Is there anything better than teaching resource inspiration? Bless you, Pinterest!
Yes, well, teaching resources that I can use straight away are (mostly) even better than those that are inspiring.
And, they’re even better again when they’re FREE!
Free-sources for everyone!
“You get a hand-out! You get a hand-out! You get a hand-out!”
That was me, imagining that I’m some sort of teacher-Oprah.
Anyway, I’ve been scrounging through my resources this week, looking for some that might be transferable to the ol’ Adult Literacy schtick.
It’s going quite slowly.
I’ve got quite a number of things that are pretty good, but they have things like ‘Kids’ and ‘Fun’ and ‘For Grades 5 to 6‘ plastered all over them. In my ignorance, I’ve used them before, but I’d found there’s always someone that pipes up – ‘Miss! Is this sh** meant for kids?’
While the answer is ‘Yes, but that doesn’t mean it doesn’t contain useful information’ it’s a response that typically doesn’t go down particularly well.
On a tangent, here are some hand-outs I made during my brief time as a teacher of children: