Tag Archives: Games

CV game

1 May

WORKER ANTS

Some nice little questions to get students speaking about their skills and qualities if you click on the link below – if you create a game board using a large sheet of flipchart paper then the tasks becomes even more engaging. The board game templates are from donnayoung.org

QUESTIONS FOR SKILLS & QUALITIES GAME

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Generic engaging and fun activities/tasks

7 Jan

ANTS TEAMWORK

In this free ebook from http://www.behaviourneeds.com there are an abundance of tasks and activities that encourage students to work collaboratively in order to develop employment skills such as teamwork and professionalism.

There are starters, extension tasks and energisers for when the learning has dulled and the activities can be adapted for any age group or context. Please click on the link below to access the ebook and scroll through the first few pages.

http://bit.ly/1dFdEzH

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Engaging maths starters and plenaries

6 Jan

MATHS ICONS

A comprehensive list of brilliant and engaging starters/plenaries for maths that feature fun, ensuring that students are engaged throughout the activities (14-19 year olds). They cover all types of problem solving and can easily be adapted with a little bit of further imagination.

Thanks to http://www.suffolkmaths.co.uk for compiling the ideas from several sources, just click on the link below for access.

Source: http://bit.ly/KrM66b

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More inspiring starters for the new year

5 Jan

TWO BOYS WRITING

A great list of starters, recaps and useful ideas to use for plenaries that can be adapted to any topic or environment from http://www.sln.org.uk/geography. They all encourage immediate engagement and develop speaking and listening skills in students.

I hope you enjoy using them, just click on the link below.

50 LESSON STARTERS

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Generic starter ideas

12 May

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A great resource from http://www.thegrid.org.uk that contains 50 starter ideas that can adapted for any level or topic and are easy to differentiate. Just click on the link below to access the list of ideas. Enjoy!

http://www.thegrid.org.uk/learning/english/ks3-4-5/ks3/useful/documents/50_ideas_starters.doc

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Interactive Smartboard resources

8 May

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A great site with lots of ideas, activities and templates for use with an interactive Smartboard. I particularly like the games that challenge, such as Scrabble, and also the maths templates that learners can come up to the board and fill in.

Just click on the link, select a template and then download onto a pc or desktop connected to a Smartboard.

Source: http://exchange.smarttech.com/index.html

Starter of the week – bundle of ideas

5 May

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A whole bundle of starters here to choose from and adapt from Mike Gershon at http://teachers.guardian.co.uk/

Just download the PowerPoint and select an idea to use for meaningful starters, some of which can be adapted for extended class use. These ideas are related to the UK national curriculum but are a useful starting point for ideas.

STARTER GENERATOR

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