Edexcel IGCSE
Mae Patel, May 2011
Introduction
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Mae Patel
Commissioning Editor at Pearson Education
Based in Oxford, UK
Responsible for the Edexcel IGCSE and Cambridge IGCSE series
[email protected]
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Edexcel IGCSE resources
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Edexcel’s own resources for the IGCSE qualifications
Complete fit with the latest specifications
ActiveBook CDs
Answers available
26 titles
Covering 19 IGCSE specifications
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Mathematics
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Science
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English
Languages
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Business
Humanities
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ActiveBook CDs
Digital, interactive
version of the Student
Book, with page turn
and zoom functionality
A wealth of additional resources
that can be downloaded, printed
and photocopied for use in class
Interactive animations, worked
examples, tutorials and simulations
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Biology
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Student Book
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Experienced authors
Covers the latest specification
Aimed to stimulate interest in Biology
Addresses the most common problems students have in
understanding the concepts involved
Prepares students who wish to continue their study of Biology
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The teaching order
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Covers all of the material in the Edexcel IGCSE Biology specification
Not in the same order as the specification
Follows a logical approach that will be more easily understood by
students
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Covering the specification
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Learning Objectives on the ActiveBook CD
Edexcel IGCSE specification
End of Chapter Checklists
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Working through the course
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Sections A to F
Start with Section A and proceed through Sections B to F in any
order
• Allows coverage of plant physiology or ecology to take place at
the best time of the year
• Reduces competition for resources
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Practical work
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Contains all the practicals defined in the Edexcel IGCSE Biology
specification
Students should carry out the practicals wherever possible
Help reinforce the students’ understanding of the topics
Devise other, similar practicals
Base for the student to plan investigations
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Assessment and revision materials
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Each chapter and section concludes with a range of questions
Aimed at testing the students’ understanding of the materials
Include multiple choice, short answer and longer prose or essay
questions
Similar to questions in the examinations
Target the full range of grades, up to A*
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ActiveBook
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Answers
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Pdfs with full answers on our website:
www.pearsonglobalschools.com/EdexcelIGCSEanswers
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Revision Guide
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Edexcel’s own Revision Guide
Fully covers the latest specification
Content summaries
Key points
Revision questions
Exam preparation
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Revision Guide cont.
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Revision tips and techniques
Advice on exam preparation
Detailed glossary
Free Student CD with answers and explanations
The CD can be removed
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Additional resources
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Schemes of Work – ready by the end of June 2011
• Broken down by week
• Learning outcomes
• Exemplar activities
• Exemplar resources
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Biology
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Human Biology
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Student Book
Answers available
Similar features to the Biology Student Book
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Science Double Award
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Student Guide
How to find the relevant material
Revision section
Exam preparation section
Three full mock papers with answers and mark schemes
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Websites
www.pearsonglobalschools.com/EdexcelIGCSE
www.pearsonglobalschools.com/EdexcelIGCSEanswers
Thank you
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