Educator Resources for Battleship Numberline

Estimating numbers on a number line can be a blast! This version of Battleship Numberline is specifically designed to help students quickly and confidently estimate the size of different fractions. Did you know that a student's accuracy in number line estimation correlates with their standardized achievement scores? We developed this game specifically for students to build a strong and robust number sense, which is the foundation for future success in math.

Playpower Experiments!

To better understand the effects of a game’s impact on learning and enjoyment, Battleship Numberline players may receive slightly different versions of game. Playpower, the game developer, is investigating the effects of having a game where players can win or lose levels or where they are just given a score. They are also varying design elements like the difficulty of winning a game level and the ability to earn in-game achievements, such as trophies, unlocked levels or score cards. If you have any questions about this experiment (or anything else), please

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Number Lines and Estimation Lesson Plan: Battleship Numberline Game

In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 3-12, students use BrainPOP resources to explore mathematical concepts such as whole numbers, decimals, and fractions. Students will use interactive game play to understand relationships between numbers and estimate positions on a number line. This lesson plan is aligned to Common Core State Standards.  See more »