Math Apps for Supporting Home Learning

I figured it was time to update our Math Apps, so here are some new ones that have come onto the radar recently. Some are apps we have used from school, while others have come highly recommended by friends. They’re great for supporting homeschool, holiday, or supplementary Math learning.

DreamBox Math

DreamBox Math is a rigorous K-8 math curriculum that provides a motivating learning environment and in-the-moment feedback. It helps students develop critical thinking skills, deeper conceptual understanding, and independent reasoning abilities. Studies conducted by SRI and The Center for Education Policy Research (CEPR) at Harvard University ensures that every student has a learning experience that motivates them to persist, progress, and achieve success for a lifelong confidence in math.

The complete DreamBox Math curriculum is available over two complimentary apps:

DreamBox Math Green and DreamBox Math Blue:

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Todo Math

Math Apps - Todo Math

Todo Math is an early elementary curriculum ideal for learning foundational math skills at home and in the classroom. It is designed and endorsed by educators, aligned to school standards, and recognized internationally for superior game design.

Features include:

  • Daily Adventures — 10-15 minutes of daily practice tailored to your child’s skill level
  • Missions — 60+ progression-based missions that let kids learn while exploring a fun, colorful world
  • Play-Based Quizzes — Todo Math Monster Quizzes reinforce learning, with fun monsters kids can collect!
  • Parents Page — follow your child’s progress and help them set goals
  • Accessibility Options — left-handed mode, OpenDyslexic font option, help button, simplified keypad input style, and eight different language options

Awards and Recognition:

  • 2016 SIIA CODiE Award Finalist
  • Winner of a 2015 Parents’ Choice Gold Award
  • Best Design Award Winner at Launch Education & Kids Conference
  • Ranked #1 in US (Education), UK (Kids), Korea (Kids) App Stores
  • Five-Star Quality Rated on Common Sense Media

What it covers:

Todo Math covers over 600 math activities aligned to Common Core State Standards for children Pre-K to 2nd grade. Its comprehensive suite of learning games cover the most important principles of early math education:

  • Counting and Cardinality — including number tracing, counting, tallies and more.
  • Number Operations — including addition, subtraction, multiplication and word problems.
  • Mathematical Reasoning — including pattern recognition, math memory matrices and more.
  • Time and Money — including days and weeks, telling time, and understanding coins.
  • Geometry — including geometric shape recognition, knowledge and tracing


Matholia is an online mathematics portal providing pupils, teachers and parents with a complete learning package based on the proven Singapore teaching method.

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Matholia is available for:


Math Apps - IXL

IXL Math offers more than 3,600 standards-aligned skills that provide comprehensive coverage of pre-K through 12th grade math. With unlimited questions, students can practice, review, and master a skill—and never see the same question twice. From skip-counting with pictures to graphing quadratic functions, IXL’s interactive question types bring the joy of learning to students’ fingertips.

“Thanks to IXL, our students’ performance has increased dramatically.  Because they practice the skills daily, and because the site provides feedback, students are able to correct their mistakes and master the concepts easily.” – Waleska Batista, teacher, Cherry Hill, New Jersey, U.S.A.

iTooch Apps

With thousands of exercises each, these apps offer a large collection of Math activities based on the Common Core.

What parents and teachers have said:

“This app has been everything I was looking for. Multiple question types including decimal points and word problems. The ability to test the learning. And here’s the kicker: it is so much fun, I had to pull my 5th grader off of it after 2 hours!”

“My son is home schooled plus goes to a charter school. This program makes it easy to supplement his schoolwork without buying a lot of books or printing worksheets. I recommend it for all parents who are committed to their children’s education.”

“I just downloaded your apps. Wow. They are amazing. I have been using the iPad for over a year in my class and I have to say that this is one if the best apps I have seen in a long time.”

“A terrific app that covers a lot of ground concept-wise. This app combines a no-frills approach to content while still providing the user with an exciting learning experience. The mascot is adorable and keeps kids on task with lots of encouragement and there is a lesson summary available when needed.”

Each app has over 1500 questions per topic with clues and detailed explanations.

Math Apps - iTooch Math Grade 5

iTooch Math Grade 5

  • Numbers & Operations
  • Fractions
  • Measuring and estimating
  • Graphs and stats
  • Geometry

iTooch Math Grade 6

  • Numbers & Operations
  • Algebraic structures
  • Data analysis
  • Graphs
  • Geometry

iTooch Math Grade 7

  • Numbers & Operations
  • Algebraic structures
  • Data analysis
  • Graphs
  • Geometry

iTooch Math Grade 8

  • Functions
  • Algebraic Structures
  • Properties and Operations
  • Statistics and Probability
  • Geometry

iTooch Math Grade 1-4 are available from iTooch Elementary Apps:


Math Apps - Mathletics

Mathletics is the world’s leading educational resource for mathematics. Students are captivated and gain confidence in mathematics while moving through curriculum aligned courses, accessing available support and practice and tracking their own progress.

Mathletics offers:

  • Custom designed student interface with online and offline capabilities
  • Access to Mathletics custom courses and curriculum aligned activities
  • Live Mathletics includes ten levels encouraging challenges with the computer, school and other students from around the world
  • Mathletics Dictionary and Concept Search – Explore the interactive glossary of mathematical terms
  • Immediate feedback and reporting in real time- students, teachers, and parents can keep track of progress

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Published by Shen-Li

SHEN-LI LEE is the author of “Brainchild: Secrets to Unlocking Your Child’s Potential”. She is also the founder of (a website on parenting, education, child development) and (a website on Right Brain Education, cognitive development, and maximising potentials). In her spare time, she blogs on Forty, Fit & Fed, and Back to Basics.

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