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: WJEC Level: GCSE Subject: Mathematics First Teaching: September 2015 First Exam: June 2017 Help students get to grips with the new style examinations in Numeracy and Mathematics with books that build all the necessary skills to progress their learning and develop their problem-solving skills. - Provides one book for each tier ensuring full coverage, with mathematics only questions and chapters clearly highlighted so the specifications can be co-taught or taught separately as required - Organises topics into units so as to provide questions that build understanding and fluency enabling students to confidently tackle and solve real and interesting problems - Enables students to identify the appropriate remediation or extension steps they need in order to make the best progress, through easy to follow progression strands that help to identify gaps in learning - Offers a seamless five year progression when used in conjunction with KS3 Mastering Mathematics Welsh editions will be available in Summer 2016
Thoroughly revised and fully updated, this fourth edition of An Introduction to Sociology provides an accessible and engaging introduction to sociology, without oversimplifying or passing over the important and exciting insights sociology has to offer. Building on the book's existing achievements, Ken Browne has restructured the fourth edition to focus on the core issues in sociology considered in introductory courses, covering all the substantive topics and many of the options specified by the main ...
This Spanish study guide (comprising book and CD) is one of a series written by experienced examiners and teachers to follow the demands of all GCSE syllabuses and Scottish Standard Grade. The series aims to present the important information in a clear and direct way, with the emphasis on improving study skills and exam performance. Topic-by-topic coverage is presented with many examples and diagrams, together with quick tests to check progress, and there is a bank of recent GCSE exam questions (with answers) to fine-tune exam technique.