Study Notes The Art of Highlighting @studygene... - LEARN, DON'T STUDY. Five fail-safe ways to silence a noisy class. 1.
The unexpected Done correctly this idea never fails. Present the class with something they’re not expecting then hold back on the explanation. Kids are naturally inquisitive and will be desperate to know why you’ve arranged the classroom differently, switched on coloured lights, set up some weird equipment or walked in backwards. This puts the power ball very much back in your court. 2. It’s surprising how much intrigue can be built up with nothing more expensive or creative than an envelope labelled "Mission Instructions" or "Top Secret". 3. Playing a musical instrument such as a tambourine, cowbell, guitar or kazoo gives a non-aggressive but very audible signal that you want everyone’s attention. 4. These can be anything from locations and pieces of music, to body positions and crazy hats. 5. Often the most challenging and difficult to manage pupils in school tend to be those with leadership potential.
CREATIVE LOW-COST TEACHING/LEARNING AIDS. Have you watched the TED talk where Linsey Pollak turns a carrot into a clarinet using an electric drill and plays his ‘carrinet’?
Apart from giving a completely new meaning to the concept of playing with food, he gives a perfect example of endless possibilities of imagination and creativity which might result in something absolutely practical: a musical instrument at a much cheaper price and a full day’s supply of vitamin A as added value. How can we turn our creativity into something tangible and valuable for the classroom? One of the ways is to create our own teaching/learning aids out of whatever we have available. Easy Decision Maker. Learnenglishkids.britishcouncil. Keep calm and carry on teaching: Gra bez nazwy, ale fajna. Ledwo zaczął się rok szkolny, a ja już z niczym nie wyrabiam.
Paper Toys: Flextangles. Today’s paper toy, Flextangles, is seriously the coolest paper puzzle we have ever made and judging by how many times you guys have downloaded our template you agree!
Flextangles are part of our collaborative series STEAM POWER: Empowering kids to explore the world through creative projects. The theme for this installment is COMPUTE! FLEXTANGLES: Make this paper toy and be mesmerized by the colorful action! Volume 90% Press shift question mark to access a list of keyboard shortcuts Keyboard Shortcuts Play/PauseSPACE Increase Volume↑ Decrease Volume↓ Seek Forward→ Zbiory przykładowych zadań egzaminacyjnych? – CKE już je przygotowała! ESL First Day Introduction Games. Secrets Age/Level: Elementary and above Time: 25 minutes Players: Individual Preparation: None Aim: To ask questions to determine who is telling the truth This is a fun mystery game to play on the first day of class.
This game motivates students to ask questions. BusyTeacher.org Mobile. IT AIN’T WHAT YOU USE. – Are your wands real magic wands?
– Yes! They are! But magic comes from within you, not the wand. Mobile. We have already discussed student motivation before.
Here are 10 more ways you can motivate your students today. 1Children fulfill the expectations that the adults around them communicate. This does not mean that every student will score 100% on every test we write. It does mean that if you communicate to a child that he or she is failure, he or she will fail. If you communicate to that same child that he or she will succeed; you will often find that that is the outcome.
Variety is enjoyable for students and teachers alike. How to draw people and actions. Monoface. Teacher's Pet - Free Worksheet & Puzzle Maker. Welcome to PenPal World. Moviemaker. Make digital movies online. Formerly Dfilm. Home. Diary of a Wimpy Kid. Mobile. The Language Menu - A webportal for teachers. Katherine Bilsborough - Interaction patterns: why and how? Variety: the spice of life For me, the best lessons have a variety of interaction patterns.
Learners might start off the lesson doing a mingling activity as a warmer. This would involve the whole class. Then they might spend time doing individual work, maybe reading a text or doing some exercises. Later in the lesson learners might work with a partner in a speaking activity, perhaps finishing off the lesson with group activity such as a team vocabulary game. The 4 Cs Varied interaction is important for several reasons, not least to ward off boredom and to make sure learners get to know each other and form classroom relationships. 10 lekcji angielskiego z Topem Wszech Czasów (listą piosenek radiowej Trójki) Summer Resources for Teachers. 8 Classic storytelling techniques for engaging presentations - Sparkol. A good public speaker takes their audience on a journey, leaving them feeling inspired and motivated.
But structuring your speech to get your ideas across and keep your audience engaged all the way through is tricky. 32 Brilliant Illustrations That Show What's Wrong With Society Today. How To Teach Idioms to your ESL students - Off2Class. Over the years, I’ve often debated whether to teach idioms to my ESL students… On the one hand, idioms are an ever-changing, regionally variable and downright tricky part of the English language.
On the other hand, Idioms are very common in spoken (and increasingly) written English. To achieve natural fluency (especially spoken), they are required. LearnEnglish Kids. Pic-your-wits. FunBrain.com - Word Confusion. Learning Games For Kids - Vocabulary Games. Oobleck.