Designing Games for your Math Class

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ID:TRD1569390
Email:jacob.heidenreich (at) loras.edu (Replace (at) with @ for real address.)
Category:Trade Day Event
Rules:Game system not specified
Time slot:Wed Jul 29 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm (1 hour )
Cost:$0.00
Host:Jacob Heidenreich (Loras College)
Ages:Teen (13+)
Experience required:None (You've never played before - rules will be taught)
Materials provided?Yes
Location:JW, room 202
Tickets:36 out of 50 are available (as of 6:57 am Thursday August 27th, 2020)
Event added:Thu Aug 27 6:57 am

Can't find a game that teaches what you need to cover in class? Why not create your own? A fun look at educational game design.

Dr. Heidenreich has developed many simple pen and paper games to teach math skills and topics in his College Algebra, Pre-Calculus, and Calculus courses. In this session we'll cover the theory of quick game design, tips, and pitfalls to watch out for. As a concrete example illustrating these things, we'll play some of his games in the session. Free copies of the rules and materials for these games will be distributed to any who request them.

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