Save the Galaxy!

I guess I am on a monsters kick lately.  My latest strategy game involves monsters that have invaded the galaxy.  Your job is to use logical thinking skills to save the galaxy!

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To solve the puzzle the player must swipe in the direction that they wish the monster to move.  The app is available for both iOS and Apple TV.  On an iPad the player swipes the screen to specify the direction.  If you are playing on an Apple TV either the Siri remote or a bluetooth compatible game controller can be used.

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The galaxy is divided into 20 sectors so there are 20 puzzles in the app.  The app has a 3-D look to it and animation adds to the effect that you are traveling through space.  As you might of guessed I am a StarTrek fan doing an app with a space theme was fun for me.

I hope you enjoy playing Space Monsters! Save the Galaxy. A limited number of free promotional codes are available by request.  The app is offered exclusively by the iTunes App Store and sells for $0.99.  Please visit our website for more information about this and other apps for education.

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Just in Time for Halloween

What could be more fun that having your monster be chased by three other monsters?  Well that’s the theme of my latest math game.title

Ziggy, Spot and Pete are the three monsters that you want to avoid.  Harry is your monster and is controlled by tapping arrows on the iPad version or swiping the Siri Remote on the tvOS version.  The tvOS version also supports the use of a game controller so Harry can be moved using a compatible gaming device.

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The object of the game is to move Harry to the correct answer for a math problem shown at the bottom of the screen.  Anytime that  Ziggy, Spot or Pete run into Harry as they bounce around the screen, Harry loses a unit of energy.  Fortunately when Harry gets an answer correct he gets a unit of energy back.  The goal is to score ten points before running out of energy.

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Teachers and parents will like the wide range of problems.  Problems are randomly generated so the game is different every time it is played.  Skills are organized and defined using the Common Core Standards.  Look Out! Monsters! is a fast-paced game specifically designed to help kids get quicker at doing mental arithmetic.  A limited number of free promotional codes are available by request.  The app is offered exclusively by the iTunes App Store and sells for $0.99.  Please visit our website for more information about this and other apps for education.

Skills Chart

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Operations and Algebraic Thinking Add within 20 Integers from 1 to 10 
1.OA.6
2
Operations and Algebraic Thinking Add within 20. Integers from 5 to 20
1.OA.6
3
Operations and Algebraic Thinking Add within 20. Integers from 10 to 20
1.OA.6
4
Operations and Algebraic Thinking Add within 20. Integers from 1 to 20 
1.OA.6
5
Operations and Algebraic Thinking Subtract within 20. Integers from 1 to 10
1.OA.6
6
Operations and Algebraic Thinking Subtract within 20. Integers from 1 to 20 
1.OA.6
7
Operations and Algebraic Thinking Determine the unknown whole number in an addition equation. Integers from 1 to 20
1.OA.8
8
Numbers and Operations in Base Ten Add within 100, including adding a two-digit number and a one-digit number. Integers from 1 to 100 and 1 to 10
1.NBT.4
9
Numbers and Operations in Base Ten Given a two digit number mentally find 10 more or 10 less. Integers from 10 to 100 and 10
1.NBT.5
10
Numbers and Operations in Base Ten Subtract multiples of 10 in the range 10-90 from multiples of 10 in the range 10-90 (positive or zero differences) Integers from 10 to 90
1.NBT.6
11
Operations and Algebraic Thinking Fluently add and subtract within 20 using mental strategies. Integers from 0 to 20
2.OA.2
12
Numbers and Operations in Base Ten Fluently add and subtract within 100 using strategies based on place value, properties of operations, and/or the relationship between addition and subtraction. Integers from 0 to 100
2.NBT.5
13
Numbers and Operations in Base Ten Add up to four two-digit numbers using strategies based on place value and properties of operations. Number Range: Integers from 0 to 1000
2.NBT.6
14
Numbers and Operations in Base Ten Mentally add 10 or 100 to a given number 100–900, and mentally subtract 10 or 100 from a given number 100–900. Number Range: Integers from 10 to 100 and 100 to 900
2.NBT.8
15
Operations and Algebraic Thinking Fluently multiply within 100. Factors from 0 to 10
3.OA.7
16
Operations and Algebraic Thinking Fluently divide within 100. Divisors and Quotients from 0 to 10
3.OA.7
17
Number and Operations in Base Ten Recognize that in a multi-digit whole number, a digit in one place represents ten times what it represents in the place to its right. Dividends from 10 to 1000 and Divisors of 10 or 100
4.NBT.A.1
18
Operations and Algebraic Thinking Use parentheses, brackets, or braces in numerical expressions, and evaluate expressions with these symbols. Integers 1 to 10
5.OA.A.1
19
Expressions and Equations Evaluate expressions at specific values of their variables. Integers 1 to 10
6.EE.A.2c
20
Expressions and Equations Solve real-world and mathematical problems by writing and solving equations of the form x + p = q and px = q for cases in which p, q and x are all nonnegative rational numbers. Integers 1 to 10
6.EE.B.7