Fortnightly Climate walk # 1 - CRoss curricular links, effective use fo co-eds, clear success criteria
Last week the Ped Team did a climate walk and here we will share some of the effective classroom strategies we saw in place.
First point of call was HMN's art class were they learning about the origins of the story of Frankenstein from an artist's perspective. HMN reeled the interest of her students in by telling the story of how the Frankenstein was written by Mary Shelley. The students' literacy and History skills were brought into the equation through HMN's questioning and probing.
Students were all engaged and were given clear direction by the exceptional exemplar work on display.
We then visited NGN's class where his students were learning about thousands, hundreds, tens, units and everything else the other side of the decimal point. NGN demonstrated excellent target questioning. After modelling a question on the board, the students then worked on one themselves. Throughout this whole process Co-eds were circulating the room checking the understanding of all students, a superb use of there skills which is often under-utilised. NGN then 'played the fool' when reviewing and correcting this question, often making mistakes, to which the students were only too happy to shout corrections. An effective way to check students' understanding.