Make learning basic math skills entertaining and educational for your elementary school students with this collection of over 125 easy-to-use games, puzzles, and activities! Covers addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, place value, fractions, algebra, logic, geometry, and more. Includes Game Grade Level and NCTM Content Area Reference Chart; and selected answers. Grades 1 to 5. 307 reproducible pages, softcover from Jossey-Bass.
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.
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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