Developing Great Writing Pt.1 – Contrasting Ideas

Over the past few years I’ve developed a number of academic sentence structures to use with my students in an effort to improve their writing. I started with generic structures – I had supporting whole school writing in mind – but more recently I’ve developed more subject-specific sentences. The main focus of my work onContinue reading “Developing Great Writing Pt.1 – Contrasting Ideas”

Visual Learning: using graphics to teach complex literary terms

I have always tried to pay attention to the way that I present material to my students. Don’t get me wrong, I am not interested in style over substance, and I certainly don’t spend hours labouring away over every resource that I use in class. If there is a quicker, equally effective way of teachingContinue reading “Visual Learning: using graphics to teach complex literary terms”