A Year in F7 – Week 23

Monday, February 4th – Day 103 1.) Storytelling/Storyasking (using Rory’s Story Cube and One Upon a Time storytelling cards) Students turned over the cards to provide options for characters, locations, objects, and emotions.  I use Rory’s Story Cubes to provide options for actions (I have the blue Action sect).  I found both of these resources …

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A Year in F7 – Week 22

Monday, January 28th, Day 99 1.) Picture Talk Still image captures from the short film “Piper” (Talk and Discuss to continue) Prep Time: 10 minutes 2.) MovieTalk/Talk and Discuss This is based based on the short Pixar film “Piper” Prep Time: 15 minutes 3.) Ridiculum! using the MovieTalk text Prep Time: 5 minutes 4.) Quick …

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A Year in F7 – Week 18

Monday – December 10th, Day 80 Calendar Talk Ludus/Discussion - Saturnalia vs. Christmas NB: My teaching context is a private, Christian school, so this is the dominate holiday.  It would probably be a more interesting discussion to include students who celebrate other December/Winter holidays. I created this survey to help facilitate the conversation. Listen and Draw …

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Hacking Quizlet Live and Kahoot for Acquisition

Quizlet and Kahoot are mainstays of my classroom. Generally, I use one or both programs three or four times a month.  For a while I have favored Quizlet due to the “group work/collaborative” aspect (which ticks some educational/pedagogical boxes), and the fact that the “diagram” functionality on the paid version of Quizlet. I turn my …

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