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Fruity Fractions

Hungry for a new math discovery

Hungry for a new math discovery

Fruity Fractions

by Lighthouse Learning
Fruity Fractions
Fruity Fractions
Fruity Fractions

What is it about?

Hungry for a new math discovery? This juicy number snack introduces basic fractions in a fun and fruity way!

Fruity Fractions

App Details

Version
1.1
Rating
(7)
Size
34Mb
Genre
Education Puzzle
Last updated
May 15, 2014
Release date
April 21, 2014
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App Store Description

Hungry for a new math discovery? This juicy number snack introduces basic fractions in a fun and fruity way!

Kids solve tasty challenges and unlock the story of some greedy parrots with a taste for tropical treats.

Help quirky Quip on his quest for some fruit - even a small fraction! Will he get his fair share?

WHAT ADULTS NEED TO KNOW
* Designed and tested with kids aged 6-10.
* Suitable for introducing fractions or for extra support.
* No in-app ads or in-app purchases.

LEARNING
* Aligns to Common Core Standard CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.3.NF.A.1 Understand a fraction 1/b as the quantity formed by 1 part when a whole is partitioned into b equal parts; understand a fraction a/b as the quantity formed by a parts of size 1/b.
* Engages problem solving and reasoning skills as kids progress through a structured learning pathway.
* By interacting with visual problems, kids build familiarity with basic ideas such as equal parts and connecting parts with wholes.
* Learners use real objects, shapes and numbers to represent fractions. Abstract concepts are modeled with concrete, familiar examples.

SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE
* Understanding fractions as equal parts
* Connecting parts and whole
* Representing fractions with numbers and objects
* Understanding top number (numerator) and bottom number (denominator)
* Working with unit fractions ½, ⅓, ¼, ⅕, and ⅙
* Foundations for further fractions learning

FEATURES
√ Instructional content with each problem
√ Helpful hints to guide learners when they are stuck
√ Aligned to school curriculum
√ Concepts and difficulty increase with progress
√ Animated story chapters featuring pet bird Quip
√ Unlock the story and problems as you progress
√ Themed characters add fun and adventure
√ Collect lightning bolts by solving problems
√ Developed by teachers and children’s media experts

ABOUT LIGHTHOUSE LEARNING
Lighthouse Learning is a children's digital learning company.

Our vision is for a global community of young learners delighted in real learning accessible anywhere.

We believe kids deserve rich, 'lost in the moment' learning that’s naturally absorbing and fun.

We work with parents, teachers, and kids to create learning experiences that are truly delightful and educationally effective.

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