Annually we’re all confronted with the nerve-shredding, tolerance-stretching spell that’s revision. It by no means appears to get any simpler. Every group of scholars proves a singular, gnarly problem as we go about coaching, convincing, supporting, and extra.
It has confirmed a constant matter for me to put in writing about, and has drew plenty of readers, and it has helped to retailer and filter by my concepts on the subject, from insights from cognitive science, to the refined psychology of unbiased research and revision… Oh – and the frustrations of being a drained instructor!
Right here is my weblog assortment which I hope proves helpful:
Prime 10 Revision Methods. This does what it says on the tin! It has confirmed very talked-about, doubtless as a result of it’s shareable. There’s a wealth of hyperlinks to proof and different helpful assets.
The Lengthy and Winding Street (of Revision). This 2017 weblog, written for Train Secondary journal, has a sequence of sensible evidence-based revision methods to survey.
Examination Revision and Overconfidence. This 2017 weblog observes the essential essential of correct judgements of studying within the revision course of, taking a look at some useful methods.
Eat, Sleep, Revise, Repeat. This 2016 weblog, once more written for Train Secondary journal, surveys the out there proof.
Have you ever obtained revision all unsuitable? This TES article is contemporary from March 2017 and questions our approaches to after college revision and extra and appears at how higher to rearrange revision.
Why I Hate Highlighters! This 2015 weblog is one in every of my most learn and most debated. It’s primarily based on the proof that highlighters are badly used as a studying device (regardless of our beliefs!).
Efficient Revision Methods. This 2013 weblog is my first try at collating and translating the mass of cognitive science proof on reminiscence and studying.
‘Revision – what revision?’ This weblog from 2014 seems on the proof round college students truly performing some revision – or not, because the case could also be.
Efficient Examination Revision – Drill Child Drill. This weblog from again in 2013, seems on the significance of ‘deliberate apply’ and ‘drilling’ within the revision course of.
Boring however Essential. This weblog from 2017, admits the reality that not all youngsters are impressed to study on a regular basis – revision is a specific space of weak point. I am going onto share some concepts.
Reminiscence for Studying – Prime 10 Ideas. This weblog from 2016 does what it says on the tin. It has plenty of evidence-informed methods you could take into account, apply and consider.
The Trick of Instructing. This 2015 publish seems on the singular technique of getting college students to show different college students (or at the very least prime them to assume they may) to raised keep in mind the content material.
Confidence Exams and Examination Wrappers. This 2016 publish presents what I feel is a necessary revision and studying methods: examination wrappers.
And eventually, although it isn’t on my weblog, I’m very happy with this Star Wars impressed revision article for the TES – ‘How Star Wars Can Train College students To Grasp Exams‘.
That is the revision studying you’re on the lookout for!