Strategy games are an important strand of math games that are designed to help kids become more strategic in their thinking and should be threaded throughout our math workshop. Bonus: these games are fun, fast-paced, and simple to play anywhere!
Student-Led Instruction Posts
Buy back time by putting the responsibility back on students to learn how to play math games using these handy tutorials!
By helping even the youngest students learn to notice and analyze naturally-occurring patterns all around them, we can build a foundation for critical thinking that they will use for the rest of their lives.
Guest Post by Pat Baltzley, MS/HS Math Coach How do you get your students talking to one another? Do your instructional routines provide opportunities for student conversation around the mathematics of your lesson? One of the most critical practices we can implement...
This shift towards student-led instruction is much easier said than done, but we have to take small steps to move in that right direction.
How do we get to a point where the students own the eight mathematical practices?
Our theme for this new school year is transferring as much ownership as possible to the students. This activity will challenge how you think about instruction!