Last Lessons ….

Update: end of term activities page.

In the UK schools are finishing for the summer, some have already completed school for the year.

What to do for those last lessons?

No videos – though I could make an exception for the counting chimps, a video I was introduced to by Alex Bellos at the SSAT conference which he included in his session and shows the astonishing recall of a chimp – compare the human!

Some Mathematical games and puzzles perhaps? There are plenty to choose from.

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Tarsia Puzzles

With the free Formulator Tarsia software from Hermitech Laboratory, (you can download the software and see more information by following the link) it is possible to create Tarsia puzzle types

puzzles of various types. These work well with students of any age.

Craig Barton has a section of his website devoted to Tarsia – note all the ideas here for using Tarsia in the classroom and TES Resources host an extensive collection of Tarsia Puzzles.