Tag Archives: numeracy

Text Adventures in Grade 3/4B

I have used text adventures in the classroom before, with grade six students. I didn’t really think my grade 3/4 students would enjoy or benefit from playing text adventures: I thought they might not understand a lot of the words, … Continue reading

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Case Study of Lure of the Labyrinth

As part of the DEECD’s Innovating with Technologies Serious Games Trial, Pentland Primary School was selected as a case study school for our use of Lure of the Labyrinth in our grade 5/6 classroom. We had great success with implementing … Continue reading

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Lure of the Labyrinth Presentation at VITTA Conference

Today I was part of a DEECD Presentation at the Victorian Information Technology Teachers Association (VITTA) Conference in Melbourne. I presented on Lure of the Labyrinth, how we use it in the classroom and the effect it has had on … Continue reading

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Nintendo Wii in Maths

Last week my students investigated the concepts of finding the mean, median, mode and range of a set of data using Wii Sports, specifically bowling, on the Nintendo Wii. We ran the activity as part of a rotation so that … Continue reading

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Lure of the Labyrinth in 5/6B

Lure of the Labyrinth┬áis a free, online┬áimmersive environment where students can explore maths concepts and apply their understandings to solve problems and free their kidnapped pet. It is designed for pre-algebra students and I find it very suitable for my … Continue reading

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