We wondered – how many of us are new to our school this year? Let’s find out. A flurry of yellow post-its, a scribble and a scratch of pencils…..
Line them up in the correct columns - and we have the makings of a pictogram. Which shows us that there are 8 new students and 10 who were at our school last year.
Transfer the same information to a chart using the oh-so-Smart board (one smiley face per person – and yes, we each got to move our own into place) and look what this shows…..
9 people who are new and 9 who were at our school last year. Personally I am putting the discrepancy down to all that ‘testing’ of the stickiness of the post-its. Which left many of them not quite as sticky as was needed. And one or two on the floor rather than stuck on the chart…..