Do you love a puzzle? I do! We know brainteasers and logic puzzles are both engaging and challenging! We also know visual representations are a great way to develop algebraic concepts. In this series, we will explore puzzles that require critical thinking, build number sense, and develop and/or strengthen students’ conceptual understanding of algebraic concepts! What could be better?
I support and encourage concrete examples (such as algebra tiles and/or Hands-on-Equations) to help students develop a conceptual understanding of algebra. In my experience, students also learn a lot from working with logic puzzles involving algebraic thinking! They are also very engaging!
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