Each unit includes key ideas and questions, correlations to Common Core State Standards, preassessments, learning targets, a vocabulary list, a study guide handout, a vocabulary choice board, and activities for groups and individuals at three different levels of readiness consisting of checkerboard puzzles, tic-tac-toe
boards, exit slips, hexagon puzzles, agendas, structured academic controversy discussions, writing activities, TriMind activities, and think dots, as well as a projects, grading rubrics, and answer keys.
Conley makes the somewhat startling claim that one-letter X is used more often than any letter, but he includes such uses as the signature of an illiterate, a spot on a map where pirate treasure is buried, tic-tac-toe
entries, marks on a ballot, multiple-choice test responses, multiplication signs, sign-here x's on a contract, and even kisses at the end of a letter!
Topics covered include the upward extension of Pascal's triangle, a recurrence relation for powers of Fibonacci numbers, ways to make change for a million dollars, integer triangles, the probability of a perfect bridge hand, higher-dimensional tic-tac-toe
, animal achievement and avoidance games, and an algorithm for solving Sudoku puzzles and polycube packing problems.
He also taught it to play noughts and crosses or tic-tac-toe
as it's known in America.
Why don't you try a game of hopscotch or tic-tac-toe
with your pretty new pebbles?
Watkins played his part in an amazing tic-tac-toe
goal of precision one-time passing on Saturday.
How many games of tic-tac-toe
do you figure you've played in your lifetime?
They included pieces that incorporate artglass, resin castings and wrought iron, in such styles as a magnetic tic-tac-toe
board, oversize rusty coils, Japanese minimalist tree, and many others.
Chess was often the chosen battleground, though much simpler games such as tic-tac-toe
served as handy programming exercises.
Activities in the counting book include making a set of dominoes as well as creating a variety of addition games using spinners, tic-tac-toe
boards, clock faces, and so on.
Westphal, a gifted education consultant and former teacher, shows teachers how differentiate social studies instruction and provide high-ability students in grades six through eight with choices using menus based on Bloom's revised taxonomy: tic-tac-toe
, list, meal, 20-50-80, baseball, and game show menus, and free choice.
This will include areas of interest such as weather, sports, food and drink and even games such as "Tic-Tac-Toe
" and "roll a die." Google said the shortcuts will be rolled out first in the U.S., but it hasn't given any timeframe for a global rollout.