Category Archives: My Learning

Tongue Twister

The class has now covered Acrostic and Rhyming poems. The next lesson is about tongue twisters. We all sat over in the library corner on comfy cushions and I read the students a Dr Seuss book. We talked about different tongue twisters. … Continue reading

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Rhyming Poem

As I spoke about in my 2nd Year placement post, my 1st poetry writing lesson was creating Acrostic Poems using the students names. The next poetry lesson was about rhyming. To make this a bit easier on the students we … Continue reading

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Acrostic Poems

As I mentioned before the class created some Acrostic Poems. I’ve created this post to show you guys some of the examples of the work that they students created. I was very proud of their work. Sorry about the photos. … Continue reading

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2nd Year Placement

So a few weeks back I undertook a 2 week placement in a Catholic Primary school in my local area. I was placed in a Prep/One composite class. The school is a medium size school with both male and female … Continue reading

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Ice Breakers

A few weeks ago I had to plan an ice breaker session for a group of at risk students. I used trusty old Pinterest and came across this ice breaker which utilises M&Ms. I think the image was eventually downloaded … Continue reading

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Tougher Testing

It is being reported that the federal government has announced a proposal saying teaching applicants will have to pass interviews, aptitude tests and provide written statement on top of achieving the necessary tertiary admission scores.  Teaching students will also have to pass tests and score in the top … Continue reading

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Studying

I have an exam for my summer subject on of course Valentines day ♥ I have found the most effective way for me to study is by creating mind maps. 1st trimester of Uni last year I learnt about some web … Continue reading

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