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Mayan Mysteries Game Poster Image

A story-based game in which players follow explorers on their journey to discover various artifacts and uncover details about the Mayan culture. Kids read about its geographical details and historical significance before answering quizzes.

Linux, Mac, Windows
Minecraft Game Poster Image

Enormously popular sandbox-style game with open online play fosters creativity. There's no story; rather, players create items and buildings from scratch using materials they harvest from the world around them.

Linux, Mac, Nintendo Switch, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
Motion Math: Fractions! App Poster Image
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Innovative fraction practice. A star has fallen from the sky, and kids must get it back into space by making it bounce in the correct place on a number line on the bottom of the screen.

iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
Motion Math: Pizza! App Poster Image
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Pizzeria sim delivers valuable lessons about economics. Kids get a budget, buy supplies, create a menu, and serve customers, learning that running a successful business requires important math and reasoning skills.

iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
Mr. Nussbaum! Learning + Fun Website Poster Image

Quick, before school starts: Send your kids to this edu-site to brush up on math, science, English, and social studies. Layout is a bit busy, but lots of games and opportunities for drill practice.


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Help Your Child at Home

  • Discuss your family's history and stories. Brainstorm ways to use technology to capture the story effectively, and help your child create a presentation, song, poem, or essay that expresses the story's tone and main ideas.
  • Do simple math to accomplish a task: If you're building a box, how much wood will you need for the sides? Measure the length, width, and height of the box. How would you figure out the volume of water it would hold?
  • Start to talk with your child about bullying, including cyberbullying. Even though social media may be years away, plant the seeds now for helping kids understand appropriate interactions, and let kids know they can talk to you about it.