1 Sound and revision Songwriter Rhyme time Revision playback Drama queens (and kings) 2 Fun with words Acronym Words apart Tabloid headlines Subdivide and minimize Story-telling Cause or consequence Recipe cards Formulaic language 3 Memory in motion Going loci Walking the line Movie review Out in the world 4 With friends Teaching to learn Discussion group Describe and draw 5 Picture it! Concept mapping Labelled! Pattern scattergram Knowledge trees Getting in the flow 6 Another view Empathic learning Order in the ranks Venn to explore PASS master In context In your place 7 Revisit the revision Self-challenge Pro and con cards Key point cards Opinion dominion Exam conditions testing
Simon Percival is a popular presenter, writer and personal development coach whose teaching experience includes secondary, sixth form and prison education. A passionate believer in everyone understanding themselves better as learners, he shares his enthusiasm through his writing and through revision workshops that offer practical advice and strategies for everyone.
I wrote this book as a response to my own dismal experience of
revision; nobody explained it to me, never mind how to do
A pocked-sized gem, full of colour, graphics, cartoons and 35 short, step-by-step methods of revising--Yorkshire Post