A Toolkit for Creative Teaching in Post-Compulsory Education

Paperback | March 1, 2009

byLinda Eastwood, Jennie Coates, Liz Dixon

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  • Are you looking for ways to encourage learners to think more creatively?
  • Do you need ideas for fun and engaging activities for individuals and groups?
  • Would you like a practical step-by-step guide written by practitioners for practitioners? YES? Then this is the book for you!

    This is the essential resource for trainees and teachers working in the PCET sector who are looking for new and creative ways of engaging and motivating their learners.

    The book contains 50 brilliant activities that can be used in a variety of settings and applied to different subject areas. The authors give specific details relating to planning, preparation and implementation for each activity and, in addition, suggest a whole range of further variations for each activity to try out too!

    Key features include:

    • 50 practical and innovative teaching activities
    • Practical tips to get the most from each activity
    • Variations and subject-specific examples
    • Thinking Points to encourage reflection
    • What Next signposts to further reading
    • A theoretical framework which sets the activities within the context of creativity and innovation A Toolkit for Creative Teaching in Post-Compulsory Education is an essential handbook for teacher training students and for new and experienced teachers undertaking Professional Development.

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Are you looking for ways to encourage learners to think more creatively? Do you need ideas for fun and engaging activities for individuals and groups? Would you like a practical step-by-step guide written by practitioners for practitioners? YES? Then this is the book for you!This is the essential resource for trainees and teachers ...

The authors are all based at the University of Huddersfield, UK, in the School of Education and Professional Development.
Format:PaperbackDimensions:144 pages, 4.02 × 3.27 × 0.12 inPublished:March 1, 2009Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:033523416X

ISBN - 13:9780335234165

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Table of Contents

Introduction
Section 1: Practical activities
Text free teaching
Radio interviews
What do you think you are?
Dominoes
In the bag
Using models and metaphors
The learning café
On the one hand
Learning laundry line
Terminology bingo
A card to remember
Menu cards
Learning party
Board games
Odd opposites
Get physical
Learning carousel
Using recipes
Censored!
I'm in charge
Speed networking
Organising an event
Rainbow groups
Just a minute
Film festival
Explain to the aliens
E-Treasure hunt
Jigsaws
Problem page
Using puppets
Learning landscapes
Memory box
Learning dice
Learning ladders
Roving reporters
In the frame
In the mood for music
Web chat : Online discussion groups
Changing rooms
Character biography cards
Wear your learning
Headaches and aspirins
Wikis at work
Paper chains
Cluster cards
Market place
Learning mats
Learning museums
Ask the expert
Inside outside
Section 2: Theoretical framework
Bibliography