Tag: anki


Sunday Trefoil 17.11.19

A weekly update is proving demanding. Because teaching is demanding (and equally rewarding.) This week I planned, taught, read around the authors of the text I teaching, compiled Youtube Playlists, attended a school Research Group forum on Retrieval Practice (in recognition of the kind support of the Session Lead and partly because I am interested…
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17 Nov ’19 0

Audio Cards for your Anki Decks

So I spent most of the Saturday learning how to build audio into my Anki Decks. Driven by thoughts of how to best support students with English as an additional language whilst also targeting students revising / learning and re-learning / and students on the move. (Where we have earbuds / headphones, we have potential…
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10 Nov ’19 0

Anki Decks in demand

Here is a quick update and early reflections on the four mini Anki App memorisation projects. Year 11 Upgrade (1) Students had just sat their first English mock paper. On the back of that sobering experience, I closed to use just the end 10 minutes of my two Friday Upgrade lessons to demonstration an Anki…
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9 Nov ’19 0

Upping the Anki for revision

We are entering a two mock cycle at our school. A full revision programme is underway; assemblies, revision packs, past papers, focused tutor groups delivering literacy and numeracy sessions*, revision planning sessions, post-it note mocks (live marking), walking-talking mocks, targeted support and that is before a programme of additional revision sessions is made available to…
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