The Situation Your students find it difficult to present (Projecting their voice and using expression). The Solution I have always found it difficult to teach presenting skills. Students find it difficult to understand that present is equally dependent on how you say something to what you say. Last year, I found a video that helps … Continue reading Presenting Skills – Tone of Voice
Day: April 28, 2020
Can you name the lyric?
The Situation Your students find it difficult to listen to information. The Solution Here is a fun little activity to get your students listening for specifics. Split students into teams of 4. Provide each student with a coloured marker and each team with an A3 piece of paper.Ask students to divide the page into quarters.You … Continue reading Can you name the lyric?
The Situation Your students finding it difficult to focus and read a text. Your students find it difficult engage in reading because the text is too long and they disengage. The Solution A significant problem with reading a story with a class is that some students will find it difficult to process the information. As … Continue reading RallyRead
Short Story Planning
The Situation You need an effective short story planner. The Solution Just like every other teacher, I am always looking for short-cuts. Not lazy short-cuts, but ones that allow me to work faster, not harder. I am always frustrated with short story graphic organisers online. There are many facets to writing a story and my … Continue reading Short Story Planning
The Situation Your students are tired out after long periods of academic work. The Solution Research tells us that students need to move if they are going to find any hope of learning and retaining information. Think of your own context for a moment. When you are tired, what do you do? Pick up the … Continue reading Brain Break