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Classroom Management Strategies and other Teacher Worthy Ideas

Teaching Maths with the Amazing Race

Teaching many types of math with an Amazing Race.

Contemporary Education

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I played the Amazing Race with my students just the other day. It’s something I’ve been doing for a little while now. I didn’t realise how powerful it was until I had kids, who generally aren’t fond of Mathematics, absolutely loving it! It’s a great way to consolidate learning areas, or simply have fun. It also encourages team work amongst students and provides a platform for kids to teach each another. A great way to hook them in is by making a little movie trailor (iMovie is great for this) with photos of the kids, explaining they will be competing in a race.

How it works:

  • kids work in teams (no more than 4)
  • place clues around the school. Each team gets a set of clues that leads them to a new destination. The clue needs to direct them to where they need to go. Each destination has a Mathematical question with 2…

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This entry was posted on August 11, 2014 by in Uncategorized.


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