[Numeracy 55] tic tac toe math

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Charlie charlie at durangoaec.org
Mon Jan 25 14:42:25 EST 2010


Is there an online resource that explains tic tac toe math? Or, would
someone mind explaining it to me on-list or off-list, which ever seems
more apporpriate?

Thanks in advance,
Charlie

On Jan 25, 2010, at 12:21 PM, Kelli Davis (Crawford County Read
Program) wrote:


> Do you mean tic/tac/toe math? If so, yes, I've used it and it's

> great! It

> works really well for those who can't "memorize" their multiplication

> tables, but they understand patterns. It's a teriffic tool!

>

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>> Has anyone used tic/tac/doe math to help students with the

>> multiplication

>> tables. I have, and the students grasp it and use it. Eventually,

>> they

>> know their tables and see numeric relationships.

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>> My name is Anita Markowitz and I am a GED and ABE instructor with the

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