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Measurement War

Submitted by Lacey For customary measurement, we like to play measurement war. I made playing cards with a variety of customary measurements (12 pints, 6 cups, 2 quarts, 5 gallons, etc.) Students each have a pile of cards and flip one over at a time. Whoever has

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Divisibility Challenge

Submitted by Jean Divisibility Challenge You need: 2 Players A die labelled 1 to 6 A calculator How to Play: Player A rolls the die and records the number. Player B rolls the die. Player B adds a digit to Player A circle number so that the

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Review Cards

Submitted by Kelly Use for review, vocabulary, etc. Create review cards (approximately 3×2) with a question on one side and the answer on the other. Each student will receive a card and will raise their hand to find a partner. Once a partner is found, they high

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Using Games Effectively in the Mathematics Classroom

Educational Math Games: An educational math game is a fun and challenging context in which students interact cooperatively or competitively to achieve a defined goal within a specified set of circumstances while learning or practising identified cognitive, affective or psychomotor skills. About Math Games: can be used

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“Zero and infinity are eternally locked in a struggle to engulf all the numbers. Like a Manichaean nightmare, the two sit on opposite poles of the number sphere, sucking numbers in like tiny black holes.” [p. 145]  Zero: The Biography of a Dangerous Idea What made me

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