*NEW* Diamond 9 Diagram Generator on ClassTools

For my fellow teachers – I’ve just launched this new HTML5 template on my ClassTools website to replace the earlier Flash-based version. It works well on mobile devices as well as laptops. Hope you find it useful ūüôā

Lotus diagram templates for essay planning

Lotus diagram templates for essay planning Overview I‚Äôm grateful to¬†Shani Hartley¬†for introducing me to Lotus Diagrams.¬†These are graphic organisers that help students break down a question into key factors or arguments and then methodically summarise the essential knowledge that can be used to substantiate each one of these. In some respects Lotus Diagrams are similar…

Causation Diagram Template

The following image¬†comes from an old textbook, and illustrates the respective importance of long, mid and short-term factors in causing World War One.¬†I created a ‘blanked out’ version which I provide to students at the end of a topic and ask them to decide what factors they would place in the various spots in the…