Paths to Literacy

for students who are blind or visually impaired

Accessible Math Apps

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Math Melodies by EveryWare Technologies

https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/math-melodies/id713705958?mt=8

Description

Math for ALL Children, including those who are blind or visually impaired!

MathMelodies includes a video-game, a tale and a math workbook for children within a single application! It is an easy and interactive way to learn math, and the first application designed to be accessible and entertaining both for blind and sight impaired children. 
 
MathMelodies introduces math exercises in a tale of six chapters filled with images, sounds and music ready to be discovered!
 
It is also a useful educating tool for teachers and parents.
 

What's New in Version 1.1

  • The interaction model has been changed in order to let the user navigate between user interface elements with standard VoiceOver gestures
  • All user interface elements are now accessible to refreshable Braille displays (to display the name of an audio-icon activate it by tapping two times)
  • The user can type the answer with an external bluetooth keyboard (QWERTY or Perkins)
  • When exploring a row in “Operation in table” exercises, the app suggests the current column to the user
  • Layout updates
  • The English translation has been fixed

 

iPad Screenshots

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Algebra Champalgebra champ app icon

By Brian West

https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/algebra-champ/id398873050?mt=8

Description

New to Algebra? Still find that "x" a little intimidating? Download this free application and you'll be a champ in no time!

Algebra Champ provides introductory level algebra skills practice with timed rounds, high scores, and a cage fight theme.
 
Designed for grades 6 - 8, Algebra Champ provides practice solving straightforward, single variable linear equations in an entertaining, game-like environment. Questions are randomly generated and presented in rounds of five. 
 
Answers are manageable integers (-10 to 10) and presented as multiple choice.
 
Beginners may need to jot down a step or two on a piece of paper. More advanced players will be able to solve these problems on the fly. Play a few rounds each day and you'll quickly gain an increased comfort level with entry level algebraic expressions, negative integers, and quick mental calculations.
 

What's New in Version 1.3 

  • full screen layout for iPhone 5

 

Screenshots

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