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Learning Maths Through Games 20 th May 2014

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Why play games? What educational benefits are there to be gained from games? Are some games better than others? Can we justify the use of games in Maths lessons?

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What is a mathematical game? 2 or more players Take turns A ‘winning’ situation Be able to exercise some choice

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Two distinct purposes 1.Games with a specific mathematical learning objective 2.Games that develop thinking skills, mathematical strategy, intuition and puzzle solving

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Some examples… 1.Games with a specific mathematical learning objective

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Some examples… 2. Games that develop thinking skills, mathematical strategy, intuition or puzzle solving

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6 + 4 = take away 9 makes 1 1 add 17 is 18 18…… Competitive aim – stop your partner from going Collaborative aim – cross off as many as possible

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Benefits of Using Games Motivation Positive attitude Increased learning Generation of discussion Increased learning Different levels of learning Assessment Home and school Independence Language barriers

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Maths games in action!

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