Fractions. Smart Pirates 1.8 – Learning Fractions in a Fun and Easy Way

[] Yoshkar-Ola, Russian Federation – Virtual Space OOO is proud to announce the release of Fractions & Pirates 1.8 an update of their colorful educational app for iOS and Android devices. Fractions & Pirates makes learning fractions fun with lots of colorful Caribbean Pirates. Fractions aren’t the easiest area of math to get to grips with. The app’s concept is really easy for children understand and doesn’t present anything too complex.

Fractions. Smart Pirates is a great tool for teachers and parents who are looking to give children an app for practicing a variety of fractions skills. Fractions. Smart Pirates content is aligned with CCSS Mathematics Standards.

Fractions are a necessary skill and show up in every grade level’s Common Core Standards beginning in second grade. Fractions. Smart Pirates math app is fun way to not just identify fractions, but to apply problem solving skills with them as well. Students go from identifying simple fractions to using those fractions to solve a variety of problems in this math app.

The developer has created an educational venue for children to analyze and apply knowledge of fractions in an engaging and fun way. Students are greeted with a pirate map with four locations: Simple Fractions, Equivalent Fractions, Addition, and Comparing. Each level focuses on a different skill and has three different difficulty levels.

On the first island the player learns to read fractions. In order to do so he/she offers the pirates some slices of pizza and tries to guess what part of the pizza is left for other pirates to eat in the boat. If there is a mistake the pirates get in trouble.

On the second island, the pirates have to get across the bottomless abyss. In order to do it, they should balance the bridge using firecracker baskets. In this game the player assists the pirates in choosing a basket with an equivalent fraction.

On the third island the pirates come across an unexpected rival – the one-eyed Captain. But our brave old sea dogs are not scared at all! With the player’s help the pirates should get bigger watermelons than the Captain has.

On the fourth island, the pirates are tempted to treat themselves with a few pieces of a lovely cake. In this game, the player offers the pirate a piece of cake and guess what part of the whole cake his piece makes. If there is a mistake in calculation, the pirate’s becomes sad and hungry, as the cake is eaten by a perky parrot.

By working with equivalencies, comparing, and calculating, students have lots of different ways to practice. The easy level is perfect for lower level students who are still learning fractions. The medium and hard levels are appropriate for older students who are capable of doing the calculations and comparing different denominators. Children can learn effectively through solving problems in every level in this game. Problems are very practical in life. Additionally, the pirate theme has become so popular in the past few years that children are engaged with the animations throughout the app.

Fractions. Smart Pirates is a fun way for students to practice fractions skills. This game is really suitable for teaching children lessons of fractions.

* Offers four unique games designed to be both fun and interesting in order to learn fractions
* Provides fun and easy way of learning
* Contains three difficulty levels in each game
* Kid-friendly characters and voices make learning fun, engaging and memorable
* Training mode given at the beginning of each game
* Lively music and amazing sounds effects accompanying each game

Supported Languages:
* English
* Bokml
* Norwegian
* Chinese
* French
* German
* Russian
* Spanish

Device Requirements:
* iPad, iPhone, iPod touch
* Requires iOS 5.1.1 or later
* Universal Application
* 67.4 MB

Pricing and Availability:
Fractions & Pirates 1.8 is $1.99 USD (or equivalent amount in other currencies) and is available worldwide through the App Store in the Education category.Fractions. Smart Pirates 1.8
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###Alexander Sinitsyn
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Russian Federation
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