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I am a High School teacher with a background in Religious Studies, Philosophy and Ethics. I have a second degree in Psychology and a Postgrad in Educational Psychology. I currently also teach Theory of Knowledge.

I am a High School teacher with a background in Religious Studies, Philosophy and Ethics. I have a second degree in Psychology and a Postgrad in Educational Psychology. I currently also teach Theory of Knowledge.
Cognitive Approach intro plus memory test activity

Cognitive Approach intro plus memory test activity

Suitable for GCSE/ A Level revision or introductory purposes. Includes an introductory slideshow and a memory test class activity to helps students grasp key concepts such as independent and dependent variable and the importance of controlling variables during cognitive experiments.
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Memory Test for Cognitive Approach to Psychology or TOK

Memory Test for Cognitive Approach to Psychology or TOK

A memory test designed to give students a practical experience of the basic features of cognitive experiments - useful as starter/plenary activity or to foster discussion about the issues with this approach. Would also be useful for TOK teachers looking at memory as a WOK or at psychology as a human science.
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Biological Approach to psychology

Biological Approach to psychology

An introductory slideshow/revision resource suitable for GCSE/ A Level students. Includes an overview of the key points within this approach: genetics, evolution, biological structures and finishes with a brief summary of the Diathesis-Stress model
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Introduction to Behaviourism/ Revision slideshow

Introduction to Behaviourism/ Revision slideshow

Slideshow summing up some of the key ideas within the Behaviourist Approach. Would be useful for teachers of GCSE/ AS/A Level psychology who are looking for a revision resource for their students or if wanting to revisit key ideas such as Operant/ Classical Conditioning.
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Moses and the Burning Bush comprehension worksheet

Moses and the Burning Bush comprehension worksheet

Suitable from Year 5-8 to teach students about the story of Moses and the Burning Bush. Includes actual Biblical text and accessible comprehension questions based on the story. Would be useful as a homework activity or consolidation task.
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Moses and the Plagues worksheet

Moses and the Plagues worksheet

Suitable for students from Year 5-8 who are learning about the story of Moses and the plagues/ the Exodus. I have used this in conjunction with an excerpt from the movie ‘The Prince of Egypt’ which shows the plagues affecting the people of Egypt but it would work just as well after reading the story together from the Bible.
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Old Testament Stories Quiz

Old Testament Stories Quiz

Used to check student understanding of the main stories studied in a Year 7 course around characters in the Bible. Could also be used as a tool to encourage students to carry out independent research into some of the important stories about Abraham, Isaac, Moses, Joseph, Ruth and David.
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Jesus - The Evidence

Jesus - The Evidence

Used at the start of a Jesus Unit with Year 7 to counter questions about whether Jesus existed or not. Also used to introduce a discussion about how Jesus has been depicted in works of art
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Worksheet - Teachings of the Buddha for KS3

Worksheet - Teachings of the Buddha for KS3

Includes Universal Truths and Noble Truths - can be used in conjunction with information from widely available textbooks such as The Buddhist Experience, for example. Includes activities that can be completed on the sheet itself and open extended questions to provide differentiation by outcome. Suitable for students at KS3 level or as a revision resource potentially at KS4.
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An introduction to Ethics

An introduction to Ethics

Suitable for introducing the Ethics component at Year 9+ The resource includes discussion activities and a creative group task - old magazines and/or newspapers would be helpful for the task.
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What do you need to know? Reflecting on your education

What do you need to know? Reflecting on your education

Used originally for Theory of Knowledge in the IB Diploma - the learning objective is essentially for students to have the opportunity to think critically about their education system and the extent to which it is effectively preparing them for their life to come. Includes an activity linked to the TED Talk: Do schools Kill Creatively which is readily available via TED and youtube- this presentation would be a useful tutor time activity/ PSHE or Life Skills activity too.
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Christianity fact finding mission for KS2/KS3

Christianity fact finding mission for KS2/KS3

A versatile resource - has been used as a recap activity and also as a research task at the start of a Year 7 Christianity unit with students who had little prior knowledge of Christianity. Would be a good homework activity or ‘do now’ starter activity at Year 6/7.
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Ecumenical Church design task

Ecumenical Church design task

Task instructions - design a Church that could be used by three different Christian denominations. An ideal end of year/end of term creative activity that will consolidate learning.
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Introduction to the Tenakh

Introduction to the Tenakh

Information about the Tenakh - particularly the Torah. Task included at the end of the resource. Suitable for KS3/4 students - would make a useful revision resource or homework/class task.
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Discussion questions about death

Discussion questions about death

Used to introduce a unit about life after death with Year 10 students. Each slide was printed on A3 paper and put on a different table. Students were asked to move around the room and individually record their thoughts in relation to each question. The questions could equally be used to introduce Life after Death at A-Level
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Introducing the Problem of Evil

Introducing the Problem of Evil

Introduction to the Problem of Evil - discussion questions and creative task. Suitable for GCSE and A-Level Philosophy of Religion as an introductory activity.
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