Lure of the Labyrinth is a digital game for middle-school pre-algebra students. Intriguing math-based puzzles are woven into an exciting narrative with two main goals: find your lost pet and save the world from monsters! Linked to both Common Core and national (NCTM) standards, the game gives students a chance to think like mathematicians. To date, students have used math and problem-solving skills to save more than 30 million pets! It was developed in partnership with Fablevision and Maryland Public Television.
Labyrinth can be found on its own website (requires Flash).
Lure of the Labyrinth is hosted on Maryland Public Television’s Thinkport site which includes a number of resources for educators to help you get started using the game. The following represents a small sample of the resources available: