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Crypto Club
For Teachers
For Teachers

The CryptoClub Cipher Handbook is the centerpiece of the CryptoClub curriculum. It is a student reference and workbook that is recommended for use in informal learning environments such as afterschool and enrichment programs. It introduces ciphers in a way that encourages problem solving and reasoning and provides engaging messages to encrypt, decrypt and crack. The Cipher Handbook can be used with whole-class instruction or with self-paced work in small groups. See the Table of Contents (pdf). 88 pages. $12. Authors: Janet Beissinger and Bonnie Saunders. Available only through the Bookstore of the University of Illinois at Chicago.

The CryptoClub Leader Manual accompanies the CryptoClub Cipher Handbook and helps teachers lead a CryptoClub program. It provides suggestions for teaching, along with an answer key, and discusses connections to middle-grade mathematics. It also describes games and activities that provide students with additional practice in an engaging, informal way. 142 pages. $31. Available only through the Bookstore of the University of Illinois at Chicago.