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Matt Murphy
Matt Murphy is the Educational Designer for Zorbit's Math Adventure, a K-3 game-based learning platform for the classroom. Matt has a Masters degree in Curriculum Design from the University of New Brunswick and has over five years of experience working in educational technology as an Instructional Designer, and Gamification/Game-Based Learning Consultant.

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Digital Resources, Professional Development, and Student Performance

[fa icon="calendar'] March 27, 2018 at 11:25 AM / by Matt Murphy posted in professional development

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Callaghan et al. (2017) do not question digital games’ ability to improve student learning and engagement. This is an idea that has been well researched, documented, and adopted by educators around the world.

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5 Easter Math Activities for K-3 Classrooms

[fa icon="calendar'] March 13, 2018 at 11:20 AM / by Matt Murphy posted in Math Activities, in-class activities

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Zorbit and his crew have been busy painting eggs and weaving Easter baskets for this year’s Easter celebration. As part of their efforts to spread Easter cheer across the galaxy, they have come up with five in-class activities that will have your students hopping with excitement.

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5 Elementary Classroom Resources for Women’s History Month

[fa icon="calendar'] March 8, 2018 at 9:55 AM / by Matt Murphy posted in STEM

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March is Women’s History Month with March 8th being International Women’s Day. Although society has come a long way in terms of gender equality, there is still much work to be done at home and abroad. 

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5 Ways to Integrate Zorbit's Math into Your Lesson Plan

[fa icon="calendar'] February 15, 2018 at 4:15 PM / by Matt Murphy posted in Elementary Math, Educational Games, Video Games, Game-Based Learning, Zorbit's Math

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Teachers often ask us how to incorporate Zorbit's Math Adventure into their lesson plans, so we wanted to share five quick and easy ways that you can integrate game-based learning resources like Zorbit's Math into your lesson plan and classroom!

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