A Toolkit for Creative Teaching in Post-Compulsory Education
- 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?
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
Section 1: Practical activities
Text free teaching
What do you think you are?
In the bag
Using models and metaphors
The learning café
On the one hand
Learning laundry line
A card to remember
I'm in charge
Organising an event
Just a minute
Explain to the aliens
In the frame
In the mood for music
Web chat : Online discussion groups
Character biography cards
Wear your learning
Headaches and aspirins
Wikis at work
Ask the expert
Section 2: Theoretical framework