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Teaching Aids

The Numero® instructional CD (or video) is an invaluable aid for teachers (not so much for classroom use as for teacher preparation). When a teacher is ready to take a class, or individual children, to the next level of Numero®, it enables that teacher to ensure that he/she knows each level thoroughly, before introducing it to the children.

The video can, of course, be used with the class, but it is important that you don’t just let them watch the whole video or they will be more confused than they were to start with. Show them only the relevant section, referring to the level that you wish them to learn, and, even then, be alert to stop the video at any point to ask or answer questions.

The Numero® Rules Chart should definitely be visible (in one form or another) when introducing a class to Numero®. These rules can be printed on the board, or the Rules Chart displayed; but one way or another, it is imperative that the rules are clearly visible while children are learning the game.

What Does Numero® Teach?

Numero® can quickly become an integral part of any class mathematics program, from junior primary grades through to secondary mathematics classes. In its early levels, Numero® develops:

  • basic number recognition from zero to 15
  • basic number facts of all four operations
  • speed of recall.

As the game develops and players move to more difficult levels with the introduction of Wild Cards, additional concepts and skills are developed and reinforced including:

  • fractions
  • decimals
  • percentages.

At its higher levels, with the introduction of more wild cards and scoring, Numero® continues to challenge minds and develop concepts such as:

  • squared and cubed roots
  • multiple equations
  • point scoring.

At all levels of Numero® there is a high level of problem solving and understanding of strategy which develops from basic stages with young students to complex moves that will challenge the brightest mathematical mind.

Numero® continues to challenge. Because the game develops with a player’s mathematical understanding, it always provides a new and unique challenge to the players, and, like all ‘great’ games, just keeps on keeping on.