Open-Ended Lessons

Don't Blame the Kid

Chances are that if the children are acting up or misbehaving, it is because they are bored; either the lesson is too difficult with revision required (assistance is often offered) or, for the high-achievers, too easy (often no assistance is offered!). Ensure that you have numerous challenging activities for each end of the learning spectrum. It is easily done. Offer the same activity to the whole class, but make it opened ended.

Here is the how.

List of Challenging Activities that do accommodate learners’ abilities variation:

Clipboards with clipped on paper and tied on pencil, simply done.

Objective: find all the right angles around the school.

Draw them and record where you find them.

Objective: survey all the colours of eyes,