July 17, 2024

Computer Science Professor Jennifer Polack-Wahl on iTunes

Professor Jennier A. Polack-Wahl and Jeff McElhannon published an education app, Ice Cream Addition, on iTunes.  Please download it and play with it.

This game lets kids explore making different combinations that add up to one number using ice cream scoops.
Game Objective:The object of the game is to create four combinations that add up to the same number. The game focuses on creating combinations for the numbers 4 – 10. Numbers are randomly displayed each game iteration. The game is targeted for preschool – early first grade.

How to Play:
Listen and look for the number that the game is asking for you to create. Drag one of the four flavors of ice cream to the ice cream cone. Once you have the correct number of scoops on the ice cream cone you can hit the green icon to check your answer. The user can select the red icon at anytime to clear all scoops from the cone. When you have completed four correct combinations the next number will be displayed for addition combinations. The user can touch the home icon to go start back to the tutorial.

About Brynn Boyer

Brynn Boyer is assistant director of media and public relations and a 2010 graduate of UMW.