From time-to-time I come across GCSE Sociology resources that I think are worth passing-on to teachers and students and these two documents are no exception. Because if they were I wouldn’t be linking to them. Obviously. The first is a Revision Pack created by C Pym of Whalley Range High School. It covers the 2022 […]
A range of (AQA) Independent Study Booklets containing an interesting mix of notes, key ideas, quick questions, consolidation tasks and planned “exam style” questions.
One of the few resources I’ve seen that try to integrate knowledge acquisition with the development of specific study skills designed to help students retain and recall the information they’ve been taught.
This new (2023) set of Sociology A-level Knowledge Organisers covers Media, Education, Crime, Health, World Sociology and Religion.
A range of Sociology Flipbooks covering Theory, Methods, Education, Deviance, Media and Revision.
Plus 3 bonus issues of Sociology Shortcuts Magazine.
Another set of Personal Learning Checklists with which to welcome in the
Every so often I chance upon web sites that have been started by teachers with what seems like a shed-load of initial enthusiasm. They create and distribute lots of free resources in a relatively short space of time and then suddenly just abandon their baby before it’s had a chance to really grow. One of […]
The AQA GCSE Sociology Specification helpfully lists 25 “Core Studies” that it describes as: “A list of readily available classic and seminal texts that will help introduce students to sociology, stimulate their ‘sociological imagination’ and develop their ability to compare and contrast different sociological perspectives”. And while the Spec. is careful to point-out that “These […]
Teaching something like Durkheim and the Functions of Crime can sometimes be a little difficult for students to grasp, so one way to make it more accessible might be to teach it by associating it with something more well-known and accessible, such as the Harry Potter books. More-specifically, Jenn Simms has drawn parallels between the […]
Every now and then – between creating short-but-beautifully-crafted films and resources that both push the a-level envelope and suggest interesting new ways of doing familiar things – I like to revisit old hits as a way of reassuring myself that, when it comes to creating interest and generating those sweet, sweet, Likes, you just can’t […]
It’s been a while since I last posted any orphaned texts and Sociology Through Active Learning is one I’ve been meaning to post for some time but haven’t managed to get around to it until now. Broadly, it’s a text designed to provide teachers with a range of activities to use with their students, both […]