Molly Hensley
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Fractured Tales

Amplify Fractions

Educational game

CREDITS

design director  |  Todd rawson

DESIGN & Illustration  |  John Starr, Molly Hensley

ANIMATors  |  Chris Miller, Dave Herubin, Dan Lucas

Writers  |  Jeanne Thornton, Bill Cheng

Math Content  |  Zach Wissner-Gross, Drew Corley

What is Amplify Fractions?

Amplify Fractions is a digital supplemental program that offers a new approach to fractions through a blend of adaptive learning and interactive storytelling. Using quirky stories, fractions are taught with real-world context, purpose, and humor, with lessons that adapt to individual student needs.

 

Episode 37: Area of a Rectangle with a Fractional Side Length

Supervillain princess Kayla Dreadstarr is forced to spend her summer at Regular Kid camp.

 

Snapshots from various lessons

Moments from our episodes

Miya and Penny find themselves in an alien market. Students help Miya barter to find them lunch.

Miya and Penny find themselves in an alien market. Students help Miya barter to find them lunch.

Chef and Monkey are climbing up a beanstalk. Students help them reach the top by using fractions.

Chef and Monkey are climbing up a beanstalk. Students help them reach the top by using fractions.

 

Episode 44: Multiplying Gives Smaller or Larger Values

Our characters find themselves in an alien temple. Using fractions, students help characters open a portal in space.

 

After the interactive lesson is complete…

Students answer practice questions. When answered correctly, they earn points towards mastery of a topic.

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Characters & Narrative Theme Summaries

The game has seven continuous narratives divided into 51 lessons. Below are the summaries of each theme and the characters who live in them.