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**IB Revision with Revision Village**

There’s a really great website been put together to help IB students with topic revision both for during the course and for the end of Year 12 school exams and Year 13 final exams. I would strongly recommend students use this as a resource during the course (not just for final revision in Y13!) There are specific resources for HL, SL and Studies students.

You choose your subject (HL/SL/Studies if your exam is in 2020 or Applications/Analysis if your exam is in 2021) and get the following screen:

The **Questionbank** takes you to a breakdown of each main subject area (e.g. Algebra, Calculus etc) and each area then has a number of graded questions like:

What I like about this is that you are given a difficulty rating, as well as a mark scheme and also a worked video tutorial. Really useful!

The **Practice Exams **section takes you to ready made exams on each topic – again with worked solutions. This also has some harder exams for those students aiming for 6s and 7s.

The **Past IB Exams** section takes you to full worked solutions to each full paper.

and lastly you can also get a prediction exam for the upcoming year.

For **HL students (exam in 2020)** you can click here

For **SL students** **(exam in 2020) **you can click here

For **Studies students (exam in 2020)** you can click here

For **Analysis students and Applications students (exam in 2021)** you can click here

You can also download the Mathematics Studies SL Formula booklet and the Standard Level Formula booklet from here if your teachers haven’t given you a copy.

I would really recommend everyone making use of this – there is a mixture of a lot of free content as well as premium content so have a look and see what you think.

One of my favourite resources is the Jeopardy quizzes. For those not familiar with the game (I think it’s American), it’s a gameshow, where you get to choose questions of different levels of difficulty, from a range of categories. I downloaded the template from TES – it’s a ready-made powerpoint which you can click on to take you to relevant questions, and then another click returns you to the home screen. The class can be split into teams, each team given a whiteboard and (say) 2 minutes to answer a question. Teams with the correct answer get those points for their teams. The challenge round adds a bit more excitement – and you can add any general questions or puzzles – such as dingbats or memory challenges (memorise pi to 10 places etc).

I’ve uploaded 20 of the quizzes onto TES here. There’s 20 different ones – KS3 Algebra, shape and space, fractions and general revision for different levels, GCSE and IGCSE topic specific quizzes on algebra, geometry, trigonometry, number, probability, matrices, functions, algebra 2 and linear graphs. I have also done a small number of IB ones – which I’ll link to when I have a few more to share.

This is a great resource from Mr Collins – Maths Pictionary. What I like about this is that it can be incorporated into a large number of classroom activities – from Jeopardy games, to starters to topic revision. It can also be easily adapted to everything from KS3 to IB – and can be a great way of revising key vocabulary.

Click to download the file here (powerpoint)

Maths CSI is a really good revision resource from Laura Rees Hughes – students work in groups to solve clues, eliminate suspects and arrive at the culprit.