Meet the Team















Our mission: to help children find delight in intellectual challenge.
The most profound concept a child should understand is that learning comes from overcoming challenges. When children learn to love the experience of struggling through frustration and confusion, their lives abound with discovery.

Stanford Professor Carol Dweck calls this the growth mindset and she’s demonstrated how empowering it is for learners. Sadly, many children hold a contradictory fixed mindset – believing that if fractions, for example, are really hard to understand, then their brain is just not made out to learn fractions.

Here at Motion Math, we create awesomely fun, rigorously educational learning games so that children, regardless of their previous success in school or socioeconomic background, find delight in understanding difficult concepts. Learners playing our first game suite, centered on number sense, will master place value, mental arithmetic, multiplication, fractions, the number line, and estimation. But mostly, we hope they will learn to love challenge.

Playing Motion Math



"A wonderful resource that shows students the visual and creative nature of math."
— Jo Boaler, Professor of Mathematics Education, Stanford Graduate School of Ed

"15% improvement in fractions estimation; 10% improvement in math attitudes"
published study

"Great gameplay and great learning.
Highly recommended."
— Dan Meyer, math teacher,
Chief Academic Officer, Desmos

"Students were engaged in
conversations at every table...
this is definitely not drill and kill."
— Debbie Smith, Education Technologist, Eanes ISD

"Best App for Teaching and Learning 2015"
— American Association of School Librarians

"I've seen kids who've struggled for years suddenly understand how the
whole number system works."
— Michelle Martin, 4th/5th grade teacher

"To hear 'Yes! I got it!' is so rewarding.
You don't hear that when they take a test."
Helen Bruno-Raccuia, 4th grade teacher, P.S. 30 Westerleigh

2014 ON for Learning Award
— Common Sense Media

"Insanely awesome!"
— Andrew Stadel, teacher, blogger,
Digital Learning Coach

"My students LOVE Motion Math. They love that they have many games to choose from, and that the games get harder as they play."
— Ashley Rollins, 4th grade teacher,
Bridge Point Elementary

"Entertaining, developmentally
appropriate, highly recommended."
— Karen Lirenman, 1st grade teacher,
ISTE award winner

"My students enthusiastically
choose Motion Math."
— Christopher Warner, 4th grade teacher, Marin Country Day School

"Highly engaging...the data is reliable because students are invested."
— Sarah Fritzke, Response to Intervention math teacher, Jordan Elementary

"One of my students had so much fun playing, he forgot to leave for his next class!"
— Hillaray Carroll, 1st grade teacher, Harker School

"My students' addition fluency
is getting way better!"
— Aaron Sime, Kindergarten teacher,
Prairie View Elementary