And it is important we help stimulate their minds during the summer because as teachers we have to motivate them to turn off the TV and explore the world around them. Let’s face it, many of our students will spend a lot of time laying dormant and watching TV.
It’s socialSometimes you need a little help from your friends (cheats)Integrates movement, visuals, multimedia, popular music, graphics and basically is a representation of the world teens and kids want to be immersed inGoal-oriented- Aim to reach the next levelEach more challenging, but achievableMust complete tasksCollect items that help within the journey (learning is all around you)Discover a new world each time you achieve a levelPositive stressFailure part of the journeyTry again till you reach your goal with no penaltiesEvery kid can be a hero as long as they keep tryingVia Paul Maglione, Slidesha.re/pmteenmotivation
http://www.activityvillage.co.uk/my_favourite_things.htmInstructions: Ask the children to draw, one in each section, their favourite toy, food, person and animal. When they have finished, sit the children in a circle with all the pictures in the centre. Can they guess whose is whose?
Özge will be talking about the what voki is and how to create a voki example
A Time You Were Brave
A Time You Were Brave
When we reflect on the learning in the video we see a few ways the learners use the tools. From here and our own experiences we can make some conclusions about what great teaching consists of. Great teaching…Where was the teacher in all this? Behind the lens allowing the learner to experiment and explore with the tools.
10+ Getting to Know You Activities for Kids
Let’s Get to Know You!
ShellyTerrell.com/icebreakers Activities for Kids Let’s Get to Know You! ShellyTerrell.com/kidicebreakers Activities for Kids
• Each student brings in a
favorite toy • Divide the class into 2 lines and seat them across from each other. • The teacher starts the timer for 1 minute and the pairs play with each other • They switch partners Toy Mingle
Pass the Ball Classroom circle
time with Maria Knee by Wesley Fryer, Flickr • Students sit in a circle • Each student says his/her name • Introduce 1 ball to the circle • Give students the ball & instruct them to roll it to another student. • They have to say the student’s name & ask a question