Presentation on theme: "1 Using Groups Effectively to Meet Learners Needs Mohammed Bin Abdul Wahab Secondary School for Boys."— Presentation transcript:
1 Using Groups Effectively to Meet Learners Needs Mohammed Bin Abdul Wahab Secondary School for Boys
2 Goals for this session To know why do we use groups. To learn about different ways you can group your students. To use some suitable group activities that you can try yourself in your lessons. To think about how you can use your own ideas in your subject area, in group
3 Why do we use groups? Group learning can improve the overall quality of student learning Increase productivity Higher level reasoning Creativity Problem solving
4 Grouping strategy Groups can be created by: teacher selection, student selection, random allocation or a combination of the three. Tell students to collect themselves into groups according to a given number. You can use colours to designate specific students in each group.
5 Student roles in a group Leader Scribe Information collector Reporter
6 The obstacles that can face a teacher Students sometimes talk a lot with each other. Just one or two students and the other depend on them.
7 Recommended solutions Using attractive activities. The teacher should ensure that all students participating and doing their roles and encourage them. Creating the spirit of competitions.
8 Suggested activities Read and talk through the sheet with some suggested activities on them. Discuss how useful each would be in your own subject area. Add to this list with your own topics / ideas for group activities Be ready to share your ideas for next week s teaching.