20 Ways To Get A Noisy Classroom's Attention 20 Ways To Get A Noisy Classroom’s Attention by Terry Heick Okay, so this isn’t about rethinking teaching and learning in a connected world, but that doesn’t change the fact that for many of you, simply beginning class can be the most challenging thing you do all day. It’s not easy. Halloween MASKS These are our Halloween masks – they are merry rather than scary! They were copied on colored cardboard from the KROKOTAK templates, then they were cut out and colored by the kids. We added pom-pom noses to make them even funnier. Halloween masks: Scroll down to view all documetns. How Lego Therapy Can Help Children With Special Needs One of my family’s most successful activities this past summer was a kid swap: I sent my younger son to play at a friend’s home, while the friend’s older brother came to play with my older son at our home. Both of the older brothers have special needs, but it was easy to supervise them, because they share a common interest: building with Legos. Within an hour, we had one finished castle and two smiling boys in the living room.
18 Things Highly Creative People Do Differently This list has been expanded into the new book, “Wired to Create: Unravelling the Mysteries of the Creative Mind,” by Carolyn Gregoire and Scott Barry Kaufman. Creativity works in mysterious and often paradoxical ways. Creative thinking is a stable, defining characteristic in some personalities, but it may also change based on situation and context. Inspiration and ideas often arise seemingly out of nowhere and then fail to show up when we most need them, and creative thinking requires complex cognition yet is completely distinct from the thinking process. Framing your writing In a way, this post is about something I won’t actually be able to use myself and isn’t something I have done extensively (or at least, consciously so) in the past. This week I start a new job, and I actually won’t be in a classroom environment, so that’s why I won’t be able to make immediate use of the ideas I’ll set forward. However, I’m hoping that I’ll be able to use the underlying principles to guide the work I will be doing, which will involve working on lesson frameworks. The first mention of the term framework, therefore seems to suggest a focus on the structure of a lesson, class, session, or however you wish to name those hours and minutes that the teacher and students are together. The ideas that you’ll are partly to do with this, but they rather more focus on helping students studying English with one particular aspect, that of writing.
20 Ways to Keep Your Students' Attention As the end of the year approaches, it can be more and more challenging to keep your students' attention. Brain Breaks are important, but there are plenty of things you can do within a lesson to keep kids from day dreaming...or worse yet, nodding off. Here are some ideas:Desk Switch: Students have ten seconds (count down from ten) to find another desk to sit in that is in a different part of the room than his or her normal desk. Students stay in that desk for the rest of the lesson. Orka plugga, studieteknik Upload Malin Frykman Loading... Working... ► Play all Orka plugga, studieteknik
Collaborative Learning What is collaborative learning? What is the impact of collaborative learning or group work? What are some examples of collaborative learning activities? 100 Reasons to Mind Map 100 examples of how you can use mindmapping whether completely new to mind maps or a seasoned pro. I hope the list helps generate ideas for you. 100 Reasons to Mind Map 1. Explore a subject 2. Infographic: prepositions of time Today’s infographic shows you how we use the prepositions in, on and at with different time phrases. There are examples to help you clearly understand how we use these prepositions in different situations. I used Piktochart to design the infographic and Bitstrips for the cartoons. Teaching Social Skills Teaching Social Skills Seating students together is not enough to ensure teamwork. Many kids have very little idea how to interact appropriately with their classmates.
Svenska Verb: lär dig verbformer i svenska språket online! Changes: Now you can select yourself which verbs you want to practice! Please read below about how to do it. I should thank Laura for some inspiration. Minor CSS issues in IE7 have been fixed. Before you start: Where Children Sleep photographs from around the world Photographer James Mollison travelled around the world to capture children's bedrooms The project, Where Children Sleep is set to highlight children's rights across the globeChildren, and their bedrooms, come from all over the world, from China to the U.S. to Brazil By Sara Malm Published: 09:30 GMT, 3 April 2014 | Updated: 13:43 GMT, 3 April 2014 The difference between east and west, rich and poor becomes stark when looking at how our children sleep at night. Where Children Sleep, a project by photographer James Mollison, is set to highlight children’s rights by contrasting the different living situations for young people across the globe.
Roar – Katy Perry – ESL lesson plan The song “Roar” perfectly fits the topic of gender roles/stereotypes, feminism. Besides, it’s a great source of idioms, set expressions and phrasal verbs. That’s how I would use it in class. 1. Tell the students that we’re going to study 7 new expressions (slides 2-4).