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 28 May 'Starter of the Day' page by L Smith, Colwyn Bay:

"An absolutely brilliant resource. Only recently been discovered but is used daily with all my classes. It is particularly useful when things can be saved for further use. Thank you!"

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 11 January 'Starter of the Day' page by S Johnson, The King John School:

"We recently had an afternoon on accelerated learning.This linked really well and prompted a discussion about learning styles and short term memory."

Comment recorded on the 26 March 'Starter of the Day' page by Julie Reakes, The English College, Dubai:

"It's great to have a starter that's timed and focuses the attention of everyone fully. I told them in advance I would do 10 then record their percentages."

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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