Computer game teaches students about ratios, geometry

11/28/2010 | Salt Lake Tribune (Utah), The

A Salt Lake City educator has created a computer game that requires students to overcome challenges by using middle-school math, such as ratios and geometry. The game -- which costs $30 for an individual or $329 for a classroom version -- was created by Scott Laidlaw, who left his teaching job to focus on game design. "As a teacher, I always wanted a curriculum like this," he said. "It's engaging because the kids see and become involved in a story."

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