Multiplication & Fractions (Paperback)

Math Games for Tough Topics

By Denise Gaskins

Tabletop Academy Press, 9781892083234, 166pp.

Publication Date: November 11, 2016

List Price: 18.99*
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Description

Rescue your child from math phobia-by playing games

You'll love these math games because they give your child a sturdy foundation for understanding multiplication and fractions.

Help your child master the times tables and build mental math skills. Play with advanced concepts such as division, fractions, decimals, and multi-step calculations.

Multiplication & Fractions features 25 kid-tested games, offering a variety of challenges for upper-elementary and middle school students. Chapters include:

  • Mathematical Models: Learn to picture multiplication and fractions in a way that supports your child's comprehension.
  • Conquer the Times Tables: Enjoy practicing the math facts until correct answers become automatic.
  • Mixed Operations: Give mental muscles a workout with games that require number skills and logical thinking.
  • Fractions and Decimals: Master equivalent fractions, work with decimal place value, and multiply fractions and decimal numbers.

Math games prevent math anxiety. Games pump up your child's mental muscle, reduce the fear of failure, and generate a positive attitude toward mathematics.

Parents can use these games to enjoy quality time with your children. Classroom teachers like them as warm-ups and learning center activities or for a relaxing review day at the end of a term. If you are a tutor or homeschooler, make games a regular feature in your lesson plans to build your students' math skills.

So what are you waiting for? Clear off a table, grab a deck of cards, and let's play some math



About the Author

Denise Gaskins is a veteran homeschooling mother of five who has taught or tutored at every level from preschool to undergraduate physics. She loves math, and she delights in sharing that love with young people. "Math is not just rules and rote memory," Denise says. "Math is like ice cream, with more flavors than you can imagine. And if all you ever do is textbook math, that's like eating broccoli-flavored ice cream!" As author of the popular Let's Play Math blog, Denise helps parents and teachers open their students' eyes to the variety and richness of mathematics. Her articles and books explore the adventure of learning math as a playful mental game.