Summer Holiday Recommended Reading

Summer Holiday Recommended Reading/ Viewing/ Listening If you find yourself at a loose end this Summer Holidays why not further your learning in RMPS. Here's a list of recommended videos, podcasts or books. YouTube RMPS Resources https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCMMC4DroLIKaBvyiy5Dc6Qg This channel has lots of links to clips and documentaries. Netflix The Story of God with Morgan Freeman … Continue reading Summer Holiday Recommended Reading

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The HFEA – Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority

What is the HFEA? HFEA is responsible for regulating the use of pre-embryos and embryos. The authority is made up of elected members including a wide range of faiths, professionals, politicians and doctors and scientists. However, doctors and scientists already using embryos or involved in embryo research may not be part of the group. The … Continue reading The HFEA – Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority

Divine Command Theory/ Moral Autonomy

We have already covered that God can communicate with Christians in many ways, both through General and Special Revelation. Similarly, Muslims believe that Allah has communicated with them in different ways about how he wants Muslims to act. Some of these ways include : Directly (special revelation) - this could be a voice, vision or it … Continue reading Divine Command Theory/ Moral Autonomy

My Marking and Feedback Toolkit

I have been following #feedbacknotmarking for a while and today I have embraced it. When marking a whole class set of Homework I made a template and have been combining the feedback sheet with coloured highlighters meaning different things – e.g. Green means good point, yellow means further explanation required, blue means add in an example and red is this is not required or repetition.
Will update on how it goes.

Mrs Humanities

marking and feedback toolkit #feedbackNOTmarkingI think we all know by now that I actually love providing feedback in all shapes and forms. Over the past 3 years I’ve tried a large variety of methods to find what works best. Some methods are my go to approaches, a few I come back to now and then, others I’ve tried the once and binned.

feedback toolkit

I thought I’d share my top 5 feedback approaches that have become my #feedbackNOTmarking toolkit.

ACE Peer Assessment or the more recent take on it SpACE Peer Assessment.

This technique I use frequently with my classes. Often when students are working on an extended piece of writing  or a prolonged task I will get them to stop where they are (usually about half way into the task) and get them to ACE their peers work. Students will peer assess in purple pen using the coding system and write comments/questions at the end or…

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General and Special Revelation – Types of Revelation, Strengths and Weaknesses.

What is Revelation? The word revelation comes from the Latin 'revelere' which means to unveil. Basically, it is the communication of things which are unknown by reason alone to mankind. This means we cannot know fully about things that are beyond our human understanding - such as things like the afterlife, the soul or God's … Continue reading General and Special Revelation – Types of Revelation, Strengths and Weaknesses.

The First Precept – To Abstain from Harming Living Things

The Five Precepts are a guide from Buddhists to live ethically and morally. It is up to the individual Buddhist to decide how to follow them and apply them to their lives. If they live in a Monastic Community they may have to follow the Five Precepts more strictly. You can read more about the … Continue reading The First Precept – To Abstain from Harming Living Things

Introduction to the Five Precepts and Three Jewels

Background Living a life in accordance with the Noble Eightfold Path is itself a form of worship. There is no God in Buddhism and Buddhists do not worship Buddha himself as a divine being. The Buddhist community is called the Sangha. The Sangha can refer to a monastic community (Monks living together) or to the … Continue reading Introduction to the Five Precepts and Three Jewels

What is the Purpose of Revelation?

The Origins course will look at many different ideas about where the Universe comes from and who made it. We are going to explore this in this unit and look at different answers to the question: What are the Origins of the Universe? To begin with, we are going to focus on Christianity and how … Continue reading What is the Purpose of Revelation?

Where can RMPS take you? Posters

You may have read our Where can RMPS take you series? And there is still time to get involved and add onto it. We are looking for anyone who has studied RMPS to explain how RMPS has impacted on them. I have created a set of posters that can be used to show how RMPS … Continue reading Where can RMPS take you? Posters

Where Can RMPS Take You? – Angus Mathieson – Church of Scotland #WHYRMPS

RMPS has so many possibilities and can lead on to so many different possible career paths.  This series is going to demonstrate the many paths that RMPS can take you on and the wide variety of occupations and career paths that it can help equip you for. Angus works for the Church of Scotland, he … Continue reading Where Can RMPS Take You? – Angus Mathieson – Church of Scotland #WHYRMPS