Motion Math Blog

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

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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A dialogue between mobile games and learning

by on December 17, 2013

How can we make sense of the learning that occurs when a student experiences a really good learning app? We’re very excited to announce today that the Noyce Foundation and Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation have awarded grants to Motion Math to explore this critical question. We’ll be creating an efficacy platform that connects student […]

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Motion Math: Fractions! and Hungry Fish now live on Android

by on September 10, 2013

“Hey, when will you be on Android?!” We’ve heard that question a thousand times since we started making math games three years ago, so we’re excited to finally have an answer: today! Motion Math: Hungry Fish for Android is on Google Play and the Amazon Appstore – this fun tablet and smartphone game builds addition and subtraction skills, with 18 levels […]

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How does one *make* a question? Inspiration(s) behind Questimate!

by on August 1, 2013

(Note: This post also appeared on the Cooney Center blog.) Our new estimation game Questimate! came out a couple weeks ago. It’s the first game where players make their own questions. Critics dig it so far, and some have asked us how exactly we developed the game. Where did it come from? Here are four […]

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Questimate!…the reviews are in

by on July 30, 2013

Have you played our new estimation game Questimate?!?! (You can download it for free at It’s the first game ever where players create their own questions, questions about all sorts of diverse comparisons and quantities, for example: (You can read more about the game’s learning goals here.) Try it out and see if you […]

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