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Summer Slide: Dealing with the Slippery Summer Slope

[fa icon="calendar'] May 28, 2018 at 4:02 PM / by Matt Murphy posted in Summer Slide, Educational Games, Math Education, Zorbit's Math

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As May breaks into June, our talented teachers start to get excited about the rest and relaxation these hard-working individuals sorely deserve. Summer is a wonderful time for teachers, but there is one nagging caveat that can keep them up at night. The dreaded summer slide! Teachers cringe at the thought of having to spend three to four weeks in September teaching math and literacy skills that their new students learned in the previous school year, but were forgotten over the summer.

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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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Level Up Your Mind: How Video Games Help Develop a Growth Mindset

[fa icon="calendar'] December 7, 2016 at 4:55 PM / by Admin posted in Educational Games, Video Games, Game-Based Learning, Growth Mindset

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One of the most detrimental thoughts a person can have is that the way they are now is the way they’ll always be. Thinking of your brain as a static, fully-evolved, weirdly shaped, and probably kinda mushy pink thing is crippling your growth. Instead, think of it as an ever-evolving, malleable, weirdly shaped, and probably kinda mushy pink thing.

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Game-Based Learning: Time to Bring Your Class Into the 21st Century

[fa icon="calendar'] October 21, 2016 at 10:39 AM / by Conrad Nickels posted in Educational Games, Video Games, Game-Based Learning

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Dinosaurs! Look out! They’re blocking your path. There’s only one thing to do - pull back on your slingshot and aim carefully…

Does this sound like any math class you’ve been part of? Does this even sound like math?

You load the slingshot with a piece of fruit and look closely at the dinosaurs. You know each dinosaur only likes fruit with certain attributes. If you can feed them the fruit they like, maybe you can get past them.

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