Thursday, March 1, 2012

Math Gloooooooory!

Try this math review game and let me know how it works. 

Here are the rules:

  • The game will proceed one round at a time
  • Each round will last 8–n minutes where n is the number of the round of the game (e.g. the first round will be 7 minutes, the second 6 minutes)
  • Each round will consist of one problem to solve
  • The game officials walk around the room only to check answers (no help will be given, only confirmation or denial of solutions)
  • Students are grouped into teams
  • As soon as everyone in a team has the solution written down in completion, all members of that group raise their hands
  • The solution will be checked by the official(s)
  • Every group who gets the correct solution will be rewarded with 1 point
  • The group who finishes first will be rewarded 2 points
  • The team who has the most points at the end of 7 rounds wins the prize!


  • Let students pick team names
  • Offer one get out of homework free token as the prize
  • Try different timing schemes for different complexity of units to review

1 comment:

  1. Haha, I've copied it and will try it out before an upcoming test--I'll try to remember to let you know how it goes!



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