ALL of Jamie Clark’s fantastic resources available here, for free!!
What do do:
Put students into two teams. Line each team up, one behind the other in front of the whiteboard.
Give the student at the front of each line, a whiteboard
Resources:Large photocopied footsteps or large footsteps cut out of coloured paperHow It Works:Students work together to identify the steps for success in a particular task.They write each step on one of the foot prints.These can then be displayed on
Resources:Strips of PaperGlue? Stapler
How It Works:Students can work in groups.They are asked to write a Keyword/Topic/Phrase/Quote on a strip of paper.They then write a connection/explanation/definition on another strip of paper.However….They must then connect with another keyword+definition…
Resources: Post-It notes/ Paper cut into small squaresHow It Works:Students are asked to work in pairs– and asked to write down 9 keywords/points/sentences/ each. (If AS/A level student- they could work on their own- link the points to mark schemes/model answer and
U Shape Continuum-Resources:None!How it works:Ask students to line up in order of their level of understanding/current grade/progress… (Up to you!)From really confident/A* to really confused/U grade.You should then snake the students from the end of the line to bring all
Why not use a QR Code to make your displays come alive!
Do you remember getting told off at school for passing notes in class?
That age-old teenage tradition that is now rapidly being replaced by its 21st Century counterpart: under-the-desk texting?
Resources:2 DiceHow It Works:Students throw 2 dice and if they get e.g. a 2 and a 4, find the box 2 across and 4 down. They need to make a sentence containing the words/picture from the 2 boxes. The question marked
Resources:Click here to download a copyHow it works:The Review Wheel is a ready made plenary/starter that can be adapted and used at a touch of a button and implemented as a cross curricular approach to suit a variety of subjects. A
Liquid chalk pens… (Can also be found on eBay/Amazon at a good price)
Task:Students writing on windows- or any glass surface!! The pens are easy to wipe off and come in a variety of colours!You can use your windows
The KWHL grid can be used in a variety of situations The strength of this process is that it starts from childrens’ ideas, so misconceptions and previous learning can be identified and pupils are very much involved
Resources:Mission Impossible sound track from YouTube,Image(s) to assess previous learningWhat to do:To assess previous learning place an image/s in an envelope and stick under each students seat before they enter the class. On teachers command of go (play the mission