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I am sure we can all remember what it was like to be at school. We can remember the lessons that we enjoyed and the ones that we didn't. Usually the ones we enjoyed were ones that captured our imagination and made learning fun. This doesn't mean that we learnt any less it simply means that we learnt in a different way to other lessons.
As a teacher your life can be made a lot easier if you make lessons easy and fun. Take for example something like history. This is a complex subject with a great deal to learn which can be daunting for children. Have a look at the different teaching resources that are available to help keep the subject interesting.
For example there are lots of World War 2 resources available online that can aid with teaching the subject. This varies from everything such as work sheets, wall displays and even games the children can play.
This combined with your normal teaching resources can help to keep learning fun and interesting. This helps children to learn in an environment that they are happy in, without them even feeling like they are learning at all.
Children tend to be better behave in an environment that they are not bored in, so by using different resources you can ensure they are kept entertained.
To do this you should make use of the teaching aids that are available online. There are different websites online that share best teaching practices, resources, hints and tips. By logging on and reading these you can ensure that you approach teaching from every direction keeping things interesting for both you and the children you teach.
Children respond better to learning if it is something that they enjoy. By making sure that every lesson has something different you can help make sure that the subject you teach is one that they like to learn about. This has massive benefits for both you and your class. There are loads of ways to make learning fun and loads of tips online on how to do this so there is no excuse for it not happening.