Well here I am. I'm on a bus evacuating school! Guess why? Bomb threat. It seems bad but this is kind of the most exciting that has ever happened at my school.
As you can guess from the title I have been inspired!
I have just thought of the way to save time when I teach.
Now I don't know if I have mentioned them before but when I teach I teach on a singular long, thin white board. If I write something for one class I have to erase it for the next and rewrite everything the next day.
Solution: GIANT POST IT NOTES.
I plan to write out all my teaching material and all the notes the students will take on giant note sheets. Then I can just take them there and hang them up and whenever I need them.
Body parts vocab -- I can draw out a body and label the parts in English and I can use it when I'm teaching vocab to younger student and Doctor-Patient role play to older students!
It will ensure accuracy because I don't have to draw out the diagram on the fly.
It will ensure speed because I save time on erasing and drawing - I will have to do neither!
I have been a longtime lover of Wix websites but it seems today that I will need to move to greener pastures (i.e. website hosts). With Wix I can post from my phone!! Which is what I am doing :).
So other big things include:
A) I got cats. Yep two cats. They are amazing little fuzz balls
B) My father just made a trip to Sri Lanka and brought me back Milo, glitter pens, and some English workbooks. Now I asked for grades 6-11. I got grade 4 and 6. It's ok - my mother is going back this week so I will be sure to get what I need - hopefully my mother can recognize numbers better (weird because my dad is an economist).
The two big events:
Hi! I'm Samalya. When I'm not running about cramming for school I sit on my laptop and (attempt to) make a curriculum to improve spoken English in rural Sri Lanka!