Relevance to objectives:5- They need to get the puzzles right in order to get the clues that are needed to find the treasures.Strong Points: The format of build upon success. The students accomplish more than just skill along the way.
Provides practice of relevant skills:5- There is even a practice mode for any particular math skill , anytime during the game.
Likely to arouse/maintain interest:5- The games format is fun, while the skill levels increase as they master the puzzles.
Likely to be comprehended clearly:5- They even have another set of characters who will give you instructions if needed.
Technical quality (durable, attractive):4- The cartoon images are appealing and entertaining.
Game: Winning dependent on player actions (rather than chance):5- The only way to recieve the clues is to get the puzzle correct.
Simulation: Validity of game model (realistic, accurate depiction):4- The format isn't set up to be realistic, but some of the puzzle skills are required in every day life.
Evidence of effectiveness (e.g. field-test results):N/A. No test results were found.
Clear directions for play:5- There are audio instructions and icons all along the way.
Effectiveness of debriefing: 5- If you solve all the puzzles, then you can find all the missing treasures and will be rewarded!