Most education apps for kids incentivise in all the wrong ways. They simply encourage kids to skip through the learning as fast as they can to get to the gamified bits that give them the dopamine hits they need to keep playing.
Number Hive is different. It creates true engagement and understanding through play. Students need to develop strategies to win, and they’re rewarded as they play because Number Hive offers the right level of productive challenge.
One of the greatest drivers of engagement for students is purpose. Number Hive creates purpose through the deliberate fostering of community. Hives can be set up for families, classes or schools to support localised learning and challenge, and to allow parents, friends and even teachers to play along and achieve the same level of mastery as the student.
The whole community is involved in the learning journey in a fun and engaging way. Screen time is now something that brings people together.
There are some foundational concepts that are common to all global curricula for Mathematics. Number Hive is built focusing on many of these common foundations; at its heart, number relationships, number operations and multiplication facts.
These foundational areas are not only mandatory for teachers to address in upper primary levels, but they are assumed in lower secondary (middle) and beyond. We have plans for Number Hive to slide lower down the curriculum to basic addition and then all the way up to higher level algebraic skills.