We’re always trying to be creative in order to make lessons more interesting. If I had a Pound for every time a student asked, “When am I going to need this?” I’d be so rich I could retire! However, relating topics to real life isn’t always the best way to pique the interest of your students. Where appropriate, I like to pose a question at the start of the lesson that students should be able answer by the end of the lesson: A brick and a sponge are the same size. In water, th
As we approach summer lots of the students have the same question on their lips, "Can we do something fun today?"
Firstly, ALL my lessons are fun! And after we've discussed this for a few minutes, I establish that what they want to do is something easy. Something that doesn't require effort. Something that's going to lead to a lack of learning that lesson.
In all seriousness, many of my lessons do include bingo, a pair/group activity or a game (which I maintain are all fun