Well Played, K-2

Building Mathematical Thinking Through Number Games and Puzzles

Students love math games and puzzles, but how much are they really learning from the experience? Too often, math games are thought of as just a fun activity or enrichment opportunity. Well Played shows you how to make games and puzzles an integral learning component that provides teachers with unique access to student thinking.

The twenty-five games and puzzles in Well Played, which have all been field-tested in diverse classrooms, contain:

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Students love math games and puzzles, but how much are they really learning from the experience? Too often, math games are thought of as just a fun activity or enrichment opportunity. Well Played shows you how to make games and puzzles an integral learning component that provides teachers with unique access to student thinking.

The twenty-five games and puzzles in Well Played, which have all been field-tested in diverse classrooms, contain:

About the Author(s)

Linda Dacey, professor of mathematics and education at Lesley University, began her career teaching at the elementary level and early in her career, received an NSF grant to develop a model program for preparing middle school teachers.

Karen Gartland is a mathematics coordinator and classroom teacher at Groton-Dunstable Middle School. She enjoys working with students of all ages with a focus on conceptual understanding of mathematics through critical thinking and application as well as best practices for integrating technology.

Jayne Bamford Lynch is a district math instructional coach in Cambridge, Massachusetts, where she spends most of her days in elementary classrooms supporting coaches, teachers, and students.

Table of Contents

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Contents
Foreword by Kassia Omohundro Wedekind
Acknowledgments
Chapter 1: Introduction
Chapter 2: Supporting Learning Through Games and Puzzles
Chapter 3: Counting and Ordering
Chapter 4: Base Ten Numeration
Chapter 5: Addition
Chapter 6: Subtraction
Chapter 7: Addition and Subtraction
Appendix
Puzzle Answer Key
References

 

 

Product Details

Grade Range: K-2
Media: 224 pp/paper
Year: 2015
Item No: 1034Item No: 1077Item No: 1B34
ISBN: 978-1-62531-034-7ISBN: 978-162531-077-4ISBN: 978-162531-B347

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