By Tabula Digita
Skills and Ideas Taught: Variety of math topics.
Goal or Challenge: Players are challenged with a mixture of math questions and game mechanics.
Primary Audience: Students in grades 3-12.
Assessment Approach: Players move ahead and ultimately win the game by successfully navigating through numerous mathematical obstacles, and competing with their fellow students to score the most points.
Description: DimensionM is an immersive video game world that engages students in learning and applying key math and algebraic concepts. The instructional software offers customizable avatars in a series of first-person action adventure ‘missions’ or lessons that introduce and reinforce over 200 math skills with award-winning 3D graphics, sound, animation and storylines.
Game Engine: DirectX 9
Operating System: Windows
Platform: Personal computer
Special Hardware: None