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(FREE Resource) Exit Slips

I’ve written previously about exit slips and how useful I’ve found them. Essentially they are almost like a mini-quiz you give at the end of a lesson, which children all do independently. I’ve found the benefits of exit slips include: … Continue reading

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Idea 233: ‘Improving Pairs’ and ‘Learning Lines’

A useful activity requiring no resources and little time that you can throw into any lesson to have children think about their learning and progress. The kind of activity that, if you have your children trained in advance, will look … Continue reading

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Idea 162: ‘Odd One Out’ Maths Mental Starter

Give the class three randomly-generated numbers such as 9, 15, 16. The pupils need to think of as many possibilities as they can for which number might be the odd one out and why. EXAMPLE ANSWERS: 9, because it isn’t … Continue reading

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