Monthly Archives December 2018

Grammar and punctuation

A short set of quiz modules to test level 1 learners by letting them practice how to combine grammar and punctuation to form English sentences.   QUIZ module: 5-10 minutes iSpring
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Where can you work?

Here are a set of the latest job sector information sheets for the South West. There is some great information here to help you see how many jobs, and what type of jobs, are growing in demand. They’re really well made, and, if you or your kids are looking at a new career, well worth a look. LMI_High tech_Sector_Guide_1ARB LMI_healthandsciences_Sector_Guide_1ARB LMI_distribution_Sector_Guide_1ARB LMI_Construction_Sector_Guide_1ARB LMI_Advanced_Engineering_Sector_Guide_ARB1 LMI_creative_Sector_Guide_1ARB
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Spelling nightmares

This is a two part video looking at common spelling mistakes in the English language. VIDEO: Part 1  -5 minutes VIDEO: Part 2 – 4 minutes   Recommended resources (off site links) Superprof – a great higher level look at why our language is the way it is and some helpful tips Wikihow – beautifully laid out spelling examples. American but usable
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We are hiring

Casual TutorsBristol City CouncilSalary: £28per hourContract Type: Sessional/HourlyHours: Part Time – Up to 6Location: BristolContract Details: casual hourly rateDetails of Role: Bristol City council’s Community Learning team are looking for tutors to deliver the following courses: Maths English We are looking for tutors with experience of community learning who have worked with hard to reach learners in group settings. Tutors work in a range of venues across the city, so a willingness to travel is preferred.  Closing Date: Friday, 21 December, 2018 – 09:00Interviews will be held on Monday 7th and Tuesday 8th January. How to Apply: Please email your
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Number and counting

This unit works through a series of activities to help you understand the basics of place value and counting. The unit includes the basics of negative numbers. Interactive module : 20 minutes A. Understand place value (E3) 1 B. Understand place value (E3) 2 C. Understand place value (E3) 3 D. Rounding numbers to the nearest 10 or 100 (E3) 1 E. Rounding numbers to the nearest 10 or 100 (E3) 2 F. Changing pence into pounds (E3) G. Rounding Numbers – How Far? H. Understand place value (to seven digits) I. Recognise negative and positive numbers (L1)
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Writing a knockout leaflet

A short video explaining how to create a piece of persuasive writing. Using the topic of Digital safeguarding and online parenting this video will talk you through the different elements you can use to make a killer, super exciting leaflet of your own!   Video : Powtoon 6 minutes Recommended resources (off-site resources) BBC Bitesize: Persuasive writing
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Probabilities

This is a short video to explain the basic concepts of probabilities and using a probability scale to compare the odds of different events. Video: Powtoon 3 minutes   Recommended resources (off-site links) BBC Bitesize : probabilities Math is fun : How to work out probabilities – American but well spread out examples Revision Maths: Higher level up to GCSE Wikihow: Also higher level
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Reading comphrension

This is a module to look at two documents (one newspaper article and one leaflet) and use these to answer a series of questions to check your comprehension.   Interactive quiz : 10 minutes Document 1 – Leaflet Document 2 – Newspaper article
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