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Teacher for twenty year, mainly in the learning difficulties sector. Special interest in Information Communication Technology, employability related curriculum and maths. Experience working from Entry Level 1 to Level 2.

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Teacher for twenty year, mainly in the learning difficulties sector. Special interest in Information Communication Technology, employability related curriculum and maths. Experience working from Entry Level 1 to Level 2.
Gardening Health and Safety Workbook
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Gardening Health and Safety Workbook

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Useful resource for taking students gardening in the community. Incorporates accident and fire precautions to be considered, use of equipment and tools, keeping work areas clean and tidy and behaviour whilst walking to and from the gardening location. Could be used as part of a volunteering activity, during Citizenship sessions or during work related activities,
Goal Setting
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Goal Setting

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Introductory PowerPoint for Goal Setting. Could be used in a variety of situations to help with subject, personal or career goal setting. Follow the PowerPoint with the Goal Setting worksheet activities.
Customer Service Skills
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Customer Service Skills

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PowerPoint with information relating to customer service, additional task sheets and extension tasks. Perfect to use with students prior to or post work experience. Useful tasks for employability related units in the customer service industry. Extension tasks involve functional literacy development.
World Religion Day
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World Religion Day

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PowerPoint (World Religion Day) providing information for World Religion Day and symbols and facts for the six main religions. Macro Enabled PowerPoint (A Question of Religion) that is an interactive quiz to follow the World Religion Day PowerPoint. The worksheet (A Question of Religion) can be used for learners to record their answers to the quiz.
Calculator Use - Money Addition
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Calculator Use - Money Addition

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Resources included here were used as part of an observed lesson which was graded as outstanding. These resources have been used successfully with SEN and Entry Level students but would also work well with primary age students. A PowerPoint presentation that guides students through the necessary input for adding monetary amounts successfully; includes tutor notes where appropriate. Supported with differentiated worksheets that students can complete individually or in pairs. Answers have also been included. Two notebook activities have also been included for those who may have access to a SmartBoard.
Teamwork
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Teamwork

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PowerPoint with activities to develop team working skills and a reflection activity. Resource involve students working in small teams on a range of activities. Suitable for use with E3 to L2 students. Worksheet included for students to record answers.
Money Workbook
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Money Workbook

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Suitable for use with Entry 1 and Entry 2 students. The workbook contains money problems using 1p, 2p, 5p, 10p and 20p coins. Money problems include: coin recognition; writing monetary amounts in figures and words; basic money addition involving pence, progressing to tens; take away problems involving pence and progressing to tens; and a word search.
The Shopping Price is Right
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The Shopping Price is Right

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Useful resource for teaching independent living skills related to shopping and money management. Also useful team working activity. Could be used to follow up a practical shopping activity. Students work in teams to choose an items price. Teams will need to work together to decide on each items price and deduct points away the starting points allocated. Activity works really well with E2-L1 students. Included PowerPoint with links to questions and correct prices. Worksheet for recording answers.
Identity and immigration
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Identity and immigration

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Resource suitable for tutorial, PSD, PSHE and Citizenship. Incorporates Numeracy, Literacy and E&D. Can be used as a basis to incorporate Prevent into session. Resource includes: PowerPoint; Worksheets, Activities and an extension activity. Suitable for use with Entry Level 3 to Level 1/2. In a recent inspection rated as very good.
Scavenger Hunt
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Scavenger Hunt

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Great activity for Spring/Summer term but can also be undertaken during the Autumn/Winter terms. Students work in teams to find the items on the worksheet. All that is needed is a bag or container to collect the items and a print out of Scavenger Hunt. Can be completed in school and college grounds. With greater supervision in a local park or area. Set the students off and give them a time to return with their findings.
Multiplication Skills
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Multiplication Skills

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This resource works through the stages of multiplication from grouping, times tables, splitting method, lattice method and traditional method. Explanations are provided for multiplying numbers and decimals by ten, a hundred and a thousand. Fun facts and multiplying with fingers is also included. Six worksheets are provided for students to demonstrate the skills they have learnt whilst working through the PowerPoint Multiplication. The PowerPoint Multiplication with your fingers includes a video demonstrating this method and then sets a task where students devise their own method for multiplying using their fingers where they have to present this method to their group and produce a hand out detailing their method. A suitable resource for primary, secondary and older students.
End of Year Quiz - Name The Theme Tune
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End of Year Quiz - Name The Theme Tune

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This resource has been used with SEN, Entry Level and Level 1 students for end of term activities, induction and during tutorial sessions. Students have engaged with the activity and worked in small teams to establish the answers. Name The Theme Tune PowerPoint contains 18 themes with hyperlinks to slides containing the answers. There is also a blank answer sheet included to enable the students to record their answers. When downloading the files ensure that the MP3 files included are saved into the same folder as the Name The Theme Tune PowerPoint, this will ensure that the themes play as designed.
End of Year Quiz - Who's the aged celebrity
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End of Year Quiz - Who's the aged celebrity

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Quiz suitable for SEN, Entry Level and Level 1 - 2 students. Could be used as an end of year activity, induction activity or during tutorial. Students work in teams to establish the answers, this will encourage speaking, listening and writing skills. PowerPoint includes 24 questions and answers and there is an answer sheet for students to record their answers.
Team Building Challenges
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Team Building Challenges

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Number of fun team building challenges that could be used individually during a number of sessions or all together in a team building themed session. PowerPoint provides instructions with session notes and guidance. Also available in Notebook format for SmartBoard users. Accompanying worksheets provide opportunity for group input and evaluation of team performance. Checklist provides details of resources needed for each activity.
Telling the Time Activities
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Telling the Time Activities

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Activity book contains the following: Draw the hands on the clock 12 hour and 24 hour clocks • The whole hour • Half past, quarter past, quarter to • Five minute and one minute intervals Matching digital times to analogue clocks • The whole hour • Half past, quarter past, quarter to • Five minute and one minute intervals Word search activity A3 clock face with minute and hour hands that can be laminated for wall display and for individual student use.
Technology Skills Check
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Technology Skills Check

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Useful resource for helping students to identify their own technology skills, the skills they need to develop and then create a plan to develop the gaps in their technology skills.
ICT Word Challenge
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ICT Word Challenge

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A fun activity that will assist teaching staff to embed literacy and numeracy into all sessions. This activity has been created with ICT sessions in mind but is very easily adapted for any session theme of your choice. The activity contains five tasks that could be used over a period of days or weeks as a recap or ice-breaker. Adjust the word size i.e. fewer or more according to ability and this will result in less complicated maths problems. Change the amount to include decimals and this will increase the maths level of difficulty. Calculator use can be incorporated.