Learning Support Newsletter

Ninth Edition June 2016

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1. SPECIAL EDITION FOR EXAM REVISION, TIPS & STRATEGIES

Please find below some tips that you may find useful to share with your learners as exam preparation.

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Study and Revise

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Exam preparation, how to cope with stress & anxiety

A short video from a part-time learner sharing his experience about what things helped him prior to his exams.

Exam preparation tips, techniques and how to cope with stress and anxiety

Coping with exam stress

This video below shows teenage students expressing their feelings and pressure about GCSE Exams. Please email it to your students if you find it appropriate for them. The topics covered in the video are:

  • Feeling stressed
  • Problem with revising
  • Teen tips revising
  • Teen tips remembering stuff
  • Teen tips organising
  • Teen tips getting through it
JAP-NHS Choices-EXAM STRESS.wmv

Relaxing Music

Relaxing music helps to calm down the nerves and reduce the anxiety and stress level especially before, during and after any exam.
3 HOURS of Relaxing Music - Relaxation Music, Spa, Sleep, Study, Background

Additional websites, books and article links for your information:

Exam Word Search

Try this Word search game and get familiarised with words related to exam. To print this word search please click here.

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2. ASSISTIVE LEARNING TECHNOLOGIES (AT)

How to disable spelling and grammar on Microsoft Word?

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  • Open Microsoft Word.
  • Click on File and from the dropdown menu select Options.
  • Then select Proofing from the left hand side.
  • Then uncheck all the Grammar with Spelling section and click Ok.

To view instruction sheet, please click here.

3. UPCOMING NEWS/EVENTS/FESTIVALS & TRAINING

The next Learning Support newsletter is coming soon with the New Look in September 2016.

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Main Contributors to this newsletter

Rima Kubiliene (LST), Jill Allan and Michael Pritchard (LSPs)

Responsible For Layout & Coordination

Nosheen Ashraf

Assistive Technology Coordinator - Learning Support

Nosheen.Ashraf@barnetsouthgate.ac.uk

Phone: 0203 7644347