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Classroom Timer | Countdown timer

 

“Time is a gift, given to you, given to give you the time you need, the time you need to have the time of your life. ” ~ Norton Juster, The Phantom Tollbooth

Have the time of your life with this classroom timer! There are tons of uses for an online timer in the classroom. Kids begin to get an intuitive sense of time when they can watch this timer clock count down.  Many students have been shown to focus better on tasks when they know how long they have to complete them, this is particularly good for timed reading.  Classroom management can be supported with the use of a timer by setting boundaries on completing various classroom tasks. Classroom timers can also be used for playing hot potato, timed quizzes, or turn-taking games. Online timers also help adults complete difficult tasks by breaking them into shorter intervals.

To use this timer, move the hands on the hours, minutes, or seconds clocks, or click on the pre-set buttons for 15 seconds, 30 seconds, 1 minute, 5 minutes, 15 minutes, or 30 minutes. Click start and the countdown begins. Click pause if you need a break in the timer and resume to start it up again.  When the alarm goes off, click on the circle to return to the main online timer menu.

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