Your unit subject is a trip to the desert, weather
conditions in the arctic, travel problems, healthy food.
What are you going to do to connect your students
mentally and emotionally to aspects of these subjects
that they might not have experienced or ever been
How are you going to arouse curiosity, trigger
physical sensations, and why should you do that?
As you watch the next video, list the
advantages and disadvantages of setting up
a lesson with lead-ins in mind.
Memory will retain more than words. It will
register the textures of sensation. The
reaction to what the fingertips have
touched. This activation of curiosity and
readiness is your lead-in. It leads you in. It
leads them on!
What’s your lead-in???
An idea that changed everything!
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Trigger physical sensations
Connect mentally and emotionally
Always challenge your students
Try to understand existing networks and build
Think of a class as a concrete experience
Bring a rich blend of senses.
Let students feel the experience.
Use metaphors, analogies and stories
Easy tasks to adapt to any content
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Draw, mime or explain