document Learning Problem-solving Strategies Through the Use of Games: A Guide for Teachers and Parents


This free book is written for people who are interested in helping children improve their problem solving skills through use of games. The goal is to help students of all ages get better at problem solving “across the curriculum.” In teaching about problem solving, the book draws on both off-computer and on-computer games.

The intended audience includes preservice and inservice teachers, parents and grandparents, and all others who want to learn more about how games can be effectively used in education. The book includes a number of activities for preservice and inservice teachers, and a number of activities to use with K-12 students.