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by samueltremblay
Thu Feb 24, 2011 2:48 pm
Forum: General Teacher Discussion
Topic: A good teacher
Replies: 3
Views: 5969

Re: A good teacher

I think that starting a discussion about the subject you plan to work on is the best warming-up activity with secondary school students. Indeed, this is a good way to activate their prior knowledge in a stress free environment. This is important to make your students feel secure and to increase thei...
by samueltremblay
Thu Feb 24, 2011 2:47 pm
Forum: General Teacher Discussion
Topic: Teaching children
Replies: 25
Views: 19051

Re: Teaching children

I also think that asking your students about their interests is the best way to proceed. Indeed, they always like to read and talk about subjects that they can easily identify themselves to. I actually did an activity on anorexia with secondary 4 students and I was surprised to see how well they par...
by samueltremblay
Thu Feb 24, 2011 2:46 pm
Forum: General Teacher Discussion
Topic: English day trips
Replies: 25
Views: 15966

Re: English day trips

I also think that taking your students to a museum is a great idea if you are prepared in advance. The challenge idea is a good one, but you have to make sure that your students will not lose interest in what you plan for them. A treasure hunt seems to me really interesting, but a lot of preparation...
by samueltremblay
Thu Feb 24, 2011 2:44 pm
Forum: General Teacher Discussion
Topic: Thanksgiiving day
Replies: 26
Views: 22576

Re: Thanksgiiving day

One good activity to do with your students on Thanksgiving Day is to give them a list of important people—for example: the president Obama, a professional hockey player and also a superhero if you feel more imaginative—and have them write a sentence or a paragraph to describe what these people have ...