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Topic: Using puzzles to teach
The puzzles are an excellent resource for educators and teachers looking for material to help them rekindle the interest and enthusiasm of students, is ideal for parents or others looking for anytime fun activities that will creatively engage youngsters, and perfect for ordinary, everyday folks who are simply looking for an exciting, fun-filled pastime.
Kevin Ikim Dunn is the Founder and CEO of Puzzles For Us, the culural and "Edutainment” enterprise specializing in the creation of puzzle books and products that spotlight the rich historical legacy and ongoing contributions of people of color to the global community.
The 52-year-old Bronx resident and father of five creates Afrocentric crossword and word-search puzzles to teach children young and old about African and African-American culture and history. Marketed under the "Puzzles For Us ... the puzzles with a purpose" label, Dunn's puzzles have started appearing in New York City public school classrooms - a nice turn of events, since that's where the first one appeared more than 15 years ago. Reference: http://www.puzzlesforus.com
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