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Andrew Flolo, 9, shakes the dice Friday during his first round of the game Bunco at Roosevelt Elementary in Willmar. Volunteers were teaching the game that tests students' skills in a variety of ways. (Tribune photo by Ron Adams)

Volunteers help Willmar, Minn., students learn math skills through dice game

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WILLMAR -- After a few minutes of instruction, the fourth-graders at Roosevelt Elementary School started rolling dice and learning the fun and challenge of playing Bunco.

One boy called it "the best game in the world," as the students developed their skills at adding numbers quickly, listening and working together.

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Linda Vanderwerf

I cover education issues for the West Central Tribune and have worked for the paper since 1995. I have worked in journalism since 1981.

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