hisnamewasbeanni:

I really wanted to try the Penny Pick review game posted a while ago (under the #Teaching Ideas tag), particularly with one of my “problem classes” during their least productive periods each week (Thursday afternoons)! I thought it sounded like a fantastic idea, but unfortunately came up against the problem of not having access to an OHP.
I thought of using PowerPoint on a projector, but did not want to lose the benefit of the tactile experience provided by the game. Fortunately I have a brilliant girlfriend (and beautiful, and funny, and talented - hi honey), who not only suggested the idea of writing the points (and bombs) on coloured cardboard circles to be stuck to the board, but picked up the materials necessary while shopping, and even helped me cutting out the pieces! (Gosh I’m a lucky one.)
Anyway, the result is the above - an “adjusted” game of Penny Pick, that can be played as a review lesson and will hopefully produce a productive period out of what has thus far been the most painful part of my week!
Thank you to Diz, and of course to Itssnix for the original (brilliant) idea! I hope my adaptation can help someone else!

hisnamewasbeanni:

I really wanted to try the Penny Pick review game posted a while ago (under the #Teaching Ideas tag), particularly with one of my “problem classes” during their least productive periods each week (Thursday afternoons)! I thought it sounded like a fantastic idea, but unfortunately came up against the problem of not having access to an OHP.

I thought of using PowerPoint on a projector, but did not want to lose the benefit of the tactile experience provided by the game. Fortunately I have a brilliant girlfriend (and beautiful, and funny, and talented - hi honey), who not only suggested the idea of writing the points (and bombs) on coloured cardboard circles to be stuck to the board, but picked up the materials necessary while shopping, and even helped me cutting out the pieces! (Gosh I’m a lucky one.)

Anyway, the result is the above - an “adjusted” game of Penny Pick, that can be played as a review lesson and will hopefully produce a productive period out of what has thus far been the most painful part of my week!

Thank you to Diz, and of course to Itssnix for the original (brilliant) idea! I hope my adaptation can help someone else!