The use of games in teaching Mathematics at high schools


  • Cuong Tran Hanoi National University of Education, Vietnam
  • Tram Hoang Ngoc Nguyen The Olympia Schools, Hanoi, Vietnam
  • Van Thu Trinh Hoa Binh La Trobe School, Hanoi, Vietnam


How to Cite

Tran, C., Nguyen, T. H. N., & Trinh, V. T. (2020). The use of games in teaching Mathematics at high schools. Vietnam Journal of Education, 4(1), 30–35.


This paper aims at discussing the theoretical basis as well as the pedagogical potential of using games in teaching mathematics at high schools. A study on the literature, namely international publications pertaining to this topic, enables us to confirm the role of Mathematical Games and Games for Teaching Mathematics - hereinafter referred to as Educational Games for Teaching Mathematics (EGTMs). We have also collected, tested and annotated 26 games in order to initiate a supporting library of EGTMs for interested colleagues.


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How to Cite

Tran, C., Nguyen, T. H. N., & Trinh, V. T. (2020). The use of games in teaching Mathematics at high schools. Vietnam Journal of Education, 4(1), 30–35.