5 thought provoking classroom resources for high school students

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5 thought provoking classroom resources for high school students

Relief teachers are only in classrooms for a short period of time, moving from classroom to classroom and school to school. This restricted time absolutely has a direct impact on the effect a casual relief teacher can have on students. 

However, this limited impact can be increased with innovative teaching methods. If the list below is anything to go by, having one powerful and thought provoking lesson is enough to have a disproportionately large impact on students compared to the time you have with them.  

 

We've compiled a list of great secondary school classroom activities and resources that are designed to get your temporary classroom engaged and talking. 

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‘I can’t do it…yet!’ – The power of Dweck’s Growth Mindset Philosophy in the Classroom

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‘I can’t do it…yet!’ – The power of Dweck’s Growth Mindset Philosophy in the Classroom

These days when you walk into a school and classroom, you will now often be struck by how omnipresent Carol Dweck’s Growth Mindset messaging is. On classroom displays, in assemblies and, most importantly, in the way that teachers communicate with pupils.  For example ‘I can’t do it Sir!’ to which the teacher replies ‘You can’t do it …yet, Jack!’

So why is this messaging so prevalent now?

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