In this commentary, Daniel Groenewald, a senior English and literature teacher at Methodist Ladies' College in Perth, Australia, writes about a teaching method he calls "The Pedagogy of Merriment." The instructional method, which he describes as "living your craft," has teachers engaging students through various creative techniques. To begin, Groenewald suggests that educators adhere to nine stages of instruction: engage, connect, pair/share, articulate, extend, dramatise, construct, apply and review.

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