Composite class teachers know the key to teaching their classes successfully is to apply a variety of strategies. Here are some tips and suggestions from iMaths teachers that you may find useful for your own composite class.
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Ryeford State School is a Band 5 school on the Darling Downs, Queensland, which covers all year levels except 5 and 6.
We are into our second year of investigative Maths. As all Band 5 teachers know, teaching multi-age maths simultaneously can be quite a challenge, but we have developed a system that incorporates the focus teaching of essential learnings and the investigative processes.
We’ve had a number of teachers ask us for advice on dealing with multi-age classrooms. Our Sound Waves authors have identified some of the most suitable whole class activities for using with multi-age classes.