App Description4 Dice: Fraction Games is a math app for middle school and upper elementary students. The goal of the game is to present fractions in a way that is both conducive to learning and fun. This game is very similar to my other app 5 Dice: Order of Operations Game but this one focuses on fractions. 4 Dice teaches the basic concept of fractions by working backwards Jeopardy style by giving the answer first and teaching the methods of getting that answer in an interactive and engaging way. For teachers, one major benefit of using this game is that it provides immediate feedback of their students' progress via email.
Key features include:
- High order thinking game to challenge students in a fun way
- Progress reports sent to teachers to assess progress and target individual weaknesses
- A built-in whiteboard to give students a place to work through problems
Combining Playing and Learning
It is often said that people remember about ten percent of what they hear, but about ninety percent of what they do. Clearly, there is something to be said for hands-on learning. The game combines playing and learning by allowing students to actually play a game as they are learning how to solve fractions. By figuring out how to get the answer, students are learning skills that can be applied to any problem involving fractions. As with video games, students can advance to higher levels once they develop certain skills. The result is an environment that actually makes students want to learn by challenging them to master skills to advance to higher levels.
Perfect for Students of Different Age Groups/Skills Levels
This math game is perfect for students at different skill levels and age groups. Elementary students can use it to learn the basic concept of subtracting and adding fractions. Middle school students can use it to learn how to solve more complex fraction problems such as dividing and multiplying fractions. Students learn at different paces and this game is set up to fit each skill level.
April 11, 2013 New version 1.4
April 03, 2013 New version 1.3
March 22, 2013 Price Decrease: $1.99 -> $0.99
March 22, 2013 New version 1.2
February 15, 2013 New version 1.1
December 10, 2012 Initial Release