Sociology of Education Teaching Resources
Teaching resources for A-level sociology!
Crime and Deviance Teaching Resource Bundle
I’ve just release a new crime and deviance teaching resource bundle as part of my A-level sociology teaching resource subscription This teaching resource bundle contains everything teachers need to deliver 10-hour long lessons in the sociology of crime and deviance for A level sociology. Each lesson includes a student work-pack, supplementary resources such as…
A-level sociology of education summary grids
I’ve been designing some sociology of education summary grids to try and summarise the AQA’s A-level sociology of education specification as briefly as possible. I’ve managed to narrow it down to 7 grids in total covering….. Perspectives on education (Functionalism etc) In-school processes (labelling etc.) social class and differential achievement gender: achievement and subject choice…
Ranking Exercises in Sociology
‘Ranking is an academic exercise; through the exchange of opinion thinking is exercised and personal understanding is achieved of key issues and concepts. This results in deep rather than shallow learning.’ (1) Ranking research methods, concepts, or even simple value-statements against some pre-set criteria is (IMO) one of the most efficient and useful* ways of…
Sentence Sorts for Teaching A-Level Sociology – How Useful Are They?
Matching exercises or ‘sentence sorts’ simply involve students matching the concept/ sociologist/ perspective/ method to a definition/ statement. Simple example: Decide whether the sentences are below are Functionalist or Marxist – simply write ‘F’ or ‘M’ next to the sentence. 1. Education reproduces inequality by justifying privilege and attributing poverty to personal failure. 2. The…
Sociology of Education – Good Resources
Useful sources of quantitative and qualitative data for teaching and learning about the sociology of education… with a focus on the United Kingdom. The point of this post is to provide a range of links to resources and ‘hub sites’ which are updated on a regular basis. This page will be gradually populated with more…