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Five minute activity with video input

Looking for a quick and easy activity to introduce a topic or to end your lesson with?

Have a look at these short and attractive video clips on You Tube. 204 more words

Teaching Ideas

Do you want intrinsic motivation? Let them keep what they create.

Last week, having been set a written task, one of my students said to me, “Does this have a grade?” A reasonable question, eh? Mind, she’s only ten. 818 more words

English Teaching

Pentecost Worksheet

“Knowledge of faith is possible only in the Holy Spirit: to be in touch with Christ, we must first have been touched by the Holy Spirit.

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Some Sugar helps Probability go down

Recently it was that time in the S2 course for one of my favourite lessons – An introduction to Probability.

The Prep

I ask the pupils to mark in their HW diaries that they have to bring a packet/bag of their favourite sweet to the next lesson (or give a couple of days/weekend in between).   465 more words

Tiny steps

By Zoe Shepherd

When it gets to this time of year I often find that some of my exam groups start to go into tailspin. The students begin to get worried and stressed and then decide that they can’t do it. 509 more words

Who is at Fault for This Car Accident?

**Disclaimer** Some of the images in this lesson are not of my own creation. I have borrowed them from Dan Meyer’s blog…although I am repurposing them. 362 more words

Algebra II Lessons


For this week’s blog post I tried out Piktochart to present an informal lesson plan for my Social Justice PBL. I don’t think this was the greatest application of Piktochart, but I was eager to create one after seeing the… 172 more words

Educational Technology