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Special Issue: No Boundaries, No Barriers

9 February 2017

Special Issue: No Boundaries, No Barriers

Free to all early years and primary practitioners – a bumper edition of The Journal of Emergent Science – OUT NOW!

We are delighted to announce the publication of the winter 2016/17 edition of JES – a free, open access journal for all those interested in science for ages 0 to 11.  This special edition features the outcomes of the 2016 Primary Science Teaching Trust Primary Science Conference, No Boundaries, No Barriers, held in June last year. A wide range of articles cover topics including creative practice, literacy and inquiry skills; assessment in primary classrooms; science leadership and primary/secondary transition.

What's in this issue?

  • Using drama within a STEM context: Developing inquiry skills and appreciating what it is to be a scientist! by Deb McGregor

  • Committing curriculum time to science literacy: the benefits from science based media resources by Billy McClune
  • Developing teachers as leaders of science in primary schools by Julia Mackintosh, Elizabeth White and Claire Dickerson

  • The challenge of balancing key principles in teacher assessment by Sarah Earle

We hope that you will be inspired by the powerful research in this edition!

Download your copy now!

The Journal of Emergent Science (JES) is published by ASE in partnership with the Primary Science Teaching Trust (PSTT). It is free to access for all.