Blue Lightning Labs has developed Mathemagics: Mental Math Tricks, an iOSapp that helps students multiply, divide, and square at lightning speed. Students learn and practice the tricks of mental math calculation, progressing through various levels of proficiency.
Habitactics is an iOS app from Touch Press that introduces students to wild animal and science facts as they solve Match-3–style puzzles. Students travel the world to explore different environments, including the deserts of the Sahara, the rainforests of South America, and the waters of the Atlantic Ocean.
The SPARK Movement—a movement by and for girls aged 13–22—is aiming to put women on the map. The “Women on the Map” project works inside Google’s freeField Trip app to pinpoint locations connected to great women from history.
Students can see the complete works of the Dutch painter Johannes Vermeer, including the Girl with a Pearl Earring, in augmented reality (AR). Google has made the paintings available on students’ smartphones.