EdTech

EDTECH FOR KS1: MATHS SKILLS BUILDING

 

  • The table below identifies educational apps that can be used to further develop the maths skills required for KS1.
  • These are not funded by the school. You may purchase these if you would like to but you are under no obligation to do so.
  • KS1 pupils have access to all of these apps on our school iPads.

 

MATHS TOPIC

APP

DETAILS ON SETTINGS/HOW TO USE APP

NUMBER BONDS

LET’S DO MATHS (school

Maths 4-7 edition)

·         Go to Basic Operations in the main menu

·         Select Number Bonds

·         Select appropriate level task for your child

FRACTIONS

 

LET’S DO MENTAL MATHS AGES 6-7

 

 

SQUEEBLES FRACTIONS

 

 

·         Go to ‘Let’s Practise!’ section in the main menu

·         Select Fractions

·         Choose the 2nd Practice Quiz

 

·         This is a great fun app that allows pupils to share out fractions of cakes

·         Go to option 1. A Piece Of Cake

·         Select Level 1

 

IDENTIFYING 2D SHAPES

LET’S DO MENTAL MATHS AGES 6-7

·         Go to ‘Let’s Practise!’ section in the main menu

·         Select ‘Shape’

·         Choose a practice quiz from the 3 options (naming shapes, identifying numbers of sides/corners)

 

FEATURES OF 3D SHAPES

·         DB 3D SHAPES

·         MATHS GEOMETRY

·         Your child can explore the 3D shapes and use the on screen tools to identify the faces/vertices/edges

 

READING NUMBER LINES

MOTION MATH ZOOM

 

 

·         Select the number line from the main menu

·         Your child has to place a given number on a number line before the bubble pops

SETTING/READING TIME ON A CLOCK

SQUEEBLES TELL THE TIME

QUICK CLOCKS TELLING TIME

·         Choose the ‘Set The Clock’ option

 

 

·         Choose the ‘Set The Time’ option.

*Both apps have different levels of difficulty to allow for progression

READING SCALES/MEASUREMENT

LET’S DO MENTAL MATHS 6-7YRS

·         Go to  ‘Let’s Practise!’ section in the main menu

·         Select ‘Measure’

·         There are a selection of activities in this section on reading scales – weight & volume

REPEATING PATTERNS

SHAPE LAB

·         This is a great app that allows your child to play with shapes and explore their properties

·         Ask your child to use the shapes to create a repeating pattern

 

READING NUMBERS IN DIGITS/WORDS

SHARK NUMBERS

·         Select ‘Ordering’ or ‘Reading’ numbers from the main menu

·         Select the 3 and 4 digit numbers from the given options (can be adjusted as your child progresses)

TALLIES

LET’S DO MENTAL MATHS 6-7YRS

·         Go to  ‘Let’s Practise!’ section in the main menu

·         Select ‘Number Value’

·         Scroll down to section on Tallies

WORD BASED REASONING PROBLEMS

MATHS SHAKE

·         Click the icon that looks like a set of die

·         Choose the beginner option from the main menu

·         Select an operation for the questions (click on addition, subtraction, division or multiplication)

·         Pupils work through word based problems by clicking & dragging the numbers from the word-based question to the box at the bottom of the screen to create a sum.

·         If pupils cannot crate the sum independently then tell them to click on the coloured buttons at the bottom the screen.  The relevant words/numbers needed to solve the problem will then ‘shake’ to give them a clue.

·         Once the pupil has created the sum from the words then click on ‘Work Out The Answer’.  On this screen they can use the tools to draw/write/record how to solve the problem.

VISUAL REPRESENTATIONS OF ADDITION & SUBTRACTION

I SEE ADDITION & SUBTRACTION

·         This is a great app that allows your child to explore pictorial representations of addition and subtraction.

·         Choose one of the 5 visual representations from the menu

·         Tap in the numbers into the boxes at the top of the screen

·         Tap ‘Show’ or ‘Next Step’ to see a visual representation of that sum