Bring your drama lessons to life and engage the most unlikely of thespians using ideas from this updated title in the popular 100 ideas series! Drama is a key subject for getting students to express themselves creatively as well as helping them to improve communication skills across the curriculum. Using his wealth of experience teaching drama in secondary schools, Johnnie Young has out together 100 tried and tested activities and strategies for implementing a full drama teaching programme in your school. Suggestions for bringing Shakespeare's plays to life, advice on improving storytelling and engaging cross-curricular activities are just a few of the areas covered. Each idea includes the learning aim of the activity so you can assess progress and map the ideas to your schemes of work, and there are practical teaching tips and taking it further ideas throughout the book. Johnnie also offers drama-specific behaviour management tips - another area he specialises in - to help you ensure you stay in control of even the most rambunctious class! The book is a must for all secondary drama teachers - and indeed anyone wanting to inject some drama into their lessons!
100 Ideas: Quick - Easy - Inspired - Outstanding A new addition to the best-selling 100 Ideas series, offering teachers quick and easy ways to engage students, convey complex knowledge, and build solid foundations for students' understanding and learning in geography. From 'doorstop geography' in around the school and local area, to 'migration and controversy' covering hot-topic global issues, each section and idea in this book provides effective, fun and memorable strategies for creating an outstanding learning experience for your students.
This is a brand new title in the successful 100 ideas series which provides secondary science teachers with practical ideas and activities to use in their lessons as well as teaching and planning strategies to help make practice outstanding every day. The author is a science teacher and winner of the Wellcome Trust Enthusse award for Science. He has a growing Twitter following and the book will be full of his really original and engaging science ideas. The book will include ideas on integrating literacy into science lessons, safety in the lab and ideas for challenging the more able.
Managing behavior in the secondary classroom can be demanding, hard work, and for the newly qualify teacher, sometimes intimidating. In this brand new edition, experienced teacher and author Johnnie Young brings together over 100 tried and tested, practical ideas to help manage the range of difficult behaviours found in the secondary classroom. Whether you are an experienced teacher or someone with little practical teaching experience, there are strategies in this book for you; from those that will help to resolve serious issues such as bullying and conflict in the classroom, to those that show that even the smallest changes ? reducing tension in the classroom, employing the right kind of body language and using creative language to engage your students ? can have a huge impact and dramatically improve behaviour. This book has been fully revised and updated for the secondary market and has a brand new layout making the book even easier to dip in and out of and the ideas even easier to use and implement quickly. Includes: Teaching tips, Taking it further ideas, Bonus ideas, Quotes from teachers and students
The Continuum One Hundreds series offers 100 invaluable and practical ideas for teachers of all levels. 100 Ideas for Teaching History takes a skills-based approach, with each section suggesting general ideas to use in everyday classroom teaching, including specific examples of how these can be used with a variety of modules from primary through to secondary.
100 IDEAS: QUICK - EASY - INSPIRED - OUTSTANDING No notice inspections are something every teacher now has to be prepared for. This accessible new book provides strategies to embed into your everyday teaching to ensure your English lessons are consistently outstanding every day, whether you are being observed or not. Dip in and pick an idea to use as a starter or develop a whole lesson plan from the practical, step-by-step activities included. The ideas will help your students develop strong foundation skills in spelling, punctuation, reading and writing as well as learning how to work together, listen to each other, give great presentations and tackle and analyse different types of text. But it's not all about work! There are strategies for inspiring in your class a love of literature and English by delving into a wide variety of texts – poetry, plays, novels, journalism and Shakespeare. There are also ideas to help you improve your teaching practice, tips on how to create the best learning environment for studying English and specific advice on how to cope with those dreaded Ofsted inspections.
This pick-and-mix treasure trove of advice is brimming with tried-and-tested strategies for managing behaviour in the secondary classroom. The book contains 100 completely new ideas including: suggested scripts and keywords designed to pacify even the most aggressive situation short-term and longer term strategies advice on pre-empting and avoiding challenging behaviour ideas for thinking on your feet in extreme circumstances This book will be invaluable to trainee teachers and NQTs, but it will also give experienced teachers new ideas and inspiration for better managing their students' behaviour.
This book, which is ideal for trainees, NQTs and experienced teachers alike contains 100 inspirational ideas on teaching religious education in the classroom. Each one has been successfully tried and tested. Ideas range from practical activities in the classroom to ideas for different topics.
A year of drama – ready to use schemes at your fingertips. 25 topical schemes of work 100+ drama lessons 'This book really will offer some new and exciting ideas for teachers to teach. Even teachers who enjoy their job often complain that they become stale after teaching the same things every year. They look for new ideas that will reignite their enthusiasm. I think this book could offer some sparks' Jo Howells, English Advisor, Warwickshire Educational Development Service Looking to engage, enthral and educate your pupils in timely and topical drama- based activities? In need of dynamic and inventive cross-curricular exercises for single lessons, extended units or school assemblies? From the September blues of change, through Great Fires, Guy Fawkes, Antarctic penguins, Rainbow Fish and Chinese Walls to Mandela’s mighty day, this book offers a fascinating array of lives to be lived and journey’s to be made. Drama Lessons for the Primary School Yearwill enable teachers to develop their expertise and confidence in order to create active and imaginative schemes of drama for the classroom. It offers a programme of ready-to-run workshops linked to specific dates in the calendar and specific themes into which teachers can readily dip on a regular basis. The first section uncovers the author’s own creative processes in generating drama experience and offers it to the reader in a set of simple, practical steps. The rest of the book is a wide-ranging compendium of schemes of work attached to specific calendar dates throughout the school year. These detailed drama lesson plans can be run as ‘one-off’ workshops or can be used by teachers as a basis for creating their own drama-led curriculum experiences. The book offers a practical structure to support these new creative planning tasks. This indispensable resource is for all Primary teachers looking for inspiration in developing effective drama sessions, exploring kinaesthetic learning, and developing creative cross-curricular approaches to their teaching.