Prepare for learning

Do Now/Entry Work
  • This connects the learning from the previous session or introduces a new topic.
  • It is a short activity that the students commence immediately on entering room.
  • Handing out at door/ready in places/on board e.g.
  • It should be engaging and stimulate thought about the lesson to come.

Preparing the Learner

  • High challenge / Low stress
  • Emotions and learning
  • Classroom rituals
  • Developing skills for learning such as effective group work skills
  • Being equipped with tools for learning
  • Motivation and readiness for learning
  • Big Picture- how does the lesson connect to the module

Questions to consider

  • What makes an effective "Do Now" activity?
  • How does this strategy increase classroom efficiency?
  • What is the relationship between routines and classroom management?