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List of apps for differentiated teaching

15 11 2020, 18:00 by Klasssroom


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 facts learned in class

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

thinking.

🔢 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

sharing


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

experience!

👐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

surroundings

👄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!

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