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PPT for tutorial time
Watch this biology teacher explain how make selective notes that help you to understand your notes and recall them
GETTING THE GRADES VIDEO - Students discuss the merits of having a goal to help them put the hours in to get top grades. Use summary slide for discussion activity.
Having a goal to motivate yourself - research exercise for 6th form tutorial time
GETTING THE GRADES VIDEO - Top performing A Level students focusing on being organised in the sixth form. Download daily to do list + organisation activity
GETTING THE GRADES VIDEO - Comes with a range of activity downloads including 'rate your own independent learning skills'
GETTING THE GRADES VIDEO outlining the way students need to THINK about A-Level (and the like) plus a suite of follow-up material on growth mindset
GETTING THE GRADES VIDEO Video -Students outline how many hours they study to be able to achieve top grades. Download 'design your study schedule' activity
Short video of successful sixth form students passing on advice about the importance of friendship groups and peer-to-peer support
GETTING THE GRADES VIDEO - tips and the importance of taking notes early plus a 17-page booklet on how to take notes to upload to your Teams/Google drive area
Video in which successful A-Level students encourage current sixth form students to ask for help when needed. Fosters the growth mindset in that support is seen as key to making progress.
Video (max 4 mins) in which students discuss the way mobile phones can actually be helpful for studying
GETTING THE GRADES VIDEO - advice about tackling social media and phones as a source of distraction. Comes with PPT activity.
GETTING THE GRADES VIDEO - Procrastination: Routines and Discipline. DOWNLOAD - To-do list and study schedule activity
Revision and folder check sheet - generic so can be used by nearly any subject
Ppt to encourage students to study hard over February half term - change the title if you have a longer period
What's the problem? pre-meeting questionnaire for under-performing students to complete before they meet with their tutor
Revision - manage relationships to reduce distractions
Revision - S is for Strategies to recall information - tutorial booklet for GCSE and Sith Form students
Revision - T is for Testing yourself - activity booklet for sixth form tutorial time. Great for linear exams.
Blank study schedules to use
Original style. Newer version available.
Tutorial activity to help students reflect about the way they respond to low grades e.g. internal test
Video in which successful sixth form students pass on advice about sleep being key to being able to study well
Mental health 3: staying mentally and physically healthy to cope with stress
GETTING THE GRADES VIDEO - top performing students explain why it's important to value lessons. Includes mini-plenaries and 'Think about' discussion at the end.
Rate your independent learning skills - sixth form questionnaire
Independent learning resources checklist in which students explore the range of resources they need to be able to help themselves learn
Video (4 mins max) Revision: improving your understanding - top performing students focus on time spent genuinely trying to understand all aspects of the specification
Video (max 4 mins) advice about the importance of past paper questions, mark schemes and practise
Successful sixth form students pass on advice about how to keep motivated when approach examinations. Discipline and routines seem to be key.
Barriers to learning - explore what you can control - tutorial exercise
Independent Learning: cartoon exercise
Design your weekly study schedule - activity for GCSE or Sixth Form tutor time
Understanding and tackling procrastination - tutorial resource
Emotional side of learning - self esteem - reflection task
17 page guide on how to take notes in different styles - with exercise to try out the methods
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