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Teaching that STICKS – Planning a ‘sticky’ lesson. | @mrocallaghan_edu
How do we make learning stick? Chip & Dan Heath’s most recent book ‘Made to stick’ provides a framework for making ideas ‘sticky.’ If you’ve not read the book I’d advise getting a copy. Whilst you’re waiting for your copy to arrive, I’d recommend watching the following two videos to get an overview of the Heath brothers ideas. The Heath brothers brilliantly summarise a ‘sticky’ idea here… A sticky idea is an idea that’s understood, that’s remembered, and that changes something (opinions, behaviors, values). In the book the Heath brothers come up with a framework called SUCCESS which can be used to deliver knowledge in a more memorable way. Shaun Allison’s post captures the essence of the SUCCESS framework in this graphic… Image via @shaun_allison Planning a ‘sticky’ lesson. ‘Sticky’ plan by @mrocallaghanedu based on the ideas of Chip & Dan Heath How does it work? Top right hand corner is probably a good place to start. Resource. Sticky plan (editable) - print double sided on A3. Impact? Like this:
(58) TeachingEnglish | British Council
Queen Elizabeth Ii
In wishing you all 'good evening' I feel that I am speaking to friends and companions who have shared with my sister and myself many a happy Children's Hour. Thousands of you in this country have had to leave your homes and be separated from your fathers and mothers. My sister Margaret Rose and I feel so much for you as we know from experience what it means to be away from those we love most of all. To you, living in new surroundings, we send a message of true sympathy and at the same time we would like to thank the kind people who have welcomed you to their homes in the country. All of us children who are still at home think continually of our friends and relations who have gone overseas - who have travelled thousands of miles to find a wartime home and a kindly welcome in Canada, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa and the United States of America. My sister and I feel we know quite a lot about these countries. But I am sure that you, too, are often thinking of the Old Country.
Curated Collections | Curriki
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How to plan an ESL/EFL (English as a Second Language) Lesson Plan - Indianapolis Living Abroad
Whether you teach English as a Second Language (ESL) to adults or children, this foolproof lesson plan template is a great base to work from. Add to it and change it as you please, or follow every bit of it (a good idea if you're a new ESL teacher planning your first ESL lesson). This Lesson plan format will also work no matter what country you’re teaching English in, be it Japan, Korea, China or the USA. To begin, keep this in mind: It’s important that you keep your lessons fun. Another tip for you ESL teachers is this: The less time you lecture your class, the better off you and your students will be. Now on to the simple, yet very practical, lesson plan: 1- Greeting. 2- Warm up/HookIt’s important that you have your students’ attention right away. TPR: Total physical response. 3. 4. **For ideas on games, check out the "Related Articles" portion of this article. 5. 6.
All About Explorers | Christopher Columbus
Christopher Columbus Christopher Columbus was born in 1951 in Sydney, Australia. His home was on the sea and Christopher longed to become an explorer and sailor. However, as a young man, Christopher went to Portugal and got involved in the map making business with his brother, Bartholomew. This business made Columbus a rich man. During this time, people were very interested in finding a sailing route around Africa to China, Japan and India. Columbus knew he had to make this idea of sailing, using a western route, more popular. The Voyages of Christopher Columbus (Click to enlarge) In 1942 he set sail with three ships, the Nina, Pinta and Santa Maria and about 90 men. Columbus returned to Spain in 1939 and was hailed as a hero. Columbus made three more voyages to the lands of Hispaniola, Dominica, Trinidad, Venezuela, Mexico, Honduras and Panama. Columbus died in 1906. Click here for other places to learn about this explorer
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Lesson Plan Models
ASSURE Model (written by Jennifer Nelson) Overview Developed by Sharon E. ASSURE Lesson Plan Examples ASSURE Model Instructional Plan Template Compare and Contrast ASSURE webquest lesson Popular Services The ASSURE Model: Creating the Learning Experience from Pearson Prentice Hall Additional Resources Instructional Technology and Media for Learning : Additional information for users of Instructional Technology and Media for Learning, Prentice Hall Companion Website ASSURE Model Rubric The ASSURE Model Overview ASSURE Process : Breakdown of each category The Big6 (written by Shari DeGroff) Overview The Big6 is a widely used literacy model created by Michael Eisenberg and Bob Berkowitz in 1988. 1. Big6 puzzle A fun puzzle for kids that shows the six stages Lesson Plans using the Big6 NTeQ (written by Donna Williams) Overview NTeQ stands for iNtegrating Technology for inQuiry The NTeQ model is student-centered, open-ended, andproblem-based for teachers to integrate technology with teaching and learning.