I spend a lot of time planning my lessons. How will I introduce a topic? What investigation, task or activity do I want my pupils to complete? What homework do I want to set?
What I often neglect to think about is how to end my lessons. Most of my lessons end with me looking at the clock and realising we only have one minute until the bell and have to spend that time packing up.
I have been trying to focus more on simple plenaries that do not need much prior preparation but are effective.
Here are a few I have been trying: Continue reading