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Prodigy Math Game: Game-Based Learning for the Common Core

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Game-based learning is a topic we have revisited numerous times on this blog. The implications it has on student engagement and learning cannot be overstated. If you have not already experimented with game-based learning with your class, make 2015 the year you do! One program that is doing an unbelievable job of gamifying math is Prodigy Math Game. This helps with my planning and differentiation for my students.

?How Game-Based Learning Encourages Growth Mindset

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In the gaming world, perseverance, problem solving, and creativity are the keys to success. There is no such thing as failing in a digital game. Like gaming, learning math requires grit and persistence—cornerstones of growth mindset—and is grounded in problem solving, flexible thinking, and pattern recognition. The same kind of tenacity is crucial when learning math. Games welcome players of all ability levels in the same environment.

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Top 100 Sites/Apps for Game Based Learning

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This is going to be one of my most ambitious posts yet, as I have curated a gigantic list of my favorite sites/apps for Game Based Learning (a.k.a I''ve done posts on educational iOS Apps and Educational Online Games but I have never combined the two and curated a list that specifically deals w/ GBL. One theme I have noticed is that the subject of Math uses the concept of Game Based Learning quite often.

BrainRush

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BrainRush is one of my favorite new sites for Game Based Learning (GBL). This is a great resource for educators looking to find educational games on a wide variety of subjects such as: Math, Foreign Language, Social Studies, etc. Also, a teacher can create their own or customize an existing game to meet their needs. For my Pinterest board on Game Based Learning click here. differentiated instruction game based learning gamification

Prodigy

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Prodigy is a fantastic free online Math game that is ideal for Game Based Learning. This super fun highly engaging game designed for grades 1st-6th and is aligned to Common Core Standards. Prodigy, even has a unique learning engine which allows the game to differentiate instruction and help students w/ areas they are struggling in. Also, Prodigy is browser based and works on any device (i.e

Monster Math

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Monster Math is an excellent iOS app/game for learning basic Math skills (i.e. This is done through an engaging and fun game, as a student helps Maxx solve Math problems to find his friend Dextra. Also, Monster Math adjusts skill level based on a user's performance and differentiates instruction accordingly (ideal for self paced learning). differentiated instruction game based learning math self paced learning

Prodigy

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Prodigy is one of the best free sites around for teaching Math by using Game Based Learning. This is an excellent site/game aligned to Common Core Standards for Grades 1st-6th. Also, the game has a unique learning engine which differentiates instruction and helps students w/ problem areas. Being browser based, Prodigy works on any mobile device too. For my Pinterest board on Game Based Learning click here.

Math Snacks

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Math Snacks is an excellent site for educational games, animations, and more, for Math grades 3rd-7th. This is a great learning tool to use w/ any Math curriculum and can help teachers differentiate instruction. Also, this is a nice way to introduce Game Based Learning into the classroom. game based learning math

Prodigy

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Prodigy is one of the best free sites around for teaching Math by using Game Based Learning. This is an excellent site/game aligned to Common Core Standards for Grades 1st-6th. Also, the game has a unique learning engine which differentiates instruction and helps students w/ problem areas. Being browser based, Prodigy works on any mobile device too. For my Pinterest board on Game Based Learning click here.

Matific

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The free mobile app has a wide variety of educational games/activities for El Ed aligned to Common Core Standards. Best of all is the educational portal which allows educators to track student progress and differentiate instruction. game based learning math Matific is a fantastic site/mobile app (iOS/Android) for Math grades K-6.

Yogome Epic Schools

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that uses Game Based Learning to teach/reinforce a variety of subjects (i.e. There are over a 1000 educational mini games/activities for students grades K-5. Best of all, a teacher can track student progress to make it easy to differentiate instruction. Finally, all games are aligned to Common Core Standards. educational apps game based learningYogome Epic Schools is the new educational suite of apps (i.e.

Prodigy

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Prodigy is a fantastic free online Math game that is ideal for Game Based Learning. This super fun highly engaging game designed for grades 1st-6th and is aligned to Common Core Standards. Prodigy, even has a unique learning engine which allows the game to differentiate instruction and help students w/ areas they are struggling in. Also, Prodigy is browser based and works on any device (i.e

Matific

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The free mobile app has a wide variety of educational games/activities for El Ed aligned to Common Core Standards. Best of all is the educational portal which allows educators to track student progress and differentiate instruction. game based learning mathMatific is a fantastic site/mobile app (iOS/Android) for Math grades K-6. While the site has tons of educational resources such as: worksheets, activities, videos, and more.

Prodigy

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Prodigy is a fantastic free online Math game that is ideal for Game Based Learning. This super fun highly engaging game designed for grades 1st-6th and is aligned to Common Core Standards. Prodigy, even has a unique learning engine which allows the game to differentiate instruction and help students w/ areas they are struggling in. Also, Prodigy is browser based and works on any device (i.e

Prodigy

Technology Tidbits

Prodigy is a fantastic free online Math game that is ideal for Game Based Learning. This super fun highly engaging game designed for grades 1st-6th and is aligned to Common Core Standards. Prodigy, even has a unique learning engine which allows the game to differentiate instruction and help students w/ areas they are struggling in. Also, Prodigy is browser based and works on any device (i.e

Prodigy

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Prodigy is a wonderful MMO educational online game for helping students Grades 1st-6th learn Math. This epic game immerses students in a fantasy world where they solve Math problems (addition, subtraction, area, etc.). The game also is designed for differentiated instruction and adjusts for students who need help in certain areas, while being aligned to Common Core Standards. game based learning

Monster Math

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Monster Math is an excellent iOS app/game for learning basic Math skills (i.e. This is done through an engaging and fun game, as a student helps Maxx solve Math problems to find his friend Dextra. Also, Monster Math adjusts skill level based on a user's performance and differentiates instruction accordingly. Finally, Monster Math has lots of replay value as there are lots of levels and worlds to explore, and is aligned to Common Core Standards.

Prodigy

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Prodigy is a fantastic free online Math game that is ideal for Game Based Learning. This super fun highly engaging game designed for grades 1st-8th and is aligned to Common Core Standards. Prodigy, even has a unique learning engine which allows the game to differentiate instruction and help students w/ areas they are struggling in. Also, Prodigy is browser based and works on any device (i.e

Prodigy

Technology Tidbits

Prodigy is a fantastic free online Math game that is ideal for Game Based Learning. This super fun highly engaging game designed for grades 1st-8th and is aligned to Common Core Standards. Prodigy, even has a unique learning engine which allows the game to differentiate instruction and help students w/ areas they are struggling in. Also, Prodigy is browser based and works on any device (i.e

Teachley: Mt. Multiplis

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The reason I really love this game is that it takes a different approach to learning Math by avoiding drill a practice and focus on computational thinking as players build bridges w/ their multiplication skills. This is great for Game Based Learning as well as Differentiating Instruction, and has high replay value for students. Also, Teachly is aligned to Common Core Standards. educational apps game based learning math

Prodigy

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Prodigy is a fantastic free online Math game that is ideal for Game Based Learning. This super fun highly engaging game designed for grades 1st-6th and is aligned to Common Core Standards. Prodigy, even has a unique learning engine which allows the game to differentiate instruction and help students w/ areas they are struggling in. Also, Prodigy is browser based and works on any device (i.e

Monster Math

Technology Tidbits

Monster Math is an excellent iOS app/game for learning basic Math skills (i.e. This is done through an engaging and fun game, as a student helps Maxx solve Math problems to find his friend Dextra. Also, Monster Math adjusts skill level based on a user''s performance and differentiates instruction accordingly. Finally, Monster Math has lots of replay value as there are lots of levels and worlds to explore, and is aligned to Common Core Standards.

Prodigy Update

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Prodigy is a fantastic free online Math game that is ideal for Game Based Learning. This super fun highly engaging game designed for grades 1st-6th and is aligned to Common Core Standards. Prodigy, even has a unique learning engine which allows the game to differentiate instruction and help students w/ areas they are struggling in. Also, Prodigy is browser based and works on any device (i.e

Monster Math

Technology Tidbits

Monster Math is an excellent iOS app/game for learning basic Math skills (i.e. This is done through an engaging and fun game, as a student helps Maxx solve Math problems to find his friend Dextra. Also, Monster Math adjusts skill level based on a user''s performance and differentiates instruction accordingly. Finally, Monster Math has lots of replay value as there are lots of levels and worlds to explore, and is aligned to Common Core Standards.

Monster Math

Technology Tidbits

Monster Math is an excellent iOS app/game for learning basic Math skills (i.e. This is done through an engaging and fun game, as a student helps Maxx solve Math problems to find his friend Dextra. Also, Monster Math adjusts skill level based on a user's performance and differentiates instruction accordingly. Finally, Monster Math has lots of replay value as there are lots of levels and worlds to explore, and is aligned to Common Core Standards.

Monster Math

Technology Tidbits

Monster Math is an excellent iOS app/game for learning basic Math skills (i.e. This is done through an engaging and fun game, as a student helps Maxx solve Math problems to find his friend Dextra. Also, Monster Math adjusts skill level based on a user's performance and differentiates instruction accordingly. Finally, Monster Math has lots of replay value as there are lots of levels and worlds to explore, and is aligned to Common Core Standards.

Top 100 Sites/Apps of 2014

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As w/ the previous year''s list, more and more mobile apps are making the list as mobile learning continues to be the rising trend in education. However, that''s not to say that there isn''t a good amount of websites and Learning Management Systems showing up as well. Otus - A fantastic and easy to use 1:1 learning solution for mobile classrooms (i.e Pixel Press Floors - An amazing iOS app for Game Based Learning that allows students to create their own game by drawing.

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Teachley: Mt. Multiplis

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The reason I really love this game is that it takes a different approach to learning Math by avoiding drill a practice and focus on computational thinking as players build bridges w/ their multiplication skills. This is great for Game Based Learning as well as Differentiating Instruction, and has high replay value for students. Also, Teachly is aligned to Common Core Standards. differentiated instruction educational apps iPad math

Prodigy

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Prodigy is a fantastic free online Math game that is ideal for Game Based Learning. This super fun highly engaging game designed for grades 1st-8th and is aligned to Common Core Standards. Prodigy, even has a unique learning engine which allows the game to differentiate instruction and help students w/ areas they are struggling in. Also, Prodigy is browser based and works on any device (i.e

Prodigy

Technology Tidbits

Prodigy is a fantastic free online Math game that is ideal for Game Based Learning. This super fun highly engaging game designed for grades 1st-8th and is aligned to Common Core Standards. Prodigy, even has a unique learning engine which allows the game to differentiate instruction and help students w/ areas they are struggling in. Also, Prodigy is browser based and works on any device (i.e

Hop Star

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Hop Star is one of my favorite brand new iOS games for learning basic Math skills. Hop Star reminds me of the popular arcade/mobile game Crossy Roads (think a pixelated Frogger) designed for students grade 1st-5th. This super fun game has students hopping over a wide variety of items/animals (i.e. Also, a student answers a variety of Math questions to earn coins to help them get father along in the game. game based learning math

Prodigy - free math game that helps students learn math while having fun

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While engaging activities often make learning more exciting, they do not always translate into increased practice and improved skill development. Game-based learning, however, has been proven to engage students in a way that encourages increased practice. This is especially true of digital games that take an adaptive approach to learning, which allows students to learn at their own pace.

A Dictionary For 21st Century Teachers: Learning Models & Technology

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Learning Models, Theories, and Technology: A Dictionary For 21st Century Teachers. Purpose: Improving our chance for a common language in discussing existing and emerging learning trends, model, and technology in hopes of innovation in classrooms, and collectively, education at large. Form: An index of learning models, theories, forms, terminology, technology, and research to help you keep up with the latest trends in 21st century learning. Blended Learning.

Math Snacks

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Math Snacks is an excellent site for educational games, animations, and more, for Math grades 3rd-7th. This is a great learning tool to use w/ any Math curriculum and can help teachers differentiate instruction. Also, this is a nice way to introduce Game Based Learning into the classroom.

Top 25 Sites/Apps of 2019

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Educandy - A wonderful site for creating educational games where a teacher just enters the questions and Educandy creates the game. Walnut - A excellent new site/app for finding educational videos and then taking quizzes to assess learning (think BrainPop). This is a great way for educators to assess learning and differentiate instruction. brainstorming, assessing learning, etc.). It's the time of year again for my favorite annual sites and apps.

Top 50 Sites/Apps of 2015

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The reason for this as not as many new learning tools came out this year compared to years past, while more current tools focused on regular updates. However, that does not mean there are not a lot of new items to look through, as sites/apps for programming/coding, Math/STEM, and Game Based Learning played a predominant role in this year's list. Code Kingdoms - One of my favorite sites for learning how to program (Javascript) by drag-n-dropping blocks of code (i.e

50 Math Sites and Apps

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Mobile learning and BYOD (bring your own device) is making it easier students to learn, especially in the subject of Math. 50 Math Sites and Apps 4 Dice: Fraction Games - A great iOS app for learning how to add, subtract, multiply, and divide fractions. This game meets Common Core Standards and has blue tooth capabilities to allow for two players across multiple devices. AplusMath - A nice site for Math games, worksheets and flashcards.