A Show Of Hands

Let's see what the people in this class think with a show of hands.

If you were an animal, what animal would you be?

Hands Up

Other questions:

The teacher or a student volunteer fills the boxes above one at a time after counting the number of hands up for each category. You can decide on rules such as 'everyone should choose exactly one category' or 'everyone can choose any number of categories'.


Transum Home Shine + Write Live Data Statistics

This is a visual aid designed to be projected onto a whiteboard for whole class exposition. It shows the difference between some basic graphs and charts which students may choose to use when presenting data collection projects. Students can come up with their own ideas for questions they would like to ask the rest of the class. They could design a questionnaire to collect data but should be careful that theirs is not like this bad survey.

How did you use this resource?
Can you suggest how teachers could present or develop this resource?

Matthew Tiller, Ealing, Hammersmith & West London College

Wednesday, November 14, 2012

"Useful, but it's distracting and counterintuitive the way the key in the colour pie chart doesn't match the colours mentioned. I'm sure it could be fixed so that the sector representing "Red" was red, and so on.

[Transum: Sorry Matthew. It has now been fixed as requested.]"

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Laptops In Lessons

Teacher, do your students have access to computers such as tablets, iPads or Laptops?  It would be great to follow up this Starter with an interactive student activity below.

Laptops In Lessons



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