As a teacher trainer, the ASE is THE way to keep on top of all that is new and exciting in science education and membership is an essential prerequisite of being fit for the initial teacher education role; you even get to know about issues before they become current in schools. Publications like STE, EiS and SSR are important channels of information, ideas and initiatives critical to the role that I fill.
- Roger Lock
ASE journals are a free benefit of membership and are written by some of the most exciting and experienced science educators in the UK and beyond. They also represent a forum through which members who are not necessarily experienced writers can air their views and share their ideas. ASE journals are designed to keep you up-to-date with what’s happening in science teaching, from new developments in classroom practice to how you can explore ‘hot topics’ with your students.
Can't get enough of EiS? Readers of the ASE's in-house magazine can access additional material in between issues with the online-only EiSXtra.
- Education in Science - 264
EiS is ASE's quarterly house magazine with additional material available online. This issue provides an overview of opportunities for science technicians in schools and shares lots of top tips from fellow colleagues.
- Journal of Emergent Science - 10
Winter 2015-16 (Open Access Journal) - In this issue, one contribution discusses briefly how research, particularly in biology in this case, can help teachers of all kinds to elicit the developing concepts of learners and build further interaction into these. This issue also reprints an invited editorial from the American Biology Teacher, which considers how important it is to build the curriculum upwards from the early observations of children, rather than simplify the scientist’s science.
- Primary Science - 143
Theme: Family Learning
One of the key questions in every science subject leader’s mind is ‘How do I engage the wider community in science at my school?’. This issue explores learning with parents, pop-up physics for families and features our exclusive interview with @sciencesparks.
- School Science Review - 361
June 2016 (Issue 361) With no theme in this edition, this issue features a variety of shared ideas from the UK and around the world. From Manchester where research students deliver workshops to schools involving the use of fruit flies to Cologne in Germany where a project considers if the use of new technologies can motivate students to produce more effective practical investigations.
- Science Leaders' Survival Guide - 2015
This edited and reviewed resource, written by fellow professionals, is the full 2015 edition of the Science Leaders' Survival Guide which includes 10 new topics.
- Science Teacher Education - 75
Science Teacher Education (STE 75) April 2016 - As ASE online publication for all concerned with the pre-service education, induction and professional development of science teachers. This issue looks at a cross-curricular PGCE project in Bristol’s secondary schools, the implmentation of an e-portfolio to support the
reflective writing of trainees and inquiry learning across Europe.