>I am teaching some high school students who are in a non academic stream >and I would like some information on resources for some practical math >activities and games. Nothing complex but somewhere along the lines of how >many times does your heart beat in a month, or if you ride 40km each day in >a school bus how many days would it take to go around the world. > >Tim Doskoch >Edmonton, Alberta >Canada
There are some excellent activities in the Mental Mathematics series for Intermediate and middle school. They help students develop methods for caluclating in their head in a logical manner. These are from Dale Seymour.
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