Card Game Roundup, Grades 3-5: Play Your Way to Math Success

Card Game Roundup, Grades 3-5: Play Your Way to Math Success

by Josh Rappaport, Sally Blakemore
     
 

In Card Game Roundup, Singing Turtle Press rustles up a passel of fun card games that teachers and parents can use to teach young children vital math skills.The book is aimed at both teachers and parents working with children in grades 3 - 5. The games, created by veteran teachers Trudy Bortz and Josh Rappaport (author of the Parents Choice award-winning Algebra

Overview

In Card Game Roundup, Singing Turtle Press rustles up a passel of fun card games that teachers and parents can use to teach young children vital math skills.The book is aimed at both teachers and parents working with children in grades 3 - 5. The games, created by veteran teachers Trudy Bortz and Josh Rappaport (author of the Parents Choice award-winning Algebra Survival Guide), are so much fun that kids won't even realize they're learning math as they play.In Annie Oakley, children learn about measurement and data analysis. In Mysterious Bandits, children solve for variables in addition and subtration problems. And in Land Grab, they learn how to sort objects into the sections of a Venn Diagram.The book is beautifully illustrated by artist Sally Blakemore (winner of the 2002 Children's Literature Award).This is the second book in the Card Game Roundup series. The first title features games for children in the K-2 age bracket.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780965911306
Publisher:
Singing Turtle Press
Publication date:
01/01/2010
Series:
Card Game Roundup series
Pages:
96
Product dimensions:
8.42(w) x 11.06(h) x 0.28(d)
Age Range:
8 - 10 Years

Meet the Author

Josh Rappaport runs the Now I Get It! Tutoring Service in Santa Fe, New Mexico. As a longtime tutor, Josh has heard just about every question about math ever uttered. To help children, Josh relates math's complexities to life situations through playful analogies. Josh put his ideas together in the Algebra Survival Guide, winner of a Parents Choice commendation. The Guide has been used by individuals, schools and school districts across the United States.

Trudy Bortz has been working in elementary schools for 29 years, and she's still going strong! Named Teacher of the Year for Special Education, Trudy currently teaches in the Boulder Valley School District in Colorado. In addition to a bachelor's degree in Early Childhood/Elementary Education, Trudy holds master's degrees in Special Education and Education Administration.Josh Rappaport, winner of the Outstanding Young Educator award, is author of the best-selling Algebra Survival Guide, now going into its fourth printing. Josh taught middle school and high school, and for the last 12 years he has been president of the Now I Get It! Learning Center, where he both tutors and teaches children of all ages.

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