Sail Through Math
By McGraw-Hill School Education Group
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Ahoy Mateys, discover a fun way to practice math skills with Sail Through Math, a game for students from McGraw-Hill Education. Do you have the skills to conquer all the levels? Set sail for learning and find out.
Sail Through Math offers a fun and exciting way to practice and reinforce math skills. Users face mounting obstacles and surprising hazards as they navigate through Math Facts, Algebra, Number Sense, and Rational Numbers. Developed for iPad, iPhone, and iPod Touch.
Sail Through Math is designed with:
Multiple levels for each topic.
Progressively more challenging questions to test your skills.
Surprising obstacles and hazards.
Opportunities to improve your skills.
Ability to share your achievements on Facebook and Twitter.
Will you walk the plank or will you be showered in riches?
What's New in Version 1.2.1
Bug fix for iPad 1
This application has great potential. One of the downfalls is the distracting graphics. If the correct answer is selected, the cannons go off and shake the screen. At times, it is raining in the background, which can be distracting as well. After the round is completed, a sheet informs you of what questions the player answered correctly and incorrectly. However, the correct answer is not provided for the mistakes and the answer the player chose is not displayed either. From a teacher's perspective, this does not benefit my student learners. If the assessment at the end displayed the students’ incorrect answer and also shows the correct answer, then the students can see what the correct answer was and I, as the teacher, can view any misconceptions. There is also not an explanation in terms of why the answers are correct and incorrect. Right now, the game is simply an advanced version of flashcards. With some improvements, I think this application has great potential to be worth the cost.
Better on iPad
Harder to tap on smaller targets using iPhone. Much easier to get high score on iPad.
Does not save accomplishments using game center. This cab also help to track different users on the same device. Waiting for this feature in future update.
Does not support head to head gaming for races between players.
No volume control for sound effects. User must change phone/ringer volume.
Good progression of problem difficulty and great choice of problems.
Sail Through Math
I like this app because you can do all your math facts on it. I like multiplication the best. It's kind of hard because the math problems come fast. You get scored on how many problems you got right and wrong. I would highly recommend this app to students in 2nd grade to 4th grade.
- Category: Education
- Updated: May 17, 2012
- Version: 1.2.1
- Size: 40.4 MB
- Language: English
- Seller: McGraw-Hill School Education Group
- © Copyright 2011 The McGraw-Hill Companies
Compatibility: Requires iOS 3.2 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.