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 - 263
Theme: Takeaway Annual Conference: ideas and information
EiS is ASE's quarterly house magazine with additional material available online. If you missed ASE Annual Conference, then this EiS will provide you with a flavour of the extensive range of activities that made the event such a rewarding experience for over 3000 delegates.
- 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 - 142
Theme: Language of Science
This issue challenges the way we think of literacy in the science context and features different ways to help children learn science through talking. Articles explore methods to develop scientific literacy, concept cartoon conversations and how a school gardening club can make time to talk.
- School Science Review - 360
Theme: Mathematics in science
March 2016 (Issue 360) In this issue guest editor, Richard Needham, collects together the understanding of mathematics in science from teaching statistics to problem solving.
- 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.