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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Chemistry
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Student Book
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Covers the latest specification
Non-specialist teachers, or teachers with a qualification in a different
Science, can use the book successfully
Clear and informative answers
Coursebook
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The teaching order
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Not the same as a the specification
Based on teaching experience
Flows logically from one topic to another
Calculations are left until later in the course
Specification statements on the ActiveBook CD
Specification from Edexcel
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Rigour
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Nothing that will have to be ‘unlearnt’ if a student goes on to study
Chemistry at A-level
Avoids simplifications
Over-reliance on noble gas structures
Tackles problems head-on
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Author website
www.chemguide.co.uk/igcse
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Additional support
Chapter-by-chapter pages
Video and animations
Weblinks
In support of practical work, not as a replacement
Practical instructions for demonstrations
Class practical work
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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
Advise on how to answer questions assessing practical skills in the
examinations
Common mistakes and pitfalls
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Revision Guide cont.
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Explanations of terms used in examination papers
Advice on what examiners will be expecting
Examination questions taken from past papers
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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Chemistry
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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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