Cignition’s FogStone Isle app engages students in designing their own virtual worlds through challenging mathematics games in an environment that makes learning active. Neuroscience, pedagogy, and game design are brought together in this freeiPad app in which students solve complex math problems adapted to their learning level. FogStone Isle aids students in grades 4–8 in gaining conceptual understanding of math topics that students at these levels often struggle with. The app includes alignments to national curriculum and standards, and provides comprehensive reports and valuable assignment and lesson tools. The two latest games include a sawmill that introduces fractions, demonstrating the way they work on a number line, and an equivalent fractions challenge that lets students create wishing wells.
HoloLAB Champions is an immersive virtual reality lab practice game show created by SchellGames with support of the Institute of Education Sciences (part of the US Department of Education) and the Small Business Innovation Researchprogram.
Alive Studios’ Rugs alive are colorful classroom rugs that come to life with the freeRugs alive app for iOS and Android devices. Students can learn about the world’s animal habitats, explore 26 animals in 3D, take fun photos with their favorite animal, brush up on uppercase and lowercase letters, and more.
Enduring Ideas: Rockwell, Roosevelt & the Four Freedoms is the first comprehensive touring exhibition devoted to Norman Rockwell’s iconic depictions of Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s Four Freedoms: Freedom of Speech, Freedom of Worship, Freedom from Want, and Freedom from Fear.