ERIC Number: ED401159
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1994
Scratch Your Brain Where It Itches: Math Games, Tricks and Quick Activities, Book B-1.
This resource book contains mathematical games, tricks, and quick activities for the classroom. Categories include computation and calculator practice, manipulative challenges, puzzlers, picky puzzlers, patterns, measurement, money, time tricks, calendar quips, crazy computing, and riddles. Twenty-nine games, tricks, and activities are found in the computation and calculator practice section along with 6 manipulative challenges, and 37 puzzles in the two puzzler sections. The book presents 10 ideas on measurement and money, 7 pattern problems, 14 riddles, 12 time tricks and calendar quips, and 7 crazy computing activities. A key to each of the 122 activities, games, and tricks is included. (DDR)
Descriptors: Critical Thinking, Educational Games, Elementary Secondary Education, Learning Activities, Mathematical Applications, Mathematics Curriculum, Mathematics Instruction, Patterns in Mathematics, Problem Solving
Critical Thinking Press and Software, P.O. Box 448, Pacific Grove, CA 93950-0448; phone: 800-458-4849; fax: 408-393-3277.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: For other books in this series, see SE 059 304-306.