App of the Week: Great math app for young learners with special needs

By Stephen Noonoo
August 3rd, 2015

Ed. note: App of the Week picks are now being curated with help from Graphite by Common Sense Media. Click here to read the full app review.

What’s It Like? Todo means all in Spanish — and this app is designed for all kids, including those with learning differences such as deficits in auditory and visual processing, language delay, or underdeveloped fine motor skills. Todo Math: School Edition is also comprehensive in its curriculum, which spans numbers through multiplication.

Price: paid or subscription ($200/classroom per year)

Grades: K-2

Pros: Research-based strategies and modifications for learners with special needs support a wide range of abilities.

Cons: Progress data on the Web-based teacher dashboard isn’t always intuitive.

Bottom line: A variety of strategies and accommodations make this app classroom-ready for a variety of levels and abilities.


About the Author:

Stephen Noonoo

Stephen Noonoo is the current editor of eSchool News. He is a former consultant for CUE, California’s ISTE affiliate, and managing editor of its quarterly publication, OnCUE. He has worked as a freelance writer, an education editor for SmartBrief newsletters, and as a staff editor for a well-known publication focusing on education technology.