A Number Recall Starter Of The Day

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Topics: Starter | Memory | Multiple Intelligences

  • Mrs. Fischl, Port Hope, Ontario
  • Thursday, October 22, 2009
  • "I would like it to wait a little while longer before the number is revealed."
  • Ian Clark, Port Hope High School, Ontario, Canada
  • Friday, October 22, 2010
  • "Ian would like to see the number in its entirety. It is easier for him to remember chunks of numbers rather than one digit at a time."
  • Team 24, Rio Real School, California
  • Wednesday, October 23, 2013
  • "We loved the memory game!"
  • Transum,
  • Wednesday, October 22, 2014
  • "We would really like to know what is the greatest number of digits pupils are able to remember in a number. Does 'chunking' (splitting the number into groups of three or four digits) help? Has anyone tried using a mnemonic method? What is the record for your class?"

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Laptops In Lessons

Teacher, do your students have access to computers?
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Whether your students each have a TabletPC, a Surface or a Mac, this activity lends itself to eLearning (Engaged Learning).

Laptops In Lessons

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