Five principles of educationally rich mathematical games

James Russo, Toby Russo, Leicha A. Bragg

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Mathematical games are widely used in the primary classroom; however, not all games are equally valuable. How might teachers decide which specific games to introduce? The authors present five principles of educationally-rich games to support teachers to address this issue.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)30-34
Number of pages5
JournalAustralian Primary Mathematics Classroom
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 2018


  • Mathematics education
  • Primary education
  • mathematical games

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