Number Pieces and Number Pieces Basic

Number Pieces
Number Pieces Basic
Number Pieces and Number Pieces Basic are free iPad apps with digital manipulatives to help students develop a deeper understanding of place value, counting, addition, subtraction, grouping and multi-digit numbers. Number Pieces has additional features for older students (see below).

In addition, there is a web app available:

http://www.mathlearningcenter.org/web-apps/number-pieces/

Number Pieces Basic:

https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/number-pieces-basic-by-math/id611452042?mt=8

Number Pieces:

https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/number-pieces-by-math-learning/id605433778?mt=8

Features of Number Pieces Basic (Intended for primary grades):

  • Digital manipulative pieces in ones, tens and hundreds focusing on place value, counting, addition and subtraction
  • Join pieces in groups of ten or break them apart
  • Choose from three colors to identify groups or pieces
  • Rotate the manipulatives 90 degrees (both Number Pieces and Number Pieces Basic)
  • Use drawing tools to label representations (both Number Pieces and Number Pieces Basic)
  • Take a screen shot to save to camera roll (both Number Pieces and Number Pieces Basic)
Features of Number Pieces (intended for older students):
  • Students can use the pieces (in ones, tens and hundreds) to represent multi-digit numbers, regroup, addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division
  • Join pieces in groups of ten or break them apart
  • Choose from three colors to identify groups or pieces
  • Use the expanding edge piece like a measuring tape to show the dimensions of arrays created with the pieces
  • Rotate the manipulatives 90 degrees
  • Use drawing tools to label representations
  • Zoom and scroll to work with larger collections of pieces.
  • Take a screen shot to save to camera roll



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