Students need the space to be creative. Sometimes, the classroom isn't enough. They have so many ideas that the amount of time that you provide, which is mandated by a structured school system, is not enough to get all those wonderful thoughts down on paper. Students need a creative outlet and a tool to capture … Continue reading Creative Writing Journal – Fostering the Creative Mind
Month: May 2020
GETTING TO KNOW YOUR STUDENTS – Who are you?
At the start of the year, you will have a bunch of new students that you will need to develop a relationship with. Aside from their name, you will need to learn who they are. There is nothing wrong with spending a lesson just getting to know your students and them getting to know you. … Continue reading GETTING TO KNOW YOUR STUDENTS – Who are you?
Student CONFERENCING AITSL STANDARDS: 5.2 - Provide feedback to students on their learning Provide timely, effective and appropriate feedback to students about their achievement relative to their learning goals. What is Conferencing? Conferencing is a process of providing one-on-one feedback to students in a safe environment. Safe, here, means that students do not feel like … Continue reading Student CONFERENCING
Imagine Your Life as a Movie
Imagine Your Life as a Movie AITSL STANDARD: 1.3 - Students with diverse linguistic, cultural, religious and socioeconomic backgrounds Design and implement teaching strategies that are responsive to the learning strengths and needs of students from diverse linguistic, cultural, religious and socioeconomic backgrounds. I always imagine life as a tv show. Your life is the … Continue reading Imagine Your Life as a Movie
GETTING CREATIVE: Four Outside the Box Activities
GETTING CREATIVE: Four Outside the Box Activities Design Your Own Machine English isn't always about writing. Students can design objects and things that can be worked into their story. Here is an activity that students can complete to get their creative juices going. Students need to create a machine, includes labels to explain how it … Continue reading GETTING CREATIVE: Four Outside the Box Activities