Mastering Math Using Your Phone Through Motion Math
This could have been the solution for those students who has been having so much problems in understanding mathematics. With the use of the popular iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad, a student who has become near crazy in understanding his/her math lessons can longer suffer the dilemma.
Among the diffcult lessons in mathematics is all about fractions. If you could master fraction then there is no doubt that you couldn’t master other math lessons. Good thing that the pioneer of movement-based learning games, Motion Math now introduces their fractions game. Through this, learning mathematics could be fun. It is fact nowadays, students are more attached to their gadgets and playing computer games than studying their lessons. Experts has come with an idea of incorporating the two. The Motion Math app makes estimating fractions an engaging, physical experience. The accelerometer and gyroscope embedded in Apple mobile devices allow them to become “virtual manipulatives,” capable of making abstract concepts concrete.
According to Roy Pea, David Jacks Professor of Learning Sciences, Stanford University, ‘Motion Math provides a much-needed experience to bring the body more fully into mathematics learning”.
“Motion Math is a brilliant combination of fun and learning. Whether math comes easily or is more challenging, Motion Math can take kids to a higher level,” said Robin Wolaner, Founder of Parenting Magazine
One must have the following to fully enjoy the benefits of the above mentioned game app:
* iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad
* Requires iOS 3.1.3 or later
* 16.6 MB