By Chris Alu
Nokia, has unveils a game application for Nigerian children in primary schools, to learn mathematics. The App known as SmartKid is available for free download on the Windows Store.
SmartKid Maths is an educational game created by Finnish digital company, SkillPixels which contains complete preschool, 1st and 2ndgrade mathematics with three years’ worth of curriculum-based math
The managing director Nokia West and Central Africa, Nick Imudia, explained that the SmartKid Maths is the first learning game app featuring Learning Analytics which shows users their progress as they proceed to the next stage.
According to him,the game shows users how quickly or slowly they learned concepts; it identifies their strengths while also helping them get better in their weak areas amongst others exciting features.
“This app will help build a strong foundation for children in the area of Mathematics and get them acquainted with the subject before starting with the basics in school simply by teaching them about
shapes, coordinates, numbers, time, addition, subtraction, equations, money, multiplication, division, fraction, and much more. It is a simple, easy and fun app that we are really proud of and believe will
impact immensely in children, making school work easy for the parents and teachers to teach” Imudia stated.
He said that SmartKid Maths will enables children learn the concept of numbers, counting, order, distance, numbering system, place value and fractions, adding, that the app will help parents and teachers to know and identify their children personal strengths and pinpoint individual bottlenecks in learning and help to correct them.