Don’t recall too many examples I’ve come across like this one of Robert Kaplinsky’s that is based around an engaging stimulus / 3-act type task for looking at lowest common multiple (aka LCM).

# Tag: activities

## Scientific Notation

Keen at this point just to make a reference to Sarah’s page with a stack of activities around scientific notation. I’m going to try some of these out and ideally report back on here any reflections. (I’ve added a mockup Read More …

## Linear Equations

In terms of an introduction to linear relationships, I could try this desmos activity? Haven’t used this particular resource yet but came across it through twitter. Seems to have a good series of activities (including desmos) to help understand graphing Read More …

## Desmos / Lesson Activities

List of activities sourced (mostly through twitter), that (I fear!) may not appear in regular Desmos search engine… First up though is this fantastic intro to showcase what Activity Builder can do in desmos. A good one for showing to Read More …

## Activities with negatives

Tried a couple of activities with both year 7 and year 9 classes of lower achievement standard. I liked the activities and had some buy-in from the students, although late in the term was a little hit and miss. Anyhow, Read More …

## Algebra – like terms & expanding

Thanks to Nrich for this activity (via https://nrich.maths.org/6942) Attached to this post is the game cards, rules and solutions for the activity which I plan to use with my 10 Int. class helping them to work well together and to consolidate Read More …

## Maths/Math related activities/game/puzzle sites

Links to some pages to find maths/number related games: KenKen Stacks like Sudoku, Slitherlink, Futoshiki… Tenzi dice game – saw it referenced on twitter… haven’t tried, but google it and find videos and other sites on how to play. NB – Read More …

## Parallel Lines worksheets, desmos etc

Here are a couple of resources I came across from the web looking for resources on parallel lines. The first is perhaps more complex/less ‘fun’, the second maybe for younger? Going to try the first one tomorrow – I came Read More …

## Classroom Activities

Note: One idea from Aaron’s assignment was value of physical activity – a few mins at the start of the lesson to get blood flowing and improve behaviour/performance! Music was another idea I was keen to investigate further (see article Read More …