### Folder Free eBooks by Bob Albrecht

#### document Mathemagical Numbers 200 to 299

Microsoft Word file. Mathemagical Numbers 200 to 299 is a free 39-page booklet about the natural numbers 200 to 299. We list some of our favorite properties about each natural number 200 to 299. You will find odd numbers, even numbers, prime numbers, emirps, palprimes, composite numbers, prime factorizations of composite numbers, factors, proper factors, sums of factors, sums of proper factors, deficient numbers, perfect numbers, abundant numbers, square numbers, cubic numbers, triangular numbers, factorial numbers, Fibonacci numbers, and palindromic numbers.  You can download this booklet as a PDF file or as a Microsoft Word file that you can edit. You can add your favorite properties to the numbers 200 to 299 and have your students participate in the process. This is a free booklet, so please give copies to others.

#### pdf Becoming a Better Math Tutor

PDF file. This book is about math tutoring. It is designed to help math tutors and tutees get better at their respective and mutual tasks. The intended audiences for this book include volunteer and paid tutors, preservice and inservice teachers, parents and other child caregivers, students who help other students (peer tutors), and developers of tutorial software and other materials.

Here is another recent and free book by Moursund and Albrecht.

Moursund Eugene OR: Information Age Eduction. For details see http://iae-pedia.org/Moursund_and_Albrecht:_Math_games_and_word_problems.

#### document Becoming a Better Math Tutor

Microsoft Word file. This book is about math tutoring. It is designed to help math tutors and tutees get better at their respective and mutual tasks. The intended audiences for this book include volunteer and paid tutors, preservice and inservice teachers, parents and other child caregivers, students who help other students (peer tutors), and developers of tutorial software and other materials.

Here is another free recent book by Moursund and Albrecht.  Both Moursund & Albrecht books focus on helping students gain in math maturity.

Moursund, David and Albrecht, Robert (2011). Using math games and word problems to increase math maturity. Salem, OR: The Math Learning Center. For details see http://iae-pedia.org/Moursund_and_Albrecht:_Math_games_and_word_problems.

#### pdf Using Math Games and Word Problems to Increase the Math Maturity of K-8 Students

Moursund, David and Albrecht, Robert (2011). Eugene, OR: Information Age Education. (210 pages).

PDF file. This book was created for preservice and inservice teachers with the goal of improving the informal and formal math education of preK-8 students. The authors emphasize using simple, inexpensive games to provide students with learning environments that help to increase their levels of math maturity. The focus is on learning for understanding that will last a lifetime.

The book includes both underlying math education “theory” and a variety of games. There is considerable emphasis on developing and testing strategies to help increase one’s effectiveness in dealing with recurring math-related problems and problem situations.