Why do educators need a pedagogy of play? What does playful learning look and feel like in classrooms and schools? How do educators set up the conditions where playful learning thrives? For some answers to these questions, and to find out about the research on playful learning, download the book “The Pedagogy of Play” […]
To play FDP Pelmathism (for Fractions, Decimals and Percentages), shuffle the cards and place them face down on a table, either in rows and columns or just spread out. Players take turns to turn over 2 cards. Whenever the cards match, the player keeps the pair and gets another chance to turn […]
You can play this game with different sets of numbers like whole numbers or integers, fractions or decimals and with (1) addition and subtraction or with (2) multiplication and […]
Checkit can be played by 2 players or 2 teams. Each player starts with a blank Checkit frame and invents a challenge for the opponent to complete. The entries in the boxes can be any type of numbers, algebraic expressions or even words.
The entries in the […]
For versions of the game for different age groups see the Inclusion Guide.
PRIZE TO BE AWARDED: A COPY OF THE BOOK ‘LET’S PLAY MATHEMATICALLY AIMING HIGH GAMES’ will be awarded on 1st March 2024 to the teacher who contributes most to the comments sections about the games on this AIMING […]
Is there more than one?
It is quite easy to find a few solutions. The big challenge is to find all possible solutions.
Can you provide a convincing argument that you have found […]
How to win: The winner is the player who blocks in their opponent’s L shape so the opponent cannot move.
Rules: From this starting position, the first […]
Click here to register for the 2023 GLOBAL MATHS AND SCIENCE LESSON ON TUESDAY 10 OCTOBER. See below for links to lesson resources.
1. Working with a square drawn on the ground in the classroom, or in a bigger space, indoors or outdoors, find the perimeter of […]