Lesson 1 (from Introduction)
In the introduction Wigginton talks about inventive teaching methods may help more rather than stricter punishments. The objective of this lesson is to look at teaching methods and their effects on students.
1) Discussion: Have the students discuss different classes that they have taken. Which classes were the most unique and the least? In which classes did they feel they learned the most and the least? Explain why they believe that is.
2) Classwork: Have the students write out a short essay explaining why new teaching methods are needed even and why a teaching method that is once very effective becomes tedious to the students?
3) Homework: Pick several different area's of curriculum (examples would be English, math, science and so on). Have each student pick one and have the students write out a unique lesson plan or assignment for that subject. You can limit it to a...
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