Resources and Tools for Elementary Math Specialists and Teachers
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Arithmetic Four

This interactive Java game, similar to Connect Four, helps students develop game strategy and fluency with number facts. Two players each try to connect four game pieces in a row (vertically, horizontally or diagonally) before the opponent does by correctly answering problems. For each game players can choose whole numbers and/or integers as well as the operation(s) – addition, subtraction, multiplication, division. They can also select the difficulty level and the time limit for each problem.
Contributed by: Shodor Education Foundation, Inc., Publisher
Math TopicNumber Sense, Basic Operations, Number Concepts, Mathematical Processes
Grade Level1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6+
Resource TypeActivity, Game, Interactive Media

  • Additional Information
    • AudienceLearner
    • LanguageEnglish (USA)
    • Education Topic
    • Interdisciplinary Connection
    • Professional DevelopmentNo
    • ContributorShodor Education Foundation, Inc., Publisher
    • Publication Date1994
    • RightsCreative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 Unported License
    • AccessFree access
  • Standards
    • Common Core State Standards for Mathematics

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