Speedy Santa

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Santa sure is fast. In the assessment task, learners calculate the number of minutes Santa can spend at each house. This calculation requires the use of given population demographics data.

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Concepts

Instructional Ideas

  • Use the task on the day before Christmas break
Classroom Considerations

  • Information is for the United Kingdom; if using in a U.S. classroom, substitute data for U.S. results
  • Individuals should be able to convert between hours, minutes, and seconds
Pros

  • Task is available in Word format, allowing for easy editing
  • Teacher guide has an arithmetical annex, which shows the results of calculations using different assumptions
Cons

  • Samples of student work are difficult to read due to handwriting issues