Bad teaching

A ramble from last year. Just came across it again. Ha! When I re-read it I thought, ‘actually Pete, it was pretty bad teaching! What were you on about?!’ Meh. I don’t just post the good. Enjoy.

I’m such a bad teacher sometimes. I’m prone to slack/lazy practice. I mean, take this list of things not to do when teaching vocab (shared on twitter by @bwileducate)

Now consider this dialogue in my class over the weekend…

Me: Right, those words in the box. These were in the video we just watched, but, you know, they might be challenging. I mean, maybe. So, do you know what they mean? Ask your partner if you’re not sure.

(1 minute of discussion, I’ve listened)

Me: Alright, so some of you weren’t sure about conscience *drills*. Can anyone explain that?

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