Category Archives: Games

Recreational Math and Wooing Others

Begin with gifts, continue with gifts and end with gifts                                               -Advice on how to woo a lady … Continue reading

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Why do we play video games for so long?

I gathered data from 56 gamers about their Top 5 video games based on played time. In total, more than 86 different titles were mentioned. When Gamers get addicted to games, they still have diverse tastes for game play, genre, player quantity and … Continue reading

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Math first in Pre-K?

NPR produced a short segment last week on a study that is happening now which compares standard pre-school learning with pre-school focused on mathematics. They found that the average student spends 58 seconds out of a 5 hour pre-school day on … Continue reading

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7 Board Games That Teach Math Skills (and are actually FUN)!

Recently I had the pleasure of putting together an article titled, “7 Board Games That Teach Math Skills (and are actually FUN!)”, about mathematical games for the awesome folks at Engaged Family Gaming. The article went live today and you … Continue reading

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Petals Around the Rose

I was wandering through the lust forest of mathematics blogs when I came upon Math at SBHS hosting of the Carnival of Maths.  Here they featured a game called Petals Around the Rose.  Without a good explanation on the page … Continue reading

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Is Sudoku Math?

When does something get the intimidating and profound title of “mathematics”?  Does it have to be an obscure piece of formula learned in school- like the quadratic formula- to be math?  Or can math include everything from calculus to InkBall?  … Continue reading

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Free Rice

Denis over at Let’s Play Math reminded me of a great site called Free Rice. Free Rice is a site developed in 2007 by John Breen which was later donated to the UN World Program.  They are also partnered with … Continue reading

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