Show and Tell
Date posted: March 27, 2017
A long-time favourite in elementary classrooms, show and tell, or personal artifact sharing, continues to be an effective teaching tool. As well as being used to build speaking and writing skills, this student centred activity can help build relationships.
Read Updating an Age-Old Class Activity to see how sharing personal artifacts can serve several purposes.
Click The Unexpected Power of Show and Tell for examples from adult ESL students and a ‘how to’ list.
And, for reasons why you might want to try show and tell with work colleagues, read What Adults Can Learn From Show and Tell.
For more information, borrow Artifactual Literacies: every object tells a story from the Decoda Library. This book explores how everyday objects can be used to generate literacy learning.