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GCSE BUDDHISM - Revision Tools

GCSE BUDDHISM - Revision Tools

A selection of discounted GCSE Buddhism revision tools for 2017 and onwards!Get two free resources when you buy our new revision board game! :D

By godwin86

The Debating Society Toolkit

The Debating Society Toolkit

An amazing collection of 20 resources and tools for school debating societies.It is perfect for anyone with a new or established debating society.The author has been involved in debating societies since he was, himself, chairman of The Debate Club at Magdalen College School. He went on debating until he gained a masters degree in Philosophy.This pack is the culmination of 4 years of P4C experience. It features 20 high quality debate generating and discussion leading programs.It's great for SMSC, P4C, PSHE, and teachers of RE, Philosophy, Sociology, History, Politics, Citizenship and such :)Feel free to ask me any questions: godwin86@gmail.com

By godwin86

Revision Guide on Religious Language (OCR A Level Religious Studies)

Revision Guide on Religious Language (OCR A Level Religious Studies)

Revision Guide on Religious Language If you’re struggling to teach your students the ever-complex module on Religious Language, but are short on time, then this resource is just right for you! The guide covers the core topics from the OCR syllabus, including Hume's Fork, Ayer's Verificationism, Wittgenstein's language games, and Flew's falsification. It also has a background on the key critical thinkers in the field, as well as multiple-choice questions and exam style questions. Help your students learn the topics in detail while saving yourself hours of writing revision resources. Let the students learn the pros and cons of each position in the debate about God so they can test their knowledge through both the multiple-choice and exam questions. When your learners have finished with this guide, they should be well-prepared for their exam and able to meet their target grades. Give this guide a try, and help your students reach their true potential!

By MSBall

Revision quotations for OCR A2 philosophy

Revision quotations for OCR A2 philosophy

An indispensable set of quotations (40 in total) separated into individual topics. Each quotation identifies the specific way in which the quotation relates to the topic. They have been selected because they are succinct and central. Absolutely vital preparation for the exam and this crib sheet saves a lot of time. Year after year grateful pupils print these out and use them as a revision aid.

By jgabelman

THE RE MEGA BUNDLE

THE RE MEGA BUNDLE

Perfect for new RE teachers, new HODs and those entering a new RE post. This bundle is a massive collection of files.This bundle is designed for Religious Education, Philosophy & Ethics teachers; It includes:5 x KS3 Units5 x GCSE Units or themesA massive KS5 file collectionAn AQA Philosophy sectionP4C ToolsOther goodies!Feel free to email me about the resource if you have any questions: godwin86@gmail.comAdam

By godwin86

The Ultimate P4C Resource Pack [Philosophy for Children]

The Ultimate P4C Resource Pack [Philosophy for Children]

This is the ultimate Philosophy for Children (P4C) Pack: perfect for any teacher wishing to bring philosophy and critical thinking into their classroom.It contains 20 resources and includes:-An 8-Lesson P4C Course-Debate generating software-Philosophy Boxes Discussion Sessions-A P4C Display Pack-A host of other tools and templatesTeaching philosophy is my passion and this resource has been made by me over years of spreading the joy of philosophy to young minds. I hope you will help me bring philosophy into the lives of children around the world by using this resource .This product is suitable for any teacher (around the world) to bring P4C into their classroom. It provides enough resources for whole-school initiatives and may be of interest to those in leadership positions, or coordinating P4C/PSHE/SMSC/Ethics provisions.Its uses include:-Introducing philosophy and P4C-Boosting critical-thinking skills-Enhancing metacognitive ability-Practicing conversation and debate skillsFeel free to email me with any questions :)Adam,godwin86@gmail.com----------------------"Put your heart, mind, and soul into even your smallest acts. This is the secret of success." - Swami Sivananda

By godwin86

OCR A Level Theology: Utilitarianism Revision Session!

OCR A Level Theology: Utilitarianism Revision Session!

Firstly, if you choose to download my resource(s), please take the time to leave a rating (as I know most of don't really bother) - I do really value your feedback! ***** FOLLOW @AllRoundRes, to stay up-to-date with the latest resources and news! *****I created this resource for A Level OCR Theology course, but it could be used for any exam board. It is a revision PowerPoint, containing some key A01/A02 information on the key ethical issue of Utilitarianism. It could be used as a handout, for students to make notes and summarise into their own words. Or, it could be used as an example for a flip learning activity, where students take control of their learning. They could do this by summarising what they know and creating a presentation to the rest of the class in groups. Some examples of the content is: * Key Terms * Key Philosophers – Jeremy Bentham * Strengths and Weaknesses, * Act vs. Rule * Scholoarly Summary View* What would you choose scenarios? * Summary Video*********************************************************************If you have any queries, questions or concerns, then please email thomassaunders00@gmail or alternatively write a comment describing your needs, where I will be happy to help!***** Be sure to follow me, to keep update with my most recent uploaded resources! *****

By AllRoundResources

OCR A Level Theology: Natural Law Revision Session

OCR A Level Theology: Natural Law Revision Session

Firstly, if you choose to download my resource(s), please take the time to leave a rating (as I know most of don't really bother) - I do really value your feedback! ***** FOLLOW @AllRoundRes, to stay up-to-date with the latest resources and news! *****I created this resource for A Level OCR Theology course, but it could be used for any exam board. It is a revision PowerPoint, containing some key A01/A02 information on the key ethical issue of Natural Law. It could be used as a handout, for students to make notes and summarise into their own words. Or, it could be used as an example for a flip learning activity, where students take control of their learning. They could do this by summarising what they know and creating a presentation to the rest of the class in groups. Some examples of the content is: * Key Terms * Key Philosophers – Aquinas* Strengths and Weaknesses, * Doctrine of the Double Effect* Key Quotes* Summary Video*********************************************************************If you have any queries, questions or concerns, then please email thomassaunders00@gmail or alternatively write a comment describing your needs, where I will be happy to help!***** Be sure to follow me, to keep update with my most recent uploaded resources! *****

By AllRoundResources

GCSE HINDUISM (OCR B / AQA) 20 Lessons - Very High Quality - Complete Resources - NEW SPECIFICATION!

GCSE HINDUISM (OCR B / AQA) 20 Lessons - Very High Quality - Complete Resources - NEW SPECIFICATION!

This 20 lesson course is designed for GCSE level students studying Hinduism. It is designed for the new specifications (2016 onwards) and is based on AQA and OCR specs. It covers all necessary material for the 'Beliefs, Teachings & Practices' section (Section A) of the course in relation to HINDUISM. It is the product of many weeks work: I have aimed to make these resources such that every lesson would receive a good or outstanding rating if inspected. All lesson downloads include: -A detailed lesson plan: explaining objectives, differentiation, cross-curricular aims, AfL tasks, and an activity timeline. -A presentation file designed to the highest professional standard. -Integrated and varied AfL -A suggested homework task Over 15 worksheets are included in this pack. Downloading this bundle will certainly save you many many hours of preparation time. Positive reviews are warmly welcomed: I have made this course with pride and hope you will find it comprehensive and useful. "May you be happy, may you be healthy, may you be peaceful."

By godwin86

GCSE Buddhism (OCR B / AQA) 20 Lessons - Very High Quality - Complete Resources (Lesson Plans, Worksheets, Presentations)

GCSE Buddhism (OCR B / AQA) 20 Lessons - Very High Quality - Complete Resources (Lesson Plans, Worksheets, Presentations)

This course has been made specifically for the new OCR B Religious Studies specification (2016 onwards). It has been designed around the OCR B specification, consequently it is also fully sufficient to teach the AQA specification (and will be useful to teachers teaching on Edexcel, which is slightly different to OCR B/AQA in terms of course contents) It covers all necessary material for the 'Beliefs, Teachings & Practices' section (Section A) of the course in relation to BUDDHISM. It is the product of many weeks work: I have aimed to make these resources such that every lesson would receive a good or outstanding rating if inspected. All lesson downloads include: -A detailed lesson plan: explaining objectives, differentiation, cross-curricular aims, AfL tasks, and an activity timeline. -A presentation file designed to the highest professional standard. -Integrated and varied AfL -A suggested homework task The course features 15 worksheets, a 'Buddhist board-game' template, various 'knowledge hunt' activities and also features an IT Suite Lesson. It is designed to be a complete course for the first year of GCSE Religious Studies teaching. Downloading this bundle will certainly save you many many hours of preparation time: as a practising Buddhist I hope it will allow Religious Studies Teachers to teach the Buddhist component of their chosen GCSE specification. Positive reviews are warmly welcomed: I have made this course with pride and hope you will find it comprehensive and useful. "May you be happy, may you be healthy, may you be peaceful."

By godwin86

OCR A LEVEL THEOLOGY: Key Essay Notes on the conscience!

OCR A LEVEL THEOLOGY: Key Essay Notes on the conscience!

Firstly, if you choose to download my resource(s), please take the time to leave a rating (as I know most of don't really bother) - I do really value your feedback! I created these resource for A Level OCR Theology course, but it could be used for any exam board. This is a revision sheet for the conscience, based on the essay question 'Evaluate the claim that the conscience is the voice of God'. All students need to do is create their essay plan, a good template is my OCR A LEVEL THEOLOGY ESSAY PLAN SHEET. This sheet contains, essential knowledge for students to revise conscience. The sheet includes: * AO1 Knowledge & AO2 Knowledge (What students need to do to access higher grades) * Key Terms* Scholarly views* Quotes * Yes/No Arguments************************************************************************************************************************ If you have any queries, questions or concerns, then please email thomassaunders00@gmail or alternatively write a comment describing your needs, where I will be happy to help!***** Be sure to follow me, to keep update with my most recent uploaded resources! *****

By AllRoundResources

Complete RE/Philosophy Classroom Display Pack

Complete RE/Philosophy Classroom Display Pack

Firstly, a HUGE thank you to the more than 600 of you who have purchased this display pack! I hope your classrooms look gorgeous!This is a complete 200+ page pack of a number of classroom displays that I have developed over the last couple of years to invigorate my department. Two updated booster packs have already been added.Original Display Pack:- Philosophers and Religious Figures Timeline (Over 40 thinkers with pictures, dates and outlines of their thinking). - Famous quote callouts to add along the timeline (one for almost every philosopher). Get students talking!- Custom-made colourful lettering for timeline eras.- Over 20 ethical and philosophical questions in colourful speech bubbles to inspire thinkers in your classroom (A great one for open-evenings or tutor time discussions!)- Steps/Levels display with optional number arrows. Department levels policy documents included.- 'How to' guides for all displays.June/July Booster Pack:- Philosophical Language Literacy Display with sentence starters for knowledge/explanation and assessment/evaluation.- Agree --> Disagree continuum signposts to make human bar charts in your classroom!- Blooms thinking guidance for teachers with question prompts. Great for shrinking and sticking on desks or displaying at the back of the room.Sept/Oct Booster Pack:- A raft of additional thinkers to give greater flexibility to the Philosopher Timeline across exam boards.- Quotes for every new thinker of course!All updates continue to be free.

By toddbeamish

'Ancient Philosophical Influences' (Plato & Aristotle) Revision Session for AS-Level OCR RS (New Sp)

'Ancient Philosophical Influences' (Plato & Aristotle) Revision Session for AS-Level OCR RS (New Sp)

Designed for teachers using OCR Religious Studies AS/A2 specification (H173/H573)This revision session covers the: 'Ancient Philosophical Influences' [Plato & Aristotle] section of the specification. Part of the 'Philosophy of Religion' third of the AS course.This download is one of a series of revision sessions that use a variety of mind-mapping, discussion and debate tasks to cover a section of the specification.The revision sessions can be used in a number of ways:-As revision sessions during a revision period of term-time leading up to exams-Sandwiched between lessons as they are taught throughout the year as a way of solidifying and assessing learning-During extra-curricular time (KS5 Religious Studies Clubs)This revision session features:-A 'grid of learning' post-it task (to focus students on the day's topic and refresh their memories of the basics)-A 'competitive mind-mapping task (which can be completed on the whiteboard or on A3 paper)-A silent debate task (with 6 x A3 silent debate worksheets in an editable .doc file) [nb. allowing group conversation, instead of silence, is also an effective approach]-Debates that ask students to move from one side of the room or the other and verbalise a defence of their position in response to a statement or rubric. -A concluding 'One thing I am still uncertain about...' post-it question.This session can be purchased individually or as pat of various bundles depending on your needs.

By godwin86

Social Change & Stability - Beliefs in Society - Revision Session - ( AQA Sociology AS A2 KS5 )

Social Change & Stability - Beliefs in Society - Revision Session - ( AQA Sociology AS A2 KS5 )

Designed for teachers using the new AQA Sociology specification at KS5. Save significant amounts of money by buying these revision sessions in bundles!This download contains one of a series of revision sessions that use a variety of mind-mapping, discussion and debate tasks to cover a section of the specification. It includes a fully animated revision session PowerPoint and a set of 'silent debate' A3 worksheets.The topic of this revision session is: 'The relationship between social change and social stability, and religious beliefs, practices and organisations'This revision session features:-A 'grid of learning' post-it task (to focus students on the day's topic and refresh their memories of the basics)-A 'competitive mind-mapping task (which can be completed on the whiteboard or on A3 paper)-A silent debate task (with 6 x A3 silent debate worksheets in an editable .doc file) [nb. allowing group conversation, instead of silence, is also an effective approach]-Debates that ask students to move from one side of the room or the other and verbalise a defence of their position in response to a statement or rubric. -A concluding 'One thing I am still uncertain about...' post-it question.The revision sessions can be used in a number of ways:-As revision sessions during a revision period of term-time leading up to exams-Sandwiched between lessons as they are taught throughout the year as a way of solidifying and assessing learningThis session can be purchased individually or as part of various bundles depending on your needs.Please note: the cover picture depicts some of the activities that make up this revision session, the wording within those tasks is adapted to the topic specified above and may differ from the wording depicted. Contents and tasks may vary slightly between revision sessions. The cover photo is, however, a fair depiction of the contents of the lesson.Copyright Adam Godwin (2017) [Godwin86] godwin86@gmail.com

By godwin86

Ideology, Science & Religion- Beliefs in Society - Revision Session - ( AQA Sociology AS A2 KS5 )

Ideology, Science & Religion- Beliefs in Society - Revision Session - ( AQA Sociology AS A2 KS5 )

Designed for teachers using the new AQA Sociology specification at KS5. Save significant amounts of money by buying these revision sessions in bundles!This download contains one of a series of revision sessions that use a variety of mind-mapping, discussion and debate tasks to cover a section of the specification. It includes a fully animated revision session PowerPoint and a set of 'silent debate' A3 worksheets.The topic of this revision session is: 'Ideology, science and religion, including both Christian and non-Christian religious traditions'This revision session features:-A 'grid of learning' post-it task (to focus students on the day's topic and refresh their memories of the basics)-A 'competitive mind-mapping task (which can be completed on the whiteboard or on A3 paper)-A silent debate task (with 6 x A3 silent debate worksheets in an editable .doc file) [nb. allowing group conversation, instead of silence, is also an effective approach]-Debates that ask students to move from one side of the room or the other and verbalise a defence of their position in response to a statement or rubric. -A concluding 'One thing I am still uncertain about...' post-it question.The revision sessions can be used in a number of ways:-As revision sessions during a revision period of term-time leading up to exams-Sandwiched between lessons as they are taught throughout the year as a way of solidifying and assessing learningThis session can be purchased individually or as part of various bundles depending on your needs.Please note: the cover picture depicts some of the activities that make up this revision session, the wording within those tasks is adapted to the topic specified above and may differ from the wording depicted. Contents and tasks may vary slightly between revision sessions. The cover photo is, however, a fair depiction of the contents of the lesson.Copyright Adam Godwin (2017) [Godwin86] godwin86@gmail.com

By godwin86

Religious Organisations - Beliefs in Society - Revision Session - ( AQA Sociology AS A2 KS5 )

Religious Organisations - Beliefs in Society - Revision Session - ( AQA Sociology AS A2 KS5 )

Designed for teachers using the new AQA Sociology specification at KS5. Save significant amounts of money by buying these revision sessions in bundles!This download contains one of a series of revision sessions that use a variety of mind-mapping, discussion and debate tasks to cover a section of the specification. It includes a fully animated revision session PowerPoint and a set of 'silent debate' A3 worksheets. All resources are editable.The topic of this revision session is: 'Religious organisations, including cults, sects, denominations, churches and New Age movements, and their relationship to religious and spiritual belief and practice.'This revision session features:-A 'grid of learning' post-it task (to focus students on the day's topic and refresh their memories of the basics)-A 'competitive mind-mapping task (which can be completed on the whiteboard or on A3 paper)-A silent debate task (with 6 x A3 silent debate worksheets in an editable .doc file) [nb. allowing group conversation, instead of silence, is also an effective approach]-Debates that ask students to move from one side of the room or the other and verbalise a defence of their position in response to a statement or rubric. -A concluding 'One thing I am still uncertain about...' post-it question.The revision sessions can be used in a number of ways:-As revision sessions during a revision period of term-time leading up to exams-Sandwiched between lessons as they are taught throughout the year as a way of solidifying and assessing learningThis session can be purchased individually or as part of various bundles depending on your needs.Please note: the cover picture depicts some of the activities that make up this revision session, the wording within those tasks is adapted to the topic specified above and may differ from the wording depicted. Contents and tasks may vary slightly between revision sessions. The cover photo is, however, a fair depiction of the contents of the lesson.Copyright Adam Godwin (2017) [Godwin86] godwin86@gmail.com

By godwin86

Religion in the Modern World - Beliefs in Society - Revision Session - ( AQA Sociology AS A2 KS5 )

Religion in the Modern World - Beliefs in Society - Revision Session - ( AQA Sociology AS A2 KS5 )

Designed for teachers using the new AQA Sociology specification at KS5. Save significant amounts of money by buying these revision sessions in bundles!This download contains one of a series of revision sessions that use a variety of mind-mapping, discussion and debate tasks to cover a section of the specification. It includes a fully animated revision session PowerPoint and a set of 'silent debate' A3 worksheets.The topic of this revision session is: 'The significance of religion and religiosity in the contemporary world, including the nature and extent of secularisation in a global context, and globalisation and the spread of religions.'This revision session features:-A 'grid of learning' post-it task (to focus students on the day's topic and refresh their memories of the basics)-A 'competitive mind-mapping task (which can be completed on the whiteboard or on A3 paper)-A silent debate task (with 6 x A3 silent debate worksheets in an editable .doc file) [nb. allowing group conversation, instead of silence, is also an effective approach]-Debates that ask students to move from one side of the room or the other and verbalise a defence of their position in response to a statement or rubric. -A concluding 'One thing I am still uncertain about...' post-it question.The revision sessions can be used in a number of ways:-As revision sessions during a revision period of term-time leading up to exams-Sandwiched between lessons as they are taught throughout the year as a way of solidifying and assessing learningThis session can be purchased individually or as part of various bundles depending on your needs.Please note: the cover picture depicts some of the activities that make up this revision session, the wording within those tasks is adapted to the topic specified above and may differ from the wording depicted. Contents and tasks may vary slightly between revision sessions. The cover photo is, however, a fair depiction of the contents of the lesson.Copyright Adam Godwin (2017) [Godwin86] godwin86@gmail.com

By godwin86

Sociology Revision (KS5) - BELIEFS IN SOCIETY - 5 Revision Sessions for AS/A2 AQA Sociology

Sociology Revision (KS5) - BELIEFS IN SOCIETY - 5 Revision Sessions for AS/A2 AQA Sociology

This bundle contains 5 revision sessions, designed to cover the 'Beliefs in Society' section of the new AQA Sociology specification.The revision sessions feature:-A 'grid of learning' post-it task (to focus students on the day's topic and refresh their memories of the basics)-A 'competitive mind-mapping task (which can be completed on the whiteboard or on A3 paper)-A silent debate task (with 6 x A3 silent debate worksheets in an editable .doc file) [nb. allowing group conversation, instead of silence, is also an effective approach]-Debates that ask students to move from one side of the room or the other and verbalise a defence of their position in response to a statement or rubric.-A concluding 'One thing I am still uncertain about...' post-it question.Each session follows the same format, they can be:-Used as revision sessions during a revision period of term-time leading up to exams-Sandwiched between lessons as they are taught throughout the year as a way of solidifying and assessing learningPlease note: the cover picture depicts some of the activities that make up this revision session, the wording within those tasks is adapted to the topic specified above and may differ from the wording depicted. Contents and tasks may vary slightly between revision sessions. The cover photo is, however, a fair depiction of the contents of the lesson.Copyright Adam Godwin (2017) [Godwin86] godwin86@gmail.com

By godwin86

Berkeley's Idealism ( AQA Philosophy ) Epistemology - Revision Session AS / A2 - Perception

Berkeley's Idealism ( AQA Philosophy ) Epistemology - Revision Session AS / A2 - Perception

Designed for teachers using the new AQA Philosophy specification (teaching from 2017 onwards). This revision session covers the 'Berkeley's Idealism' section of the specification. The topic is a part of the Epistemology component of the AS course.This download contains one of a series of revision sessions that use a variety of mind-mapping, discussion and debate tasks to cover a section of the specification. It includes a fully animated revision session PowerPoint and a set of 'silent debate' A3 worksheets. All resources are editable.The revision sessions can be used in a number of ways:-As revision sessions during a revision period of term-time leading up to exams-Sandwiched between lessons as they are taught throughout the year as a way of solidifying and assessing learning-During extra-curricular time (KS5 Philosophy Clubs)This revision session features:-A 'grid of learning' post-it task (to focus students on the day's topic and refresh their memories of the basics)-A 'competitive mind-mapping task (which can be completed on the whiteboard or on A3 paper)-A silent debate task (with 6 x A3 silent debate worksheets in an editable .doc file) [nb. allowing group conversation, instead of silence, is also an effective approach]-Debates that ask students to move from one side of the room or the other and verbalise a defence of their position in response to a statement or rubric. -A concluding 'One thing I am still uncertain about...' post-it question.This session can be purchased individually or as part of various bundles depending on your needs.Please note: the cover picture depicts some of the activities that make up this revision session, the wording within those tasks is adapted to the topic specified above and may differ from the wording depicted. Contents and tasks may vary slightly between revision sessions. The cover photo is, however, a fair depiction of the contents of the lesson.Copyright Adam Godwin (2017) [Godwin86]

By godwin86

Greek Philosophy Revision Lesson

Greek Philosophy Revision Lesson

This contains a fully resourced, differentiated revision lesson on Greek philosophy (namely that of Plato and Aristotle). Main activities in the lesson include a mind mapping task, card sort and written task. It is designed to support the 'Philosophy of Religion' component AS-Level 'OCR Religious Studies' specification.Learning Objectives:To explain the major philosophical views of Plato and Aristotle.To assess the relative strengths and weaknesses of their ideas.To evaluate their overall credibility.

By occold25