DragonBox Algebra 5+

DragonBox Algebra 5+


DragonBox Algebra 5+ - The game that secretly teaches algebra

DragonBox Algebra 5+ Is perfect for giving young children a head start in mathematics and algebra. Children as young as five can easily begin to grasp the basic processes involved in solving linear equations without even realising that they are learning. The game is intuitive, engaging and fun, allowing anyone to learn the basics of algebra at his or her own pace.

DragonBox Algebra 5+ covers the following algebraic concepts:

* Addition
* Division
* Multiplication

Suitable from age five and up, DragonBox Algebra 5+ gives young learners the opportunity to get familiar with the basics of equation solving.

DragonBox uses a novel pedagogical method based on discovery and experimentation. Players learn how to solve equations in a playful and colorfull game environment where they are encouraged to experiment and be creative. By manipulating cards and trying to isolate the DragonBox on one side of the game board, the player gradually learns the operations required to isolate X on one side of an equation. Little by little, the cards are replaced with numbers and variables, revealing the addition, division and multiplication operators the player has been learning throughout the game.

Playing does not require supervision, although parents can assist them in transferring learned skills into pen and paper equation solving. It is a great game for parents to play with their kids and can even give them an opportunity to freshen up their own math skills.

DragonBox was developed by former math teacher Jean-Baptiste Huynh and has been heralded as a perfect example of game-based learning. As a result, it is currently forming the basis of an extensive research project by the Center For Game Science at the University of Washington.

Features

* 10 progressive chapters (5 learning, 5 training)
* 200 puzzles
* Learn to solve equations involving addition, subtraction, division and multiplication
* Multiple profiles
* Dedicated graphics and music for each chapter
* supported languages: English, français, norsk, svenska, dansk, español, 한국어, italiano, português, Deutsch, русский, 简体中文, 繁體中文, suomi, Nederlands, Eesti, Euskara, Türkçe, Čeština, Lietuvių, Magyar, 日本語...


Awards:

Gold Medal
2012 International Serious Play Awards

Best Educational Game
2012 Fun and Serious Games Festival

Best Serious Mobile Game
2012 Serious Games Showcase & Challenge

App of the Year
GullTasten 2012

Children’s App of the Year
GullTasten 2012

Best Serious Game
9th International Mobile Gaming Awards (2012 IMGA)

2013 ON for Learning Award
Common Sense Media

Best Nordic Innovation Award 2013
2013 Nordic Game Awards

Editors choice award
Children’s Technology Review


Media:

DragonBox is making me reconsider all the times I’ve called an educational app "innovative."
GeekDad, Wired

Step aside sudoku, algebra is the primordial puzzle game
Jordan Shapiro, Forbes

Brilliant, kids don't even know that they are doing Math
Jinny Gudmundsen, USA today

These guys are shaping the future of education
Brian Brushwood, TWiT

Awesome integration of algebra and gameplay!
Famigo

My eight year old son immediately sat down and ran through the first two banks of problems without hesitation. It was amazing.
Christopher Wanko, CoolTools

You will be surprised at how much you can learn in a few hours with this app.
Geeks With Juniors

Recent changes:
v1.2.2
Android 4.4 Immersive support
ART support
Serbian language
New splashscreen
Updated translations
Bug fixes

v1.2.1
Removed accidentally added permission android.permission.READ_PHONE_STATE.
Solves some problems with some tablets.

v.1.2.0
Bug fixes, new translations: Japanese, Hungarian, Lithuanian, Estonian, ...
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About DragonBox Algebra 5+
DragonBox Algebra 5+ - The game that secretly teaches algebra

DragonBox Algebra 5+ Is perfect for giving young children a head start in mathematics and algebra. Children as young as five can easily begin to grasp the basic processes involved in solving linear equations without even realising that they are learning. The game is intuitive, engaging and fun, allowing anyone to learn the basics of algebra at his or her own pace.

DragonBox Algebra 5+ covers the following algebraic concepts:

* Addition
* Division
* Multiplication

Suitable from age five and up, DragonBox Algebra 5+ gives young learners the opportunity to get familiar with the basics of equation solving.

DragonBox uses a novel pedagogical method based on discovery and experimentation. Players learn how to solve equations in a playful and colorfull game environment where they are encouraged to experiment and be creative. By manipulating cards and trying to isolate the DragonBox on one side of the game board, the player gradually learns the operations required to isolate X on one side of an equation. Little by little, the cards are replaced with numbers and variables, revealing the addition, division and multiplication operators the player has been learning throughout the game.

Playing does not require supervision, although parents can assist them in transferring learned skills into pen and paper equation solving. It is a great game for parents to play with their kids and can even give them an opportunity to freshen up their own math skills.

DragonBox was developed by former math teacher Jean-Baptiste Huynh and has been heralded as a perfect example of game-based learning. As a result, it is currently forming the basis of an extensive research project by the Center For Game Science at the University of Washington.

Features

* 10 progressive chapters (5 learning, 5 training)
* 200 puzzles
* Learn to solve equations involving addition, subtraction, division and multiplication
* Multiple profiles
* Dedicated graphics and music for each chapter
* supported languages: English, français, norsk, svenska, dansk, español, 한국어, italiano, português, Deutsch, русский, 简体中文, 繁體中文, suomi, Nederlands, Eesti, Euskara, Türkçe, Čeština, Lietuvių, Magyar, 日本語...


Awards:

Gold Medal
2012 International Serious Play Awards

Best Educational Game
2012 Fun and Serious Games Festival

Best Serious Mobile Game
2012 Serious Games Showcase & Challenge

App of the Year
GullTasten 2012

Children’s App of the Year
GullTasten 2012

Best Serious Game
9th International Mobile Gaming Awards (2012 IMGA)

2013 ON for Learning Award
Common Sense Media

Best Nordic Innovation Award 2013
2013 Nordic Game Awards

Editors choice award
Children’s Technology Review


Media:

DragonBox is making me reconsider all the times I’ve called an educational app "innovative."
GeekDad, Wired

Step aside sudoku, algebra is the primordial puzzle game
Jordan Shapiro, Forbes

Brilliant, kids don't even know that they are doing Math
Jinny Gudmundsen, USA today

These guys are shaping the future of education
Brian Brushwood, TWiT

Awesome integration of algebra and gameplay!
Famigo

My eight year old son immediately sat down and ran through the first two banks of problems without hesitation. It was amazing.
Christopher Wanko, CoolTools

You will be surprised at how much you can learn in a few hours with this app.
Geeks With Juniors

Recent changes:
v1.2.2
Android 4.4 Immersive support
ART support
Serbian language
New splashscreen
Updated translations
Bug fixes

v1.2.1
Removed accidentally added permission android.permission.READ_PHONE_STATE.
Solves some problems with some tablets.

v.1.2.0
Bug fixes, new translations: Japanese, Hungarian, Lithuanian, Estonian, ...

User reviews of DragonBox Algebra 5+
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Android Market Comments
A Google User
Friday 7:44 AM
Amazing! Can't believe how creative the developers were in teaching these skills. I was skeptical before playing. Both of my kids love the game.
A Google User
4 days ago
Buggy got this, and it's impossible to use. the screen is flickering like crazy, and you can't see anything.
A Google User
May 17, 2015
Fun for me and my kindergarter Awesome. Better than Candy Crush for adults and of course a great learning tool for kids.
A Google User
May 13, 2015
More! MORE! Most expensive thing I've ever bought for android while easily the best value for money at the same time. My kids (a bubbly 7 year old and a 16 year old math wiz) LOVE this game. Would blindly buy anything else coming out under this label. PLEASE MAKE MORE! And yeah, I already own Algebra 12+ and Elements. MORE!
A Google User
May 9, 2015
Brilliant idea with a few bugs The concept and execution of the game is genius and I think it would be extremely valuable for any kid. Unfortunately on my device there are some bugs that make certain levels unable to be completed due to dragging a one onto another card failing to register. Fix this and it will be 5 stars. Nexus 5, Android 5.1
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