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NCTM 2015 Annual Meeting & Exposition

Please note: The NCTM conference program is subject to change.

55- Winning the Battle: Using Logic Puzzles to Teach Reasoning

Thursday, April 16, 2015: 8:00 AM-9:15 AM
210 A (BCEC)


Lead Speaker:
Jeffrey J. Wanko

Handouts Presentation 55, Wanko, Warm-Up Sudoku Puzzles.pdf Presentation 55, Wanko, Winning the Battle.pdf


Moving the classic Battleships game to the mathematics classroom, we will explore some basic deductive reasoning and problem-solving strategies to solve Battleships puzzles. We will also look at how this puzzle type can be adapted to different grade levels and abilities. Come with an open and inquisitive mind and a sharpened (or mechanical) pencil!


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