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Learners examine the history of the game theory. They practice using new vocabulary. They write about the debate on exchange using different viewpoints.
Young scholars explore the iterative reasoning process.  In this game theory lesson students explore the problem of the "Prisoner's Dilemma" which provides the opportunity for experimentation with various strategies for playing the game.
Pupils explore the concept of probability. In this probability lesson, students perform various probability experiments including flipping a coin, picking m&m's out of a bag, and the birthday problem.
What are oligopolies, and how do they use game theories in order to strategize and consider how competitors will respond? Check out this well-produced video in which a fantastic presenter uses clips from the film The Dark Knight, as well as references to cell phone companies and the comic book industry, in order to detail the components of game theory in economics.
Students explore game theory.  In this secondary mathematics lesson, students plat the game of HOG using dice and explore the optimal strategies.  Students play the game three ways:  any number of dice, a fixed number of dice and using the calculator function dice and compare the average number of points per turn and consider the question of optimal strategy. 
Students explore game theory.  In this secondary mathematics lesson, students investigate the playing of a game called Hog which involves rolling dice.  Students explore many different scenarios as they consider the best strategy and the optimum number of dice to be used to play the game. 
Students investigate various games employing graphs as game boards.  In this game theory instructional activity, students problem solve through the use of graphs.  The instructional activity is a list of both indoor and outdoor games to encourage students to think mathematically by questioning.
Tenth graders differentiate between positions, interests, and values.  In this current events lesson, 10th graders analyze, in a response to literature, the failure of a fictional negotiation.  Students demonstrate the ability to use listening, problem-solving, and creative thinking skills when proposing a solution to the immigration question in the US. 
For this theoretical probability worksheet, 7th graders use the game board to help them find the theoretical probability for the three problems.
In this statistics and probability worksheet, students analyze the rules of a game to determine if the game appears to be fair.  The three page worksheet contains nine questions.  Answers are not provided. 
Is your class beginning a project? Here's a template that shows researchers how to use the features of Google Scholar. Directions for how to use Advanced Search, Operators, and Bibliography Manager, as well as how to locate affiliated libraries, are included. Schedule computer time so class members can begin their search while you assist.
As your learners prepare for their next major economics assessment, or perhaps the daunting AP Economics test, these flashcards will be a great resource to have at their disposal! From fiscal policy to factor markets, this app offers hundreds of important key terms to review at their fingertips.
Students explore the mathematical probabilities involved in gambling and how these factors affect people's behavior. They work in pairs and conduct and experiment pertaining to blackjack. The class creates a graph showing the trends found.
Learners use matrices to make predictions. For this algebra lesson, students add,subtract, multiply and divide o find their solution and predict the winner. They solve real life scenarios using matrices.
In this online interactive reading comprehension worksheet, students respond to 25 multiple choice questions about Micheal Crichton's Jurassic ParkStudents may submit their answers to be scored.
Students consider the elements that make computer games compelling, then use these elements to develop game 'narratives' based on historic events.
Students brainstorm about video games that are designed to teach. They create and perform in small groups a live action "video game" that teaches a concept covered in class this school year.
In this phone button boggle worksheet, students identify the number of math words they can find on a phone keypad according to given directions.  This one-page worksheet contains one problem.  Answers are provided.
Students play a game and collect data for their graph. In this algebra lesson, students solve quadratic equations and identify properties of their graph. They describe the pattern created by the graph and the game.
Pupils factor and solve quadratic equations. In this algebra lesson, students play a game as the collect and graph data. they identify properties of their parabola and make predictions.

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