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Pimp your Lesson! [electronic resource] : Prepare, Innovate, Motivate, Perfect

By: Contributor(s): Material type: Computer fileComputer filePublisher number: 9781441169051Series: Practical Teaching GuidesPublication details: London : Continuum International Publishing, 2012.ISBN:
  • 9781441187161
Subject(s): Genre/Form: Additional physical formats: Print version:: Pimp your Lesson! : Prepare, Innovate, Motivate, PerfectDDC classification:
  • 371.102
LOC classification:
  • LB1025.3 .W347 2012
Online resources:
Contents:
Cover; Halftitle; Series Page; Title; Copyright; Contents; Preface; Acknowledgements; 1 Unleashing the Pimp Within; 2 Pimp Your ... Preparation; Evaluation of the quality of teaching; A few days before; The night before; On the day; Expect the unexpected; Trash it!; 3 Pimp Your ... Lesson Plan; Eleven easy steps to the perfect lesson plan; Trash it!; 4 Pimp Your ... Assessment for Learning; Principle 1: Ritual sacrifi ce of students to the assessment gods will bring about excellent GCSE results; Principle 1: Assessment for Learning should be part of effective planning of teaching and learning
5 Pimp Your ... Spiritual, Moral, Social and Cultural ElementTeamwork; Encouraging personal opinion; Encouraging empathetic response; Lessons in life; Plagiarism; Family homework; Introducing moral dilemmas and hypothetical questions; Happy holidays!; 6 Pimp Your ... Every Child Matters; 1. Being healthy; 2. Staying safe; 3. Enjoying and achieving; 4. Making a positive contribution; 5. Achieving economic well-being; Trash it!; 7 Pimp Your ... Differentiation; Use popular culture; Use Bloom's Taxonomy; Use a variety of learning styles; Use the 'short but sweet' principle; Use picture books
Easy-peasy-water-squeezey
Mission impossibleThe Rule in the Room; 5 x 5 Blockbusters; Coloured cards; Little wipeable boards; Mind the Gap!; Bumps (not necessarily musical); Relays; Role Reversal; Our survey says . . .; What's that Word?; Checklist; Trash it!; 13 Pimp Your ... Plenaries; Plenary Pals; In my BAFTA acceptance speech, I mentioned . . . (also suitable for use as a mini plenary); Flyswatter (also suitable for use as a mini plenary); Perfect Partners; Cookie Monster (also suitable for use as a mini plenary); What have I learned?; Scavenger Hunt; Sound Collage (also suitable for use as a mini plenary)
Principle 3: Assessment for Learning should be recognized as central to classroom practicePrinciple 7: Assessment for Learning should promote commitment to learning goals and a shared understanding of the criteria by which they are assessed; Principle 9: Assessment for Learning develops learners' capacity for self-assessment so that they can become reflective and self-managing; Two Stars and a Wish; Secret Admirer/Secret Spy; Plenary Pals; Role Reversal; Challenge the Parents!; Success Sorting; Keyword Feedback; Colour-Coded Compliments; And fi nally, some good old stand-bys . . .; Trash it!
Use your support assistantsUse interesting extension tasks; Use your well-honed behaviour management skills; Trash it!; 8 Pimp Your ... Literacy Focus; Trash it!; 9 Pimp Your ... Numeracy Focus; Trash it!; 10 Pimp Your ... Information and Communication Technology; Homework; Let your IT gurus show off!; Digital cameras; Web page design; Mobile phones; Twitter; Wordle; YouTube; MP3 Player + Speakers; One computer wonder . . .; Trash it!; 11 Pimp Your ... Resources; Eight great tips for producing pimped-up Resources; Trash it!; 12 Pimp Your ... Starters; The Beach Ball Trick; Uninvited guests
Summary: Nothing strikes such fear into the heart of the over-worked, under-valued teacher as the prospect of inspection. Perhaps it is because we feel it often involves being measured against and boxed into a de-humanizing four-point scale. Few of us glow with pride when we are awarded the dubious title of SATISFACTORY; even more frustrating sometimes can be arriving second at the finishing line with a didn't-quite-make-it GOOD. So how do we ensure that the much coveted OUTSTANDING box gets ticked? And why do an elite few keep it such a privileged fellowship? Pimp Your Lesson! reveals, in detail, the
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Cover; Halftitle; Series Page; Title; Copyright; Contents; Preface; Acknowledgements; 1 Unleashing the Pimp Within; 2 Pimp Your ... Preparation; Evaluation of the quality of teaching; A few days before; The night before; On the day; Expect the unexpected; Trash it!; 3 Pimp Your ... Lesson Plan; Eleven easy steps to the perfect lesson plan; Trash it!; 4 Pimp Your ... Assessment for Learning; Principle 1: Ritual sacrifi ce of students to the assessment gods will bring about excellent GCSE results; Principle 1: Assessment for Learning should be part of effective planning of teaching and learning

5 Pimp Your ... Spiritual, Moral, Social and Cultural ElementTeamwork; Encouraging personal opinion; Encouraging empathetic response; Lessons in life; Plagiarism; Family homework; Introducing moral dilemmas and hypothetical questions; Happy holidays!; 6 Pimp Your ... Every Child Matters; 1. Being healthy; 2. Staying safe; 3. Enjoying and achieving; 4. Making a positive contribution; 5. Achieving economic well-being; Trash it!; 7 Pimp Your ... Differentiation; Use popular culture; Use Bloom's Taxonomy; Use a variety of learning styles; Use the 'short but sweet' principle; Use picture books

Easy-peasy-water-squeezey

Mission impossibleThe Rule in the Room; 5 x 5 Blockbusters; Coloured cards; Little wipeable boards; Mind the Gap!; Bumps (not necessarily musical); Relays; Role Reversal; Our survey says . . .; What's that Word?; Checklist; Trash it!; 13 Pimp Your ... Plenaries; Plenary Pals; In my BAFTA acceptance speech, I mentioned . . . (also suitable for use as a mini plenary); Flyswatter (also suitable for use as a mini plenary); Perfect Partners; Cookie Monster (also suitable for use as a mini plenary); What have I learned?; Scavenger Hunt; Sound Collage (also suitable for use as a mini plenary)

Principle 3: Assessment for Learning should be recognized as central to classroom practicePrinciple 7: Assessment for Learning should promote commitment to learning goals and a shared understanding of the criteria by which they are assessed; Principle 9: Assessment for Learning develops learners' capacity for self-assessment so that they can become reflective and self-managing; Two Stars and a Wish; Secret Admirer/Secret Spy; Plenary Pals; Role Reversal; Challenge the Parents!; Success Sorting; Keyword Feedback; Colour-Coded Compliments; And fi nally, some good old stand-bys . . .; Trash it!

Use your support assistantsUse interesting extension tasks; Use your well-honed behaviour management skills; Trash it!; 8 Pimp Your ... Literacy Focus; Trash it!; 9 Pimp Your ... Numeracy Focus; Trash it!; 10 Pimp Your ... Information and Communication Technology; Homework; Let your IT gurus show off!; Digital cameras; Web page design; Mobile phones; Twitter; Wordle; YouTube; MP3 Player + Speakers; One computer wonder . . .; Trash it!; 11 Pimp Your ... Resources; Eight great tips for producing pimped-up Resources; Trash it!; 12 Pimp Your ... Starters; The Beach Ball Trick; Uninvited guests

Nothing strikes such fear into the heart of the over-worked, under-valued teacher as the prospect of inspection. Perhaps it is because we feel it often involves being measured against and boxed into a de-humanizing four-point scale. Few of us glow with pride when we are awarded the dubious title of SATISFACTORY; even more frustrating sometimes can be arriving second at the finishing line with a didn't-quite-make-it GOOD. So how do we ensure that the much coveted OUTSTANDING box gets ticked? And why do an elite few keep it such a privileged fellowship? Pimp Your Lesson! reveals, in detail, the