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A teacher for 9 years of a variety of subjects including English, Media, Psychology, IT amongst others. I aim to produce simple but effective resources that are accessible to both teachers and learners.

A teacher for 9 years of a variety of subjects including English, Media, Psychology, IT amongst others. I aim to produce simple but effective resources that are accessible to both teachers and learners.
Social Media

Social Media

A full series of resources for the teaching of Social Media as part of a Media course. The bundle contains 6 powerpoint presentations with 69 slides in total, several workbooks, worksheets and a social media glossary. The unit is aimed at level 3 adult learners but can easily be used with younger students. It is not designed with any specific exam board in mind but the topics and activities should be applicable to all media courses.
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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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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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Social Media

Social Media

Contains all resources for an introductory 2 hour introductory 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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Advertising

Advertising

Three short lessons to introduce learners to the idea of analysing advertisements. The first and third lesson concentrate on analysis and the second lesson focusses on the representation of women in advertisements since the 1950s and encourages discussion around the topic.
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Bandura's Social Learning Theory

Bandura's Social Learning Theory

This presentation introduces learners to Bandura's Social Learning Theory through a series of discussions and a look at the famous Bobo Doll experiment. It is intended for level 2 learners but can be adapted easily enough to make it more challenging.
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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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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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Piaget - Cognitive development

Piaget - Cognitive development

This presentation is designed to introduce learners to Piaget's theory of cognitive development. It outlines the theory and gives an explanation of the different stages. It includes links to useful videos, paired and grouped activities. It can be used as a standalone lesson or as part of my Introduction to Psychology unit of work.
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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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The Multi Store Model

The Multi Store Model

This resource outlines Atkinson and Shiffrin's Multi store model of memory. It contains useful diagrams and activities for learners to explore the process of memory.
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Social Media, Privacy and Permanence + Social Change

Social Media, Privacy and Permanence + Social Change

Two lessons related to social media. In the first students discuss the sharing of information online and the issues of privacy and permanence. In the second learners research a news story about social change that has been fuelled by social media and present their findings.
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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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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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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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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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Descriptive Writing - GCSE revision

Descriptive Writing - GCSE revision

A PowerPoint that revises the key techniques for achieving a pass grade in GCSE English. Can be adapted to suit any exam board. Includes activities on sense, linguistic techniques, structure, complex sentences and a writing task.
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Nature vs Nurture

Nature vs Nurture

This presentation is designed to introduce learners to the nature / nurture debate in relation to psychology. It contains a number of discussion points as well as a link to a video documentary of the famous 'Genie' case. Learners must also consider the theories they have been learning about (Freud / Bandura / Piaget) in relation to the debate.
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Social Norms

Social Norms

This resource introduces learners to the concept of social norms. It includes detail theory and opportunities for discussion. There is also a poster activity to review the content.
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Add the 's' worksheet.

Add the 's' worksheet.

Learners must read through the text carefully and add the 's' where they think it is appropriate. Can be used independently or in conjunction with my 'Correct use of 's' ' presentation.
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