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Ideas for an object for interview?

Discussion in 'Special educational needs' started by hulahoop79, Jun 16, 2020.

  1. hulahoop79

    hulahoop79 New commenter

    I have an interview and they have asked that I bring an object and say how I would use it in interview.

    Anyone have any amazing ideas? I may ask for the neighbours tortoise...
  2. Kartoshka

    Kartoshka Established commenter

    The object itself isn't important - it's the way you talk about it and the quality of your ideas. You could bring an ordinary object that could be used in many lessons, or an unusual object and talk about one great lesson idea. Think about yourself as a teacher and choose an object that is linked to your favourite type of lesson - if your passion is maths, a simple dice could be a good object because you could talk about all the ways to use it in maths lessons. If you love history, an object that would be a hook into a history lesson would be great. etc etc

    Good luck with your interview.
    phlogiston likes this.
  3. minnie me

    minnie me Star commenter

    Primary ? I know of two people asked to do similarly - one took a plant and one a key lime pie ... frankly I would find it laughable if not insulting to participate in an activity like this at an interview but perhaps that says more about me not tuning into the Primary vibe ? I was Secondary.

    I do think that authentic objects when used as a starter in your specialism can be very effective though ...
  4. hulahoop79

    hulahoop79 New commenter

    Great insight and I totally agree. You have put me at ease there.
  5. hulahoop79

    hulahoop79 New commenter

    Pie is always good. Primary - yes

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