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It's All in the Cards: Adding and Subtracting Integers

Gregorio Ponce 

August 2007, Volume 13, Issue 1, Page 10

Abstract:
Conceptual misunderstandings students have about integers.  Article describes a hands-on activity using a regular deck of playing cards that facilitates class discussion about integers and adding and subtracting integers. Included is a PowerPoint presentation of the rules for the game.

Keywords:
Article
Addition and Subtraction
Communication
Conceptual Development
Grades 6-8
Games / Puzzles
Math Coordinator / Coach
Teacher
Modeling
Integers