|Second Look - Games that Promote Both Number Fluency and Critical Thinking|
Teacher to Teacher: What Is the Name of This Game?
An easy-to-learn game that focuses on building number and number sense as well as algebra at the more advanced level. Variations of this game are also described, thus allowing for increased challenge. Teacher to Teacher is a department written by teachers for other teachers. This department features implications for improving instruction aimed at ideas teachers can use in their own classrooms, schools, and communities.
Illuminations Applet: Deep Sea Duel
challenges you to a duel! That crazy octopus wants to play you in a game where
the first person to choose cards with a specified sum wins. You can choose how
many cards, what types of numbers, and Okta's level of strategy
Game of 9 Cards Complete
Students of all ages enjoy playing games. Many games illustrate or reinforce mathematical principles. This game does both.
The Learning Principle
Students must learn mathematics with understanding, actively building new knowledge from experience and prior knowledge.