Features of a lesson as we approach exams

By Matt Smith

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As exams approach what teachers do in lessons can clearly have a major impact on results. By now we will all know exactly how everyone of our students are doing. Some will have worked hard from the very first day of the course and are in total control of their learning. However, others will have only just woken up to the reality that exams are around the corner. This means that each student will have very different needs and so lessons need to take this into account. Below are a few features of a lesson as we approach exam time. Continue reading

Supporting Struggling Students

By Matt Smith

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I came across this superb blog by Shaun Allison.  He explains 6 ways that we can help struggling students to improve.  It is well worth a read as we approach crunch time with exams and certainly I will be using the ideas with some of my students in the coming weeks.

Here is the link.

https://classteaching.wordpress.com/2016/04/10/six-things/