Revision

It’s that time of the year when teachers and students alike enter a frenzied state of revision, revision, revision. With many FE courses incorporating exams for the first time (or at least the first time in a long time), I wanted to create accessible guides to revision for our staff. The guides that follow (one for staff and one for students) each has science incorporated as well as concrete examples of what this might look like. Each of the guides will hopefully develop over the coming weeks as we receive feedback but I hope that others within the sector, and beyond it, can benefit too.

For staff

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For students

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Student wellbeing and revision survival bags

I was recently inspired by this post: http://www.pedagoo.org/teacher-well-being-bags/

I’d heard of people giving wellbeing bags to staff but I’d never really considered it for learners before. I was beginning to get concerned about my learners’ stress levels as the exam season looms heavily ahead of us.

So I hit the shops at the weekend and this is the result:

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Revision

This year, I’ll be lucky enough to be away for the WHOLE of the Easter break: Sydney, here I come! I promise I’ll be back…probably!

This means that my usual offer of revision sessions and drop-ins for learners will not be possible so a plan B was required.

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Tech Toolbox: Poster Oven and QR Codes

I wanted to create a ‘useful websites’ wall but I wanted the interactivity that QR codes could provide. I didn’t really know how to go about including QR codes so I took the cheat’s way out and found Poster Oven- http://www.posteroven.com/

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