, uses a set of spinners on her classroom’s whiteboard (or her tablet and phone if she’s teaching virtually) to keep students engaged in math lessons through a friendly competition.

Teams of students can win points with the right answers, but they can just as easily lose them to other teams if one of the wheels says the points must “rotate left” or “rotate right.”

“They have no idea what it’s going to land on, which trick is going to come. They know that they might be winning right now, but it could easily rotate. So you’re super excited, but then you lose the points,” Tarter said.

Bắn Cá Hải Tặc iOS“It’s more than math,” adds Tarter, who is in her 11th year of teaching. “It’s also about becoming good at losing.”

Bắn Cá Hải Tặc iOSTarter also uses the Raffle Name app and the math songs of Number Rock, available on YouTube, to keep her students on their toes. Watch the video to see her explain the spinner game and put it into motion.