Awesome games and activities for kids with numeracy difficulties : how to feel smart and in control about doing mathematics with a neurodiverse brain / Judy Hornigold, illustrated by Joe Salerno

By: Hornigold, Judy.
Publisher: Philadelphia, PA : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2021Description: 140 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.Rating: Ages 7+ Jessica Kingsley Publishers; Grades 4-6 Jessica Kingsley Publishers.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781787755635.Subject(s): MATHEMATICS | NUMERACY | GAMES | PROBLEMS | DYSCALCULIA | JUVENILE LITERATURE
Contents:
Why I wrote this book -- How I use this book -- An introduction for parents (and interested children) -- 1. Play it! -- 2. Play some more! -- 3. Ponder it! -- 4. Conjure it! -- 5. Simplify it! -- 6. Square it! -- 7. Make it! -- 8. Riddle it! - 9. Believe it!
Summary: "Has maths ever made you feel anxious, confused or like you just don't get it? This is an entertaining collection of mathematical games and curiosities for you to astound your family and friends with. You don't have to follow the chapters in a certain order - you can use this book however you would like, whether you want to get creative, play a game or impress your friends with a clever trick. Designed to spark a child's enthusiasm for maths and make learning simple, this book will help children to grasp the fundamental concepts in maths through exploration and play. This book will appeal to all learning styles and abilities but is particularly relevant for those with specific learning difficulties such as dyscalculia. Building self-esteem and promoting a growth mindset, these activities will help readers to effortlessly develop their number skills, empowering even the least confident learner with a deeper understanding of maths"-- book jacket
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Why I wrote this book -- How I use this book -- An introduction for parents (and interested children) -- 1. Play it! -- 2. Play some more! -- 3. Ponder it! -- 4. Conjure it! -- 5. Simplify it! -- 6. Square it! -- 7. Make it! -- 8. Riddle it! - 9. Believe it!

"Has maths ever made you feel anxious, confused or like you just don't get it? This is an entertaining collection of mathematical games and curiosities for you to astound your family and friends with. You don't have to follow the chapters in a certain order - you can use this book however you would like, whether you want to get creative, play a game or impress your friends with a clever trick. Designed to spark a child's enthusiasm for maths and make learning simple, this book will help children to grasp the fundamental concepts in maths through exploration and play. This book will appeal to all learning styles and abilities but is particularly relevant for those with specific learning difficulties such as dyscalculia. Building self-esteem and promoting a growth mindset, these activities will help readers to effortlessly develop their number skills, empowering even the least confident learner with a deeper understanding of maths"-- book jacket

Ages 7+ Jessica Kingsley Publishers.

Grades 4-6 Jessica Kingsley Publishers.

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