Scratch & Maths – I love it!

In one of my lessons last night, a brilliant student called Ben developed a Maths game to teach angles.  It was nice and simple; even so it had my own 12 and 13 year old playing it for 1 hour.

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Ben applied Maths in the following area without noticing it:

1. Rotation and angles

2. Algebra  formula

3. Coordinates and using random numbers

4. Working out the hit zone needed a nice bit of sectors of a circle

More adventures in gaming to follow.

Published by makingpi

Our interest is to create a brilliant practical applied maths programme for teaching students who struggle with engaging in Maths. Our interests range from building bridges to making beautiful silver objects.

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