Teach Through Apps: Gozoa Play and Learn Math

Teach Through Apps: Gozoa Play and Learn Math

Age level: Preschool, Early Elementary

Description: This platform game is a fun way to practice early math skills. The player moves Gozoa through the game as he tries to retrieve numbers that were stolen from him. Whenever Gozoa reaches a door, the player must beat a brief math game, such as: tracing numbers, matching numbers, identifying numbers

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Skills & Modifications: The app does not allow you to make modifications, so depending on the skill level of your learner, it may be beneficial for you to sit with them while they are playing the game. As the player progresses through the game, it becomes more challenging in both math skills and in the amount of information the player must scan. The story is engaging, the characters are entertaining, and my students who have used it are motivated to complete the math activities. The game practices a wide range of skills including:

  • Scanning
  • Number Identification photo 3 (1)
  • Following Directions
  • Tracing Numbers
  • Counting
  • Matching 
  • Number order
  • Dot-to-dot
  • Seek and find
  • Sorting by color and shape
  • Patterns
  • Symmetry
  • Addition

Pros: Increases in difficulty as you go. You can have up to three players with saved games. 

Cons: No control over the amount of practice you get on one skill, cannot control difficulty level.

Cost: $4.99 You should invest in this game if: you’re seeking a fun and educational game for your young child or you’re a teacher looking for appropriate materials for break time.

ABLLS: A10, B22, B26, B27, R3, R5, R8, S3

VB-MAPP: VP-MTS 5, VP-MTS 7, Writing 12

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