[prMac.com] Copenhagen, Denmark – Skidos Labs launches first of new generation of games adapted to help kids learn while they play. Introducing Hop Star: Fun Visual Math Game 1.1 for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch devices, which is an addictive, arcade-style gaming app from Award-winning tech start-up Skidos.
Kids know that most ‘educational games’ are simply maths lessons in disguise. Hop Star is different. In Hop Star – Skidos puts the gaming experience first. And lets the learning take care of itself. No worksheets, just winners. No fear of failure, just plaudits for practice.
For Parents & Teachers
Hop Star is aligned to the national math curriculum and the Common Core Standards for students in K-5. It incorporates visual math to encourage higher-order thinking and can be adapted to each student. It also features intelligent reports – accessible on any device – which help teachers and parents spot where a child is struggling and where they’re soaring. And this is just the beginning. Hop Star has been tested with over 100 kids in five schools and, as well as partnering with research institutions to ensure its products keep getting better, Skidos is looking to launch more learning apps for STEM skills which cover the whole curriculum.
Hop Star is scheduled to launch on the Apple App store globally on 4th August 2016.
* iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch
* Requires iOS 7.0 or later
* Universal Application
* 70.0 MB
Pricing and Availability:
Hop Star: Fun Visual Math Game 1.1 is $5.99 USD (or an equivalent amount in other currencies), and is available worldwide through the App Store in the Education category.Hop Star 1.1
Purchase and Download from iTunes
YouTube Game Footage
At Skidos, it’s their mission to help kids find the fun in problem solving using casual games. And it’s their goal to create the world’s largest platform for teachers and parents to download casual games – helping their students and kids learn while they play. Skidos first product Milk Hunt has been used by more than 100k children and teachers around the world and has also won the 2015 Parent’s Choice Fun Stuff award, 2015 family choice award and 2015 Silver Award for Best Mobile App for children. All Material and Software Copyright (C) 2016 Skidos. All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, iPhone, iPad and iPod are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries.