Lure of the Labyrinth is a digital game for middle-school pre-algebra students. It includes a wealth of intriguing math-based puzzles wrapped into an exciting narrative game in which students work to find their lost pet - and save the world from monsters! Linked to both Common Core and national (NCTM) standards, the game gives students a chance to actually think like mathematicians.
You don't need to be a gamer, but you do need to be a teacher! Most of your students will figure out Lure of the Labyrinth's game play with little or no help. But they'll need you to make the connection between the math in the game and the math in your classroom.
A professional development video for prealgebra teachers
See how Maryland teachers are effectively bringing this game directly into their classrooms so that you can do the same.