# Human Intelligence: Theories and Developmental Origins

## CONTENTS OF CURRICULUM UNIT 01.06.12

- Narrative
- Math Anxiety
- Types of Learners
- The Kinesthetic Learner
- Levels of Mastery
- Types of Manipulatives
- Incorporating the Computer
- Why don't all Teachers use Manipulatives?
- Lesson 2 - Fractions with Tangrams
- Lesson 3 - Fractions with Cuisenaire Strips (or rods)
- Manipulatives that can Enhance Math Skills - Ideal for Kinesthetic Learners
- Games That can Enhance Math Skills - ideal for Intrapersonal, Verbal, Visual and Kinesthetic Learners
- Internet Sites That Can Enhance Math Skills
- Internet Sites to Integrate Mathematics into the Curriculum
- Commercial Software Programs That Can Enhance Math Skills
- Parent Resources
- Teacher Resources

### Unit Guide

## Multi-Sensory Manipulatives in Mathematics: Linking the Abstract to the Concrete

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## Games That can Enhance Math Skills - ideal for Intrapersonal, Verbal, Visual and Kinesthetic Learners

Battleship - problem solving, communication, reasoning, patterns, algebra, probability, geometry, measurement, graphing

Card Games - basic math facts, problem solving, communication, reasoning, patterns

Checkers - problem solving, communication, reasoning, patterns, probability

Chess - problem solving, communication, reasoning, patterns, probability

Dominoes - problem solving, communication, reasoning, patterns, counting, equations, equivalence, fact strategies, mental math

Legos - problem solving, estimation, patterns, geometry, measurement

Life - problem solving, communication, reasoning, computation, estimation, patterns, probability

Monopoly - problem solving, communication, reasoning, computation, estimation, probability, money sense

Simon - problem solving, communication, reasoning, patterns

Sorry - problem solving, communication, reasoning, computation, estimation, algebra

Spirograph - problem solving, reasoning, patterns, geometry, measurements

Tangrams - angles, area, classification, fractions, reasoning, patterns, ratio/proportion, size/shape/color, visualization, symmetry, computation, estimation

Tic Tac Toe - problem solving, communication, reasoning, patterns

Uno - problem solving, communication, reasoning, patterns

Yahtzee - problem solving, communication, reasoning, number relationship, computation, estimation, patterns, statistics, algebra, probability