Online CPD for Teachers
The 2017 tutor2u Christmas Game - Festive Auction House
The tutor2u Christmas Lesson Game has become as hotly anticipated as the first drop of snow, mince pies & brandy cream and the John Lewis ad.
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About this webinar
For Christmas 2017 we've once-again outspent John Lewis by designing a specially adapted version of one of all-time classic lesson activities – Auction House!
Students are grouped into teams and presented with 12 festive questions (you can add some boring specification ones if you like - bah humbug! Each team must state how many they are certain that they know the answer to. How many will they bid?
They will need to think carefully. If they say that they know the answer to a question but then reply incorrectly their total score is reduced to zero. Bid high and they can win the quiz. Bid too high and they can end up with nothing.
As always, every webinar attendee gets a fully-editable version of Festive Auction House (together with the Classic Edition - which you're bound to want to use for those revision lessons next term!
Jon worked in Further Education for 22 years, teaching primarily vocational business courses and A level Economics. Alongside this he became a Senior Manager, Head of Faculty and a Quality Manager with responsibility for course performance and teaching and learning development. He is now Head of Resources and Innovation at tutor2u with particular responsibility for designing and delivering teacher CPD and student revision workshops in Economics. Jon also develops the tutor2u Powerpoint resources, combining proven teaching strategies with his computer coding skills to produce interactive and engaging activities.
Michelle is a highly experienced teacher and advanced practitioner. She has taught in schools, colleges and universities both in the UK and overseas, playing a pivotal role in supporting colleagues to drive improvements in teaching and learning. She has also worked as an educational consultant, delivering sessions for Ofsted and further education colleges in the UK. Michelle has worked for a number of awarding bodies taking the role of examiner, external verifier and centre quality reviewer.
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