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Great Games, Apps, and Sites for Geometry

Here's a collection of some great tools to use with your geometry students. Whether you're teaching explicit skills or encouraging exploration and play for conceptual development, these tools can help your students' geometric knowledge really take shape!

1.
Moose Math - by Duck Duck Moose Publisher: Duck Duck Moose
Fun story-based math, aligned with CCSS; a great classroom addition
Grades Pre-K-1
Type App
Price Paid
Platforms Android, iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch
Graphite Rating 4
Teacher Rating 4
2.
Cyberchase 3D Builder Publisher: PBS KIDS
Clever story-based geometry game builds spatial reasoning skills
Grades K-4
Type App
Price Paid
Platforms Android, iPad, Kindle Fire
Graphite Rating 4
Teacher Rating Not Yet Rated
3.
Math Central Visit Website: http://mathcentral.uregina.ca/index.php
Human side of numbers with impressive depth
Grades K-12
Type Website
Price Free
Graphite Rating 4
Teacher Rating 4
4.
National Library of Virtual Manipulatives Visit Website: http://nlvm.usu.edu/en/nav/vlibrary.html
Novel concept could deliver even more learning with better interactivity
Grades K-12
Type Website
Price Free
Graphite Rating 3
Teacher Rating 4
5.
NRICH Visit Website: http://nrich.maths.org
Untangle robust math problems for all ages; plenty of teaching support
Grades K-12
Type Website
Price Free
Graphite Rating 4
Teacher Rating 3
6.
The Land of Venn - Geometric Defense Publisher: iMagine Machine LLC
Brilliant, wacky adventure game seamlessly integrates geometry
Grades 1-4
Type App
Price Paid
Platforms iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch
Graphite Rating 5
Teacher Rating 5
7.
MinecraftEdu Publisher: TeacherGaming LLC
Teacher dashboard and genius tutorial help this sandbox gem sparkle
Grades 1-12
Type Game
Price Paid
Platforms Linux, Mac, Windows
Graphite Rating 5
Teacher Rating 4
8.
TenMarks Visit Website: http://www.tenmarks.com/
Responsive and adaptive math practice for every grade level
Grades 1-12
Type Website
Price Free, Paid
Graphite Rating 4
Teacher Rating 4
9.
Doodle Fit Publisher: Gamelion Studios
Geometric puzzler makes playing with blocks fun
Grades 2-6
Type App
Price Free to Try, Paid
Platforms Android, iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch, Kindle Fire, Nook HD
Graphite Rating 4
Teacher Rating 3
10.
Doodle Fit 2: Around the World Publisher: NamcoBandai Games, Inc.
Souped-up sequel still challenges spatial reasoning
Grades 3-5
Type App
Price Free
Platforms Android, iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch, Kindle Fire, Nook HD
Graphite Rating 4
Teacher Rating Not Yet Rated
11.
Slice It! Publisher: Com2uS Inc.
Divide and conquer with clever puzzles that build geometry foundation
Grades 3-7
Type App
Price Free, Paid
Platforms Android, iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch, Kindle Fire
Graphite Rating 3
Teacher Rating 2
12.
DragonBox Elements Publisher: WeWantToKnow AS
Innovative game-based approach to teaching geometry
Grades 3-8
Type App
Price Paid
Platforms Android, iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch, Kindle Fire
Graphite Rating 4
Teacher Rating 4
13.
Math Champ Challenge - School Edition (Common Core Standards) Publisher: INKids
Customizable tool for problem-solving practice, building understanding
Grades 4-7
Type App
Price Paid
Platforms iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch
Graphite Rating 4
Teacher Rating Not Yet Rated
14.
Algodoo Publisher: Algoryx
Sandbox tool enables engaged, conceptual physics inquiry
Grades 4-12
Type Game
Price Free
Platforms Mac, Windows
Graphite Rating 5
Teacher Rating 4
15.
iTooch 6th Grade Math Publisher: eduPad Inc.
Comprehensive practice tool covers a wide range of skills
Grades 5-8
Type App
Price Free, Paid
Platforms iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch, Apps for Windows
Graphite Rating 4
Teacher Rating 3
16.
Mathalicious Visit Website: http://www.mathalicious.com/
Toughest palates can't resist appetizing look at real-world math
Grades 6-12
Type Website
Price Paid
Graphite Rating 4
Teacher Rating 4
17.
Khan Academy Visit Website: http://www.khanacademy.org
Missions boost math learning with balance of focus, freedom to explore
Grades K-12
Type Website
Price Free
Graphite Rating 4
Teacher Rating 3
18.
Brilliant Visit Website: https://brilliant.org/
Challenge top students with adaptive math and physics problems
Grades 7-12
Type Website
Price Free
Graphite Rating 4
Teacher Rating 4
19.
Geogebra Visit Website: http://www.geogebra.org/
Quick, easy, and fun interactive math explorations
Grades 7-12
Type Website
Price Free
Graphite Rating 4
Teacher Rating 4
20.
isosceles+ : geometry sketchpad Publisher: Base 12 Innovations
Digital tool for exploring and constructing lines, angles, shapes
Grades 9-12
Type App
Price Paid
Platforms iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch
Graphite Rating 4
Teacher Rating Not Yet Rated