In a recent post I highlighted just a few of the many Painting and Drawing Apps available on the App Store and presented my readers with some criteria for evaluating them. This post looks at some of the ways these apps can be used across curriculum areas.
You may remember I noted that stamps/stickers can make an App more versatile, and that certainly is the case when it comes to Mathematics. In a classroom, students commonly used counters, paddle pop sticks, blocks and other manipulatives to experiment with number. Think of stamps as onscreen or virtual manipulatives. If you don’t have stamps, you can use different colour and painting tools to create marks or shapes. Continue reading