For very good reason the last several years has witnessed an explosion in thinking about effective revision strategies, with an increasing focus on self-testing and retrieval. As we increasingly use and model these skills in our own classrooms so too do students increasingly use them in their own independent practice. Yet, whilst we may be […]
Recently, I’ve been playing around with and using a lot of Oxford University Press Shakespeare materials and resources, which are proving to be excellent. In particular, I’ve been experimenting with their ‘Macbeth GCSE Revision Workbook’ by Graham Elsdon, which is part of the Oxford School Shakespeare series. I’ve been using this in the more traditional […]
A perennial issue for English teachers is how best to prepare students for English Language. This is for good reason. Without a specific body of knowledge to teach, such as a literary text, it can all too easily descend into vague discussions orbiting around examination papers. In my own teaching, in order to address this, […]
You can find lots more great advice and practical support for students and parents on our A Level hub ! When it comes to preparing for exams you may feel bombarded with advice coming from lots of different sources to the point that you don’t know where to begin. It may not feel easy to begin with, but by […]
After planning your time, it can be difficult to know where to start your revision. Our IB Prepared authors share three areas of focus to help you make the most of your time.
When it comes to the assessment period, we know that working out where to start can sometimes be the hardest part! With the help of our author team from our IB Prepared series, we have collated some tips on how to best prepare yourself for revision.
You can find lots of great advice and practical support for students and parents on our A Level hub ! Mock exams are high-stakes tests, especially this year when there is the chance that they will be used as a backup to determine grades if exams are cancelled again. Typically, you’d be asked to do one or two […]
MCQs are a quick way to test knowledge and refresh past topics! This issue of VoicED focuses on why they are so important, including top revision tips and more!
Over the last 10 years, the teaching profession has been exposed, and to some extent attempted to embed, the principles of effective revision. For many staff the names of Ebbinghaus, Dunlosky and Willingham have become familiar and their work and principles are now found in the ‘Golden Thread’ of the ITT Core Curriculum, the Early […]
Oxford University Press is committed to keeping our resources are up to date and ensuring that they are inclusive. With this in mind, the Oxford Psychology Team have made some recent revisions to the Complete Companions for AQA Psychology Student Books and Kerboodle.