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iPad App Review: myAlgebra

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App Name: myAlgebra

Cost:  $3.99   

What does it promise?  MyAlgebra apps explore quadratic equations through an interactive interface that implements worked examples, video demonstrations and practice problems with specific feedback—providing the dynamic exercises and instruction students need for algebraic success.

Does it deliver?  The focus on key algebra topics and solid instructional design make myAlgebra an engaging, evidenced-based method for bolstering student learning inside or outside the classroom. MyAlgebra iPad apps combine written and multi-media content with a pool of thousands of randomized practice and quiz problems, giving students ample instruction and hands-on practice. From the myAlgebra iPad virtual desktop, students can access all the learning tools they need with a tap of their fingers.

Can I use it in my classroom?  Given the subject matter,myAlgebra is perfect for the classroom setting because teachers can oversee the students’ work and offer tips and help that can be tricky to glean from written instructions.

All apps can be found in the iPad apps store under education.

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Explore the use of the iPad App Store in the classroom.
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Article by Jason Tomaszewski, EducationWorld Associate Editor
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