PBS Kids Releases Cyberchase Whiteboard App

In conjunction with the launch of the eighth season of PBS KIDS GO!’s Cyberchase, the show is releasing the Lucky Star app for SMART Board interactive whiteboards. The Lucky Star app will be structured as a game show hosted by Cyberchase character Jackie. The app was unveiled by SMART Technologies and PBS Kids at the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) Conference in Denver, Colo.

Questions in the game are designed to help children in grades 3 through 5 strengthen their skills in algebraic thinking, number and operations, geometry, measurement, and more. Students can play alone or in teams as they reason, collaborate, represent, and test their ideas. Teachers can create their own set of math problems tailored to a specific curriculum. The app features characters and props from the television series.

The whiteboard app can be downloaded at the Cyberchase website or the SMART Exchange website.

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Christina Edwards

Christina Edwards

Summer 2010 intern for The Toy Book/Specialty Toys & Gifts