Fun math gameplay with solid skill-building and helpful teacher tools
GRADES
K - 6
PRICE
Free to try, Paid
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n/a
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Woot Math
Adaptive lessons, collaborative games, and analytics add up to an excellent math tool
GRADES
K - 12
PRICE
Free to try
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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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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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4 Dice a Fractions Game
Fun bowling game reinforces fractions, boosts critical thinking
GRADES
3 - 6
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Paid
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n/a
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Brainy City Rush
Fun math-review game covers lots of concepts, offers little feedback
GRADES
1 - 5
PRICE
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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Cyberchase Fractions Quest
Fractions-focused adventure builds foundational understanding
GRADES
2 - 5
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Paid
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n/a
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Diffission
Swipe and cut shapes in simple, visual fractions game
GRADES
3 - 5
PRICE
Paid
PLATFORM
iPhone, Mac, Windows
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DimensionU
ELA and math games alternate between play and practice
GRADES
2 - 10
PRICE
Free to try
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Mac, Windows
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Game Classroom
Fun, game-based homework helper can supplement classwork
GRADES
K - 6
PRICE
Free
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n/a
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Gazillionaire!
Financial literacy sim can teach life lessons but is showing its age
GRADES
3 - 7
PRICE
Free, Free to try, Paid
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Mac, Windows
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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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IXL - Math and English
Standards-aligned worksheets help kids develop wide-ranging skills
GRADES
Pre-K - 12
PRICE
Free to try, Paid
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n/a
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Kidspiration
Aging tool uses visual learning to teach ELA and math concepts
GRADES
K - 5
PRICE
Free to try, Paid
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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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Love to Count 2. Times Tables and Fractions
Medieval-themed game inspires kids to practice fundamental math skills
GRADES
3 - 5
PRICE
Paid
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n/a
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Math Antics
Cheesy videos pair with useful resources to teach foundational skills
GRADES
3 - 8
PRICE
Free, Paid
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n/a
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Math Blaster HyperBlast
Arcade-style fun with just enough math learning on top
GRADES
2 - 8
PRICE
Free to try, Paid
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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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Mathmateer
Rocket-flying physics fun launches between intense math drills
GRADES
3 - 6
PRICE
Paid
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n/a
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Mlob Rule
Tile puzzler tries to teach fraction addition, is mostly fun instead
GRADES
4 - 10
PRICE
Paid
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n/a
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Origo at Home
Solid, accessible math resources to assign for home or school
GRADES
K - 6
PRICE
Free
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n/a
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Prodigy
Adaptive math practice wrapped in role-playing adventure
GRADES
1 - 8
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
PRICE
Free, Paid
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n/a
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SMART Adventures Mission Math 1: Sabotage at the Space Station
Space-themed game encourages kids to practice a range of math skills
GRADES
3 - 5
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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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The Get It Guide
A solid collection of math resources that encourages growth mindset
GRADES
6 - 12
PRICE
Free
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n/a
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Visual Fractions
Basic but clever visual fraction exploration better than it looks
GRADES
3 - 6
PRICE
Free
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n/a
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Wizen World
Fun adventure game, but run-of-the-mill review of basic math
GRADES
3 - 8
PRICE
Free
PLATFORM
Mac, Windows
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Everyday Mathematics Equivalent Fractions
Fraction card game has potential, misses the mark for solid learning
GRADES
4 - 5
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Paid
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n/a
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GoGo Math Games
Good elementary math games spoiled by pervasive ads
GRADES
K - 5
PRICE
Free
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n/a
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Mapoosa
Sim world packed with games, but more just-for-fun than for learning
GRADES
3 - 7
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Free, Paid
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n/a
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Mashup Math
Hodgepodge of supplemental content is difficult to navigate
GRADES
3 - 8
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Free, Paid
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n/a
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Math Quiz
No-frills targeted practice for range of abilities, needs more instructional support
GRADES
1 - 5
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Free
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n/a
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Math.com
Riddled with ads, this archaic site has just a few usable features
GRADES
3 - 12
PRICE
Free
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n/a
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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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NOT YET RATED
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LearnZillion
Well-organized video lessons target key Common Core standards
GRADES
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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