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Tabula Digita Announces Evolver Immersive Interactive Video Games for Algebra and Pre-Algebra

Posted Jun 25, 2007
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Educational video game company Tabula Digita has announced the Evolver games for Algebra and Pre-Algebra, the latest additions to the its DimensionM series of immersive, interactive educational video games (www.DimensionM.com). The newly released Evolver Singleplayer for Pre-Algebra and Evolver Multiplayer for Pre-Algebra and Algebra offer dynamic three-dimensional learning environments where students are transported to a virtual world bursting with action – and Algebra instruction based on standards set by the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics. Through sustained exploration and engagement, students master Algebra concepts critical to passing high stakes exams and graduation requirements.

According to Ntiedo Etuk, CEO and co-founder of Tabula Digita, the highlight of the new Evolver series is the multiplayer capability that allows students to compete, individually or in teams, with students from the same classroom, same building, same district, or from across the country.

“Research shows that learning is greatly enhanced when students use critical thinking and problem solving skills in a collaborative environment,” said Etuk. “Students can be brought together collectively or competitively in order to better learn from and motivate each other.”

In the new Evolver Multiplayer version, students face numerous mathematical obstacles, develop team-based strategies, and navigate through a series of mazes to score the most points, according to the announcement.

The additional new game series, Evolver Singleplayer for Pre-Algebra, uses the same model of incorporating key algebraic concepts into a contemporary game format. Here, Pre-Algebra students take part in 20 “missions” or lessons, in order to master concepts such as proportions, number lines, and adding and subtracting integers to advance through the self-competition. Additional concepts such as prime numbers, order of operations, evaluating expressions, employing function tables, and solving equations are incorporated as well.

A supplemental curriculum solution to classroom textbooks, the Evolver series content is correlated to select state standards. It also provides automatic progress tracking for each student so teachers can provide additional instruction to help students gain mastery of specific concepts.

The Evolver games are available for purchase in five versions: single user, class license lab pack, site license and district license. Evolver Multiplayer is also available as a standalone package under site and district licensing arrangements. The software is available on both Windows and Macintosh platforms. For more information, please visit www.DimensionM.com.

Source: Tabula Digita, www.tabuladigita.com


 
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