ZyroMath City Count makes math fun and engaging for young children and children with special needs!

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From the makers of the award-winning OctoPlus comes another fun, interactive, math game for young children and children with special needs. ZyroMath City Count is an integrated switch-accessible runner-game for children that keeps kids math motivated. Test your reflexes as your robot Zyro races through the city, collecting stars and power-ups that give you special powers. Touch to jump and avoid obstacles, and use your math points to buy super-power characters and prizes in the ZyroStore. See how far you can run!

Key Features

  • Learn to count up to 100 by ones and tens
  • One-touch input for help in improving hand-eye coordination and fine motor skills for children
  • Graphics and music can be graded to make this game suitable for sensory sensitive kids
  • Beginner, Advanced, and Expert mode to to provide easy-selectable options based on the motor skill level or cognitive skill level of the child
  • Switch-accessible for children with motor limitations who use an external switch (connected through a Bluetooth switch interface such as TabAccess or Zumo)
  • A customizable learning mode than can learn optimal game settings to personalize settings to the needs of the child
  • Customizable settings, such as the ability to remove obstacles or reduce game speed, to increase access for children of all skill levels and abilities
  • Incorporates a drill/practice mode to provide a fun, engaging, and effective way to learn through repetition
  • Incorporates a challenge/test mode to assess learning
  • Reporting option enables parents, teachers, and clinicians to monitor their child’s progress in mastery of the educational content
  • Includes the ZyroStore where kids can buy characters or prizes as a motivational reward for reinforcement and to encourage repeated math play
  • App is linked to math standards so can use this switch-accessible app to reinforce Individualized Education Program (IEP) goals
  • Stores information for multiple-users so can keep profiles saved for a group of children
  • This app does not share personal information. There are no in-app purchases or advertisements.
  • Development of this application was partially sponsored by the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR) of the U.S. Department of Education under grant number H133E110002

Curriculum Coverage

  • Curriculum: Common Core Math State Standards
  • OZyroMath City Count covers the following Counting and Cardinality Math Topics found in the Common Core Math State Standards:
  • CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.K.CC.A.1 – Count to 100 by ones and by tens
  • CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.K.CC.A.2 – Count forward beginning from a given number within the known sequence
  • CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.K.CC.B.4.C – Understand that each successive number name refers to a quantity that is one larger