Teaching…Persuasive Essay Writing

The Situation Your students need to write a persuasive essay. The Solution There are many aspects to writing an essay. For this reason, I have condensed this section into: Unpacking the essay question Choosing the persuasive techniques Making a plan Organising the structure Begin writing Unpacking The Essay Question The obvious start is to show … Continue reading Teaching…Persuasive Essay Writing

Corners: Getting Students out of Their Chairs

AITSL STANDARD: 3.3 - Use teaching strategies Select and use relevant teaching strategies to develop knowledge, skills, problem solving and critical and creative thinking. The Situation You want to create positive discussion with your students in a collaborative setting. The Solution Using the space of the classroom is a healthy way to shake up your … Continue reading Corners: Getting Students out of Their Chairs

Pop Quiz! – Checking for Understanding

Pop Quiz! - Checking for Understanding The Situation You are unsure whether students understand important vocabulary. The Solution Every once in awhile, it’s nice to surprise your students with a little quiz. Quick! What do you know?! Catching them off-guard allows you to see what they have learnt so far - perhaps over the last … Continue reading Pop Quiz! – Checking for Understanding