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Playing with Numbers - Playing with Math

Using games to introduce and consolidate mathematical concepts can take the frustration out of teaching those children who are struggling.
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Playing with Numbers - Playing with Math
  • Jo Illing says:
    Games can give children opportunities to explore fundamental number concepts. It good to know that by playing these games we are helping our children to consolidate mathematical skills.
  • Jo Illing says:
    There are so many games that are played as children that teach math skills incidentally. Teachers can use games in the classroom that consolidate understanding and can also be used as an assessment tool. This site offers some great thoughts and ideas for math games.
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    Jo Illing says:
    It can be hard to choose a math game and justify it's use in the classroom. I love the way this article takes the learning objectives of math games to a deeper level.
  • Jo Illing says:
    Everyone loves Uno! Here is a great way to use a traditional game to enhance math skills, keeping the familiarity of a game will engage children quicker and consolidate concepts.
  • Jo Illing says:
    Teachers love to have new resources, but that isn't always possible. Find out how you can use the games you have to hand turn them into some math fun!
  • Jo Illing says:
    Using technology is a part of our education system and kids just love computers. Here is a wide range of math games for all areas of the math curriculum.
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BloomBoard Asks:Should parents be encouraged to play math games at home? Can your school initiate this?