9780470227206

Math Puzzles and Brainteasers, Grades 6-8 Over 300 Puzzles that Teach Math and Problem-Solving Skills

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  • ISBN13:

    9780470227206

  • ISBN10:

    0470227206

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2009-09-15
  • Publisher: Jossey-Bass
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Summary

Number puzzles, spatial/visual puzzles, cryptograms, Sudoku, Kokuru, logic puzzles, and word games like Frame Games are all a great way to teach math and problem-solving skills to elementary and middle school students. In these two new collections, puzzle master Terry Stickels provides puzzles and brain games that range from simple to challenging and are organized by grade level and National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) content areas. Each book offers over 300 brain games that will help students learn core math concepts and develop critical thinking skills. The books include a wide range of puzzle types and cover a variety of math topics, from fractions and geometry to probability and algebra.Terry Stickels (Fort Worth, TX) is a well-known puzzle creator and the author of many classic puzzle books, such as Classic Mind Benders (978-1-4027-2359-9)and The Big Book of Mind-Bending Puzzles (978-1-4027-3255-3), as well as three popular syndicated puzzle columns. Stickels is also well known for his engaging presentations. Visit his Web site at terrystickels.com for more puzzle fun.

Author Biography

Terry Stickels (Fort Worth, TX) is a well-known puzzle creator and the author of many classic puzzle books, such as Classic Mind Benders (978-1-4027-2359-9)and The Big Book of Mind-Bending Puzzles (978-1-4027-3255-3), as well as three popular syndicated puzzle columns. Stickels is also well known for his engaging presentations. Visit his Web site at terrystickels.com for more puzzle fun.

Table of Contents

Foreword
Acknowledgments
About This Book
The Author
Introduction
Numbers and Operations
Whole Numbers
Rational Numbers
Geometry and Measurement
Geometry
Measurement
Mathematical Reasoning
Visual
Other
Algebra, Statistics, and Probability
Answers
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