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Tip 5: End your Lesson with a Plenary

End your lesson with a fun and engaging activity that helps your students revise the key ideas of the lesson and summarise its learning objectives. This end of lesson-activity is often called a Plenary. A good plenary serves the following functions: Recall – what has been learnt Summarise– what are the key points Evaluate - what do [...]

Tip 5: End your Lesson with a Plenary2016-12-13T11:12:57+00:00

Tip 3: Begin with a Mind Catching ‘Starter’

Begin your lesson with a mind capturing task that introduces your children to the theme of your lesson without you explicitly saying what the theme is. As soon as your pupils enter your classroom doors or straight after they take their seats, dish out the ‘Starter’ task. Do this even before you run through the [...]

Tip 3: Begin with a Mind Catching ‘Starter’2021-03-20T20:21:31+00:00

Tip 2: Giving Instructions

Instructions can be used for setting activities, classroom management and setting rules. Make sure instructions are short, simple and clear. It may help students if you give examples. Ask a student to repeat the instruction back to the class and ask another to demonstrate following your instructions. Instructions should answer: What are we doing? Reading, [...]

Tip 2: Giving Instructions2016-12-13T11:16:42+00:00

Tip 1: Effective Board Use

Try to use the board often. Split the board into sections for organization and effective use. Use each section for a different purpose. Make sure your handwriting is clear. Map out the relationship between characters on the board. For example, the characters in the story of prophet Yusuf. Read what you are writing slowly for [...]

Tip 1: Effective Board Use2016-12-13T11:17:09+00:00
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