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BOSTON, MA, October 08, 2013 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Mixing in Math's Blockade and Other Games created by TERC and distributed in partnership by Tumblehome Learning, has been named a Creative Child Magazine's 2013 Product of the Year in the Educational Products Category, and the 2013 Game of the Year in the Educational Math Games Category.
Blockade and Other Games, which is aligned with the Common Core Math Standards for elementary grades, helps children ages five and up to develop skills in number & operations, algebra, geometry, logical & spatial thinking and more.
"We are honored that Blockade and Other Games has been named both Product of the Year and Game of the Year by Creative Child Magazine, especially in the prestigious education products and math games categories. To receive the top award in two educational categories is a great honor," said Pendred Noyce, chair of Tumblehome Learning.
"Blockade and Other Games is a huge hit among parents, kids, after-school providers, and other caregivers." said developer Marlene Kliman. "Kids and adults alike can just jump in and get involved in playing our colorful and fast-paced games--and they learn so much while they're playing!"
Two additional products also received Awards. Lucky Tens and Other Games won the 2013 Preferred Choice Award in the Educational Math Games Category, and Lost in Tangrams won the 2013 Seal of Excellence Award in the Puzzle Games Category.
Each year, Creative Child holds a 2-day event and takes a unique approach to reviewing products by having moms and early education professionals complete the reviews. Each product is tested by a variety of reviewers who are people who would purchase the product.
Tumblehome Learning is a Massachusetts transmedia company that helps kids imagine themselves as young scientists or engineers and encourages them to experience science through adventure and discovery. More information at: http://www.tumblehomelearning.com
TERC is a Massachusetts-based independent non-profit organization dedicated to engaging and inspiring all students through stimulating curricula and programs. The Mixing in Math group at TERC develops math games, activities, and projects based on 15 years of research funded by The National Science Foundation. More information at: http://www.terc.edu and http://mixinginmath.terc.edu.
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