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Now ‘speed dating‘ is possibly the oldest trick in the book when it comes to MFL teaching. It’s fast, fun and allows lots of students to speak a the.

I this post I share my preparations for this event. Please feel free to use this to help you organise a similar event at your own school or workplace. Each had been asked to bring something to share which they could describe or show another teacher in 30 seconds bring and brag of good practice. Each teacher was given a number, which they wrote on their sheet of paper.

How it happened. When we started I began the countdown and the teacher who would move I think it was the teacher sat on my left hand side began discussing what they had brought to share. After 30 seconds I clapped, signifying the other teacher should begin to discuss what they had brought.

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Students with the role play card have an opportunity to ask their partner any questions about the prompts. After each round the students move in a clockwise motion, leaving the role play cards and instructions on the chairs. This gives them exposure to lots of different scenarios and also gives them a chance to both ask and answer questions.

View all posts by missmeymfl. I love MFL speed dating and this idea is a great one. I am going to use it this week.

Teacher Karma – Free Resources, Engaging Learning Strategies, and Simple Talk, Jot, Rotate is a cross between a Socratic Seminar and Speed “Dating“.

Active learning engages students in activities beyond reading, listening, or watching to deepen their learning and connection with the material. With roots in constructivist learning theory, the primary benefit of active learning is that it makes students an active, rather than passive, participant in the the process of assimilating new information Bransford, et.

Choose a tool that seems comfortable for a single class session, or even just part of a class session, rather than trying to redeisgn an entire course. For example, you might first look for a tool that will help you make your lectures more interactive instead of trying to replace lectures with activities. Then work your way up to more immersive experiences for your students. Also, feel free to alter ideas to suit your needs; think of instructions as guidelines or suggestions rather than rules.

Adjusting tools to fit your own personality, as well as the content, class structure, and student demographics, will increase their potential for success. Consider logistics like time, space, and materials. Determine how you will frame the activity, what explanations and directions you will offer, and what content students need prior to the activity in order to be successful.

Think about using Flipped Teaching, where students access lecture materials through videos or online content prior to class, to free up time for active learning. Explain to students what you are doing and why you are doing it. After the activity, let students discuss the experience with each other and with you.

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Print the Guidebook double sided and fold into the booklet. Print this placemat for using the RVS Learning Design Process in your lesson planning or jotting down quick design ideas. In Rocky View Schools, literacy and numeracy are foundational to all student learning; integral to this is the belief that every teacher is a literacy and numeracy teacher. A protocol for conducting an interview to develop a better understanding of a potential issue or problem that could be processed through design thinking.

Who are you designing for? The best way to understand who you are designing for is to talk with them directly.

Teaching Students About the Contributions of Newcomers. teacher spends three days a week after school working with these students to get them up to speed. This extra class Many students are driving to school, dating or going to parties.

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Everyone at Gracemount High School is committed to this and this page will provide guidance, information and practical help for effective learning and teaching. GHS Teacher Toolkit. File Size. Teacher Toolkit Aug Teacher Toolkit Sept

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Another instalment, in our series of posts in which language educators from around the globe share their experiences with aspects of my language teaching approach. This time around I thought of sharing two posts rather than one, because the teachers who authored them, Vicki and Mike, showcase two very different pproaches to incorporating EPI or elements of it in their teaching practice, both very interesting in their own right. Although quite divergent in many ways, they converge on the same core principles which I swear by and constitute the pillars of EPI.

Two brilliant posts, as inspirational as and fascinating and the previous ones by Julia, Chloe and Heather. Honestly, I have no idea! But honestly who knows!

Air Pollution Speed Dating, Air Quality Jeopardy, and the AQI Playoffs are just a Athletes United for Healthy Air Toolkit that can help students, their teachers.

After having taught in different contexts in the UK, I have noticed a huge lack of confidence from British students towards languages. Nobody speaks French in Manchester! As a native speaker, I found myself in the situation where I felt I needed to DO something to make pupils enjoy languages in a different way. Here are my three trial strategies, inspired by a BBC article on bringing languages to life :. However, to do it in order to communicate a real message to someone in particular changes its purpose.

The first task they will have to do is to write a short paragraph about Manchester. But this is not true! If they realise that the main communicated message is understood, they will hopefully try harder and their self-esteem will then grow! Because mine wants to be a psychologist! It is mad! I noticed that so many students are lacking self-confidence and high career aspirations.

At this stage, pupils are not really confident with the language and need to practise.

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Then comes the busy work. Cue the sigh of relief! There is always something to reflect on, new research in best practices, or something inspiring happening in the changes of the world. It is our duty as educators to never stop learning – never stop blooming – so we can continually teach to the best of our abilities.

Teaching is my passion, whether that’s in the classroom to elementary students, at a conference for teachers, or on my new podcast for teachers! I also enjoy spending time with family including my husband Dee, son D.

Experiential Learning Depot saved to Teacher Blogs Speed Dating for ANY Topic: Editable Template – Engaging Activity. Teachers Pay Teachers. Instructional.

Teachers today work in a full capacity, and keeping up with technology can feel like an extra burden. There is beauty in simplicity. Did you know that hidden in your Apps folder on your Mac is a little app called Image Capture? What does it do? It takes pictures or videos from a device camera, iPad, iPhone and lets you import them to your Mac and save them wherever you want. When do I use it? I just want the pictures and videos I want, where I want them.

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