By Joke Torbeyns, Erno Lehtinen, Jan Elen
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2004). Development of numerical estimation in young children. Child Development, 75, 428–444. 26 S. Linsen et al. Siegler, R. , & Ramani, G. B. (2009). Playing linear number board games—but not circular ones—improves low-income preschoolers’ numerical understanding. Journal of Educational Psychology, 101, 545–560. , & Szücs, L. (2010). Relationships between magnitude representation, counting and memory in 4- to 7-year-old children: A developmental study. Behavioral and Brain Functions, 6, 1–14.
The openness of the gameplay allows players the opportunities to explore different numerical connections in an environment where there are no right or wrong answers. Future directions of the game development include additional game features and extensions to larger numbers and rational numbers. Keywords Adaptive number knowledge • Arithmetic problem solving • Game design • Hundred square E. Lehtinen (*) • B. Brezovszky • G. Rodríguez-Aflecht • H. Lehtinen • J. McMullen N. Pongsakdi • K. Veermans • T.
2003). The mediating effects of anonymity and proximity in an online synchronized competitive learning environment. Journal of Educational Computing Research, 29(2), 153–167. 2190/59CX-3M7L-KKB4-UYDD. Number Navigation Game (NNG): Design Principles and Game Description Erno Lehtinen, Boglárka Brezovszky, Gabriela Rodríguez-Aflecht, Henrik Lehtinen, Minna M. Hannula-Sormunen, Jake McMullen, Nonmanut Pongsakdi, Koen Veermans, and Tomi Jaakkola Abstract This chapter describes the Number Navigation Game (NNG), a gamebased learning environment aimed at the promotion of flexibility and adaptivity with arithmetical problem solving in 10- to 13-year-old students.
Describing and Studying Domain-Specific Serious Games by Joke Torbeyns, Erno Lehtinen, Jan Elen