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resources in this section can be used effectively with a
Interactive Screen or White Board
the Picture - Click on the squares to see if you
can match the picture pairs. Watch out for the timer. How long will
it take you?
Squares - Join the dots to make squares before
the computer can.
and Crosses - Can you beat the computer at noughts
Towers of Hanoi - See if you can solve this puzzle.
There are 3 posts. You have to move the discs on one post to another
but you cannot put a larger disc on top of a smaller one. Try it!
Or watch the computer do it.
Interactive Resources from Other Sites
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- There are many
excellent interactive activities at the
Primary Resources Website
Mathematics interactive material
- Some interesting
The sites below are from the same author as Primary Games and mostly
contain Mathematics material
how fast you can type. The computer will time you and tell you if
you made any mistakes.
The following use the Literacy Spelling Bank Words for each year
group for term 1:
How fast can you type? - for Year
fast can you type? - for Year 4
How fast can you
type? - for Year 5
How fast can you
type? - for Year 6
fast can you type?
- Describe the Picture
- these allow you to type adjectives in the surrounding
boxes (opens in a new window)
a Message in Code - write a message in code, give
someone the key and they can decode your message.
- Using Babel Fish (opens in a new window). Translate words, sentences or even web pages.
- Provide a 'buzzword' and see what kind of complicated
sentence the computer produces. Will you understand it? Will anyone
- add, subtract, predict , enjoy!
- need a calculator - here's one!
Watch - a stop watch that is accurate up to a
hundredth of a second.
the Number - Write a numeral in the box and it
will appear as a written number in the text box below.
a Number between 0 and 49 - Try to work out the
number the computer has chosen by clicking on the number buttons.
the Number - Put in the lowest and highest number
possible and see if you can guess the number the computer has chosen.
number converter - converts any standard number
(base 10) to any other base.
Converter - converts Fahrenheit to Centigrade
or Centigrade to Fahrenheit
around the World - Find out what time it is around
the world also what is the current world population.
The ITPs are here 55 Interactive teaching tools for Mathematics