Category Archives: Games

Order of Operations (with Integers) Dice Game

My grade 8s were in need of some extra practice with their integer operations and order of operations in general, so I adapted a game for them to play with triple-dice! Here’s the game board for you to use! The … Continue reading

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Using Games in Math Class – Coquitlam 2013

Today I had the chance to meet some fantastic teachers from Coquitlam and Burnaby to share some ideas and strategies for hope we can use games in our classroom. We started by talking about and playing the Tetris game, here’s … Continue reading

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Some Fun Warm-up Apps to get our Brains Moving…

I haven’t written anything about the new tablet I bought to use in my classroom.  Since I love all things techy, this new toy has been A LOT of fun for me. I plan on sharing how I’ve used the … Continue reading

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A Game for Practicing Simplifying Radicals

There are so many reasons that I love reading teacher blogs, and that I love being involved in math education in BC.  I was reading Carollee Norris’s “Focus on Math” blog the other day, and noticed that she had reposted … Continue reading

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Math Games Session

On Thursday I attended (and hosted a session at) Faye Brownlie’s 3-part professional development series in Coquitlam.  My session looked at how we can use math games as formative assessments for students. We played what my students call the Tetris Game … Continue reading

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