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How To Please Your Examiner

I have been an examiner for 12 years and here are some tips. Some of these might seem obviously...
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Testing Historical Interpretations

Testing historical interpretations can be a difficult concept for students to grasp - so here's...
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Making History Fun

History can be challenging both to teach and to learn. The combination of dates, names and...
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Some Advice for Students on Revision and Exams

BEFORE THE EXAM 1. START YOUR REVISION EARLY ENOUGH. You WILL NOT be able to get away with just...

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  • Dr Richard Riddell Wallingford, OX10 Gold Member

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    My name is Richard Riddell and I live in Dorchester-on-Thames and following a career in teaching of over forty years I have been a highly successful private tutor for almost fifteen years and a published author for twenty years.
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    I am an experienced tutor, a senior examiner in History with OCR and an Associate Lecturer in Law with the Open University. I wаsn't аlwаys а teаcher аnd cаme tо it lаter in life аfter а successful cаreer аs а prоject mаnаger.
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    I am very much aware of the difficulties of learning new and difficult material, as I am currently studying for my second degree in medicine, an occupation requiring enthusiasm, resilience, and patience. These qualities make me an excellent tutor.
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    I'm a fully qualified teacher employed at a high achieving secondary school. I teach Geography and History from KS3 to KS5. I have have experience as a GCSE and A-level examiner and have been tutoring for 8 years.
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    I am a British academic, author, and tutor, with degrees from the universities of London, Jerusalem, and Cambridge.
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    I am a teacher of Economics and History with over 20 years experience of teaching both subjects at A level both in school and as a private tutor. I have an excellent record of students achieving top grades and will supply references on request.
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GCSE History Articles

  • Book review: Growing up Poor by Anna Davin

    GCSE History Tutor (Reading) Picture Growing up poor: Home, School and Street in London, 1870-1914 by Anna Davin What does this book tell us about childhood gender roles amongst the working classes during the late Victorian age? Anna Davin’s, Growing up poor: Home, School and Street in London, 1870-1914 (1996), makes use of a wide...
  • Testing Historical Interpretations

    Gary Mitchell GCSE History Tutor (Bournemouth) Picture Testing historical interpretations can be a difficult concept for students to grasp - so here's a tip. Take one of their popular movies like 'Titanic' - or TV series like 'The White Queen' - and play 'spot the mistakes'. Then ask them to consider why the producer felt the need to make these...
  • Making History Fun Editor's Pick

    GCSE History Tutor (Exeter) Picture History can be challenging both to teach and to learn. The combination of dates, names and events, means that occasionally it can be a dry subject. Fortunately when presented correctly it can be both engaging and, perhaps most importantly, reflect on the world the student can see around...

 

  • History exams: Know your mark scheme Editor's Pick

    GCSE History Tutor (Southampton) Picture In my teaching and examining experience, rightly or wrongly (alas not for discussion here) success at History GCSE boils down to two elements: Understanding and remembering a good deal of events, causes and consequences, facts and dates and applying it all correctly in the exam. ...
  • How To Please Your Examiner Editor's Pick

    Emma Heseltine GCSE History Tutor (Northampton) Picture I have been an examiner for 12 years and here are some tips. Some of these might seem obviously but you would be surprised by the number of candidates who forget them. a. Do remember to number your questions clearly and, if necessary, complete the front of any answer booklet. b. If you...
  • Ben Walsh - OCR GCSE Modern World History; Review Editor's Pick

    GCSE History Tutor (North West London) Picture This is a review of the Ben Walsh textbook OCR GCSE Modern World History. It is part if the range of textbooks that this author has issued via Hodder Education, not only for the OCR exam board, but also for the Edexcel and AQA boards. This article will be focussing on the OCR version, as this is...