Hawker Brownlow Education

Well Played, 3-5: Building Mathematical Thinking Through Number Games and Puzzles

Author: Linda Dacey, Karen Gartland, Jayne Bamford Lynch

Availability: In Stock

Code: SHP6548

ISBN: 9781760016548

No of Pages: 234

Publish date: 06/11/2015


Students love maths games and puzzles, but how much are they
really learning from the experience? Too often, maths 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

The 25 games and puzzles in Well
, which have all been field-tested in diverse classrooms, contain:

  • explanations
    of the mathematical importance of each game or puzzle and how it supports
    student learning

  • variations
    for each game or puzzle to address a range of learning levels and styles

  • clear
    step-by-step directions

  • classroom
    vignettes that model how best to introduce the featured game or puzzle.

The book also includes a separate chapter with suggestions for how
to effectively manage games and puzzles in diverse classrooms; reproducibles
that provide directions, game boards, game cards and puzzles; assessment ideas;
and suggestions for online games, puzzles and apps. Well Played will help you tap the power of games and puzzles to
engage students in sustained and productive mathematical thinking.