DragonBox Big Numbers: Addition, Subtraction Integral to Engaging Gameplay

App of the Day picks are selected from the top edtech tools reviewed by Common Sense Education, which helps educators find the best ed-tech tools, learn best practices for teaching with tech, and equip students with the skills they need to use technology safely and responsibly.

Title: DragonBox Big Numbers
Summary: Carrot-and-stick arithmetic app makes students fluent in regrouping

Pros: A very tactile game with intrinsic motivation and extensive addition/subtraction practice.
Cons: Sometimes it's more game than learning, and vigorous tapping can cause students to accidentally exchange resources.
Bottom Line: Hopelessly addictive addition/subtraction app keeps students learning and learning.

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By Common Sense Education