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Math Missions Grades 3-5

By Jinny Gudmundsen, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 8+

Excellent math game with fun premise.

Game Windows , Mac 2003
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The Best Game Ever

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Scholastic has created a top-notch math game for elementary school children. While the store clerks are uniformly lousy in math, they are nonetheless hip. Kid-testers enjoyed becoming math whiz kids to help these characters. There is much to like about this software on many different levels.

Not only do kids perform real-world math with the store clerks, but they use math reasoning to run their arcade and complete several mini-missions throughout the game. The program provides help in the form of video tutoring, a math glossary, and, where appropriate, on-screen math manipulatives. The difficulty leveling is sophisticated, scrolling up or down depending on how the child is performing.

Game Details

  • Platforms: Windows , Mac
  • Available online?: Not available online
  • Publisher: Scholastic
  • Release date: August 30, 2003
  • Genre: Educational
  • ESRB rating: NR
  • Last updated: November 4, 2015

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