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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.
Communication Barriers
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Communication Barriers

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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.
Bandura's Social Learning Theory
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Bandura's Social Learning Theory

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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.
Piaget - Cognitive development
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Piaget - Cognitive development

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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.
Social Media
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Social Media

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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.
Social Media, Privacy and Permanence + Social Change
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Social Media, Privacy and Permanence + Social Change

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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.
Social Media - Relationships, Identity and Self
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Social Media - Relationships, Identity and Self

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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.
The Multi Store Model
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The Multi Store Model

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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.
Advertising
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Advertising

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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.
Introduction to psychology
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Introduction to psychology

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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.
Carol Ann Duffy - 'Love' analysis
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Carol Ann Duffy - 'Love' analysis

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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.
Nature vs Nurture
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Nature vs Nurture

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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.
Time Management - Lesson 1
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Time Management - Lesson 1

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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.
Word Processing
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Word Processing

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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.
Freud - Psychodynamic approach
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Freud - Psychodynamic approach

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This presentation is designed to introduce Level 2 learners to the topic of psychology and the theory of Sigmund Freud. It outlines his theory, including definitions of the id, ego and super-ego and the conscious, unconscious and preconscious minds. Finally, it outlines the four main stages of psychosexual development.
Descriptive Writing - GCSE revision
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Descriptive Writing - GCSE revision

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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.
Add the 's' worksheet.
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Add the 's' worksheet.

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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.