The Association for Science Education

ASE Annual Conference 2015 - University of Reading

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The New North Yorkshire LA Scheme of Learning: Primary - T125

Friday 9th January 2015

15:30 - 16:30

Location : Palmer, 105

Speakers

  1. Pam Waite - North Yorkshire LA
  2. Terry Kirk - North Yorkshire LA

Implementing the new Primary National Curriculum using materials produced by Advisers and Teachers in North Yorkshire. The materials include: - long term plans and teaching suggestions to suit both straight year groups and mixed age classes - guidance on the new five types of inquiry - a variety of tools for assessment and tracking

Evidence-Based Medicine Workshop - T121

Friday 9th January 2015

15:30 - 16:30

Location : Henley, G03

Speakers

  1. Prof Carl Heneghan - Centre for Evidence Based Medicine, University of Oxford

Find out about some of our teaching materials and develop some of your own.

Thinking, Doing and Talking Science - W69

Friday 9th January 2015

15:30 - 16:30

Location : Palmer, 108

Speakers

  1. Bridget Holligan - Science Oxford
  2. Helen Wilson - Oxford Brookes University

Science Oxford and Oxford Brookes University have been funded by the Education Endowment Foundation to run a project with 42 Oxfordshire primary schools in a randomised control trial. This allowed us to research the project's impact on children's learning. The project's aim was to increase children's enthusiasm for science and their attainment. We will be sharing the research findings, including a variety of strategies for primary teaching that encourage more thinking, doing and talking in science.

Hickory Dickory Science - W71

Friday 9th January 2015

15:30 - 16:30

Location : Palmer, 109

Speakers

  1. Bob Kibble - Bob Kibble

Nursery rhymes are fun to say and sing and they can be a springboard for early years science. This hands-on workshop takes you on a tour of a dozen popular nursery rhymes and lets you explore the accompanying science ideas. Ideal for early years and KS 1 teachers.

Fun, Practical Science, Technology and Engineering Projects for the New Primary Curriculum - BC12

Friday 9th January 2015

15:30 - 16:30

Location : Booked course, pre-registration required. Confirmed upon booking.

Speakers

  1. Caroline Alliston - Technology for Fun

This popular and inspirational workshop teaches you to design, make and test your own fun working models using cheap and recycled materials. Choose several of the following: magnetic compasses, pizza base sailing boats, switches, seesaws, spectroscopes and periscopes, and find out how they relate to the new science and DT curricula. Take away your models and carry out the activities in class, helping inspire the scientists and engineers of the future.

Outstanding Science in Context - W68

Friday 9th January 2015

15:30 - 16:30

Location : HumSS, G44

Speakers

  1. Joy Parvin - CIEC Promoting Science

Discover ways in which you can ensure children's active participation in their learning by using CIEC's innovative resources and contexts. We will introduce you to strategies which will emphasise the role of children as scientists, solving challenging problems, and engaging fully in practical work which will develop their science skills, knowledge and understanding. You will access freely-available resources to support children's understanding of the relevance and impact of science on society, and where science can lead them in the future.

Datalogging and Analysis - T123

Friday 9th January 2015

15:30 - 16:30

Location : Chemistry, Lab 1

Speakers

  1. Dan Roberts - Instruments Direct (Services)
  2. Steve Emery

A workshop showing how to collect and analyse data with a class set of iPad or Android devices. The connected science system is a unique way of connecting a hand held device to a network enabling every student to see the data being streamed in real time on their personal devices. Also new for this year is the Go Wireless temp which uses the latest Bluetooth technology to stream wirelessly and efficiently to an iPad.

Improving Progress in Primary Science - W70

Friday 9th January 2015

15:30 - 16:30

Location : Palmer, G06

Speakers

  1. Jane Turner - PSQM
  2. Liz Lawrence - London Borough of Barking and Dagenham

A practical session modelling how to adapt your planning to focus on key scientific ideas and skills and develop learning sequences which will ensure that outcomes are achieved and progress monitored - without levels!

Digital Microscopes - W72

Friday 9th January 2015

16:00 - 17:00

Location : AMS, G8

Speakers

  1. Barry Hawkins - Data Harvest

Meet the new generation of electronic microscopes. Open up a new world of looking at the tiny or the detail of something big. It is not microscopy as we know it, its different , it's 3D and its exciting. Being electronic you can also publish and share what you see, show you have done the work!

Secondary Assessment - T167

Friday 9th January 2015

16:00 - 17:00

Location : Henley, 102

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