Tag Archives: revision

What to say and what not to say to students

In response to the BBC article on what not to say to exam stressed teens, here’s a few personal and unresearched notes on what might work. Any further ideas gratefully received! Want a cuppa? Support is what is needed. Not … Continue reading

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Some Context for Students: An Inspector Calls

It’s tempting to read a book in isolation; the characters are imagined, the action just happens and we speed through the plot to get to the ending. No spoilers please! However, everything is part of a more complex web and just … Continue reading

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Of Mice and Men West Yorkshire Playhouse Review

Part of the GCSE English Literature specification for many years and still popular with many teachers, Of Mice and Men is a classic. It allows students to not only comment on character and language techniques but also the ‘historical and … Continue reading

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Google Drive for Students

I’m a fan of social media and you can find me on Pinterest, twitter, Facebook (business page for my Kip McGrath Education Centre in Adel LS16), LinkedIn, and Google Plus. They all have their own individual ways of sharing and connecting … Continue reading

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Train Your Tired Brain – Management Tip of the Day – July 09, 2013

See on Scoop.it – TutorLeeds education notes Business management magazine, blogs, case studies, articles, books, and webinars from Harvard Business Review, addressing today’s topics and challenges in business management. Bill Moody‘s insight: People understand the importance of taking a break … Continue reading

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Revision rocks!

Time Make an early start. When is a good time to start? The beginning of year 11 will help prepare you for mock exams typically held around Xmas. Use all available time. ‘Little and often’ is a brilliant adage to … Continue reading

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Revision Habits at GCSE

Typical C Grade Candidate Knows that half the battle with revision is starting Creates a revision timetable Uses a variety of revision techniques Systematically reduces notes to key words Learns a whole range of material relating to a topic Uses … Continue reading

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