1Active Learning Greg Horton Advanced Skills Teacher Wildern School Basic Q & A – Differentiate between 2 forms through gesture
2PE warm upsPupils adapt their own model and lead future warm-up sessionsUse at any time to re-engage pupils in a lesson
3Anyone for tennis? good bad pretty ugly interesting boring clean dirty oldnewmodernhistoricalbigsmall
4Kagan Timed Pair Share Ich bin fauler als du! Du spinnst! Ich bin der faulste!4
5What is active learning? Making physical response a routine part of learningThe levels of active learning:Word level (fun but ….)Sentence level (manipulation and creativity)Conceptual (tense and grammar)
6Human word chains Reinforce a basic sentence structure Construct, deconstruct, adapt and extend sentences.Involves more pupils than a Smartboard activityStimulates more interest and sustains focusParticularly effective for starters and plenariesPractise sequencing a narrative
7Using verbsUse actions to practise and reinforce grammar (no need to devote lesson time to traditional exercises)
8TimelinesEstablishing a timeline in pupils’ minds reinforces the concept of time and tenseUse key points in time ranging from last year to next yearTake pupils outside and practise ‘time-walking’ (or even ‘time cycling’!)Walk into the future with two delegates!