How can we inspire more independence and creativity?
John started with a tricky hand activity to illustrate how a short input from a teacher can result in students independently talking and interacting with one another.
Here is a video of a comedian doing it:
Here is John’s presentation:58_BAG_2022-05-26-0900_JL_01_Powerpoint
Download presentation (PDF)
Handout 1 – Odd one out (PDF)
Handout 2 – Thinking (PDF)
Odd one out in an English classroom
The inspirational teacher
John ended his workshop with a radio interview with Dr. James Williams, a senior lecturer in education at the University of Sussex . Dr. Williams gave a summary of what he considers makes an inspirational teacher.