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.
Most of your students have all the experience they need because they're already gamers. If any of them do have difficulty with Lure of the Labyrinth's game play, try connecting them with other more practiced gamers in your class.
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.