Claire Crichton-Allen, Curriculum Lead for Science at Matthew Moss High School in Rochdale, Greater Manchester, explains how and why the app Tassomai can help secure pupils’ knowledge of the basics…
With private tuition being an unaffordable option for so many, Tassomai is a GCSE learning and revision program which helps close the attainment gap and levels the playing field for all students. It can be used by all pupils – including those with health problems, behavioural issues, those suffering from mental health issues or going through other difficult circumstances. It also allows children to work at their own pace but ensuring clear progress – and the best thing about Tassomai? Pupils can use it from home on their smartphones.
Mammoth Memory, the GCSE revision aid website, has been launched recently to help boost brain power among teens. Here, illustrator Kate Ulloa-James explains why students are able to remember more effectively when they can picture their subject…
What is Mammoth Memory and how does it help GCSE students? Can you give an example?
Traditionally, studying has involved pens, paper and a workbook crammed with revision notes and, to an extent, it still does. This can often be dull, unengaging and ineffective, and as a result, often more procrastination, than studying, occurs. This is the opinion of many emerging edtech leaders, and thus they are targeting the hard-to-reach “digital natives” by using their own language. The face of education is changing – are you, as an educator, ready to adapt to the 21st century studying?
With revision timetables shortly to be issued for mock exams, how can students win the revision battle? With mental health once again in the news, it’s important to carefully plan revision timetables so that any stress or anxieties surrounding exams are minimised. In this article, Senior Tutor, Caroline Fox explains the challenges students face plus top tips for planning so you reach the exam hall with remarkably less stress.
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