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Welcome to the Mobile Fetch Web Site

About the FETCH! Fone mobile site

Ruff has a million things to do to get his new movie off the ground. He needs lots of help, especially with his schedule and budget. You've got Ruff's FETCH! Fone and with it you can help him out by keeping his schedule straight, making sure he gets to the right place at the right time, and has enough money to buy snacks.

Each game in this mobile suite focuses on a different aspect of the national standards for first and second grade math curriculum on the measurement of time and money including:



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About FETCH! with Ruff Ruffman

Part game show, part reality TV, and part spoof, FETCH! features real kids, real challenges, real science, and an unreal host named Ruff Ruffman (yes, he's an animated dog!) FETCH! mixes live-action with animation and breaks the mold with its educational and comical take on America's newest television genre. Targeting six- to ten-year olds, it is spontaneous, unscripted, and full of twists both on air and online.

FETCH! with Ruff Ruffman is produced by WGBH Boston.

About the Curriculum:

FETCH!'s science and math curriculum uses a framework of approaches, Habits of Mind, and season-long themes to present science as both process and inquiry.

The framework of approaches include:

These Habits of Mind can be divided into two categories: "attitudes" that kids use to approach all challenges (curiosity, perseverance, risk-taking, and creative and critical thinking) and "strategies."

The strategies are:

The contents of this mobile site were developed under a cooperative agreement, #PRU295A050003, from the U.S. Department of Education. However, those contents do not necessarily represent the policy of the Department of Education, and you should not assume endorsement by the Federal Government.

© 2011 WGBH Educational Foundation

For flash-enabled devices visit:
the FETCH! with Ruff Ruffman website