Discover New Ways- Centers Tasks Games Author:Charlotte Fischer, Virginia Hamilton Hales Forward from the author: — The modern world of mass media and multitudinous books obscures the fragile learning that results from passive absorption of words and pictures. Learning is an active process. The learner must physically explore, move, organize and reorganize ideas before he can master their interrelations and applications. — The games, ... more »tasks, and centers in "Discover New Ways" are tools carefully designed to help the classroom teacher challenge learners to probe specific primary concepts in mathematics, phonics, writing, and creative arts. Each one has been tested in the classroom. Each one can promote the total exploration that leads to vigorous concepts.