A Toolkit for Creative Teaching in Post-Compulsory Education

A Toolkit for Creative Teaching in Post-Compulsory Education

By: Josie Harvey (author), Liz Dixon (author), Chris Ormondroyd (author), Sarah Williamson (author), Jennie Coates (author), Linda Eastwood (author)Paperback

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Are you looking for ways to encourage learners to think more creatively? Do you need ideas for fun and engaging activities for individuals and groups? Would you like a practical step-by-step guide written by practitioners for practitioners? YES? Then this is the book for you! This is the essential resource for trainees and teachers working in the PCET sector who are looking for new and creative ways of engaging and motivating their learners. The book contains 50 brilliant activities that can be used in a variety of settings and applied to different subject areas. The authors give specific details relating to planning, preparation and implementation for each activity and, in addition, suggest a whole range of further variations for each activity to try out too! Key features include: 50 practical and innovative teaching activities Practical tips to get the most from each activity Variations and subject-specific examples Thinking Points to encourage reflection What Next signposts to further reading A theoretical framework which sets the activities within the context of creativity and innovation A Toolkit for Creative Teaching in Post-Compulsory Education is an essential handbook for teacher training students and for new and experienced teachers undertaking Professional Development.

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The authors are all based at the University of Huddersfield, UK, in the School of Education and Professional Development.


Introduction Section 1: Practical activities Text free teaching Radio interviews What do you think you are? Dominoes In the bag Using models and metaphors The learning cafe On the one hand Learning laundry line Terminology bingo A card to remember Menu cards Learning party Board games Odd opposites Get physical Learning carousel Using recipes Censored! I'm in charge Speed networking Organising an event Rainbow groups Just a minute Film festival Explain to the aliens E-Treasure hunt Jigsaws Problem page Using puppets Learning landscapes Memory box Learning dice Learning ladders Roving reporters In the frame In the mood for music Web chat : Online discussion groups Changing rooms Character biography cards Wear your learning Headaches and aspirins Wikis at work Paper chains Cluster cards Market place Learning mats Learning museums Ask the expert Inside outside Section 2: Theoretical framework Bibliography

Product Details

  • publication date: 01/03/2009
  • ISBN13: 9780335234165
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 144
  • ID: 9780335234165
  • weight: 840
  • ISBN10: 033523416X

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