Common Core Explorer

3.G.2

These apps, games, and websites will help your students partition shapes into parts with equal areas. Express the area of each part as a unit fraction of the whole. For example, partition a shape into 4 parts with equal area, and describe the area of each part as 1/4 of the area of the shape.
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Fruity Fractions
Stellar tool builds rock-solid foundational understanding
GRADES
1 - 3
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Paid
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n/a
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Math Nation
Approachable video courses break down math, build up student skills
GRADES
6 - 12
PRICE
Free, Paid
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n/a
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3rd Grade Math Planet – Fun Math Game Curriculum
Fun practice tool features games, drills, and progress tracking
GRADES
2 - 3
PRICE
Free to try, Paid
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n/a
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NOT YET RATED
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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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ChessKid
The right combo of learning and play for chess fans at any level
GRADES
K - 12
PRICE
Free, Free to try, Paid
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n/a
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NOT YET RATED
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Conceptua Math
Emphasis on visual learning helps students understand math concepts
GRADES
3 - 6
PRICE
Free to try, Paid
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n/a
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Doodle Fit
Geometric puzzler makes playing with blocks fun
GRADES
2 - 6
PRICE
Free
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n/a
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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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i-Ready
Solid adaptive instruction in reading and math, with data at the ready
GRADES
K - 8
PRICE
Paid
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n/a
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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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Jet Propulsion Laboratory
STEM lessons creatively build off of NASA data and real space missions
GRADES
K - 12
PRICE
Free
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n/a
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NOT YET RATED
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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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Mathventure for 3rd Grade
Dynamic lessons, quizzes limited by e-book capabilities
GRADES
3
PRICE
Paid
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n/a
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NOT YET RATED
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Osmo Tangram
Fun hybrid puzzles with excellent classroom supports
GRADES
K - 3
PRICE
Free
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n/a
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Pattern Shapes, by the Math Learning Center
Virtual pattern blocks with some extra useful teaching tools
GRADES
Pre-K - 4
PRICE
Free
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n/a
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RelationShapes
Great visual-spatial practice balanced with imaginative free play
GRADES
Pre-K - 3
PRICE
Free
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n/a
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NOT YET RATED
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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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Zearn
Innovative combo of live instruction and adaptive online math lessons
GRADES
K - 8
PRICE
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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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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NOT YET RATED
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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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NOT YET RATED
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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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Geometry Quest
Travel-themed geometry quiz needs more content
GRADES
3 - 6
PRICE
Free to try, Paid
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n/a
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How to Make Origami
Colorful, mostly clear, classic origami fun
GRADES
3 - 8
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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NOT YET RATED
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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 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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NASA's Space Place
Stellar smorgasbord of space and technology materials
GRADES
3 - 8
PRICE
Free
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n/a
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Shape Lab
Sandbox tool with blank canvas promotes learning through exploration
GRADES
K - 6
PRICE
Paid
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n/a
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NOT YET RATED
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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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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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The Digits: Fraction Blast
Quirky "appisodes" mix rock 'n' roll, space, and fun with fractions
GRADES
1 - 3
PRICE
Free, Free to try, Paid
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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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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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Matific
Inquiry-based activities build math engagement and understanding
GRADES
2 - 4
PRICE
Free to try
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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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