More GCSE Sociology Revision Stuff

While it’s possible to put-together a very reasonable – and reasonably comprehensive – set of revision resources from stuff that teachers have put on the

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An Alternative to A-level Sociology 2015

September 2015 in England and Wales sees yet another educational change in the shape of “new A-levels”- which are sort-of “new old A-levels” in terms

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Exam tips: Transferable Concepts in Sociology

A transferable concept is one that can be applied across a wide range of Specification topics – a feature makes them very useful in an

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Tutor2U Teaching Activities

As many of you will already know, Tutor2U produces a shed-load of revision-type resources, from workbooks to flashcards to complete courses. Most of these can

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Research Methods Booklet

This Booklet was created by Steven Humphrys, based on one of Ken Browne’s many Sociology textbooks. I don’t know which one but since the Booklet’s

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When All’s SED and Done: Write. Review. Revise

Reviewing and revising student work at GCSE or A-level is a crucial part of the teaching and learning process and one way to encourage this

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Exam check list: do’s and don’ts

Another checklist put together for the CIE Sociology textbook. No great revelations, but probably helpful to know. Do: Practice answering questions under exam conditions. The

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Common Exam Errors and How to Avoid Them…

This list of common exam errors (and how to avoid them) was put together for a recent CIE Sociology textbook I wrote – although most

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A Whole Bundle of Risk

I think it’s fair to say Beck’s concepts of Risk and Risk Society aren’t well-covered at A-level, partly because his ideas are difficult to get

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Research Methods: Consuming Passions?

Some time ago I was asked by a publisher (who shall remain nameless because I’ve mercifully forgotten their actual name) to run an introductory computing

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