May 4th is the famous Star Wars day and a great time to catch up on some sage advice from teachers who offer tips on how to bring the force into your classroom. Below, I have collected over 10 posts full of ideas from how to manage your classroom like a Jedi to teaching math with Star Wars infographics. You will find posters, lesson plans, and activities to help engage your learners and maybe seem like a Jedi teacher.
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- Sound as wise as Yoda with the Yoda-Speak Generator
- How about Jedi like classroom management?
- Slide presentation: Jedi Productivity! Get more done!
- Everything I Needed to Know About Tech I Learned From Star Wars by the @thenerdyteacher
- What Would Yoda Do? A Jedi Approach to Professional Development by @TheCleverSheep
- Be a Google Jedi
- What messages do kids see in Star Wars? Check out this TED Talk lesson plan.
- 18 things we learned from the Star Wars trailer has many ideas for teaching with this video trailer.
- John Spencer explores if Yoda was a good teacher.
- Your students can enjoy creating Yoda memes with this generator.
- The Mathematic Shed has tons of great math templates, handouts, and activities with the Star Wars theme.
- You will love the Jedi teaching posters in this post, 8 Jedi Math Practices.
English Language Teaching
- Star Wars in Easy English was shared by @ESLLibrary
- Cambridge shared learn how to pronounce “Star Wars“
Challenge: Try one of these resources to bring the force into your teaching.
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