All the students we teach have something in their lives that’s really engaging—something that they do and that they are good at, something that has an engaging, creative component to it. But they all do something engaging. Life for today’s kids may be a lot of things— including stressful—but it’s certainly not unengaging.
―Create your own heroes.‖ ―Thrilling battles!‖ ―Encounter…‖ ―Engage…‖ ―Fly…‖ ―Explore…‖ ―Take on your friends.‖ ―Exciting!‖ ―Challenging!‖ ―Master…‖ ―Build…‖ ―Perform…‖ ―Research…‖ ―Lead…‖ ―Don’t work alone.‖
A starter should remind us of what we have before the main course – something to tantalise the taste buds…
Give the students any photograph or picture relating to topic of lesson.
THE SCHOOL of ATHENS (Raphael) 1510 -11 Socrates Plato Aristotle Pythagoras Euclid“All Men by nature desire knowledge”: Aristotle.
Which dig is correctly being demonstrated in the pictures below?
Justin volleys a volleyball from a balcony 12metres up•After travelling a horizontal distance of 2m,the ball reached its maximum height of 16m•The ball hits the floor after a horizontaldistance of 6m•If the ball follows the shape of a parabola,sketch the curve showing the projection of theball (using the horizontal distance on the x axisand the height of the ball on the y axis) Can you give the equation?
How many Queens have beencrowned in England since 1831
None. Both Victoria and Elizabeth IIwere princesses when they were crowned
e.g. Play students a citizenship themed song and they have to transcribe the lyrics. Can then use this for discussion of media, expression, identity, politics, language etc.
EngagementHow well are ICT tools tied into student learning?
CreativeAre students creating and presenting work using ICT tools?