Hooks, Lines & Thinkers - Science

An innovative, clever, creative, enjoyable and highly effective workshop designed to help students on the C/D borderline to improve their performance in Key Stage 3 and Key Stage 4 Science.

Using memory improvement techniques, the students are motivated to remember over 80 facts without rote learning or needing to make traditional notes.

Hooks, Lines & Thinkers - Science

To help improve performance in Key Stage 3 and 4

Description

Hooks, Lines & Thinkers - Science is specifically for C/D borderline students in Years 9, 10 and 11. The course consists of a two hour workshop for up to 30 students.

Usually run in a classroom that accommodates 30 students at desks, or a school hall with 30 desks, this course is suitable from the start of the academic year to up to a week before major examinations.

Benefits

Increases self-confidence and raises aspirations

Offers a range of simple but effective memory techniques to help with learning right across the science curriculum.

Fantastic learning experience - full of humour, interaction and multi-sensory learning opportunities

An effective way to show students how to make learning fun.

Content

This two hour workshop is bursting at the seams with tools and techniques to support C/D borderline students to raise their aspirations and achievement levels.

It uses a wide range of memory techniques and shows students how these can be applied to areas such as:

  • The periodic table
  • The electro-magnetic spectrum
  • The human organ system
  • The properties of metals
  • The types of energy
  • The properties of materials etc.

Aims

To help students revise for Key Stage 3 and Key Stage 4 Science exams and tests and to empower them with innovative, creative and effective learning tools.

To increase their aspiration and achievement levels in Science.

Results

Students will be amazed at their ability to remember core facts and skills and be inspired to improve their performance in science.

Students will be empowered with simple and effective tools and techniques for learning.

Students’ self-confidence levels will be increased.

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