60 Second Challenge This is great for short lessons when you want to get the students focused quickly.
Use the SMART board again to time a 60 second activity and get the task to disappear after 60 seconds ready for students to feed back any idea to you.
Schools can also interloan music, books and serials from the National Library’s general collections through their local Curriculum Information Service (CIS) centre. Teachers are also encouraged to visit other TKI communities.
This site provides pages specific to the following senior subjects: business studies, classical studies, economics, geography, history, and senior social studies (see links under Senior Secondary on the landing page).
For anyone at this time of year, starting to plan for September may seem like a hard task! then it will aid your organisation for the new term!
How about including some new starters to get students thinking when they come into the classroom after the summer holidays? Challenge the students with some interesting questions in their first lesson, such as: ‘Should a business be focused on being ethical or increasing profits’ or ‘To what extent is market domination key in the technology industry?
See in particular: Effective Pedagogy in Social Sciences/Tikanga ā Iwi: Best Evidence Synthesis Iteration [BES] (2008) NZCETA is a national organisation administered through the CETA Curriculum and Membership Services office in Oamaru, with 15 regional branches.
CETA focuses on accounting, business/entrepreneurship, economics, financial literacy, digital technologies, information management/computing/technology ICT, as well as areas of a cross-curricular nature.
News flash This again is great to get students to focus as soon as they enter the room.
You can get students to work in pairs/small groups to work on a 60 second news flash of what they learnt last lesson.