Free iOS App Today: Math Rescue Games for Rounding

Written by Nathan Smith on . Posted in iOS Apps, Mobile Apps, STEM and STEAM

https://itunes.apple.com/US/app/id1287932907?mt=8
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Description

Rounding and Estimation is fun with Toby, the fireman!

Run through the forest and put out fires with the water balloons – and help Toby save the forest and the bridges in it from burning down! Note though – you need to be fast and use approximately the right amount of water to put out the fires. Use too much, and you’ll run out of water. Use too little, and you can’t put out the fire!

Math Rescue- is a cool math game and great way to practice and test your rounding and estimation skills and have fun at the same time. This game also helps with learning mental math drills practice.
The game uses interesting mechanics to help children practice rounding and estimation skills. An exciting game play with great sound and art will keep children engaged for a long time.
Through Math Rescue, your child will learn and practice the following skills –

– Rounding to nearest 10s and 100s of two and three digit numbers. 
– Estimating sum of two 2-digits numbers
– Estimating sum of two 3-digits numbers

The app not only teaches children how to round up numbers but also helps understand some more basic problems such as the place value of a digit in a number. The app reinforces math concepts with self-paced and adaptive practice anytime, anywhere.

Estimation, especially estimating sums of multiple numbers, is an essential skill in the daily life application of Math. From simple things like sensing whether a shopping list is going out of budget, to arriving at project cost expectations at work or figuring out which home financing options are better in the long run, estimation can significantly improve the quality and the speed of the decisions we make. Use Math Rescue to form a solid foundation for your child’s estimation skills.

This game also helps understanding the basic concept of doing addition by rounding the number, which will help in solving mental math addition or subtraction in fast manner.

This mental math learning game is aligned to common core math and Singapore math and best suitable for 3rd (third) grade, 4th (fourth) grade and 5th (fifth) grade kids. This game also helps in mental math addition learning for grade 3, 4 and 5.

Skills covered

• Rounding to nearest 10
• Rounding up, rounding down 
• Rounding 2 digit numbers to nearest 10
• Rounding 3 digit numbers to nearest 10
• Rounding numbers with 5 in the units place

• Rounding to nearest 100
• Rounding up, rounding down
• Rounding 3 digit numbers to the nearest 100

• Estimating sums using rounding
• Estimating the sum of two 1-digit numbers
• Estimating the sum of one 2-digit and one single digit number
• Estimating the sum of two 2-digit numbers
• Estimating the sum of one 2 digit and one 3 digit number
• Estimating the sum of two 3 digit numbers

The skills covered, correspond to the following common core curriculum standards – 

3.NBT.A.1 – Use place value understanding to round whole numbers to the nearest 10 or 100.
4.NBT.A.3 – Use place value understanding to round multi-digit whole numbers to any place.

Subscription info:

– Math Rescue can be purchased standalone, or as part of a makkajai Genius subscription. 
– Makkajai Genius subscriptions are auto-renewable and annual. ($29.99/yr) 
– Payment will be charged to iTunes Account at confirmation of purchase
– Subscription automatically renews unless auto-renew is turned off at least 24-hours before the end of the current period
– Subscriptions may be managed by the user and auto-renewal may be turned off by going to the user’s Account Settings after purchase
– Cancellation will not go into effect until the end of the monthly billing cycle
– Any unused portion of a free trial period, if offered, will be forfeited when the user purchases a subscription to that publication, where applicable

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Nathan Smith

Nathan Smith is Director of Technology for the College of Education and Human Services at Utah State University. In that role, he also directs The Adele & Dale Young Education Technology Center (The YETC) located in room 170 of the Education Building on Utah State University's Logan campus. The YETC is a combination student open­access computer facility, a K­12 curriculum materials library, a NASA Educator Resource Center for Utah, and a technology training center. Nathan served eight years (2004­2012) on the Board of Directors for the Utah Coalition for Education Technology (UCET) He was re­elected in 2014 to serve another two year term on the board. A former elementary school teacher, Nathan has taught students every age from young children to senior citizens. He has had the opportunity beginning in 2011 to train international high school teachers from all over the world about technology in education, through the U.S. State

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