Study Skills and General Teaching

Resources aimed to develop study skills across many disciplines.

Summarises some of key points and is aimed at those who are switching from teaching Skills for Life adult numeracy to Functional Maths (FM).
The importance of the process skills is discussed (and how these should be considered when using any L1 or L2 skillsworkshop numeracy resource for teaching FM – particularly those of an investigative or problem-solving nature).
Also includes handy one page overviews of all the L1 and L2 FM pilot standards (performance skills, and coverage and range statements).

Level
L2
L1
General
Staff development
Study Skills and General Teaching

Key features of good essays is not only an excellent piece of study skills advice (for Level 2 students and beyond) but is also an ideal text for feeding into Wordle and creating paired sentence writing exercises.

Level
L2
English
Writing: text focus (composition)
General
Study Skills and General Teaching

A straightforward illustrated guide for beginners that can easily be adapted to suit your own institution. Ideal for many students including E2-E3 Skills for Life ICT.

Level
E2
E3
ICT
Entry 1 and 2 ICT
Entry 3 ICT
General
Study Skills and General Teaching

A short but very useful PPT that is bound to stimulate much discussion about the different ways we communicate.

Level
E1
E2
E3
L1
English
Functional English - speaking, listening & communicating
Speaking & Listening
General
Study Skills and General Teaching
Context
Employment skills & Public services
Independent living

A very useful sheet (best used on-screen) providing online links to a range of mouse exercises where learners can learn about right and left clicking, double clicking, drag and drop, etc. Activities range form straightforward tutorials to ‘Dress the Eggplant’, Join the Dots and a bubble game. Many also provide very useful practice on reading instructions.

Level
E2
E3
English
Rt/E2.1
Rt/E3.1
ICT
Entry 1 and 2 ICT
General
Study Skills and General Teaching

Provides step by step help to ICT / Lit / Num students plus useful practice in reading instructions.

Level
E2
E3
English
Rt/E2.1
Rt/E3.1
ICT
Entry 1 and 2 ICT
General
Study Skills and General Teaching

Seven fantastic pages for anyone that needs to get down to some revision!

Level
L1
L2
General
Study Skills and General Teaching
Exam tips and help

An excellent mind map for those that want to mind map but aren’t quite sure how to get started!

Level
E3
L1
L2
General
Study Skills and General Teaching

Two great mindmaps for visual / picture thinkers. One shows you how to mindmap, the other summarises spelling strategies.

Level
E2
E3
L1
L2
English
Ww/E2.2
Ww/E3.1
Ww/L1.1
Ww/L2.1
General
Study Skills and General Teaching