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Psychology for Success

I am an experienced Psychology teacher with extensive experience of AQA, OCR, Edexcel, & CIE exam boards. I have recent teaching experience of AQA & OCR new specs. I am skilled in developing support e.g through writing frames for less able students and extending essay writing skills for the more able. My teaching experience across several boards means that I have an excellent overview of a range of resources and maximising marks through the use of examiner reports & mark schemes.

I am an experienced Psychology teacher with extensive experience of AQA, OCR, Edexcel, & CIE exam boards. I have recent teaching experience of AQA & OCR new specs. I am skilled in developing support e.g through writing frames for less able students and extending essay writing skills for the more able. My teaching experience across several boards means that I have an excellent overview of a range of resources and maximising marks through the use of examiner reports & mark schemes.
Humanistic approach made simple
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Humanistic approach made simple

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Presentation of overview of Humanistic approach with particular reference to Maslow & Rogers. Includes Maslow's hierarchy of needs; Rogers self, congruence, conditions of worth & influence on counselling. Evaluation of Maslow/ Rogers and humanistic approach Clear description and evaluation with exam examples; further questions Suitable for all exam boards but especially AQA
Psychodynamic approach made simple
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Psychodynamic approach made simple

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Presentation with activities explaining Freud's theory of personality and his psychosexual stages; description and evaluation of psychodynamic approach for year 2: Approaches AQA or general overview of Frued Clearly explains key concepts and hi-lights key points of Freud's theory
Theories of forgetting AQA
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Theories of forgetting AQA

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Presentation with range of activtites embedded to develop knowledge & understanding of 2 theories of forgetting: interference and retrieval failure. For new AQA spec 2015
Case studies: outline & evaluation; links to issues, debates & approaches
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Case studies: outline & evaluation; links to issues, debates & approaches

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Presentation outlining the use of case studies, with reference to examples from A level Psychology; evaluation including validity /reliability and links to ethical issues; is psychology a science; reductionism-holism; idiographic-nomothetic approach Links to approaches Range of practical activities and discussion/advice
role of father in attachment quiz
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role of father in attachment quiz

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True false quiz on role of father in attachment for AQA new spec 2015: all answers are in fact True: intended to get students to think about statements (rather than just reading a list of facts) and then have a checklist/ fact sheet on the topic
Developing effective evaluation for A Level Psychology: Year 1 to year 2
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Developing effective evaluation for A Level Psychology: Year 1 to year 2

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Six pages of advice to develop effective evaluation and obtain the higher grades. Uses PEEL, SCODA & GRENADES to suggest evaluation points. Includes link phrases for opening paragraphs showing the examiner evaluation is being made Uses examples from Yr 1 & yr 2 e.g Memory, Phobias, Schizophrenia, Relationships Has a Golden Checklist for students to use Shows development of A03 from 6 marks to 10 marks: effective guide for students to build up their AS evaluation material