Literacy: Functional Skills English
ESOL: General ESOL
Free tags: Equality and Diversity
Literacy: General literacy / English
ESOL: ESOL Listening, ESOL Speaking, ESOL Reading
Free tags: Equality and Diversity
Context: Art Film Media Music TV
Resource type: Discussion points, Lesson plan, Listening and/or speaking activity, Teaching idea
These lesson activities are based on scenes from David Lean’s 1984 film, A Passage to India. Topics relating to culture, integration, separation, race, ethnicity, identity and humanity can easily be raised and discussed via the materials and the film scenes. There are many ways of using this original material and the suggestions are just activities that have worked with L2 and [even] L1 students.
Resource type: Revision material, Teaching idea, Worksheet or assignment
A set of questions created by a small group of Performing Arts students studying Level 1 Maths.
The questions were made up during their pre-exam revision sessions.
Some questions are not quite what you’d expect to find in the real exam!
Many topics are covered include ratios, metric measures, area & perimeter, time, percentages and money.
Resource type: Teaching idea, Tracking or mapping
Literacy: General literacy / English, Apply punctuation and capitalisation, Functional English - reading, Functional English - speaking, listening & communication, Reading: text focus (comprehension), Use knowledge of punctuation and capitalisation, Use reference sources, Writing: text focus (composition), Functional English - writing, Engage in Discussion
ICT: General ICT resources, Using ICT, Entry 3 ICT, Finding and selecting information, Developing, presenting and communicating information
Context: Electrical, Electronics & Technology, Sport
Resource type: Interactive whiteboard, Investigation or project, Listening and/or speaking activity, Reading comprehension, Teaching idea, Worksheet or assignment, Writing prompts
Rugby themed task on reading (use of quotations and dialogue, facts versus opinions), researching and writing a short article. Topic links to ICT, suitable for use during e.g. Rugby World Cup, Six Nations Tournament or with any group keen on sport!
Literacy: Ws/E2.4, Ws/E3.4, Functional English - writing
Free tags: consequences, fun
Resource type: Game, Hands-on / practical activity, Ice breaker, Teaching idea
It could also be used as an icebreaker.
Literacy: Homophones, homographs & confusables
Resource type: Teaching idea
This study considers the emerging issue of consciousness in pedagogy both theoretically and practically. It examines why this issue is of fundamental significance for teaching and learning. Basic assumptions are clarified and the psychological and philosophical fundamentals of consciousness theory explored.
Some surprising and counter-intuitive conclusions are reached. It is shown that in the partnership between consciousness and unconsciousness the latter is likely to be senior.
Literacy: Decode, Apply strategies to spell correctly
Resource type: Listening and/or speaking activity, Teaching idea
Literacy: Writing, Functional English - writing
General: Autistic spectrum support
Free tags: New Year
Resource type: Discussion points, Teaching idea, Writing frame
Involves discussion of year’s highlights, and a written reflection and prediction exercise. Finally, the students record their hopes and wishes which are then kept in sealed envelopes until l the end of the academic year (or other agreed date).