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Genre/Form: | Juvenile works Software Juvenile software Problems, exercises, etc. Juvenile software |
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Material Type: | Juvenile audience |

Document Type: | Computer File |

All Authors / Contributors: |
Grayson H Wheatley; Sam Trowell; Mathematics Learning. |

OCLC Number: | 222927758 |

Notes: | "Engaging!" "The game has a chess-like aspect - it can be played at increasingly higher levels of sophistication. Mathematics is learned in striving for a lower average which depends on knowing more mathematics."--Teaching insstructions. |

Target Audience: | Ages 10 - adult. |

Description: | 2 computer discs (3 1/3") : sound, color ; 1/2 in. + [Teaching instructions] (in binder) |

Details: | System requirements: IBM computer, High density, 1.44MB. |

Contents: | Number sense -- Decimals -- Plotting points in the coordinate plane -- Distance between coordinate points -- Concept of average -- Thinking in units -- Develops strategic reasoning -- Pythagorean Tehorem (advanced level) -- Number theory (advanced level). |

Other Titles: | Mathematics computer game |

Responsibility: | developed by Grayson Wheatley & Sam Trowell. |

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#### I Love It!

The Distance Game is wonderful. I'm currently using it with a class of gifted and talented 6th grade math students. They love it and so do I! It's fun and it's educational...a combination that can't be beat!

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The Distance Game is wonderful. I'm currently using it with a class of gifted and talented 6th grade math students. They love it and so do I! It's fun and it's educational...a combination that can't be beat!

My students are plotting points and learning strategy. I didn't want to leave the computer lab and neither did my class. For a math learning game to hook 11 and 12 year old students as well as their teachers, it has to be pretty impressive. My 12 year old grandson is also learning the game. He said, "It's fun! Can we play it at home? How do we get a copy?!"

I've taught math to students in grades 4, 5, 6, 7, and 8, and also served as a middle school math chairperson for many years. Having taught math for 40 years, I can tell you that quality math software for ages 10 and up is very hard to find. This game is definitely 5 stars!

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