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Through the Glass Wall: Computer Games for Mathematical Empowerment (TERC)

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Visit this site: http://mathequity.terc.edu/gw/html/gwhome.html

Author:Testbed for Collaboration, Eisenhower Regional Consortia
Description: An NSF-funded research project that has spent two years looking at how girls and boys play mathematical computer games in order to consider and describe what makes a good mathematical and equitable computer game. The site provides descriptions of over 50 games, reviews, sample dialogues of children playing and interacting with games, and suggested Web links and print resources. Topics include: gender and technology, mathematics, and play; technology in education and in the classroom; technology and popular culture, "games for girls"; advice on choosing software, links to reviewers and sellers.

Levels: Elementary, Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12)
Languages: English
Resource Types: Games
Math Topics: Arithmetic/Early Math, Problem-Solving, Euclidean Plane Geometry
Math Ed Topics: Materials-Reviews/Recommendations, Games, Computers, Equity, Women

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