Tag Archives: cards

SWPB and Yu-Gi-Oh Cards

Schools are generally much more positive environments than they used to be. Our school community (including students, teachers, parents, principal class, cleaners and visitors) has many opportunities for positive, constructive interaction. 6:1 Our aim is a ratio of six positives … Continue reading

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Top Trumps Substitution Card Game

Following on from my last post, here is a nice game from TES who claim to be the largest network of teachers in the world? . Top Trumps Animals Algebra Substitution uses a set of 45 cards similar to the … Continue reading

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WCYDWT – Rectangles

All school Mathematics stores have a wealth of teaching aids lying around. Looking through our cupboards I came across this box titled “Box of Cards”. It was produced in 1991 by Edward Kadocka & Craig Irons. None of the games … Continue reading

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Make 10

I’m back from a great holiday in Thailand, which included visiting an Elephant sanctuary, dipping my feet into a fish spa, visiting many Buddhist temples and eating delicious green curries. This semester I have a Year 7 Maths class which … Continue reading

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Bribery works sometimes!

Year 10 is a difficult level to teach. Until students reach VCE they will often dis-engage from learning. Learning profiles will often show a ‘backwards’ trend. So in class last week I resorted to bribery! The topic was conditional probability. I started my … Continue reading

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Block or Switch

This is a simple card game which I devised recently. It is best played with two players. A single pack of cards is required plus 2 markers. Remove the court cards (Jacks, Queens and Kings) leaving 40 cards. Players sit … Continue reading

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Pente

As a boy I loved playing games. Many happy hours were spent playing with my sisters, parents, cousins and friends. We played cards, monopoly, scrabble and chess. I have no doubt that playing these games helping me with literacy and … Continue reading

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Poker Solitaire

Adrian loves to play poker. But when no one is around he plays it as a solitaire game. He deals himself 25 cards and then tries to arrange them into the best poker hands possible going both across and up … Continue reading

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