Bird table visitors

  Following this weekend’s Great Garden Birdwatch and with Spring just around the corner (I’ve always been an optimist), it might be opportune to set up a bird table or bird feeder(s) within sight of a classroom window to do a bit of statistical analysis on the avian visitors. The most interesting investigations are those which seekContinue reading “Bird table visitors”

Allotment Maths

See the NCETM website After months of planning I eventually succeeded in creating an allotment in the grounds of St Joseph’s primary school. As Yr 6 teacher & Numeracy Coordinator I wanted to make concrete links for children between numeracy skills & the outdoor environment. Previous to starting the project the children Investigated the dimensionsContinue reading “Allotment Maths”

Leaf Logic – Creative Learning

Leaf logic is ane exercise where the srudents agther as many different possible leaves.  Then they try and form a Caroll diagram to sort the properties: With older kids two way tables can be used to get more criteria. Read the original at Building on this idea you could look at leaves and the numberContinue reading “Leaf Logic – Creative Learning”