Teaching...Science Fiction and Issac Asimov AITSL STANDARDS: 2.1 Content and teaching strategies of the teaching area Apply knowledge of the content and teaching strategies of the teaching area to develop engaging teaching activities. The Situation You need to introduce Science Fiction, but are unsure of where to start The Solution Introduce Issac Asimov's The Fun … Continue reading Teaching…Science Fiction and Issac Asimov
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Presentation Skills – Providing students with the opportunity to explore strong presentations
AITSL STANDARD - 1.1 Physical, social and intellectual development and characteristics of students Use teaching strategies based on knowledge of students’ physical, social and intellectual development and characteristics to improve student learning. The Situation Your students are nervous presenters and are unsure of their ability to present in front of a class. The Solution Present … Continue reading Presentation Skills – Providing students with the opportunity to explore strong presentations
Characterisation – Whose boots are those?
Writing stories can be a difficult challenge for students. Why? Because we expect them to create new people. We can be presumptuous and expect them to be intuitively creative when sometimes this is not the case. Children are by nature quite imaginative, but this does not always relate to the types of creativity we want … Continue reading Characterisation – Whose boots are those?
Knowing Different Text Types – What is it not?
Knowing Different Text Types - What is it not? The Situation Your story do not know the difference between and story and essay. The Solution When writing a particular text type, you are often restricted by the text features and language features. Students, sometimes, will get these confused. A common misconception is saying a story … Continue reading Knowing Different Text Types – What is it not?
Teaching…Symbolism in Visual Images
The Situation You want to instruct students on how images represent/symbolism other ideas. The Solution In this part of your lesson, you are establishing the idea that images symbolise other ideas. This is not the entire lesson - just a way to establish the mindset for symbolism. Present students with the following image: 2. Ask … Continue reading Teaching…Symbolism in Visual Images