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Review: Targeting Maths 3
With 9 main learning categories and 9 sub-categories within each, your child has a huge range of learning opportunities presented in a fun and exciting way.
View on the App Store: Targeting Maths 3 - Blake Publishing
Features of Targeting Maths 3:
This detailed App has been designed with comprehensive learning in mind - 5 stars! With a full range of main subjects this is one of the best maths App we have discovered on the App Store. Designed specifically for children between 6-8, we also see potential for children both younger and older to benefit too. Well worth the $$$
The App offers a TRAINING Area where the bulk of the learning takes place. This covers the 9 Main Subjects for Year 3 Maths, each with 9 sub-categories. Here you can earn Badges and win Tokens to use at the Circus Area.
This provides a HUGE range of mathematically based challenges for your child that will keep them learning throughout the year.
Within each of these sub-categories there are 3 LEVELS available: Level 1 is 10 correct answers in a row, Level 2 is 25 correct answers in a row and Level 3 is 50 correct answers in a row. Each time you answer a question correctly a cute robot appears to say 'Well Done'. By completing 10 correctly in a row you earn a badge, from a choice of 215 available, this personalises your Badge Display Area.
Within the TIMED Area you can cover the basic maths topics of Addition, Subtraction, Multiplication and Division. Each of these has 7 individual timed levels ranging from 30 seconds to 5 minutes. This is a great feature to challenge quick mental arithmetic.
Within the MULTI-PLAYER Area 2, 3 or 4 players can compete to answer the questions the quickest. You can choose between 20 and 100 maths problems covering Addition, Subtraction, Multiplication and Division with 7 difficulty levels. These levels are timed creating added suspense. Every right answer scores points and there are bonus points for the first to answer! Any player to win three in a row wins a 'Jackpot', plus there are other fun features like this to reward.
Within the CIRCUS Area you can use the tokens you have won during Training to play one of 2 games: Exploding Mice & Robo-Juggle. These games are more fast-moving than relaxing and are more in keeping with the 'Timed Area' than the 'Training Area' Style. It's an interesting feature to add value and change state.
You child can see their selection of Badges for motivation and valuable visual feedback. The Progress Chart by individual is an EXCELLENT Record of Achievement. All in all this App is fantastic for young children learning, understanding and practising mathematics using standard and unusual questioning techniques.
10 out of 10!
Some problems are worded in unusual ways. This challenges your child to think outside of the norm but you will want to be available to answer their questions until they fully understand what is required to answer thus avoiding unnecessary frustration.