1 Active Learning Greg Horton Advanced Skills Teacher Wildern School Basic Q & A – Differentiate between 2 forms through gesture
2 PE warm upsPupils adapt their own model and lead future warm-up sessionsUse at any time to re-engage pupils in a lesson
3 Anyone for tennis? good bad pretty ugly interesting boring clean dirty oldnewmodernhistoricalbigsmall
4 Kagan Timed Pair Share Ich bin fauler als du! Du spinnst! Ich bin der faulste!4
5 What 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)
6 Human 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
7 Using verbsUse actions to practise and reinforce grammar (no need to devote lesson time to traditional exercises)
8 TimelinesEstablishing 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!