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Bingo: Trig Exact Values (Radians)

Friday, 26 June 2015 ·

I've had Make bingo for trig exact with radians on my To Do list for a while.

New on MathsStarters… Bingo!

Saturday, 09 June 2012 ·

I reckon Maths Bingo is a great starter, ender or in-betweener…

For the new year

Sunday, 30 January 2011 ·

Here are some resources for the new year…

Guessing to learn

Wednesday, 09 December 2009 ·

This week, my Year 8s have been looking at inequality signs, graphing inequalities and solving simple (one-step) inequalities.  Today, after solving inequalities, we played a simple game.  A simple, obvious game, that really doesn’t warrant a blog post.

Words for operations

Monday, 12 October 2009 ·

I’ve been meaning to try for a while.  With you can make interactive Flash games, from a range of templates, then save and share them.


Friday, 05 June 2009 ·

I wanted to play a multiplication bingo type game with a class the other day, so I grabbed two 10 sided dice (apparently you don’t need to call a single dice a “die” anymore) out of the cupboard.  Then I thought… hey I have a projector and a laptop.

End of term activities 4 - The Game of Hex

Sunday, 05 April 2009 ·

The last week of term begins next week…

Angle Wheel

Friday, 27 June 2008 ·

Building an Angle Wheel is a great way to consolidate an introduction to angles for Year 7.

Number Bowling

Friday, 22 June 2007 ·

Another game, this time for the most basic “technology” in the maths classroom – the calculator.


Wednesday, 23 May 2007 ·

I’m trying to build up a collection of maths games for lesson fillers, reward and skills practise.