#SRocks18 – Knowing Stuff | noreply@blogger.com (Mr Lewis)

On Saturday 3rd February, I will be leading a session at the first ever Southern Rocks. I attended Norther Rocks a few years ago and enjoyed my day. Lots of teacher presenting to other teachers. It was therefore a privilege to be asked to lead something this time around. I described my session as: How … More #SRocks18 – Knowing Stuff | noreply@blogger.com (Mr Lewis)

4 things you need to teach that aren’t on the GCSE Religious Studies specifications | missdcox

We are lucky to have a 3 year GCSE course and so we have to time to cover the course. However when we chose AQA we soon realised that there are really important concepts that have been omitted from the course. These concepts are essential for a deeper understanding of other concepts. Otherwise the GCSE … More 4 things you need to teach that aren’t on the GCSE Religious Studies specifications | missdcox

4 things you need to teach that aren’t on the GCSE Religious Studies specifications | missdcox

We are lucky to have a 3 year GCSE course and so we have to time to cover the course. However when we chose AQA we soon realised that there are really important concepts that have been omitted from the course. These concepts are essential for a deeper understanding of other concepts. Otherwise the GCSE … More 4 things you need to teach that aren’t on the GCSE Religious Studies specifications | missdcox

Using multiple choice questions to practise GCSE skills | missdcox

It’s easy to see how using multiple choice questions can test knowledge. Ask a question on a topic with viable answers and if a student selects the correct answer/s then they probably ‘know’ that piece of information (assuming they don’t guess). We use multiple choice questions in key stage 3 and key stage 4 in … More Using multiple choice questions to practise GCSE skills | missdcox

Using multiple choice questions to practise GCSE skills | missdcox

It’s easy to see how using multiple choice questions can test knowledge. Ask a question on a topic with viable answers and if a student selects the correct answer/s then they probably ‘know’ that piece of information (assuming they don’t guess). We use multiple choice questions in key stage 3 and key stage 4 in … More Using multiple choice questions to practise GCSE skills | missdcox

Philosophy Ireland update | lizzylewissapere

by Marelle Rice, Director of Philosophy Ireland and The Thinker’s Midwife. Marelle has also co-authored the Junior Cycle Philosophy Short Course and is a PDST P4C and SAPERE Trainer. Philosophy Ireland is an invitation to the people of Ireland (whatever their age, and whoever they are) to think, enquire, and reflect – to get philosophizing! Our mission … More Philosophy Ireland update | lizzylewissapere