The handbooks provide clear practical and up-to-date guidance teaching and assessing skills across a range of core subject areas for IGCSE and O Level;they can also be used by teachers delivering local syllabuses in the subject. They offer ideas and strategies for effective classroom practice, the setting of coursework, assessing students’ work and the integration of different skills.
Teaching and Assessing skills in Economics is written by an experienced teacher trainer and examiner. The first chapter introduces the aims of the book and consider the benefits of studying Economics. Chapter 2 sets out the key skills for Economics students to develop. Chapter 3 suggests some practicable approaches to interpreting a syllabus and planning a course of study.Chapter 4 examines teaching strategies that are centered upon active learning. Chapters 5-7 deal with the main types of assessment and the skills required by students to undertake them successfully. Chapter 8 focuses on revision strategies and examination preparation. Finally, Chapter 9 appraises a range of teaching resources.