Before using this application save your class list on the Random Student Generator page.

Find a partner so that your numbers add up to an odd number.

Find a partner so that your numbers add up to an odd number.

Find a partner so that your numbers add up to 0.

Find a partner so that your numbers add up to a square number.

Find a partner so that your numbers add up to a prime number.

Find a partner so that your numbers add up to a triangular number.

Find two other people so that your numbers add up to a square number.

Find two other people so that your numbers add up to a prime number.

Find two other people so that your numbers add up to a triangular number.

Edit and save the class list on the main Student Random Generator page.

This version of our Random Student Arranger is designed to remember one class only. It you would like to use this random name selecting application with multiple classes sign up for our Class Admin system.

You can also take advantage of the following features:

Comment recorded on the 24 May 'Starter of the Day' page by Ruth Seward, Hagley Park Sports College:

"Find the starters wonderful; students enjoy them and often want to use the idea generated by the starter in other parts of the lesson. Keep up the good work"

Comment recorded on the 19 October 'Starter of the Day' page by E Pollard, Huddersfield:

"I used this with my bottom set in year 9. To engage them I used their name and favorite football team (or pop group) instead of the school name. For homework, I asked each student to find a definition for the key words they had been given (once they had fun trying to guess the answer) and they presented their findings to the rest of the class the following day. They felt really special because the key words came from their own personal information."

Comment recorded on the 18 September 'Starter of the Day' page by Mrs. Peacock, Downe House School and Kennet School:

"My year 8's absolutely loved the "Separated Twins" starter. I set it as an optional piece of work for my year 11's over a weekend and one girl came up with 3 independant solutions."

Comment recorded on the 8 May 'Starter of the Day' page by Mr Smith, West Sussex, UK:

"I am an NQT and have only just discovered this website. I nearly wet my pants with joy.

To the creator of this website and all of those teachers who have contributed to it, I would like to say a big THANK YOU!!! :)."

Teachers' notes for this facility and answers for Transum puzzles, exercises and activities are available here when you are signed in to your Transum subscription account. If you do not yet have an account and you are a teacher, tutor or parent you can apply for one by completing the form on the Sign Up page.

A Transum subscription also gives you access to the 'Class Admin' student management system, downloadable worksheets, many more teaching resources and opens up ad-free access to the Transum website for you and your pupils.

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