The Sociology GCSE for AQA Teacher's Guide offers a variety of additional actvities that will take the hard work out of lesson preparation and and create stimulating, engaging and acessible learning opportunities for students.
Exam board: AQA Level & subject: GCSE Sociology First teaching: September 2017 First exams: June 2019 Develop the knowledge and skills you need to succeed in the AQA GCSE exams. The third edition of this popular textbook has been fully updated to provide complete coverage of the 2017 AQA Sociology specification, with fresh, contemporary case studies, engaging activities and a focus on research skills, theory and making connections between topics. * Fully matched to the 2017 AQA specification including coverage of all key terms and concepts * New 'Focus on theory' activities get students thinking about the various theories and approaches in sociology * New 'Focus on skills' discussion and written activities equip students with the skills they need for their exams * New 'Focus on research' activities have been carefully developed to equip students to hone their research skills for example by designing research or answering questions on an extract from a piece of research * Coverage of all key sociologists in the 2017 specification readings clearly highlighted in the 'Focus on key thinkers' feature * Exam-style questions, sample answers and helpful examiner commentary for each AQA topic show students how to do well in exams and avoid common pitfalls * Clear differentiation for each lesson including stretch and challenge activities * Students are encouraged to identify links between topics and perspectives, and reflect upon them with our new 'Making connections' feature * Written by an author team with significant teaching and examining experience * Accompanying Teacher Guide provides additional activities and exam-focussed support for every chapter in the Student Book.
A Practical Guide to Planning and Delivering Outstanding Lessons
Author: Andrew B. Jones
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Teaching Sociology Successfully is a comprehensive guide to teaching, learning and delivering sociology, not only with success but with confidence. Carefully combing insightful anecdotes and practical ideas with key theoretical concepts on planning, learning styles and assessment, this book is an essential tool for both new and experienced teachers of sociology. Each chapter focuses on a particular aspect of the teaching and learning process – from preparing to teach the subject for the first time to measuring student progress over time – in an approachable yet rigorous way. This practical guide will help you to: improve your knowledge of specifications and syllabuses at GCSE and AS/A Level; provide the best pedagogic approaches for teaching sociology; think about learning styles, skills and capacities in relation to teaching sociology; gain practical ideas and activities for improving student’s argumentation, evaluation and essay writing skills; apply strategies for teaching abstract sociological theories and concepts; make the teaching of research methods engaging and interesting; deal with practical issues such as planning and assessing learning; encourage students’ independent learning and revision; connect ICT, social networking websites and the mass media to further students’ sociological knowledge; tackle the thorny issues of politics and controversial topics. Drawing on the author’s own experiences, Teaching Sociology Successfully helps readers to identify, unpack and negotiate challenges common to those teaching sociology. Complete with a variety of pedagogical resources, it provides tasks and further reading to support CPD and reflective practice. This book will be an invaluable tool for students on PGCE social science training courses, as well as School Direct candidates and undergraduates studying BEds in similar fields.
Exam Board: AQALevel & Subject: GCSE SociologyFirst teaching: September 2017 First exams: June 2019 This Sociology Revision and Practice guide contains clear and accessible explanations of all the GCSE content, with lots of practice opportunities for each topic throughout the book. Based on research that proves repeated practice is more effective than repeated study, this book is guaranteed to help you achieve the best results. There are clear and concise revision notes for every topic covered in the curriculum, plus seven practice opportunities to ensure the best results. Includes: - quick tests to check understanding- end-of-topic practice questions- topic review questions later in the book- mixed practice questions at the end of the book- free Q&A flashcards to download online- an ebook version of the revision guide- more topic-by-topic practice and a complete exam-style paper in the added workbook