Learner Response Systems
This group is for all teachers in all subjects K-12, to share their ideas and successes of using Learner Response Systems as well as other creative uses in the classroom.
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Looking for ways to inject some festive fun into your mathematics lessons? Advanced Skills Teacher Marie Darwin blogs about her favourite ways of bringing Christmas into the classroom, including ideas for geometry, statistics, probability and more!
Do you need clipart for a lesson and don't know where to find it? Always willing to help out a fellow teacher, Pat Verhoeven shares her favorite sites for finding the perfect clipart to accompany any lesson.
Liz Gibbs has created a flipchart of place value resources, which you can download from Promethean Planet. In her latest Planet blog post, Liz walks through the various resources in the flipchart, which you can slot into your existing place value lessons.
So, you think you can trust your class to sit where they like ... think again! Even older students can benefit from a seating plan. In her latest entry in the Planet blog, Sam Holyman offers advice and ideas on how seating plans can help you with classroom management, lesson differentiation and activity support.
Division is one of the areas of mathematics children come into school being able to do and leave confused and not able to complete age appropriate division problems. Mathematics blogger, Liz Gibbs, tackles some of the common problems children encounter and suggests how to tackle them. Plus, follow the link in the article to Liz’s latest free flipchart ‘Devious Division’.
Anne Price begins a list of strategies to develop independent learning in mathematics. The first tools she recommends trying are de Bono's Direct Attention Thinking Tools (DATT)TM and Belle Wallace's TASC wheel. Help Anne's list grow by adding suggestions of your own!