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.
If at all possible, refrain from providing the answers! Lure of the Labyrinth was designed, both in terms of its math content and game play, as a tool for students to explore and make discoveries on their own. By asking open-ended questions, you can help the student discover the "answer" themselves.
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.