Mega-Fun Math Games and Puzzles for the Elementary Grades: 125 Ready-to-Use Activities That Teach Math Facts, Concepts, and Thinking Skills

Mega-Fun Math Games and Puzzles for the Elementary Grades: 125 Ready-to-Use Activities That Teach Math Facts, Concepts, and Thinking Skills

by Michael S. Schiro, Schiro
     
 

Make developing basic math skills fun and painless

With this great collection of over 125 easy-to-use games, puzzles, and activities, teachers and parents can help kids comprehend fundamental math concepts, including addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, place value, fractions, and more. All games and puzzles use easy-to-find household items such as

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Make developing basic math skills fun and painless

With this great collection of over 125 easy-to-use games, puzzles, and activities, teachers and parents can help kids comprehend fundamental math concepts, including addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, place value, fractions, and more. All games and puzzles use easy-to-find household items such as paper and pencil, playing cards, coins, and dice. The activities also help children develop problem-solving skills, such as testing hypotheses, creating strategies, and organizing information, as well as spatial relations skills, part-to-whole skills, and memory.

Michael Schiro, EdD (Chestnut Hill, MA), is an associate professor at the School of Education at Boston College. He is the author of several books on teaching and learning math and is a frequent presenter at local and national math conferences.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470344750
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
02/24/2009
Pages:
336
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 1.00(d)

Meet the Author

MICHAEL S. SCHIRO, Ed.D. is an associate professor at the Lynch School of Education at Boston College. He's written numerous articles and many books on teaching and learning math and is a frequent presenter at regional and national math teacher conferences.

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