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An English teacher at a Secondary School in the UK. * Sharing and questioning the day job. * I teach KS3/4/5.
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Useful and could be adapted to other examples #like

classroomcollective:

Ways to Analyse an Image

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It is about Martin Luther King Jr. Looks fantastic.

This would be a really good writing prompt, especially for description of a scene or as a setting/ starting point for a narrative. Imagine the detail and atmosphere you could create :)

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classroomcollective:

Story Sticks. Yellow = character, Red = conflict, Green = setting, Blue = “Special”. Choose one of each and then make up a story based on what you’ve got.

WOW

futuramb:

What should students learn in the 21st century?
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By Charles Fadel
Founder & chair­man, Cen­ter for Cur­ricu­lum Redesign

Vice-chair of the Edu­ca­tion com­mit­tee of the Busi­ness and Indus­try Advi­so­ry Com­mit­tee (BIAC) to the Orga­ni­za­tion for Eco­nom­ic Co-operat…

Interesting aspects - especially that today’s school curriculum is so packed with teaching content that there is little time to aquire important skills. I would argue that most teachers don’t know how to teach skills or even have or understand the skills required in an adult life in the not too distant future.

writingprompts:

Caroline, who is just about to finish sixth grade, looked through all the writing prompts and picked out her favorite fifteen. I was super impressed with the list and asked her permission to share it. So what follows are Caroline’s favorite fifteen prompts, in no particular order. Most of the…