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Let's Do Math: Wanna Play?

Tisa Lach; Lynae Sakshaug 

November 2005, Volume 11, Issue 4, Page 172

Abstract:
Results of an action research study of using commercial games in a fifth-grade class to facilitate teaching algebraic reasoning, spatial sense, and multistep problem solving. It includes a list of the games used and description of activities along with results of the initial and follow-up assessments of the effect produced by the twelve weeks study.

Keywords:
Article
Algebraic Patterns
Conceptual Development
Grades 6-8
Families
Math Coordinator / Coach
Estimation / Approximation / Number Sense
Teacher
Lesson Plans
Problem Solving / Problem Posing
Reasoning and Proof
Shapes
Similarity / Congruence