This collection of posts focuses more on the process of “doing revision” than the actual content of that revision – the latter is possibly a Collection for another day.
Here you’ll find an eclectic – not to say esoteric – collection of resources designed to aid the revision process: from simple games, hacks, tips and techniques to the much more-serious science stuff around which to build a revision schedule.
Hacks: A range of revision shortcuts brought to you by The Sociology Guy.
Workouts: And from the same source, ideas for structured revision tasks.
Strategy Booklet: A one-stop-shop for a range of revision tools.
Countdown to Revision: Quick-fire film based on a free Revision Poster (and yes, that’s as weird as it sounds) that highlights some revision do’s-and-don’ts for those with very short attention spans.
Methods Revision: A technique for revising research methods.
Study Rocket: Psychology revision site.
Learning Scientists: Short films about the science of learning that are much more interesting than I’ve made them sound.
Revision Diaries: A way to make revision more manageable.
Cherry-Picking: Making revision more-interactive the PowerPoint way.
Revision Notes Creator: Let New technology help you create revision sheets.
The Appliance of Science: How to use retrieval practice and spaced learning.
Tips and Techniques: A bundle of links to sites offering revision tips and tricks.
Revision Game: A classroom game to make revision a bit more exciting.
GrudgeballUK: As above.
Revision Cards: If you like your revision Old Skool, this post’s for you.
Connecting Revision: Using Connecting Walls for revision.
Connecting Revision Too: Some online connecting walls.
Connecting Walls Collection: A large selection of ready-made Connecting Walls.
Keyword Revision Mapping: A revision technique.
Revision Tips: 8 tips for studying smarter, to be precise.
5 Secrets To Successful Revision: A short article with some sensible advice.
More A-Level Sociology Personal Learning Checklists: As you may have guessed, some more PLC’s.
Personal Learning Checklists: A big selection of ready-made PLC ‘s.
Personal Learning Checklist Template: Create your own PLC’s.
Theory / Concept Mapping: Printables that can be used to clarify and organise ideas about key theories and / or concepts in sociology or psychology.
Essay Planning: An interactive lesson about extended writing.
Evaluating Research Methods: YouTube Channel with advice about revising research methods.
How to Slay Your (Exam) Demons: A simple online game that offers up a range of exam tips.
Top Teams: A simple but effective revision exercise.
Personal Learning Checklists: GCSE Sociology: What can I say? Some PLC’s. For GCSE Sociology.
One Pagers: How to condense and focus your notes for revision.
When All’s SED and Done: Revision, someone once said, isn’t just for After Christmas. And this post is designed to show you how to revise and improve your extended writing.
Learning Mats: Generic Version: A simple revision technique.
Memory Clock: A full-blown, tried-and-tested, revision system.
What’s In The Envelope?: A revision / recap classroom game.
Creative Connections: Visual revision technique.
Common Exam Errors: And how to avoid making them…
Transferable Concepts in Sociology: Encouraging students to take advantage of transferrable concepts in their exams.
Psychology Teachers Toolkit: Massive compendium of Psychology-related tips, tricks, techniques, games, sims…