Any resource that is ideal for enlarging and using for classroom display

Converting metric measures of length info sheet

Submitted by Nikki Gilbey on Thu, 2013-10-03 15:29

Numeracy: Functional Maths - measures, shape, money, MSS1/E2.5, MSS1/E3.5, MSS1/L1.6, MSS1/L1.7, MSS1/L2.5

Free tags: convert, measure, metric, Metric units

Context: Construction Carpentry Plumbing

Level: E2, E3, L1, L2

Resource type: Handout or guide, Poster, Reference card

My L1 learners were really struggling to remember what to do to convert units of measurement and were getting very confused at the initial stage, so I made this resource and laminated it so that it was available for them to look at if they couldn’t remember. Could also be made into a poster.

A resource I created to support my students getting used to what they needed to divide or multiply by to convert between units. Can easily be laminated for repeated use, or increased in size and turned in to a poster.

MAPS method: a visual aid to proof reading

Submitted by Margaret Adams on Fri, 2011-10-21 10:49

Literacy: Wt/E3.4, Wt/L1.6, Wt/L2.7, Functional English - writing

General: Dyslexia support, Generic resources for literacy, numeracy and beyond

Level: E3, L1, L2

Resource type: Handout or guide, Poster

Wonderful visual aid to help learners remember how to proof read their work. Page one would make a great poster. Page 2 explains the process: start at the city of meaning and move across the land until you get to the city of Spelling!

Drug awareness embedded Functional English

Submitted by Andrew Speers on Sat, 2011-09-03 09:32

Literacy: Functional Skills English, General literacy / English

Free tags: Drug awareness

Context: Health, Social care, Early years, Independent living

Level: E2, E3

Resource type: Discussion points, Lesson plan, Poster, Reading comprehension, Sort or match cards, Worksheet or assignment

Everything you need for embedding literacy / Functional English into a teaching session that looks at drugs.

Learners explore the types types of drugs and also some of the origins of the problem. It covers types of text and some reading and spelling, including segmenting. There is also a ‘DARTs’ type exercise that explores how to treat a person who may become ill, instructions to re-order, and posters to laminate and discuss.

Check your Functional Skills learning

Submitted by Maggie Harnew on Fri, 2011-08-26 16:06

Numeracy: Functional Maths, General numeracy / maths

Literacy: Functional Skills English, General literacy / English

General: Generic resources for literacy, numeracy and beyond, Aims & objectives, ILPs, reflections

Resource type: Assessment material, Discussion points, Poster, Teaching idea

Level: E1, E2, E3, L1, L2

A set of posters / cards / checklists designed to prompt discussion, check learning and keep a record of student progression. Designed for Entry Level Functional Maths and English learners in an FE setting but suitable for all levels and subjects.

Spreadsheet word wall

Submitted by Ged Kehoe on Tue, 2011-07-19 12:30

ICT: Functional ICT, General ICT resources, Level 1 and 2 CLAIT / ECDL

Resource type: Poster

Level: E3, L1, L2

Lovely classroom display that will help learners define and understand the function of 20 common Excel toolbar buttons.

Formulae rules poster

Submitted by Judith White on Mon, 2011-06-06 10:32

Numeracy: MSS1/L2.8, N1/L2.4

Resource type: Handout or guide, Poster

Level: L2

A set of two posters for the classroom – also useful as handouts.
Formulae (L2)
I asked a group of my learners to come up with a short and snappy set of rules for using formulae. One of the group wrote the rules in the form of a poster, from which I developed this poster.
Covers general rules for using formulae such as order of operations (BIDMAS). Plus a separate page specifically for using a formula to find the area of a circle.

Metric and Imperial measures posters

Submitted by Judith White on Sun, 2011-06-05 17:47

Numeracy: MSS1/L1.7, MSS1/L2.3, MSS1/L2.6

Context: History

Level: L1, L2

Resource type: Handout or guide, Poster

A set of 2 posters for the classroom – also useful as handouts.
Metric measures (L1 upwards) – clarifies metric prefixes
Imperial measures (L1-2) – I’m not expecting students to know or learn these facts but this poster makes a useful discussion prompt (about the difficulties of working with Imperial measures and how much easier it is to use metric units) and also includes interesting facts about the history of Imperial units.

Would you rather...?

Submitted by Leia Fee on Sun, 2010-05-02 22:13

Numeracy: MSS1/E3.8

Resource type: Poster

Level: E3

A super poster / mnemonic to help learners remember the difference between kilo- and milli- . It uses a very small and an extremely large cake as examples!

Metric bubble revision chart

Submitted by Leia Fee on Mon, 2010-03-29 22:13

Numeracy: MSS1/L1.4, MSS1/L1.7, MSS1/L2.6

Resource type: Handout or guide, Mind map, Poster, Revision material, Sort or match cards

Level: L1, L2

Metric bubblesMetric bubblesA colourful mind map that can help with remembering metric prefixes, rough metric-Imperial conversions and more. Would also make a good classroom poster. Plus a separate matching game.

Area, perimeter and volume poster

Submitted by Malcolm Hill on Sun, 2009-11-08 17:24

Numeracy: Perimeter area volume

Resource type: Poster

Level: L1

A lovely mnemonic poster. Helps learners remember which is which and how to work them out!

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