Category Archives: fast finishers

Time-easy activities

Sometimes it’s the lack of prep time that stops us playing more games in class, that’s when I outsource to child labour! Advertisements

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5 minute filler

Not to be done when you want calm and quiet! Bring me something beginning with…

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Differentiation – What to do with fast finishers and slow starters: My harrogate workshop

This is the write up of my session at Harrogate. It went very well, although I’d originally suggested a maximum of 20 participants, we ended up shutting the door at 35; mainly because there were no more chairs in the … Continue reading

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6 ways to recap the lesson

One of my weaknesses is the lack of plenary in many of my classes. I’m so busy teaching and getting lots of things done that I don’t always make time to step back and think. Here are some ways to … Continue reading

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5 more fast finisher lists

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7 lists to get your fast finishers thinking

People love lists and students are no exceptions, so here are some examples of lists your students can make while they’ve got a free minute or so in class. I often note one on the board at the beginning of … Continue reading

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Fast Finishers #2

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Fast Finishers #1

This week I’m giving a workshop entitled “fast finishers and Slow starters”. The idea is to share some ideas about what to do when a pupil sticks up his hand and yells “I’ve finished” minutes after the class has started … Continue reading

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