Just because we are approaching the end of the school year, doesn't mean there has to be a break in your students' learning. I'm sure we have all experienced that first day of term feeling, where it feels like brains are not running at full power, after the long holiday period. One way to keep … Continue reading 40 ways to ‘Flip’ your classroom this holiday.
The acquisition of language is essential to all subjects. As a science teacher, I am especially conscious of the vast number of new technical terms my students are expected to understand and use with confidence; particularly when answering exam questions. This became apparent to me when I started teaching abroad. Many of the students spoke … Continue reading Building vocabulary for technical subjects and supporting ESL students using Quizlet.
As the term draws to a close, it can be great time for reflection. One of my favourite activities is to share a copy of the "who wants to be a millionaire" PowerPoint (download it for free here: Millionaire template). I prefer to run this as a collaborative activity and set up the groups so … Continue reading End of term reflective activity.