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WEBINAR | Maximising Student Success in Edexcel A-Level Geography: Paper 2

Course Code:
W0044
£95.00+vat

ABOUT THIS WEBINAR

Join A-Level Geography expert examiner, teacher and Head of Department, Jon Briggs for an opportunity to really develop exam techniques and skills that will ensure progression to the higher levels of the mark scheme in the exam.

 

Focus of this webinar will be on:  

  • How to tackle the 4m, 6m, 9m and 20m questions
  • How to tackle both types of resource-based questions
  • How students should aim to plan and structure questions
  • What content they should be adding to answers and how to link back to the question
  • What an outstanding response should look like
 

WEBINAR BENEFITS

  • Gain exceptional understanding of exactly what examiners are looking for in higher level exam answers whether it be explaining, analysing, or evaluating.
  • Develop top level strategies for producing excellent responses to what makes a complete evaluative answer.
  • Focus on the technique of balancing substantiated knowledge, explanation, and assessment.
  • Best practice revision tips and guidance from an exam expert
  • Discover how to reach higher order skills and what exactly examiners look for to identify the higher-level responses.

PROGRAMME


Introduction and consideration of assessment criteria 4.00 – 4.05pm
Learning skills. How to prioritise the right things in revision
  • How to revise content that links to expectations in the exam.
  • Useful sites for revision.
4.05 – 4.20pm
Key things to prepare and to perfect in answering 3m, 4m, 6m and 8m questions 
  • What examiners are looking for in developing an excellent 4m response.
  • How to write both types of 6m responses.
  • How 8m questions differs to a 6m response.
  • What high level responses look like.
  • Student Activity: Reviewing what makes a L3 answer.
  • Key tips.
4.20 – 4.55pm
Key things to prepare and perfect in 12m and 20m questions
  • Typical structure of a 12m response.
  • How to tackle 12m responses linked to resources.
  • Correct interpretation of 20m responses. Importance of planning.
  • Effective introductions.
  • What information paragraphs should contain and how they should link to the question.
  • Student Activity: Reviewing responses – what are the indicators of a L4 response.
4.55 – 5.25pm
Final tips to do your very best. 5.25 – 5.30pm

WEBINAR LEADER

Jon Briggs has been tutoring A-Level and GCSE Geography students for over 10 years, clocking up well over 5,000 hours of tutoring, benefitting students across the private and state sectors from places a far afield as Hong Kong, Dubai, Malaysia, and the USA. He has been a teacher for nearly 30 years in both the state and private sector, with over 21 years of his career as either a lead practitioner, head of department and faculty. Since 2002 he has been an exam and team leader for GCSE and A-Level for a range of exam boards (AQA, Edexcel and CIE).  He loves the subject, whether it be Physical or Human Geography and enjoys working with students of all abilities to prepare them for exam success!

Description

ABOUT THIS WEBINAR

Join A-Level Geography expert examiner, teacher and Head of Department, Jon Briggs for an opportunity to really develop exam techniques and skills that will ensure progression to the higher levels of the mark scheme in the exam.

 

Focus of this webinar will be on:

 

  • How to tackle the 4m, 6m, 9m and 20m questions
  • How to tackle both types of resource-based questions
  • How students should aim to plan and structure questions
  • What content they should be adding to answers and how to link back to the question
  • What an outstanding response should look like

 

WEBINAR BENEFITS

  • Gain exceptional understanding of exactly what examiners are looking for in higher level exam answers whether it be explaining, analysing, or evaluating.
  • Develop top level strategies for producing excellent responses to what makes a complete evaluative answer.
  • Focus on the technique of balancing substantiated knowledge, explanation, and assessment.
  • Best practice revision tips and guidance from an exam expert
  • Discover how to reach higher order skills and what exactly examiners look for to identify the higher-level responses.

PROGRAMME


Introduction and consideration of assessment criteria

4.00 – 4.05pm


Learning skills. How to prioritise the right things in revision

  • How to revise content that links to expectations in the exam.
  • Useful sites for revision.

4.05 – 4.20pm


Key things to prepare and to perfect in answering 3m, 4m, 6m and 8m questions 

  • What examiners are looking for in developing an excellent 4m response.
  • How to write both types of 6m responses.
  • How 8m questions differs to a 6m response.
  • What high level responses look like.
  • Student Activity: Reviewing what makes a L3 answer.
  • Key tips.

4.20 – 4.55pm


Key things to prepare and perfect in 12m and 20m questions

  • Typical structure of a 12m response.
  • How to tackle 12m responses linked to resources.
  • Correct interpretation of 20m responses. Importance of planning.
  • Effective introductions.
  • What information paragraphs should contain and how they should link to the question.
  • Student Activity: Reviewing responses – what are the indicators of a L4 response.

4.55 – 5.25pm


Final tips to do your very best.

5.25 – 5.30pm

Additional information

Location and Date

WEBINAR | Tuesday 14 May 2024

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