Levelling Up: How Prodigy Makes Learning the Loot

Jul 7, 2017   //   by   //   Community Blog  //  Comments Off on Levelling Up: How Prodigy Makes Learning the Loot

Many kid’s games on both mobile and desktop incorporate curriculum elements to advocate learning concepts. There’s a bit of a paralysis of choice right now – games that teach early literacy, mathematics, or science populate pretty much every app marketplace or game website. The question of their appropriateness or suitability to the curriculum is a big question. As it stands now, there’s a lot of discussion and debate surrounding how kid’s games should incorporate curriculum into their content.

One game that’s been at the forefront of curriculum-based content for teachers, parents, and kids especially, has been Prodigy Math GameLet’s look at how:

Prodigy Math Game is an educational desktop game built around math curriculum between Grades 1 to 8. Self-described as “curriculum-aligned”, Prodigy incorporates solving math problems and learning math concepts delivered in a gamified world where players can create their own character and adventure through a game filled with objectives and challenges.

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Anthony Suen

Anthony has been making fun stuff for screens since 2013. After graduating from the RTA School of Media at Ryerson University, he's traversed the digital world producing for games, web, and cross-platform projects. Currently, Anthony watches cartoons for homework at Centennial College's Children's Media program in Toronto.

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