TeachMe: 1st Grade

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Let your eager learners practice their basic arithmetic and spelling skills with this fun interactive resource! For any primary grade teacher with access to an Apple mobile device, this is a must-have application.

K - 2nd Math 496 Views 190 Downloads
CCSS: Adaptable
App Overview

Addressing fundamental skills in both math and English language arts, teachers can kill two birds with this one amazing app. Offering dozens of different math and spelling problems that get progressively harder as learners master their skills, and with numerous adjustable account settings, this resource can support student learning throughout the year. With the ability to earn coins and purchase fun rewards like colorful elastic shapes, items for building a virtual aquarium, and stickers for creating digital works of art, children will never get tired of playing!

Individual Account Settings:

  • View the learned and unlearned questions for each player
  • Adjust the number of times each question must be answered correctly before it is consider learned
  • Enable and disable specific questions and/or entire topics
  • Set the number of correct answers needed to earn a coin
  • Control access to the help feature
  • Allow students to either type or write their answers

Addition & Subtraction:

  • Offers 81 addition and 83 subtraction questions
  • Includes single- and double-digit numbers
  • Problems are represented by written equations and series of pictures
  • Problems are oriented horizontally and vertically


  • Includes 180 different spelling words
  • Words are one, two, or three letters long
  • Listen to a spoken word and look at a picture before attempting to spell the word
  • Listen to a sentence using a given word before attempting to spell the word

Dolch Sight Words:

  • Includes 41 different sight words
  • Words contain one, two, and three syllables
  • Listen to a spoken word and select the correct written word from four, six, or eight different options
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Curator Rating
  • Adherence to task
  • Worth the money
  • Fun factor
  • Scaffolding of learning
  • User safety
  • Control and feedback
  • How techie do I need to be?
Instructional Ideas
  1. Include this resource as a math or language arts learning center in kindergarten, first, or second grade
  2. If a projector is available, work through the different tasks as guided practice with the entire class
  3. Add this to a list of recommended apps that you provide to parents at the beginning of the school year
Classroom Considerations
  • Set up player accounts for each member of your class, customizing the settings to meet the learning needs of each individual. Periodically check each student's account to monitor his/her progress with the different skills
  • Allows the teacher to set a passcode restricting the student access to the settings menu
  • Includes both visual and audible instructions for completing the learning activities and using the different features of the app
  • A help button is available for each question that provides learners with support
  • App is only available for Apple products including the iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch