As of 2015, Arcademic Skill Builders offers educational games that encourage language arts, math, geography and typing proficiency. For example, ���Toad Hop��� is a race requiring players to match the provided capital cities to the correct countries. In ���Sailboat Subtraction,��� players answer math problems to win tug-of-war battles between sailboats.Continue Reading
The games are intended for students in grades one to six, and players can search for games by grade level or subject. The majority of games enable players to compete with both computer characters and real students, allowing children worldwide to test their skills against competitors of similar age and academic level. Due to the competitive element, a large number of the games use variations of the racing format. In ���Jumping Chicks,��� players sharpen counting skills by choosing the correctly numbered grouping of leaves to jump on, while ���Otter Rush��� challenges older students to solve multiplication problems rapidly.
Another common game style involves identifying or eliminating targets. In ���Word Invasion,��� an octopus shoots beams at floating jellyfish when the player correctly identifies parts of speech. In ���Verb Viper,��� players must quickly choose the correct verb tense for the provided subject before the words pass by. In ���Ratio Blaster,��� players fire a laser cannon at the spaceship displaying a ratio equivalent to the provided value.Learn more about Online Games