Motion Math Blog

Yes! Cool! I did it! Look!

by on March 26, 2015

We recently participated in the NYC Innovation Zone’s Short Cycle Challenge, piloting the Motion Math Educator in the 4th grade classrooms of teachers Helen Bruno-Raccuia, Jackie Hickman, and Cris Curatolo of P.S. 30 Westerleigh School in Staten Island. Here, Helen describes our collaboration: Thank you Helen, Jackie, Cris, and your students for all your great […]

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Free Pilot Program for Educators

by on December 16, 2014

Exciting news: if you give us regular feedback, you can pilot the full Motion Math: Educator game suite and dashboard for free this school year! Sign up here. In September, our team released the Motion Math: Educator, which bundles all of our games into one iPad app and provides a dashboard for teachers to monitor […]

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From Entreé to Spice: the Promise of Assessment

by on November 3, 2014

(note: this post appeared on the Common Sense Media blog) The rapid ascent of digital technology in education presents a singular opportunity to transform assessment. With the capacity to capture student learning in a variety of ways, and in minute detail, educational technologies can engage students with authentic learning while simultaneously providing teachers with rich, formative […]

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Games and Learning on the Motion Math: Educator

by on October 2, 2014

Lee Banville from Gamesandlearning.org interviewed us about the Motion Math: Educator launch with good questions about our reasons for focusing on teachers.

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Introducing the Motion Math Educator!

by on October 1, 2014

Big news: we’ve just launched the Motion Math Educator, our classroom solution. What is the Educator? First, it’s access to all our delightful iPad elementary games: Fractions, Zoom, Hungry Fish, Wings, Questimate, Match, and Pizza, plus two new games we’ll add this school year. Second, the Educator is the answer to many questions we’ve heard […]

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Refer us your talented friends!

by on July 29, 2014

Help us hire a great teammate and we’ll donate Pi Thousand dollars – that’s right, $3,141.59 – to your favorite charity. Check out our careers page for current positions, then introduce us to a candidate. If we hire them (and they stay with us for 90 days), we will happily send you $πk.

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Is this your dream job?

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Do you love teachers, math, and creating customer satisfaction? Consider applying for our Director of Teacher Success position. Know someone who does? Send them our way for our Pi Thousand Dollar reward.

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DragonBox Elements

by on May 15, 2014

Yesterday WeWantToKnow released their long-awaited geometry game DragonBox Elements, inspired by Euclid’s treatise. Elements is, quite clearly, one of the greatest learning games ever. The game features puzzles that visualize the steps of geometric proofs, well-paced tutorials and leveling, an integrated simple story, and beautiful animations. Don’t take our word for it – check it […]

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Developing Enterprise Skills with Motion Math: Pizza!

by on January 30, 2014
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Guest post by Steve Bambury, teacher & founder of iPad Educators When I heard the title of Motion Math’s newest game – Motion Math: Pizza! – I have to admit, I assumed it’d be a fractions app. Let’s face it, pizza + teaching normally equals fractions! I was pleasantly surprised to find it was something […]

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Get your slice of Motion Math: Pizza!

by on December 18, 2013

Our new app has been delivered! Motion Math: Pizza! is for ages 7 and up — playable on iPad, iPad mini, iPhone, and iPod touch. Players learn about economics, pricing, proportional thinking, and mental math as they create their dream pizzeria (more details here.) Delightful design and art by Ignacio Schiefelbein; fun music and sound […]

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