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Will Shortz Presents I Can KenKen! Volume 2: 70 Puzzles for Having Fun with Math

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Not only are these puzzles fun but KenKen helps children improve concentration, logic and arithmetic skills. Children ages 9-12 have excelled in math and gained real-life problem solving skills all from playing a puzzle so engaging that it keeps them coming back for more.
 
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Overview

Not only are these puzzles fun but KenKen helps children improve concentration, logic and arithmetic skills. Children ages 9-12 have excelled in math and gained real-life problem solving skills all from playing a puzzle so engaging that it keeps them coming back for more.
 
This second volume of I Can KenKen features:
• 75 easy all multiplication puzzles to get kids excited about KenKen
• Introduction and how to solve instructions from Marilyn Burns
• "Home and Classroom Guide for Parents and Teachers" by Ms. Burns
• Foreword by Will Shortz

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780312546427
  • Publisher: St. Martin's Press
  • Publication date: 12/23/2008
  • Pages: 112
  • Sales rank: 411,471
  • Age range: 9 - 12 Years
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Meet the Author

TETSUYA MIYAMOTO, the creator of KenKen, is a math teacher who runs a unique mathematics class for grade school children in Japan where he practices “The Art of Teaching Without Teaching.” His teaching method and use of KenKen in his classroom has proven extremely successful. His students regularly go on to be accepted at the most prestigious schools in Tokyo.
 
WILL SHORTZ has been the crossword puzzle editor of The New York Times since 1993. He is also the puzzlemaster on NPR’s Weekend Edition Sunday and is founder and director of the annual American Crossword Puzzle Tournament. He has edited countless books of crossword puzzles, Sudoku, KenKen, and all manner of brain-busters.

MARILYN BURNS is a National Mathematics Educator and the author of the best selling The I Hate Mathematics! Book. Additionally, Ms. Burns has created the "Math Solutions" courses attended nationwide by more than 60,000 teachers and administrators.

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  • Posted March 16, 2009

    Math the fun way

    Great book of math puzzles. The grandkids love to do them and like them lots better then math drills.

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