Create Trading Cards in English Literature

Get students to create trading cards for English Literature lessons to aid character understanding. Go to http://www.readwritethink.org/files/resources/interactives/trading_cards_2/ Give your card a Topic and choose a type of card: Add a picture of the character and begin to provide a 'Description' and 'Insights'. On the reverse of the card, provide 'Developments', 'Memorable interactions' and 'Personal Connections'. Once … Continue reading Create Trading Cards in English Literature

Try Coggle for Collaborative mind mapping

For collaborative mind maps check out Coggle at http://coggle.it. Whether you're taking notes, brainstorming, planning, or doing something awesomely creative, it is super simple to visualise your ideas with Coggle. Share with as many friends or colleagues as you like. Changes you make will show up instantly in their browser, wherever they are in the world. … Continue reading Try Coggle for Collaborative mind mapping

Try Kahoot! to assess understanding in your lesson.

Try Kahoot! to assess understanding in your lesson. Go to http://www.getKahoot.com and sign up for a free account. You can create a game based classroom response activity, where learners are encouraged to use their mobile devices. You can post up a series of questions on the board which learners interact with and provide responses, via … Continue reading Try Kahoot! to assess understanding in your lesson.

Try Cyber Streetwise to teach internet safety

Use the Cyber streetwise website to protect yourself/and your students online. https://www.cyberstreetwise.com/ "Be Cyber Streetwise is a cross-government campaign, funded by the National Cyber Security Programme, and delivered in partnership with the private and voluntary sectors. The campaign is led by the Home Office, working closely with the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills and … Continue reading Try Cyber Streetwise to teach internet safety