List of apps for differentiated teaching
The VISUAL (spatial/image based) Learner:
- Maths, Science and Social studies : Khan academy, shows students how a problem can be
solved,it includes 40,000 interactive Common Core aligned practice questions with interactive images and
develops the explanations with over 10,000 videos and in a hand written step by step format which is
more relatable to a students own work.
- Science: The NASA Visualization Explorer is a great way to implement visually some fun
science facts learned in class
- Reading & Writing My Story School eBook Maker is a publishing tool for little kids to create
their own stories, with Scribble: Kids Book Maker they can also illustrate their stories
- Music & Visual Arts Paint Online enables students to create artworks using different tools and
keeping them in a gallery, MetKids introduces them to the world of art and explores masterpieces
The LOGICAL (mathematical/step-by-step) Learner:
🔢 Maths, Science and Social studies: Khan academy allows student to move at their pace and
will show step by step how to solve problems, with visuals and verbal explanations
🔢 Reading & Writing: Elementari is a storytelling tool that offer intro to coding and computational
🔢 Music & Visual Arts: Drawn to Discover is an app that offers step by step guidance for drawing,
this helps develop skills and confidence in a structured way for students who strive with strong guidance
The SOCIAL (interpersonal) Learner:
🤝Maths: Math is fun helps students learn math through games, puzzles, quizzes, it’s interactive
so the student doesn’t lose interest
🤝Science: Project Noah “is a tool to explore and document wildlife and a platform to harness the
power of citizen scientists everywhere.”
🤝Reading & Writing: BoomWriter has collaborative and competitive writing exercises
🤝Social studies: Social Studies Friendzy is an app that has live tutors available to help students
🤝Music & Visual Arts: Wizard School! Offers creative challenge to encourage creating and
The SOLITARY (intra-personal) Learner:
🖐Maths: Math is fun offers games that a student can enjoy playing alone, it’s in simple language
so they don’t need additional support to follow instructions
🖐Science: The iCell App is a fun way to explore all your surroundings to understand the world
better and see the cell structures of plants, animals, and bacteria
🖐Reading & Writing: Me: A Kid's Diary offers prompts for self-guided reflection
🖐Social studies: The Pyramids for a private tour of the pyramids
🖐Music & Visual Arts: Simple line drawing for kids helps students learn simple line drawings to
grow confidence in their skills
The KINESTHETIC (hands-on/physical) Learner:
👐Maths: Prodigy Math game is a game students can play to put new math skills into practice
through the form of online play in a fun interactive world in which the teachers can adapt questions
specifically to that students level
👐Science: Frog Dissection is still possible for this student who really enjoys that kind of
👐Reading & Writing: My Story School eBook Maker or Scribble: Kids Book Maker are publishing
tool for little kids to create their own stories, this student will feel in control of their work from the beginning
to the end of the process
👐Social Studies: Social Studies Friendzy is an app including games to learn more about states
and capitals, US government and history,...
👐Music & Visual Arts: Piano Practice with Wolfie will enable this student to progress at their pace
and spend time focused on creating and learning to play
The AURAL (auditory/musical) Learner:
👂Maths: AdaptedMind is presented with a monster as the teacher, talking through the courses in
a lecture style so students can listen as they progress through the classes
👂Science Project Noah “is a tool to explore and document wildlife and a platform to harness the
power of citizen scientists everywhere.”
👂Reading & Writing: Read&Write is a text to speech app where students unlock written words,
Read with Phonics helps learn synthetic phonics, Practice segmenting and blending skills, grapheme
recognition, etc overall very oral.
👂Social Studies: Social Studies Friendzy is an app including videos so students can hear about
states and capitals, US government and history...
👂Music & Visual Arts: Easy Music - Give kids an ear for music balances play and clear guidance
The VERBAL (linguistics/speech) Learner:
👄Maths: Khan academy reads over the explanations also, but with any app used, this student
can read out loud their work.
👄Science: The iCell App is a fun way to dive into the cell structures of plants, animals, and
bacteria and it’s something this student will enjoy talking about as it is the exploration of relatable
👄Reading & Writing: Write About This offers prompts and pictures to encourage kids to start
writing, it is straightforward, Read with Phonics helps learn synthetic phonics, Practice segmenting and
blending skills, grapheme recognition, etc in a very oral way.
👄Social Studies: Social Studies Friendzy is an app including tutors available to discuss topics to
learn more about states and capitals, US government and history,...
👄Music & Visual Arts: Easy Music - Give kids an ear for music balances play and clear guidance,
Artsonia Kids Art Museum encourages students to present and talk about their artwork
This article is not endorsed by any of the above mentioned apps, some are free and some are free to try, this is the personal opinion of the author. This list is not extensive and only suggestive.
This article is not endorsed by any of the above mentioned apps, some are free and some are free to
try, this list is the personal opinion of the author: Melissa from the Klassroom Team. This list is not extensive and only suggestive.
The way apps are designed and how children interact with them
can cater more specifically to different styles of learning.
We recommend that you create chat groups in Klassroom to communicate these different tools with your
students’ families based on their learning preferences to encourage continuing the learning at home! #learningneverstops #klassroomteachers care!