“Show your working!” Fresh insight into an old problem

Have you been trying to persuade your class that it really matters if they show their working?

Here’s a free presentation to help you get the message across.  It provides (i) some quick tips on showing your working, (ii) a summary of how examiners award marks, and (iii) a step-by step walk-through of a sample question:

Click to save a copy to your desktop - 4MB file so be patient!

Click here to download the accompanying hand-out so your students can try the sample question in advance.

This presentation will be published in our forthcoming Exam Cafe.  We’ve already blogged a few times about Exam Cafe – the main revision feature within our ActiveTeach discs. Exam Cafe is packed with revision tools and insights, including:

  • Four related presentations explaining AO2 questions to your class, AO3 questions, Functional questions and QWC
  • Videos, showing the marking of a sample question and explaining what examiners are looking for
  • Revise and Improve presentations: targeted practice, so any student can focus on a specific topic at a specific grade
  • Range of other exam tools and tips

Click here to access a full demo of ActiveTeach, or click here to order a copy.

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