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... Continue Reading →

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... Continue Reading →

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. Tomorrow, all learners will be given a... Continue Reading →

Tech Toolbox: StudyStack Flashcards

Study Stack is fantastic. The wonderful @gnarcue first introduced me to it. Initially, I wasn't so sure it would become part of my regular technology diet. As soon as I got the hang of it, I realised quite how wonderful it was! Students can make their own flashcards and then play games based on the content of their... Continue Reading →

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/ You can change the background and content quickly and easily and the QR codes are... Continue Reading →

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