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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Mathematics A
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Mathematics A
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Application of Mathematics to everyday life
Regular consolidation of the basic skills:
– Number
– Algebra
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Questions
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Questions that have interesting and inspiring answers
Intended to fire the imagination of students
Help students get lots of practice before sitting their examinations
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Algebra
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Rigorous specification
Emphasis on algebra throughout the Student Books
Plenty of questions on algebra
Levelled questions
– Non-starred
– Starred
Formulae
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Project work (Fact finders)
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Topics that are highly relevant to today’s world
Provoke class discussions
Projects include:
– The great white shark
– This troubled planet
– Recycling
– The Solar System
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Activities and Investigations
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Activities are used to introduce topics or provide consolidation
Lead pupils to discover mathematical principles for themselves
Investigations are open-ended
Intended to encourage students to think laterally
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Challenging the most able
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Includes constant challenges for the most able pupils
Demanding questions in the starred exercises
Section of Challenges at the end of each Student Book
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Catering for the less able
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Includes plenty of non-starred exercises for the less able pupils
A section at the end of each Student Book with additional numeracy
practice
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Course structure
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Each Student Book has five Units of Work
Each Unit contains work on:
– Number
– Algebra
– Graphs and Sequences
– Shape and Space
– Sets and Handling Data
Summary
Examination Practice
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ActiveBook
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Answers
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Pdfs with odd answers only on the ActiveBook
Pdfs with full answers on our website:
www.pearsonglobalschools.com/EdexcelIGCSEanswers
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Practice Books
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Edexcel’s own Practice Books
Wealth of exercise and practice materials
Help students prepare for their examinations
Match the Student Books
Extend teaching and learning activities in the classroom
Revision aids
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Practice Books cont.
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Differentiation through non-starred and starred exercises
Almost 2,000 questions
Practice examination questions
Four real past papers in Practice Book 2
Full answers available as free pdfs on our website:
www.pearsonglobalschools.com/EdexcelIGCSEMathsanswers
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Mathematics A
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Mathematics B
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Student Book
Answers available
Similar features to the Mathematics A Student Books
Contains more than 3,000 questions
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Further Pure Mathematics
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Student Book
Answers available
Graphs and artwork to make learning easier
Numerous worked examples
Practice questions throughout each chapter
Examination practice
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Websites
www.pearsonglobalschools.com/EdexcelIGCSE
www.pearsonglobalschools.com/EdexcelIGCSEanswers
Thank you
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