February 28, 2016
Learning math doesn’t have to be always boring. Kids can enjoy learning math through the use of a wide variety of game-based learning strategies. Some of these come in the form of engaging games playable online either on mobile devices or on the web. In today’s post we are sharing with you some interesting Chrome apps that provide math enthusiasts with challenging games to help them develop their math skills while having fun.
1- Math Arcade Games
‘Improve your math skills and have arcade style fun at the same time. Blast your way through wave after wave of attacking alien space ships’.
2- Prodigy math Game
‘Aside from being the world's most engaging math game, Prodigy also has these great features, all of which are available for free: Full alignment with key curricula (e.g., Common Core, Ontario, TEKS, MAFS); Automatic assessment in-game for all students to place them in the correct grade; 24/7 Real-time reporting; Embedded in-game formative, diagnostic, and summative assessments.’
3- Math Block Collapse
‘Collapse the blocks by clicking the groups of horizontally or vertically connected blocks with the same math sign and color. For each collapse you will get some points. Aim for larger groups of blocks, and you will get more points.’
4- Splash Math
‘Splash Math is an educational program that provides comprehensive coverage of the curriculum with over 300 skills for Grades K-5. Over 10 million kids and 70,000 teachers use Splash Math to practice math. The use of animations, graphics and games make children master the basic math concepts like Addition, Subtraction, Division, Multiplication, Algebra and Geometry in a fun and interactive way.’
5- Math Mahjong
‘Finally there is a game that makes learning math skills fun for kids, and it's interesting for adults, too! Begin with Mathjong Basic and learn the fundamentals, and then there are four more levels after that, each more challenging than the last.’