Mathematics Activities from Diverse Cultures

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Connect probability and odds with different games from around the world. Pick from games like Dreidel, Mancala, and a Navajo stick game called Ashbil. All 12 games include probability questions to encourage a discussion before or after the game is played. 

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Play different games around the class at once
Classroom Considerations

  • If the directions are not clear, search the Internet for directions or a video to better explain
  • Different materials are needed for each game
Pros

  • Explore games from around the world with included directions for each game
Cons

  • No answer key is provided