Below are a few activities that are afL try along with your learners.

Below are a few activities that are afL try along with your learners.

They include ideas on collecting information, the strategic use of questioning, giving feedback, and introducing peer and self-assessment.

Collecting information

Ask learners to publish one sentence to summarise what they realize about the topic during the start or end of a lesson. You might focus this by telling them to add e.g. what or why or how etc.

In the end of a lesson learners share with their partner:

  • Three things that are new have learnt
  • Whatever they found easy
  • Whatever they found difficult
  • Something they would like to learn as time goes on.

Give learners red, yellow and green cards (or they can make these themselves in the home). At different points through the lesson, question them to choose a card and place it on the desk to show just how much they understand (red = don’t understand, yellow = partly understand, green = totally understand). Continue reading “Below are a few activities that are afL try along with your learners.”