A little help with studying in general

These websites offer an alternative to traditional study notes. You might find them helpful.

  1. Braineos– A fun site for students to create flashcards to play educational games on a wide variety of subjects.
  2. CoboCards– A nice site and mobile app for creating and sharing flashcards.  Great way to collaborate with others.
  3. Ediscio– A great site for creating flashcards and arranging them into boxes.
  4. Fauxflash– A wonderful site for creating flashcards and searching through educational categories.  These flashcards can contain images as well.
  5. Flashcard Flash– An innovative search engine designed for finding publicly-shared flashcards.
  6. FlashCardFriends– A nice site for creating flashcards. FCF is also a social networking site which allows for collaboration as well as the ability to edit existing decks.
  7. Quizlet– A neat little site for creating flashcards that’s ideal for studying vocabulary, languages, or more.  Also a nice site for playing studying games.
  8. Smash Cards– An innovative site that uses augmented reality for creating flashcards for English and reading.
  9. Social Decks– A nice site for sharing flashcards via a unique URL that allows others to edit.
  10. Study Blue– A great site for creating flashcards from photos, audio, or notes and then sharing with others.  SB also offers a wonderful mobile app for studying on the go.
  11. Study Shuffle– One of the best sites for creating flashcards that teachers can use to track students’ progress.
  12. Study Stack– A nice all-in-one solution for creating and studying flashcards.  Includes lots of educational “stacks” to browse through.
  13. Word Dynamo– An excellent site for creating flashcards.  Users can take quizzes, view study guides, play games, and more.
  14. Yappr– A nice online community for creating a flashcard or quiz.
  15. Zendo– A great site for turning notes into flashcards.

 

‘Homework Club’ modifies its focus

It’s great to see most students taking the homework seriously. We know that sometimes it is frustrating when you want to make a good effort but you don’t understand the work. You can now come along to Homework Club in Y5 at lunch any day in any week and get some help with the parts of the homework you don’t understand.

(Homework Club will still exist for those who have not done their homework, but that’s not you , is it?) Continue reading

Trial HSC Preparation- important seminar

Art of Smart is a seriously useful organisation. You have been given notes in English with their excellent information. They are running a LOCAL seminar for HSC/Year 12 students. It would be well worth it, but get in quickly! It will be booked out before you say, “Mrs Crickitt is writing this blog?”

Details here:

http://www.campbelltown.nsw.gov.au/WhatsOn/AcingTheHSCTrialLecture

Mrs Crickitt

Homework Help

I’m really impressed with the improvement I see in my students’ work since the advent of our homework program. It is clear, though, that some of you have occasional problems with understanding the requirements or ideas of tasks. Never fear, I am here (or, actually …there)!
On Wednesday afternoons, I will be in the library from around 3.30 (I have bus duty) to give advice or help to students who need it to complete the homework booklet tasks. Feel free to email me beforehand if you think that would be helpful (it might save some time in the longer tasks you have if I’ve read through it first.

Mrs Crickitt