Free educational game helps motivate gifted students

12/27/2009 | Teacher Magazine (free registration)

A free version of ThinkFun's Rush Hour puzzles for the iPhone and iPod Touch contains 70 challenges that are especially helpful in encouraging gifted students to stay with a task long enough to finish it, writes Tamara Fisher in this blog post. Gifted students who may typically become discouraged after not succeeding right away may develop the motivation to persist with this application, Fisher writes.

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