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Lesson idea: Introducing inventions (2)

My Primary students (aged 11) are studying technology and inventions at the moment. I used this activity to introduce the topic – it worked well. This idea could be used for generating interest, sharing personal responses, developing schematic knowledge, revising comparatives, developing spoken fluency, and much more… It’s amazing what a few images can too – it’s fairly low-prep. 606 more words


4 easy ways to use the Error Analysis activity in your math class

Last year was my first year teaching math, and over the summer Pinterest, TpT and fellow teacher blogs quickly became my best friends.  One activity that kept popping up was the Error Analysis activity. 587 more words

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Blind Contour Lesson

Overview: Students will do blind contour and continuous contour in order to experiment with abstraction and observation.

Rationale: Blind contour is something students of all ages can learn.   228 more words

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A Poem to Pair with The Awakening

Today my classes finished reading Kate Chopin’s The Awakening, and I started class by sharing the poem “Sympathy” by Paul Laurence Dunbar. Your students might recognize this poem as the source of the title line for Maya Angelou’s book… 235 more words


Lesson 2- Light Art

 I’ve always been interested in my personal practice with light as a means of producing a picture or making art.  I’ve done a lot of work revolving around shadows and tried to do some with light, so naturally I wanted to include this into an art lesson. 250 more words

Dance Your Dissertation--Or Maybe Your Science Unit

Sometimes the creativity in the world just makes me chuckle. It happened this week as I reviewed the materials for the 2017 Dance Your Dissertation Contest… 322 more words

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Songs In the Key Of ELT - Wish I Was Skinny

An occasional series of lesson ideas using songs you’re not likely to hear in a coursebook…

Artist: The Boo Radleys

Song: Wish I Was Skinny… 489 more words

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