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Gracie & Friends City Skate for iOS

Developer's Description

City Skate takes players on a skateboarding adventure through the city to collect party supplies! Features 20 levels of skating adventure Runner mechanic appropriate for preschoolers Multiple modes of scaffolding and support Aligns with research-based early math learning trajectories No in-app purchases No advertisingThis game is designed for children to subitize. Subitizing is looking at a group of objects and instantly recognizing how many objects are in the group without having to take the time to count. It is an important skill that helps develop number sense and prepare children for mental math.Learning GoalsThis game is designed to help children strengthen their subitizing skills as they:Recognize sets of one to five objects without countingLearn and reinforce number names and symbols Understand that quantity can be represented by a numeral or a set of objectsUnderstand that the quantity of a set is not affected by the arrangement of the objects in the setCity Skate is part of the four-game subitizing suite from Early Math with Gracie & Friends, a first-of-its-kind mobile app brand based in early learning sciences, rigorously researched and developed specifically for preschool classroom use. A randomized control trial demonstrated significant learning gains in children who used the Early Math with Gracie & Friends apps.Early Math with Gracie & Friends is not just apps! Our research shows the value of hands-on, non-digital play in early learning. In fact, for every Gracie & Friends app, we have created and researched five or more hands-on activities! Check them out at http://first8studios.orgThe math-focused curriculum supplement of Early Math with Gracie & Friends is based on the Next Generation Preschool Math research project funded by the National Science Foundation. The research focused on the development of eight learning apps, more than 40 hands-on and traditional preschool activities, and a digital Teachers Guideall designed for preschool classroom use. About First 8 Studios at WGBHWGBH Educational Foundation has pioneered children's educational media for decades. First 8 Studios at WGBH is dedicated to carrying this pioneering spirit into the digital, mobile world, building and researching new learning experiences for children from birth through age 8, their parents, and their teachers. Gold-standard research, funded by the National Science Foundation, serves as the foundation of our work. So does an ongoing commitment to the teachers and children we have worked with, and continue to work with, to give them a voice in the digital media development process. The countless hours we've spent with them have shaped Early Math with Gracie & Friends beyond measure. You'll find evidence of those big hearts and little fingerprints throughout each Gracie & Friends experience.Privacy PolicyFirst 8 Studios at WGBH is committed to children's safety and well-being. This app collects only anonymous, aggregated analytics data for the purpose of improving the app experience. No personally identifiable data is collected. For our complete Privacy Policy, please visit: http://first8studios.org/privacypolicy.htmlCopyrightEarly Math with Gracie & Friends and the characters and related indicia are trademarks of First 8 Studios @WGBH. / 2014 WGBH Educational Foundation. All Rights Reserved. This Early Math with Gracie & Friends app was produced by WGBH Digital in Boston.This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant No. DRL-1119118. Its contents are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official views of NSF.

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Release November 12, 2014
Date Added November 6, 2014
Version 1.0

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Operating Systems iOS
Additional Requirements Compatible with . iTunes account required.

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