A few years ago I was teaching exponent rules to my eighth graders and I was looking for an engaging, meaningful way to practice with them. I remembered Old Maid was one of my favorite games to play as a little kid. This was perfect because there are two truths I know for sure about my eighth grade students: They are super competitive and they secretly love games from their childhood. Thus Old Math Guy was born! Read all the way down to #1 for the best reason of all! By Free to Discover.