Enjoying Math: Learning Problem Solving with KenKen Puzzles

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Overview

If you are looking to improve your math problem solving skills for math contests such as MOEMS or Math Kangaroo or if you are looking to improve your KenKen solving skills, this book is written for you. It is a text-book for a year long course aimed at teaching creative thinking skills with KenKen puzzles. Students in this course improve their creative problem solving and KenKen solving skills significantly. This book includes over 100 puzzles and 200 exercises related to KenKen puzzles - all aimed to improving ...
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Overview

If you are looking to improve your math problem solving skills for math contests such as MOEMS or Math Kangaroo or if you are looking to improve your KenKen solving skills, this book is written for you. It is a text-book for a year long course aimed at teaching creative thinking skills with KenKen puzzles. Students in this course improve their creative problem solving and KenKen solving skills significantly. This book includes over 100 puzzles and 200 exercises related to KenKen puzzles - all aimed to improving the creative problem solving skills. Motivating students to work on problems in math contests can often be challenging, but it is easy to get them interested in learning problem solving in the context of fun math puzzles.
Over the last ten years, Dr. Kulkarni has successfully used puzzles to teach creative problem solving to students. His students have included top scorers in elementary and middle school math competitions.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781479233991
  • Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
  • Publication date: 9/3/2012
  • Pages: 108
  • Product dimensions: 8.50 (w) x 11.00 (h) x 0.25 (d)

Meet the Author

Dr. Deepak Kulkarni is a scientist who has taught the math Olympiad program to elementary and middle school kids in schools over the last ten years. In 1980s, he collaborated Nobel winner Herbert Simon in developing models of creative thinking that leads to scientific discoveries. He is known for making mathematics learning a truly enjoyable experience for his students. Furthermore, his approach to teaching has been very effective in improving creative problem solving skills for his students. His students include top scorers in many different national math competitions.
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