Project Title Maths Scrabble for Fun
Project Category Design
Abstract Maths Scrabble for Fun is a mathematics scrabble game that allow children to practise dealing with numbers and mathematics symbols. This game is ideal for ages 7+ children. Maths Scrabble for Fun is different from the existing scrabble such that it involves wider mathematics symbols like square, square root, decimals, percentages and fractions. The object of this game is to get the most points by forming mathematics equations on a board that connect to those created by fellow players. Critical thinking can be taught through Maths Scrabble for Fun. Pearson has developed RED Model-Recognize Assumptions, Evaluate Arguments, and Draw Conclusions as a way to view and apply critical thinking principles when faced with a decision. Through Maths Scrabble for Fun, children are trained to recognize their ideas and assumptions that support their strategy; then they analyze their strategy objectively and accurately. Finally, they bring diverse strategies together to arrive at conclusions that follow from solid evidence, which is the equation that they form to score higher marks. Children are able to enhance their number sense and build up experiences with number and mathematics symbols through repeated practice of number theory. In return, it helps to improve their calculations and build up their confidence when dealing with mathematics subject in examination.
Validation Status Validated
Validation Date 2016-08-02


Staff Status
Tang Howe Eng, Dr. Leader
Imelia Laura ak Daneil Member
Jacqueline Susan anak Rijeng Member
Mohamad Musa bin Bohari Member
Siti Faridah binti Kamaruddin Member


Event Name Event Date Event Level Achievement Event Venue
Sarawak Invention, Innovation & Design Expo (SIIDEx 2016) 2016-01-29 State Gold Dewan Jubli, UiTM Sarawak
Sarawak Invention, Innovation & Design Expo (SIIDEx 2016) 2016-01-29 State Best Design Award Dewan Jubli, UiTM Sarawak