About cookies

The NCETM site uses cookies. Read more about our privacy policy

Please agree to accept our cookies. If you continue to use the site, we'll assume you're happy to accept them.

 

Personal Learning Login






Sign Up | Forgotten password?
 
Register with the NCETM

What makes a Good Resource - Loop Card Games


This page has been archived. The content was correct at the time of original publication, but is no longer updated.
Created on 26 August 2010 by ncetm_administrator
Updated on 03 December 2010 by ncetm_administrator

What Makes a Good Resource

Loop Card Games

Resource description:

Loop Card Games

This is a well-known activity but is adapted for groups of 2, 3 or 4 children. There are 6 loop games offered covering "bridging" in mental calculation, time problems and practice with multiplication and division. The games can also be used either as a domino game using the strips or matching pairs game if strips are cut in two.



Download the resources:

Teacher comment:

I lost confidence in large, whole-class loop games, as those whose “turn” has passed become disengaged until the game finishes, and also children who have difficulties can be disadvantaged / embarrassed. Small loop games overcome both.

What I did:

I designed and made several loop games, cut these in strips and allowed pairs to work with them, rotating as they finished.

Reflection:

This is a very engaging activity and non-threatening.

I found it useful to use the same activity in all 3 modes [loop game, dominoes and matching cards] and so provide a thorough assessment tool.

Children would complete an answers template which would also retain numbers and key words for each

 
 
Special Educational Needs
 


Comment on this item  
 
Add to your NCETM favourites
Remove from your NCETM favourites
Add a note on this item
Recommend to a friend
Comment on this item
Send to printer
Request a reminder of this item
Cancel a reminder of this item

Comments

 


There are no comments for this item yet...
Only registered users may comment. Log in to comment