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Description

The CandyFactory Educational Game for iPad supports more powerful conceptions of fractions. By coordinating actions of partitioning (slicing) and iterating (copying) candy bars, students learn to conceive of fractions as sizes relative to the whole. The idea is that students begin to understand partitioning and iterating as inverse operations: If a student partitions the whole into n parts, she can reproduce the whole by iterating any one of those parts n times, thus establishing unit fractions as 1-to-n size relations with the whole. Likewise, students begin to understand non-unit fractions, m/n, as m iterations of 1/n; i.e., a fractional part that is m times as big as 1/n.

What's New

Version 2.0

(1) Two modes are provided: (a) tutorial mode (How to Play), and (b) game play mode (Play).
(2) Guided interactive hands-on tutorial on how to play each of the 5 game levels.
(3) The tutorial mode (How to Play) can be selected for any game level. (There is no lock on the tutorials.)
(4) Two-finger tap for context-sensitive help during the game play for each game level.
(5) New set of menus on the home screen: How to Play, Play, Achievements, Options, and About.
(6) The student’s (user’s) performance report at the end of a game play can now be emailed within the game.
(7) Bug fixes and enhancements.
(8) Runs on all generations of iPad (1, 2, 3G, 4G), iPad Air, and iPad Mini (1G, 2G).

Customer Reviews

4.2 out of 5

5 Ratings

5 Ratings

Great!

Achostne

I'm a fourth grade teacher and love this app for my class! It works great for enrichment during our fraction unit after lessons.

Excellent App for Learning

math7

This app is an invaluable tool for learning in the middle school classroom!

Horrible

Teddybear21

There aren't any directions to tell them how to actually play the game!!!!

Information

Seller
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State Univ
Size
9.8 MB
Category
Education
Compatibility
Requires iOS 4.3 or later. Compatible with iPad.
Languages
English
Age Rating
Rated 4+
Copyright
© 2012 Virginia Tech
Price
Free

Supports

  • Family Sharing

    With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.

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