PlatinuMath is a suite of math games packaged within a comprehensive professional development toolkit for pre-service AND practicing K-8 teachers.
There is also a student version available for students in grades 4-8.
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Van Eck, R., Baker, M., Reynolds, N., Brewster, M. S., Brown, R. M., & Droujkova, M. (2014). PlatinuMath: A Videogame to Change Preservice Teachers’ Mathematical Skills and Attitude Toward Mathematics and Games. Proceedings of the Hawaii International Conference on Education, Honolulu, HI, January 5–8, 2014.
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Triad Interactive Media. View Pre-Service Use Case Documentation.
Contact support at firstname.lastname@example.org, and we'll re-send your original PlatinuMath access notification.
Our games are currently being updated to work with the newest mobile operating systems. We will update this Web site when these updates are ready.
PlatinuMath works on both systems. We do recommend the Google Chrome browser for best results.
Contact support at email@example.com and include your contact information. We'll send it right out to you.
Yes, you must be connected to the Internet to play. Broadband is recommended because of the robust video narratives and game play graphics.
If you purchased PlatinuMath previously for college credit or for professional development, you can use it with your students for a deep discount per student. Contact support at firstname.lastname@example.org for pricing details.
If more than one user accesses a single PlatinuMath account, scores become invalid. Contact email@example.com if you have questions about group pricing for PlatinuMath.
“The games cover principal standards-relevant topics and can supplement any preservice curriculum or teacher professional development training. Additional components of the games include content that adjusts to the level of the user...”