Introduction to Social Media

Introduction to Social Media

Contains all resources for an introductory 2 hour lesson on the topic of Social Media. Learners begin by brainstorming key terms and concepts related to social media before comparing and contrasting different social networking site to look for common features. Finally they are introduced to some current debates and issues before discussing the digital divide. Comes with a PowerPoint presentation with 17 slides, a key terms glossary and screenshots of well-known social media sites for annotating.
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Introduction to psychology

Introduction to psychology

Contains 7 presentations designed to introduce learners to the topic of psychology and some basic concepts. It is intended as a starting point for studying psychology and is not mapped to any specific exam specifications.
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Communication Barriers

Communication Barriers

A two part lesson designed to introduce students to the concept of barriers to communication. Includes several interactive activities designed to get learners thinking about some of the communication barriers they may face on a daily basis and worksheets to accompany the lesson.
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Social Media and Language

Social Media and Language

A ready-to-go 90 minute lesson focussing on the topic of social media and its impact on language. Learners discuss some key debates associated with the topic, read an article about endangered languages and discuss prescriptivist and descriptivist approaches. Contains a 13 slide PowerPoint presentation and an accompanying workbook.
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Social Media and Education

Social Media and Education

A two hour lesson that covers the topic of social media and education. Learners discuss advantages and disadvantages whilst making notes in a shared online document. They then evaluate the activity and the discussion before attempting a written response to an exam style question.
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Social Media - Relationships, Identity and Self

Social Media - Relationships, Identity and Self

A two hour lesson exploring the topic of social media and its impact on relationships, self and identity. Learners discuss opinion statements about social media before exploring its effect on relationships by analysing statistics from a journal article. Finally, they discuss online identity and the concept of the digital footprint.
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CPD - Command Words

CPD - Command Words

All resources needed to run a short CPD session on the topic of command words and grade descriptors. Originally designed to work with the Ascentis awarding body for an Access to HE course, but can be useful for teachers of any subject and level. Several activities are explored and evaluated and teachers are given an opportunity to share their own practice.
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Introduction to Social Media

Introduction to Social Media

Contains all resources for an introductory 2 hour lesson on the topic of Social Media. Learners begin by brainstorming key terms and concepts related to social media before comparing and contrasting different social networking site to look for common features. Finally they are introduced to some current debates and issues before discussing the digital divide. Comes with a PowerPoint presentation with 17 slides, a key terms glossary and screenshots of well-known social media sites for annotating.
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Word Processing

Word Processing

A Unit of work to introduce learners to the basics of word processing. Designed for adults but can be easily adapted to suit any age group. Contains worksheets intended to be shared digitally to help learners develop what they have learned and PowerPoint presentations to guide the lessons.
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Toolbar Practice 2

Toolbar Practice 2

A worksheet designed to be shared with learners digitally so they can practice their use of toolbar icons. Can be used in conjunction with Word Processing Lesson 1 or as a standalone activity.
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Toolbar Practice 1

Toolbar Practice 1

A worksheet designed to be shared digitally with learners so they can practice their use of the toolbar icons. To be used in conjunction with Word Processing Lesson 1.
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Word Processing Lesson 2

Word Processing Lesson 2

Follows on from my Word Processing Lesson 1 presentation and involves a discussion of the benefits of word processing to businesses and individuals. Also includes a task for learners to begin developing their word processing skills.
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Word Processing Lesson 1

Word Processing Lesson 1

Intended for adult learners with low computer literacy to introduce them to the basics of word processing. The presentation covers shortcut keys and toolbar icons and is accompanied by worksheets that are intended to be shared digitally with the learners so they can practice.
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Shortcut Keys Practice

Shortcut Keys Practice

A worksheet designed to be shared with learners digitally in order to practice their use of shortcut keys when typing. To be used in conjunction with Word Processing Lesson 1.
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Time Management - Lesson 1

Time Management - Lesson 1

A presentation to introduce the concept of time management to learners, discuss what good / bad time management is and learn some key terms associated with the topic.
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Word Processing Lesson 3

Word Processing Lesson 3

The final lesson in my Introduction to Word Processing unit. This presentation focuses on formatting and includes how to produce tables, use bullet points and numbers, and how to insert images.
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Time Management

Time Management

A short Unit of Work which can be used in tutorials or personal and social development sessions to develop learners' time management skills. It covers basic theory associated with time management, stress and how to prioritise.
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GCSE Revision - any spec - Correct use of 's'

GCSE Revision - any spec - Correct use of 's'

A presentation outlining the rules and common mistakes associated with the letter 's'. Includes plurals, subject verb agreement and spellings. Can be used with any specification and any age. Particularly useful for ESOL learners.
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GCSE Revision - Descriptive Writing Techniques

GCSE Revision - Descriptive Writing Techniques

The presentation includes suggestions for making descriptive writing more interesting. It includes activities on the senses, similes and metaphors, show don't tell and some practice exam questions. It can be used with any spec and any age group.
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