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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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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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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GCSE Revision - Any Spec - Writing

GCSE Revision - Any Spec - Writing

A handful of presentations covering various aspects of GCSE revision. It focuses on written accuracy as well as descriptive and persuasive writing techniques.
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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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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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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 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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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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Introduction to Poetry - Carol Ann Duffy - You

Introduction to Poetry - Carol Ann Duffy - You

This presentation focuses on the poem 'You' by Carol Ann Duffy. It can be used as an introduction to the teaching of her collection 'Rapture' or as an introduction to A-Level English in general. It also includes a method for approaching the analysis of poetry and an activity involving abstract art to get learners thinking about what makes poetry different to prose.
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Carol Ann Duffy - 'Love' analysis

Carol Ann Duffy - 'Love' analysis

An annotated presentation covering Carol Ann Duffy's 'Love' in which learners make predictions about the poem's meaning through an analysis of the lexis out of context before being given a series of statements to debate. Finally, they perform a close analysis of the poem.
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