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Now more than ever there is an emphasis on reasoning, problem-solving, and communication skills for students. Until now, there has not been one source for activities, materials, and problems especially for middle school math teachers and their students. Now there is! This book includes 87 interesting math activities and real-life math problems, with extensions for different ability levels for each activity. Includes easy to follow instructions on producing a wide variety of classroom games and other teaching aids with inexpensive materials. Using physical space and materials in ways that facilitate learning, each activity offers the basis for an innovative, hands-on lesson designed to develop a mathematical concept, reinforce a skill, and help students gain experience in problem-solving, reasoning, and communications. The activities cover such mathematical concepts as whole numbers, fractions, decimals, percents, geometry, algebra, probability, and statistics. For anyone who instructs children ages 6-8 in math.