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Other

Description:

This article provides teachers with justifications and implementation suggestions for using puzzles in their teaching. Puzzles provide real problem solving experiences, plenty of skill practice, and form helpful habits of mind, among other benefits. The article also provides links to an article about puzzles and examples of some common puzzle types.

Subjects:

  • Education > General
  • Mathematics > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 1
  • Grade 2
  • Grade 3
  • Grade 4
  • Grade 5
  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8
  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10
  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12

Keywords:

Grade 2,Visualization,Grade 1,Make use of structure,NSDL,Grade 4,Teaching strategies,Critical thinking,Early Elementary,Spatial sense,Kindergarten,Express regularity,Strategies,Mathematics,Analyze and persevere,Concept formation,Process skills,Inductive reasoning,Grade 5,Attend to precision,Engineering,Model with mathematics,Use appropriate tools,Vocational/Professional Development Education,NSDL_SetSpec_ncs-NSDL-COLLECTION-000-003-112-027,Reason abstractly,Practice Standards,Middle School,Grade 6,Elementary School,Representation,Deductive reasoning,Upper Elementary,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20140728160812310T,Connections,Reason quantitatively,Grade 3,Problem solving,Education,Reasoning

Language:

English

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