Planning in detail and choosing a method

Plan the topic of the study group and how the study group will work together with the students. The teacher’s role is to help out during planning, but students will be responsible for organising the study group.

Once the topic is chosen, it is important that both primary and secondary school students familiarise themselves with the topic in an age-appropriate way before the study group meets. Also, the teaching method of the study group should be chosen with the students.

If the topic is, e.g., scifi, horror and detective short stories, the introduction to the topic can be done in the following ways according to student age:

An example of how the Buddyschool group can progress: