The Association for Science Education

ASE Annual Conference 2015 - University of Reading

Practical Biology Questions - W102

Friday 9th January 2015

15:00 - 16:00

Location : HumSS, VE LT

Speakers

  1. Mary Philpott - CLEAPSS
  2. Sherri Andrews (by Skype from the US) - Bio-Rad Laboratories

Are you finding it difficult to provide opportunities for your students to use gene technology to investigate cell biology in plants, animals and humans? Bring your questions along to this discussion session, and find out what CLEAPSS and Bio-Rad are doing to help

New Online Chemistry CPD Showcase - W64

Friday 9th January 2015

15:00 - 16:00

Location : Palmer, 101 PC

Speakers

  1. Stephanie Musson - Royal Society of Chemistry
  2. Richard Burton - Royal Society of Chemistry

Royal Society of Chemistry CPD for teachers launching NEW online courses. Come along to our showcase session. Interact with brand new content and learn in real time, as our experts guide you through the content and how to use our new online CPD courses. Explore content under our guidance and experience how stimulating, informative and flexible this new development tool is. Enhance your skills when and where it�s convenient for you, with our new online CPD for teachers� courses.

Sunshine, Shadows and Stone Circles - W71

Friday 9th January 2015

15:30 - 16:30

Location : Palmer, 109

Speakers

  1. Bob Kibble - Bob Kibble

Sundials and shadow sticks, Stonehenge and stories. This practical workshop shows you how to link astronomy, history, mathematics and ladnscape through an interdisciplinary project. Improve your own knowledge of the seasons, sing in the shadow song choir, plan your own stone circle and make a simple sundial.

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.

Preparing for terminal assessment in GCSE sciences - D07

Friday 9th January 2015

15:30 - 16:30

Location : Carrington, 201

Speakers

  1. Ed Walsh - Cornwall Learning

The move to external examinations at the end of GCSE science courses presents teachers with a number of challenges. This workshop will explore how teachers can plan for the periodic revisiting of topics and provide students with opportunities to refresh their understanding of key ideas. A number of classroom strategies will be tried out. Sponsored by Collins Education.

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

Friday 9th January 2015

15:30 - 16:30

Location : Palmer, 106

Speakers

  1. Caroline Alliston - Technology for Fun

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

Datalogging and Analysis - T123

Friday 9th January 2015

15:30 - 16:30

Location : AMS, Lab G6

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.

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.

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!

Registered Science Technician - T124

Friday 9th January 2015

15:30 - 16:30

Location : Palmer, 104

Speakers

  1. Jan O'Connell - ASE

Come along and find out more about the Professional Register and how to apply for the Award of Registered Science Technician. This will be led by a member of the Science Laboratory Technician Committee who is an Assessor for the Award.

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