Exams are just around the corner, and your students are probably hard at work revising. We asked you to send us some of your top revision tips earlier this year – we loved them so much that we thought they’d be useful to share so that you can pass on to your students. Here are a few of our favourites:
Use revision clocks- one hour one topic! pic.twitter.com/5mbccI3AlR
— TEACHGEOGBLOG (@teachgeogblog) March 9, 2019
Timing is key! Use a stopwatch to time 9 markers to help you speed up without missing out #minuteamark
— L Russell (@laurajorussell) March 8, 2019
Practice, practice, practice of past exam questions by planning answers at home 📝 This will help students organise their knowledge, which will save them plenty of time on the day of their exam ⌚
— Mr. Vis (@MrVisGeography) March 8, 2019
Carry your case studies with you – quick flash cards!!! pic.twitter.com/KN1CwmVOac
— Alexandria Barber 🌏 (@alexbarber91) March 9, 2019
Record yourself listing key facts about case studies, then when walking to school/on the bus/generally loitering listen back to your recordings!
— Emily Quiggin (@MissQuiggz) March 8, 2019
Task card flash cards to mix up retrieval practice to go alongside content flashcards. pic.twitter.com/Y2t1yxZ0X5
— Mrs R 🌎 (@mrsrgeog) March 8, 2019
Split your learning. Choose topic area. Spend 10 min writing what you know. 5 min working out what you missed. 20 min doing something to learn what you forgot. 10 min test that learning. 10 minutes break. Phone etc only allowed at break. Structures useful revision around recall.
— Mrs T Tweets (@TurfWhistle) March 9, 2019
Find what works for you, prepare early so you dont burn out before the exams. #MentalHealthMatters
— Krystal Brown (@Krystalian) March 10, 2019
Any kind of quizzing for retrieval practice! Connect 4, flash cards, fact tests, retrieval grids etc pic.twitter.com/o0h1qiSSLK
— Miss Slinger (@MissSlingersays) March 9, 2019
Create the right atmosphere ie no distractions – put phone away.
— Alexandra Chapman (@alc3254) March 8, 2019
Wishing you all the very best for the exam period – we’re keeping our fingers crossed!