Thursday, May 30, 2013

Math File Folder Games

Math File Folder Games is a wonderful collection of iOS apps that is ideal for teaching/learning different concepts of Math.  Right now there are 4 innovative Math games: 5 Dice: Order of Operations Game, 4 Dice: Fractions Game, Ordered Fractions: Comparing & Ordering Fractions, and Grid Lines: Ordered Pair Game.  Each one of these games are easy to use, develop critical thinking, and have a high replay value.

Here is more info on how to use Math File Folder Games in the classroom...

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Using the Math Game Apps in the Classroom

  1. Math Centers – These app games are ideal for a math center activity. Have the children read the instructions themselves if possible as this is a great reading comprehension activity.
  2. Whole Class Game/Display on Smart Board – Project the math games on a smartboard and they can be used as a whole class game. The class can sit in a circle on the floor around the smartboard and play in teams. The class can be broken into 2 or 4 teams to play.
  3. Homework - These apps are ideal for homework. It is a fun alternative to regular homework and parents can be involved in playing the math games with their children. This is really popular with the kids and the parents.
  4. Fast Finisher – These apps are perfect activities for those children who finish their work early. These apps are perfect replacement for file folder games they are quick and easy to setup.
  5. Peer Tutoring - These math games are great activities for students to use to help each other. Pair a weaker student with a stronger student so students can 'tutor' others.

I highly recommend checking out Math File Folder Games by clicking here!!!

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