Motion Math Blog

A new home for Motion Math

by on November 8, 2017

  Since founding Motion Math in 2010, our mission has been to help children find delight in intellectual challenge. Today we’re excited to announce that we’ve been acquired by Curriculum Associates – we’ll be continuing our mission at our new home, serving learning games to millions more students, collaborating with a talented team, and integrating […]

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Our new app for iPad and iPhone

by on November 1, 2017

  We’ve just released a new app version of our games for iPad and iPhone. The app is free and it works for existing subscribers, and you can start a subscription (with free trial) within the app. The app includes updates to many of our games and a lot more content – Zoom has gone from […]

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Introducing Bounce for web!

by on July 6, 2017

  We’ve brought our game Fractions to the web with a new character, a new name, and seven times (!) more levels. Fractions was Motion Math’s first game, and in addition to winning awards such as the Serious Play Gold Medal, it was found in the first published efficacy study of an educational app to […]

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Playing with Prototypes

by on May 11, 2017

  Prototyping is one of the most important stages in the development of Motion Math’s games – the process to get our ideas from paper to something interactive and playable that we can test with children. We recently ported our game Match to the web. Prior to this release, Match was only available on iPads […]

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Motion Math is now live on the web!

by on February 23, 2017

  “Can my students play Motion Math on Chromebooks?” That’s the most common question we’ve been asked over the years by teachers. Well, that and “How do you make conceptual, instructional math so darn fun?” 😉 Today, our answer is finally: Yes! Students can now play Motion Math’s games inside the Chrome browser, on any desktop, […]

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Promoting a Growth Mindset Through Personalized Mindset Coaching

by on November 30, 2016

  Motion Math’s company mission is to help children find delight in intellectual challenge. When children learn to love the experience of struggling through frustration and confusion, their lives abound with discovery. Earlier this year, we created an experiment to explore two key questions related to this mission: • Can we improve student’s relationship to […]

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Factors of Learning – a new tool for personalization

by on October 20, 2016

We’re excited to announce a new tool in the Motion Math teacher dashboard – Factors of Learning. This new report offers innovative data to help you build a student’s learning mindset – a whole new way to personalize learning. Best of all, as complex as that sounds, it’s easy to understand and act on. Motion […]

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New game content…update your apps!

by on September 22, 2016

We’re encouraging all Motion Math subscribers to update your apps, or politely ask your local IT guru to do so. (Even better, turn on “Automatic app updates” on your iPads.)  Why? Because we’ve just added some new game content and features: 1. Our operations game Match has three new sections: Numbers, Basic Addition, and Visual Multiplication.  […]

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The Loan Shark

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We’ve just added a new feature to the latest version of our economics simulation game Cupcake: the loan shark. Loans and debt are a significant economic and life-skill issue worth discussing with your students: the average U.S. household has $15K in Credit card debt, $27K in Auto loans, and $49K in student loans! Our goal was to […]

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More ways to Match – new levels!

by on September 20, 2016

Hello Motion Math Educators! We hope your school year is off to a great start. We’ve been working hard to improve the Motion Math experience for administrators, teachers, and of course, students. One of the new developments that we are most excited about is reboot of Match, our game about equality and working memory in which players try to find […]

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