Outstanding OCR A-Level Chemistry Teaching: How to get across the toughest topics
ABOUT THIS COURSE
This brand-new course will explore the more difficult to teach topics in OCR A-Level Chemistry and is designed for all teachers who wish to ensure their students maximise their potential.
By providing a range of fresh and innovative teaching approaches to help students achieve a greater depth of understanding in these areas, the course aims to help teachers foster outstanding teaching, learning and achievement and raise the overall attainment of their classes.
Emphasis is placed on the content students (and occasionally teachers) often struggle with, the tough topics and strategies and approaches needed to teach them more successfully, how to wrestle with the challenges of the synoptic nature of the course and skills students need for successful exam performance.
BENEFITS OF ATTENDING
Focus on an area you teach and learn how to make synoptic links to other areas
Receive informed lesson ideas and resources to make delivery easier and more effective
Focus on key errors and mistakes that are commonly made
Learn from previous marks schemes/ average scores attained and how issues can be addressed
Network with fellow professionals
Clarify any misconceptions in depth and theoretical application
Gain an Examiner’s insight into the common mistakes made for these key topics
Calculations; Time of Flight, Amount of Substance, Acids and Buffers
10.00 – 11.00am
Scaffold calculations to provide a fool-proof method for students to follow
How can mental models and long-term memory help access the hardest calculation questions?
Teaching for success; both challenging A* students and supporting lower attainment students to ensure they all achieve their potential
Dee Martin is Head of Chemistry & STEM at Prince Henry’s High School in Evesham, an Academy with a non-selective intake. She is an experienced AQA A level Chemistry examiner and currently delivers revision courses to many schools across the country guiding teachers in preparing for exams and helping to raise student grades.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND
Heads of Science
Heads of Chemistry
Experienced and New Teachers of OCR A-Level Chemistry
THIS COURSE INCLUDES
A specially prepared folder of detailed notes, practical advice and guidance
Notes prepared by the educational experts leading the course