Educational Math Game
Best described as a mix of Scrabble and Connect-4 with a math twist, this novel education game strives to improve players skills in multiplication. Specifically, the game aims to help players improve their use of the associative properties and understanding of prime numbers. The game is aimed at elementary to high school aged students. Initial test results show a 25% increase in improvement.
This is an example of the layout ot the Educational Game Setup, on a board or iPad, developed by Dr. Andre Denham at The University of Alabama.[/x-box-perceptive]
The board game can be played with 2-4 players.[/x-box-perceptive]
The app can be played against a computerized opponent.[/x-box-perceptive]
Dr. Andre Denham, Inventor
Assistant Professor, Instructional Technology
Dr. Denham’s research focuses on the exploration of the contexts and conditions that support the use of emerging technology in the successful learning of subject matter. Currently, his research is looking at the use of games within the elementary mathematics classroom as a means of improving conceptual understanding, engagement, and motivation. Full Bio Click Here[/x-box-perceptive]
Initial test results show that students improved an average of 25% after playing the game.
View a full explanation of the game and how the study and results were conducted.Click Here to Read the Study[/x-box-perceptive]
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The University of Alabama
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