In class for Maths we have been learning how to use Quiz Revolution to make a quiz. Quiz Revolution is a fantastic website that allows you to make quizzes for free! Check out this awesome quiz made by Aye!
In class R5 have been working on their addition and subtraction strategies. Check out this Educreation that Bella and Grace made about their Maths learning!
In Maths time the Squares group has been experimenting with the app Popplet on the iPads. We use Popplet to record our ideas then display our thoughts on the Apple TV or on our Blogs.
Our focus has been on learning place value and rounding. Check out an example from today’s session!
Every Friday in 3D we practice our Basic Facts for Maths. We always start with a few strategies on the board, a look at their test scores from the week before (On the computer), a warm up game of 4 Corners (Great little maths game!) then onto our 10 minute test.
During the week we have maths groups where we learn all our different maths strategies. Then Friday’s Basic Facts test is a chance to put some of these strategies into practice.
We have a Basic Facts ladder in class where the children move their name up or down after the test.
Throughout the year we have seen huge improvements and everyone can be proud of their efforts!
In Maths the squares group have been learning how to do the double and half strategy. Check out Jacob C’s thinking!
Last week in class we were learning about the different sizes of fractions. We created different fractions using paper and compared the different sizes. Check it out!
In Maths the Squares group have been learning how to find a fraction of a number and how to make equivalent fractions. Check out their strategies!
In Maths R3 has been learning about equivalent fractions and how to find a fraction of a number. We have also been experimenting with using a new app called Popplet.
Today in class we used Popplet to show our working and when we had finished we sent it off to Evernote for the teacher to mark. Check some of them out!
Last week R3 and R12 squared off on a Maths Week Shape Challenge. Who came out on top? Well watch the Keynote to find out!
Since this week is NZ Maths Week I thought I would create a Maths Shape challenge for our class. The idea is to see if you can find the different shapes around Russell Street School (There is 25 shapes in all).
I have invited R12 to compete in it as well and all answers are due in on Friday.
Below is a sample of some of the shapes. Do you know where they are?
What week is New Zealand celebrating this week? Yes you guessed it, it’s New Zealand Maths Week! I love NZ Maths week and have lots of cool activities planned for us.
So what are we going to do this week? Well we have free access to the Mathletics Website for 2 weeks, I have planned a shape challenge against R12 and we will also be completing lots of activities on the NZ Maths Website.
It’s definitely going to be an awesome week!
In the Squares Maths group they have been learning about Perimeter. Perimeter is the distance around the outside of a shape. Check out this example made by Georgia O showing what she has learnt!
Today in Maths R3 practiced their measurement skills by throwing different objects and measuring them. Check it out!
In Maths we are learning about measurement. Here is a cool little activity to help you practice what you have been learning about. Just click on the picture to get started!
Congratulations to William and his mum Kirsty who sent me the correct answer to Wednesday’s maths problem! Wow, it is easy when you know how!
Great work team, next step ‘Who wants to be a millionaire? Mother and son version!
Check out this cool maths problem that Grace and Rosalind’s dad John gave to me last week. To solve the question you have to put each pig in a pen of its own. The problem is that you are only allowed to draw in two extra squares.
Can you do it? Good luck and send me a photo with your answer. I will post the answer later in the week!