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Project will create a mobile version of Mathopoly for tablet & other devices. Mathopoly is an existing board game teaching mathematics Read more

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Funding Canceled

Funding for this project was canceled by the project creator on May 26, 2014.

Project will create a mobile version of Mathopoly for tablet & other devices. Mathopoly is an existing board game teaching mathematics

Willi Penner
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Willi Penner

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About this project

I created Mathopoly and it has been used in my classrooms since 2003, but was only "released" to the public in early 2011. Since that time, classrooms around North America and overseas have used it as part of their math instruction. The question very early on was "Do you have an App for this? If you did, that would be awesome!". 

Mathopoly Board Game
Mathopoly Board Game

This has now become a major focus for myself. Create Mathopoly for iOS and Android devices and have this dynamic Math game be accessible in even more classrooms around the world that use electronic devices as part of their instruction.

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I am raising funds so that I can create a digital version of Mathopoly to be used in classrooms or individually on hand held devices. I am a creative teacher, one with a passion for teaching different ways to learn concepts. However, that being said, I do not have the expertise needed to create a digital version myself. This responsibility will go to a company who's track record speaks for itself, and who I trust will create the digital version that resembles the Mathopoly Board version and all of it's engagement qualities. I have researched many companies both domestic and overseas, and have a great understanding of what they can potentially do. 

Jr. Card Bundle, Great  Supplementary Cards
Jr. Card Bundle, Great Supplementary Cards

Risks and challenges

The biggest hurdle I face is finding the right company, who will capture the uniqueness and engagement of Mathopoly from Board Game to iOS and Android version. I like a finished product that one can be proud of, if there is a delay, it may come in the form of myself not being satisfied in what has been produced. To me this isn't just a game, it's a learning tool, and while it still needs to remain fun, it cannot lose its Mathematical structure and focus.

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    Mention on the Mathopoly.ca website as a contributor

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    Mathopoly Sticker Pack

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    Mathopoly Logo Stress Ball....Yup, that's right. Nothing better then a ball you can squeeze to keep you calm while playing Mathopoly

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    Board Game version of Mathopoly being played in classrooms and homes around the world and of course our stickers! Mentioned on our website as a contributor.

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    Board Game version of Mathopoly PLUS the Junior Card Bundle set as an add on card set, and stickers. Mentioned on our website as a contributor.

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    Get your full name and 3 of your friends names to be used in questions, appearing in the iOS & Android version of Mathopoly. "Jerry Smith scored 12: 3-pointers and was 7/8 at the free throw line. How many points did he score all together?" Mentioned on our website as a contributor.

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    Get your name and your image digitally drawn on questions appearing in the iOS & Android version of Mathopoly,(see example on home page of campaign) and mentioned on our website as a contributor.

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    A class set of Mathopoly : 5 Mathopoly Games and 5 Junior Bundles as an add on card set, plus 2 free downloads of either the iOS or Android version of Mathopoly.Mentioned on our website as a contributor.

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    Your image digitally drawn and appearing as Vice-Principal on the digital game board permanently for the iOS & Android version of Mathopoly...WOW. Mentioned on our website as a contributor.

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    Your image digitally drawn and appearing as Principal on the digital game board permanently for the iOS & Android version of Mathopoly...Double WOW. Mentioned on our website as a contributor.

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Funding period

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