We love DragonBox. The boys have played with all their apps:
When I told them there was a new DragonBox app, G2 replied with a resounding, “Yay!” Anything that gets my kids excited about Math is always good in my book. DragonBox apps do just that.
The creator of the DragonBox Math apps is We Want to Know AS (the brain child of Math teacher Jean-Baptiste Huynh and cognitive scientist Patrick Marchal). The goal was to create apps that will teach 5 big ideas in Math through game play and they have already covered three of those ideas:
DragonBox Big Numbers is the second part of the coverage on Numbersense, continuing on where DragonBox Numbers left off.
DragonBox Big Numbers is based on the same pedagogical principles as the other games in the award-winning DragonBox series, and works by integrating the learning seamlessly into the gameplay, no quizzes or mindless repetitions. Every interaction in DragonBox Big Numbers is designed to heighten your child’s understanding of mathematics while motivating them to keep learning through play and exploration.
DragonBox Big Numbers brings the children back to the wonderful world of the Nooms where they will learn how big numbers work through play and exploration.
If you have ever struggled to teach your child Math, DragonBox Big Numbers’ innovative interface makes solving long additions and subtractions easy.
Grow, gather and trade resources to unlock new worlds, and build houses, and shops. There are 10 Different resources to collect and trade:
And 4 Noom houses to furnish and decorate:
With 6 worlds to explore, there are an infinite amount of additions and subtractions to solve and over 10 hours of engaging gameplay for children to enjoy.
DragonBox Big Numbers if recommended for children between 6 and 9, or those who have mastered DragonBox Numbers.
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