CanFigureIt Geometry from PlayMada Games
Here’s a digital learning resource that enables students to work through geometric proofs independently and interactively, nurturing their exploration and deductive reasoning skills.
With a robust bank of almost 500 highly visual activities, CanFigureIt Geometry provides continuous feedback to develop problem-solving skills by breaking down complex problems into manageable chunks and helping learners with both forward and backward reasoning. Topics include: Lines & Angles, Triangles, Quadrilaterals and Circles.
“We seek to promote student ownership and empower teachers,” says Peter Walters, General Manager for PlayMada Games, the makers of CanFigureIt Geometry. “We have spent many hours in classrooms learning from teachers and students and set the bar high for ourselves, especially when it comes to addressing their needs.”
CanFigureIt Geometry features several notable elements:
- An interactive canvas to make and prove claims
- A continuously updated diagram indicating where students are in the proof
- An embedded glossary with visuals and templates demonstrating the structure of theorems
- A teacher dashboard that provides performance reports at the student and classroom level.
It is made by teachers for teachers. Teachers can connect their class rosters safely and securely with Google Classroom, Clever Library or via a class code.
Over 18% of U.S. high school geometry teachers subscribe to CanFigureIt Geometry.
On a side note: Another one of their offerings includes a “Collisions” game app (fundamental chemistry concepts) which is completely free (and makes chemistry completely fun).
Free online training and webinars are provided.