George Lucas Educational Foundation

Patrick Feeney

Founded an educational app and games studio

I'm an ex-teacher (Physics, Math) who founded a games studio in order to create new learning tools and to design games with educational and social purpose ( My great hope is that technology will one day be able to help teachers teach the hardest thing there is to teach: critical thinking, intuition, and problem solving. I'm fascinated by puzzles, programming, tinkering, and the maker movement: all things that make kids "think while they create". My first app was a math problem solving app called Mathlands (

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    • Game-Based Learning

      Games in the Mathematics Classrooms: There’s an App for That!

      Educational app developer and guest blogger Patrick Feeney looks at what makes a good math gaming app and lists some of his favorite puzzles that engage students while teaching them effectively.