Category: Digital Math Games

Full version of Algeboats is out!

In case you’ve been waiting, the full version of Algeboats is out in the iPad store for $4.99. You can see some of the gameplay for the Lite version of Algeboats on Youtube. The game is designed to teach students about what algebraic variables mean and to begin to understand equations. It’s clever because the students don’t see equations to solve, but in the process of finding crate values that “make” the flags, they begin working backwards and thus solving the equations created by boat=flag. I’ve seen learners as young as 5 be absolutely delighted by the game (and the...

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Level Up: Video Games for Learning Algebra

Last week I gave a presentation at AMATYC about video games for learning algebra. As usual, Mat Moore did a fantastic illustration for the prezi. It was staged in five levels: Level 1: Why use games? Level 2: What is a game? (manipulatives, puzzles, and games) Level 3: Become a Math Game Critic Level 4: Play GOOD Games Level 5: Good Algebra Video Games? You can click through the Prezi below. Level Up! Video Games for Learning Algebra on Prezi   Possibly Related Posts: Group Exploration in Math AMATYC Keynote Notes: Challenge and Curiosity Full version of Algeboats is...

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Coming out of the Closet: I’m a Game Designer!

I don’t even really know how to begin here. For the last three years I’ve been working on a secret little project that I wasn’t allowed to talk about in public (NDA). I’ve been designing digital games for learning algebra in my (ha ha) free time. The last couple months have been an absolutely insane flurry of activity as we approached the launch date and as a result, I haven’t posted much. Finally I can tell you that I’m no longer a wannabe game designer. I’ve designed four game apps that are now out in the iPad App store!...

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Collection of Math Games

To view the collections of Math Games, hover over the Games Menu, and go to one of the dropdown categories.   Possibly Related Posts: Group Exploration in Math Learning at Scale Slides from ICTCM AMATYC Keynote Notes: Challenge and Curiosity Full version of Algeboats is out! Board Games that Change...

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Teaching Math Without Words

I’ve been following this MIND Research Institute math platform for a while now … looks like it has really come into its own in the last year or two.  So your students have poor reading skills?  Maybe this is what we should use. Teaching Math Without Words, A Visual Approach to Learning Math from the MIND Research Institute from TEDxOrangeCoast Possibly Related Posts: AMATYC Keynote Notes: Challenge and Curiosity Full version of Algeboats is out! Board Games that Change Attitudes Level Up: Video Games for Learning Algebra Coming out of the Closet: I’m a Game...

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