Math Bakery 2 - Continue Counting presents easy-to-understand lessons about addition and subtraction with regrouping. It’s designed for children aged 7 to 12, but it is suitable for an even wider age range. The app features formatting choices (regrouping numbers at the top or bottom of columns), single player or multiplayer competition, and items and hints that can be manipulated to demonstrate grouping by 10s.
This gamified application requires high engagement in order to solve math assignments and progress in the game.
The application provides clear demonstrations and concreteness for practising solving equations.
Users are given autonomy and are required to make decisions based on what they have learned.
Math Bakery 2 visualises different mathematical concepts and helps users to conceive the logic behind the equations.
Users can choose their own complexity level, but the app encourages taking up more demanding exercises, giving a lot of support for learning.
The pedagogical analysis covers how the product supports learning of the identified skills. The student’s role is assessed by four contrary pair parameters, which are selected to cover the most essential aspects on the use of the product.
The following are the high educational quality aspects in this product.
The supported learning goals are identified by matching the product with several relevant curricula descriptions on this subject area. The soft skills are definitions of learning goals most relevant for the 21st century. They are formed by taking a reference from different definitions of 21st century skills and Finnish curriculum.