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Progress: Post it notes

Post it notes are a fantastic tool in many ways, especially when needing to track progress within a lesson or during a test without having to stop and start the activity repeatedly. How does it work? Students are each given... Continue Reading →

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Connect four 9-1: Revision

A new revision resource updated for AQA GCSE Geography 9-1. A popular and engaging way to summarise a topic or get students recalling previous knowledge. Based on the classic connect four game, two students answer must answer a question successfully... Continue Reading →

No more than 5 words

‘No more than 5 words’ is a simple strategy to encourage students to try and recall prior information recently read. This strategy works brilliantly alongside ‘home and away’. Students are first placed into home groups, where they are asked to... Continue Reading →

AQA Thinking quilt case studies

For revision this week my Year 11 students have been completing an AQA #thinkingquilt, an idea which I adapted from Karen Knight (@KNNTeachLearn). This A3 double sided resource is split between Paper 1 (Living with the physical environment) and Paper... Continue Reading →

Challenge grids 9-1: Revision

A new revision resource updated for AQA GCSE Geography 9-1. These challenge grids are designed for students to select questions in order to accumulate points, each question varies with difficulty in line with new GCSE style examinations. The aim is for... Continue Reading →

Significance bubbles

I have used this resource a lot over the last few months in order for students to tackle extent to which, assess or evaluate the significance of challenges, opportunities, impacts or responses of various case studies. The aim of this... Continue Reading →

‘Level up’: Generic exam answers

In recent months I have focused my attention on implementing a number of marking and feedback strategies. With the rationale being to reduce teacher workload and improve student use of statistics alongside case studies examples. My current Year 10's have... Continue Reading →

Match the teacher

In recent months I have focused my attention on implementing a number of marking and feedback strategies. With the rationale being to reduce teacher workload, and improve my students' understanding of assessment objectives and marking criteria. I took the opportunity... Continue Reading →

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