GCSE New Specification Biology Resources

I have made lessons that cover the content from the first (of seven) topic for the new AQA GCSE Biology and AQA GCSE Combined Science Trilogy specifications. The lessons focus on giving pupils exposure to rigorous academic language and develop pupils' theoretical language before exploring ideas practically. This scheme of work also includes two required practicals: Observing … Continue reading GCSE New Specification Biology Resources

The Limits of My World (Part II)

In Part I of this post, I discussed the importance of teachers (of all subjects) making language teaching explicit in their lessons. I argued that an improvement in language enables pupils to better access the curriculum and broaden their cultural capital. I shared three practical, easy-to-implement strategies to help teachers incorporate the teaching of language into their lesson: sharing … Continue reading The Limits of My World (Part II)