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Nickelodeon Releases New Math Curriculum Preschool App, Team Umizoomi: Math Racer
The race car themed app develops early math skills through an immersive number-based curriculum that includes number identification, counting, addition, subtraction and more.

[via press release from Nickelodeon]


NEW YORK - Dec. 5, 2013 - Nickelodeon is off to the races with the launch of a new educational math app, Team Umizoomi: Math Racer, inspired by the first preschool series to focus entirely on math, Team Umizoomi. Available now, the race car themed app develops early math skills through an immersive number-based curriculum that includes number identification, counting, addition, subtraction and more. Complete with six different levels of difficulty, each curricular activity is defined and integrated into the app�s interactive racing theme.

In Team Umizoomi: Math Racer, kids can customize their own vehicles in the Umi garage, or choose from one of their favorites - UmiCar, Shark Car, Umi Taxi or Ninja Car. With a simple swipe, kids can control their car as they race around the track collecting coins, avoiding obstacles and enjoying pit stop challenges that combine math curriculum with fun activities such as changing a tire or turning up the engine. As kids complete each race, they will earn trophies and decorative car decals to customize their vehicle.

Curriculum Features Include:

· Number identification

· Counting and enumeration

· Number comparisons

· Early addition and subtraction

· Number sequencing

Team Umizoomi: Math Racer HD: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/team-umizoomi-math-racer-hd/id745729888?ls=1&mt=8&uo=4&at=10lphm&ct=NickGamesPRUmiZoomi

About Team Umizoomi

Team Umizoomi features a tiny team of superheroes, Milli, Geo and Bot, who use their mighty math powers to help little kids solve big problems. The series combines action-adventure missions with an interactive math curriculum designed to help kids develop self-confidence in their math abilities and appreciate the many ways in which math shapes their world. The Umi Team is not complete without their Umifriend (home viewer), who helps the team along the way while practicing various math skills. Team Umizoom is created by Soo Kim, Michael T. Smith and Jennifer Twomey.

About Nickelodeon

Nickelodeon, now in its 34th year, is the number-one entertainment brand for kids. It has built a diverse, global business by putting kids first in everything it does. The company includes television programming and production in the United States and around the world, plus consumer products, online, recreation, books and feature films. Nickelodeon's U.S. television network is seen in more than 100 million households and has been the number-one-rated basic cable network for 18 consecutive years. Nickelodeon and all related titles, characters and logos are trademarks of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIA, VIA.B). Nickelodeon and all related titles, characters and logos are trademarks of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIA, VIA.B).

  [december 2013]  


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