Apps for Maths in Primary Education

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“There is a lot of potential in the ‘maths apps’ available in the App Store, although most of the ‘maths apps’ appear to be drill practising of number facts and operations. Whilst, there’s no problem in children using these apps in the classroom to develop their maths skills, there is a danger that the iPad becomes no better than a laptop or a desktop computer for the learning of number facts and rote learning. For the iPad to reach its full potential the challenge is to make maths real in the classroom and engaging for the children.”

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