Exam Board: Edexcel Level: GCSE Subject: Maths First teaching: September 2015 First exams: June 2017 *Help students reach a higher level in each topic before they move onto the next topic with content broken down into larger chunks. *Check and consolidate understanding with formative assessment followed by an opportunity to strengthen learning at the end of each topic *Challenge the higher abilities to broaden learning further with extend sections. *Build confidence with fluency, reasoning and problem solving integrated in every unit to give students the tools to answer new question types. *Support lower ability students with strategies proven to help them access concepts, such as concrete- pictorial-abstract. *Encourage students to reflect on their learning, something that has been proven to nurture confidence and raise achievement in all abilities.
This Student Book uses the Pearson Checkpoint learning approach, which has been designed to help students to develop the skills required for the exams. The Checkpoint Teaching and Learning approach will help students to remember the key learning points from each topic, and to use their learning to apply, analyse and evaluate in new contexts. This support will help to develop the full range of skills that will be assessed in the exam. Other key features of the Student Book include: * a Preparing for the Exam section at the end of every Topic, to help students understand how six mark questions will be assessed * worked examples for Physics Equations to support students in the recall and application Physics equations * Core Practical pages that give students the opportunity to practice answering practical-based exam questions * Questions that are all rated on a scale of 1 to 12 using the Pearson Steps system, encouraging students to answer increasingly difficult questions as they progress through the course.
Maths Progress (Second Edition) Core Textbook 1 develops reasoning, fluency and problem-solving to boost students' confidence at Key Stage 3 and give them the best preparation for progressing to GCSE study. Purposefully updated based on feedback from thousands of teachers and students, as well as academic research and impact studies Built on a well-paced, structured core curriculum and established pedagogy you can use with your whole cohort Shown to help KS3 students master maths with confidence with a UK-specific approach that draws upon global best practices and cutting-edge research Tried-and-tested differentiation with a unique unit structure and 'Support' and 'Depth' books to support every student's progress Even more key skills-building support, problem-solving, and meaningful practice to consolidate learning, deepen understanding and build connections across topics Bolsters progression to GCSE with updated questions that reflect the latest assessments and a format that seamlessly aligns with our GCSE Maths courses Also available in the series: Support Books that provide scaffolding and support on key concepts for each unit in the Core Textbook Depth Books that deepen students' understanding of key concepts for each unit in the Core Textbook Purposeful Practice Books fully aligned to the course and based on cutting-edge approaches such as minimal variation and small steps to help students make the most of practice.