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Developments in Christian Thought podcast series 1

Developments in Christian Thought podcast series 1

6 podcasts covering half of the content of The Developments in Christian Thought section of the course for £5. We get our students at The Manchester Grammar School to listen to these before we begin teaching a module so that they can engage in discussion from the outset. They can stick them on their phone / iPod and listen to them on the bus into school or at home. It also means that when you start teaching, it's the second time students are encountering ideas, so they learn more. Hope you find them useful - there's a Marx one for free to show you the type of format. Let us know what you think and we'll take this on board for the second series. Thanks, Mark Coffey (M.A. Oxon, M.A.Leeds & author of Ethics for OCR, Polity Press) and Dr Andrew Brower-Latz (PhD, Durham & author of The Social Philosophy of Gillian Rose)
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Marxism - OCR RS Unit 6 - Challenges

Marxism - OCR RS Unit 6 - Challenges

This podcast series introduces topics for the OCR Religious Studies Developments in Christian Thought section of the A Level. In our teaching at The Manchester Grammar School, we get students to listen to these before beginning a topic so that they already have some background understanding, vocabulary, and a sense of the landscape of a topic. It speeds up their learning and engagement in discussion. N.B. It was 1845 that Marx and Engels met in Cheetham's Library in what was MGS, not the 1870's as mentioned at the outset of this podcast. by Mark Coffey (M.A. Oxon, and author of Ethics for OCR RS) and Dr Andrew Brower Latz (PhD, Durham, and author of The Social Philosophy of Gillian Rose).
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Bonhoeffer Podcast - OCR RS - Unit 3 - Living

Bonhoeffer Podcast - OCR RS - Unit 3 - Living

Mark Coffey (author of Ethics for OCR Religious Studies) and Dr Brower-Latz (author of the social philosophy of Gillian Rose) discuss the topics on the OCR RS unit 3. This wide ranging discussion of around 50 mins covers the content of the topic. The intention is for students to listen to before lessons so they can come to lessons with a good knowledge and understanding, helping them to engage in discussions and absorb more.
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Liberation Theology podcast

Liberation Theology podcast

OCR Religious Studies - Developments in Christian Thought - Unit 6 - Challenges part of a series of podcasts by Mark Coffey (author of Ethics for OCR Religious Studies) and Dr Andrew Brower-Latz (author of The Social Philosophy of Gillian Rose), teachers of Religious Studies A Level at The Manchester Grammar School.
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The UN and world peace

The UN and world peace

This lesson explores the role of the United Nations and assesses whether or not it has fulfilled its aims. There are a lot of resources here to use, they aim to explain to the pupils not only the role of the UN, but also its aims, its successes and its failures. The pupils also have a past exam answer to mark, and attempt for themselves to assess what they have learned. A fast paced, challenging, interesting and comprehensive lesson.
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Why do we punish people - Theories of Punishment

Why do we punish people - Theories of Punishment

A fascinating lesson that looks at the four main theories of why we use punishment. -Deterrent -Retribution -Protection -Reform It looks at case studies as to how effective the student think these theories are, and it prepares the students for an essay quesion (which can be peer assessed at the end of the lesson) A highly useful introduction to the idea of law and order in society. Originally created for a RS lesson, but can be used forHistory, PSHE or Citizenship. I have also included an interesting article from the Guardian that disusses why prison doesn't work. It can be used as lesson prep, or as an extension for brighter/older pupils.
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Assembly/ play about conscientious objectors in WW1 suitable for upper KS2

Assembly/ play about conscientious objectors in WW1 suitable for upper KS2

We performed this short (15-20 minute) play to parents and the whole school as a 'celebration assembly' to show our learning about WW1. There are parts for a whole class of varying lengths. The powerpoint was shown while parents were coming in and during the performance. The pupils wrote speeches in role as conscientious objectors, some of which were incorporated into the play, (one could substitute your own pupils' speeches.) The play also raises many SMSC /philosophical questions using the WW1 context.
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Reading and writing a speech

Reading and writing a speech

A G.C.S.E English Language paper 2 practice/revision resource. Learners will need existing knowledge of 'write to persuade', language devices and sentence forms. Includes a speech extract, language question (similar to AQA GCSE Language, paper 2, Q3) and writing task.
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Writing prompt: 'If I Ruled The World

Writing prompt: 'If I Ruled The World

Writing task, using the lyrics of "Imagine" by J Lennon, learners discuss identify 3 problems they would address and describe each issue, then offer an explanation of their solution for each.
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Revision Notes on WJEC/Eduqas Religious Studies (Christianity)

Revision Notes on WJEC/Eduqas Religious Studies (Christianity)

Comprehensive Revision Notes that Cover: Aquinas Natural Law, Plato & Aristotle, Religious Language, the Nature of God, The Teleological Argument, Evil and Suffering, Religious Experience, Virtue Ethics, The Cosmological Argument, Atonement, Freewill and Determinism, Utilitarianism, Business Ethics, Situation Ethics, Miracles, Revelation and Scripture, Environmental Ethics, Meta Ethics, Kantian Ethics and Life After Death.
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