Tag - writing

Developing students’ writing

Why is writing important? There are many reasons its important to develop students’ ability to write across the curriculum, here are just a few: in history, it gave humans the ability to store and retrieve ideas efficiently and accurately. ¬† it is durable. It is steadfast and hardwearing. It is expected to be polished in …

Bigging up descriptions

Use this technique to spice up comparisons¬†in the classroom by getting pupils to come up with a great description. Use the analogy of a ring announcer at a boxing match! For example, “In the red corner we have sodium, this ferocious element…”