Megabowl 2009 Educational Video Game Competitions
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April 28, 2009
Students in Texas, New York and Florida to compete in Megabowl 2009 educational video game competitions in May. Hosted by Tabula Digita, developer of the award-winning DimensionM™ Multiplayer video game software, districtwide tournaments will be held for the first time in Garland, Texas on May 12 and in Broward County, Fla. on May 21. New York City will host its second “Inter-Borough” Tournament on May 15.
and middle school students will compete against classmates and students from
neighboring schools using their arithmetic acumen to advance through timed
video games – with hundreds of their classmates cheering them on. As they
advance, players demonstrate mastery and apply what they have learned about
everything from prime numbers to graphing linear equations and more. Students
in the New York City and Broward contests will also compete for prizes, in some
instances including Nintendo DS, iPod Shuffles and iTunes gift cards.
teachers get their schools in the game, Tabula Digita has added a “Toolkit”
feature to its website where teachers can download and print promotional
posters and flyers for their students, motivating them to prepare for the
district tournament. The interactive
website has information and updates for the three individual tournaments -- the Inter-Borough, Sunshine State and Lone Star State events. The site also
features helpful information for both teachers and parents, including tips on
hosting future virtual tournaments, detailed rules and information about the
final events. For more information,
please visit www.DimensionM.com/Megabowl