# Category Archives: Greece

### Traditional Christmas customs – Vassilopita ( September – December 2015 )

Children used maths and Christmas  customs together.

First they share into 14 equal pieces  VASILOPITA. Then they made calculations with fractions.

And after that the children enjoyed the cake !!!!

Vassilopita is the famous Greek New Year’s Cake.There is a coin into  the Vasilopita.

The one who receives the coin is considered to be especially blessed for the year.

Class F  ( 11 years   )

### Measurement – perimetre and area of playgrounds

In the beginning….

we carefully observed the playground  of our school …

from the window of our class.  That is located in the second floor.
Then …..

we took the appropriate geometrical instruments and we went down to the plaground

and we started to count it ….

### A good day for shopping….

One day….

we decided to do shopping in the shops of our neighborhood.

As long as we had counted our money…

we started our walk……

We realised how useful are mathematical in our lives ….

1st  Primary school of Giannitsa , Greece  ( class E1)

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### Playing the roles… ( January – April 2015)

Inspired by the project “maths paths in Europe”

we became butchers, bakers, grocers, greengrocers, booksellers e.t.c

…. we practiced in math while simultaneously we had fun.

Enjoying and learning …we solve mathematical problems and created some for you…

(D3 class)

### Numbers to 10 in partner languages ( November – December 2014)

We try to learn the numbers up to 10 in the languages of our partners . (  Class F- 12 years )

We create some  cards with the numbers.

At the top of the cards the number was written in one of the languages of partners

and under of that the number was written in Greek language.

In the end,  we put the cards per language in folders

which were have made by the  children. Some of these folders  used

for educational activities and some of them offered to the partners.

### Car registration plates (November 2014)

Students of the third grade decided to deal with the car registration plates, to  observe them, to study the numbers and the letters over to them, to learn their usefulness. When they were returned in their classroom,  they decided   to  paint or make similar of them with various materials.

### Numbers around us….. (November 2014)

The lesson was planned for  D class,(November 2014), by  English teacher Iatropoulou Fani,  to be carried out in a two-hour session.The major aim was to revise numbers.  Although learners had mastered counting from one to ten during the previous school year and despite the fact that they did well in oral production of numbers from eleven to one hundred, which were dealt with in the  previous unit , there was still considerable confusion regarding spelling, especially as far as numbers from eleven to twenty were concerned. Therefore, students had to be provided with a chance to write them down once again,yet not  in the abstract way of mathematical calculations that  the book exercises adopted, but in a more concrete way of connecting them with the world around us. At the same time they would be given the chance to expand their vocabulary.

Α few works of children

### Door numbers – Distance calculation (Novemder 2014 )

The children of B class worked in small groups to observe the number, the shape in buildings, and measure the distance from church to school with the help of small squares which were painted by them on the sidewalk outside of the school yard . Each child counted his steps until  he reach the front door of the school. They took pictures.   Then, they went back in class, the children used this data to compare the results of their work.