a scenario based math learning game

Math students have a hard time applying math concepts to real world situations. It is difficult for them to correctly use math when the operations are not explicitly called for.

The inability to transfer math skills from their learned context hinders future math learning in school and the use of math to solve actual problems as adults.

8- to 18-year-olds today devote more than 7 hours a day to media related entertainment activities. Part of that time could be used to expand children's notion of math and its applications.

Pizzaioli aims to promote the transfer of math skills by providing the specific context of a pizza restaurant in a 2D game environment where the math problems are derived from the game's context.