I’m dicing with deafness – pass the ear defenders
Dice are the ultimate weapon of maths disruption
Today, we are investigating probability by trying to make 12 when adding two dice scores together. It is not an activity for teachers who are faint-hearted. The effects of children throwing dice while experiencing high levels of numerical frustration are not conducive to classroom peace. Last week, there was a set of soft-foam dice on the maths table. Now, I can find only hard plastic ones. I suspect the soft ones migrated to the parallel class doing a parallel investigation.
Dice are the ultimate weapon of maths disruption. Ten minutes in, and I am wondering what the probability is of going ...