Project based learning is “ an instructional approach built upon
authentic learning activities that engage student interest and
motivation. These activities are designed to answer a question or solve a
problem and generally reflect the types of learning and work people do
in the everyday world outside the classroom.” taken from PBL Online.
This is a fun geography game where you are transported to a random part of the world through Google Street Map and you must explore and guess where you are. It's a wonderful way to expand children's knowledge of the world.
TypingClub school portal gives you complete control over your student's
typing progress. You can setup your classes, engage your students with
the typing lessons of your choice, and track their progress. Setting up
an account is quick and free!!
Padlet is a powerful virtual pinboard that allows you the luxury
of making your space into whatever it needs to be: timeline, interactive
storyteller, visual book report, assignment planner, and the list goes
Name My Tunes is a free to use website that lets you sing or hum a tune
into your microphone.
Other visitors to the site then listen to your
recorded tune and help you recognize the song.
When somebody suggests a
song for your tune, you are sent a notification email.
This book from the British Council looks worth downloading 'Maximising Learning in large classes'.
This is a very practical and ‘teacher-friendly’ publication:
Part 1 provides an introduction to the issues involved when teaching in large classes
Part 2 looks at specific classroom activities