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ERIC Number: EJ469332
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1993
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ISSN: ISSN-0891-4508
Math and the Real World: Fun and Games. Teaching Math.
May, Lola
Teaching Pre K-8, v24 n1 p26 Aug-Sep 1993
Describes three simple games that do not involve numbers and that can be used to teach children problem-solving strategies and math skills. The games are Tick-Tack-Toe; Jest, a game that uses a blocking strategy; and Nim, a game that uses a capturing strategy. All three games force students to plan ahead and calculate possible outcomes using mathematics. (MDM)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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IES Cited: ED544376