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iPad App Review: Numbugs

App Name: Numbugs

Cost: Free  

What does it promise?  Numugs is a fast-paced math game app that provides a fun way for children to improve their mental arithmetic skills.

NumbugsDoes it deliver? The app offers six different game types (Counting, Addition, Subtraction, Multiplication, Division and Equations) with varying difficulty. It also offers constant progression, making it suitable for a wide range of elementary students.

Players must help Addy the anteater on his journey through the jungle. He’s on a mission to stop the Numbugs from taking over. Students use their math skills to work out the correct answer, and fire numbered bubbles at the oncoming Numbug horde to stop them before it’s too late.

Can I Use it in My Classroom? Numbugs is a perfect app to use as a reward. It can also supplement standard lessons on basic mathematical concepts.

All apps can be found in the iPad apps store under education.

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Article by Jason Tomaszewski, EducationWorld Associate Editor
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