Archive for December, 2010

I’ve blogged before about using a concept map for revision and I suspect that most of what I have to say is not news for most teachers. However, I was putting together some resources for my classes and thought I might as well share them here too. I have a sneaking suspicion that I am […]

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What better way to celebrate the festive season than to consider the adaptations of Santa and Rudolf to their annual tasks? Don’t answer that. Printable: christmas as pdf I gave this exercise to my students today and they seemed to enjoy it. I asked them to start by giving me three serious adaptations for each, and […]

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As I was producing this for my students, I thought it was possible others might be interested in it for theirs. I was asked how much variation there was between the Foundation and Higher tiers, and this was the result. More revision materials for AQA P2 (mid-January) will be appearing on the blog as I […]

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I suppose I could claim this is seasonal – it does use tinsel, after all! But in reality it’s just that I’ve gotten around to producing the resource to go along with this post.     While teaching AS Physics (AQA A, if you care) I requested, as usual, the apparatus to demonstrate the photoelectric […]

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This looked like such a good initiative – a free memory stick was exciting enough, but the idea of it coming preloaded with all kinds of goodies? I had actually started thinking about something similar myself, a while back – the idea of a small number of resources, easily adapted by teachers to make their […]

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As part of a project I’m involved with at the moment (more accurately have been involved with, but haven’t been blogging about) I’ve been looking at ways to get students thinking more about how physics as a subject can affect their future lives. I know we all do loads about context, and how relevant it […]

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