DiskoPets Educational Cartoon Game for Kids

UPDATE: This KickStarter campaign has ended. Looking for an educational game with cartoon characters? DiskoPets is an online, cartoon-based virtual world designed to provide students with a customizable educational experience. Currently in Kickstarter mode, DiskoPets was created to keep students entertained as they interact with an educational cartoon that includes a variety of content. They will adopt […]

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Stack the States 2: Geography Game for iPads

If you’re looking for a new way to get students excited about geography, Stack the States 2 is worth checking out. This geography game for iPads and iPhones is an updated version of the earlier app you may already be familiar with. Stack the States 2 has interactive maps, 3D visuals and tons of questions […]

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Odeum Role-Playing Games for Education for Critical Thinking

The folks at Odeum are developing customizable and ready-to-go educational games for teachers.  These role-playing games apply to a variety of subjects including social studies, language arts, literature and more. Educators can choose from games that feature Macbeth and Anne Frank or use different historical environments for customizable activities. Their “plug-and-play” kits of theaters, actors, and scene maps cover different topics and […]

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Coda Coding Game: iPad Creation Tool for Students

Coda Game is a coding app for iPads that gives students the power to create their own games.  With this coding game, kids can build their own games with visual code blocks.  Students follow the steps and create their own game to play and share. The idea behind apps like Coda Game is how important it […]

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Fractions App for Elementary: Motion Math on iPad & Android

Motion Math: Fractions! is a fantastic fractions app for elementary school students.  This engaging app asks students to tap on the screen to answer fraction problems. It includes multiple levels for students to work through as they master fraction concepts.  One thing that I love about this app is how fun it is to play. […]

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Quick Math: Practice Mental Math Facts Anywhere!

Developing mental math facts are an important foundational skill.  It can help boost a student’s confidence as they work through complex, multi-step math problems.  Quick Math is fantastic iPad app that turns mental math practice into a game for students.  It uses handwriting recognition so students can write their response on the screen and move through […]

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Webinar 12/10 – How to Use Game-Based Learning to Promote a Growth Mindset

This Thursday, December 10th at 6PM ET I’m joining the folks at Prodigy for a completely free 30 minute webinar.  Prodigy is a completely free adaptive math game that integrates Common Core, MAFS, and TEKS standards into a fantasy style game students will love to play.  In this webinar you’ll learn how you can use the latest tools […]

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Door 24 Plus: Math Fact & Computational Fluency Game

Door 24 Plus is a free iPad math app for students in grades 1-8.  It works to establish students’ fact fluency and then builds computational fluency.  Door 24 Plus requires students to solve problems using basic facts, number sense and algebraic thinking.  This iPad app contains two games: Snargg Splatt to develop fact fluency and Victor […]

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Slice Fractions: Math Discovery iPad App

I love iPad apps that go beyond flashcards or quick math facts.  Slice Fractions is a great example of an iOS app that pushes students to think deeply about math concepts.  With this playful app, students slice through objects as they learn fraction concepts.  Kids move through different levels all while interacting with portions and wholes. […]

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Math Game-Based Learning with Prodigy: Free Learning Tool

 As teachers, we know there is no better time to motivate and empower students than at the beginning of a new school year. Introducing game-based learning into the classroom can help you do just that and Prodigy’s curriculum-aligned math game is one I’d recommend you check out. Prodigy is a completely free adaptive math game […]

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