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Primary Science number 117

Number 117 - March 2011

Contents Article
1 Contents
3 Focus On
4 You must be a member to download this article Notice Board
5 Apprenez la science en francais?

Juliet Edmonds & Pippa Jacobs

The authors explain why integrating the teaching of science and French is not as ridiculous as it may at first sound.

9 You must be a member to download this article Meeting the challenges of inclusion

Joanne Hills

Joanne Hills shares how her college tutor, Neil Rutledge, helped her with practical advice on integrating special educational needs children in science.

13 You must be a member to download this article Asking the right questions

Rob Lord

Rob Lord encourages EAL children to ask investigable questions in science.

16 You must be a member to download this article Spontaneous Species

Lena Proctor

The arrival of a new webcam and some feathered friends engaged all the children at Lena Proctor's school in some real science enquiry.

21 Issues in Primary Assessment 3: How summative assessment helps sum up learning

Chris Harrison & Sally Howard

The authors use their third article to discuss summative assessment, its uses, strengths and pitfalls.

25 You must be a member to download this article What is PSQM?

Jane Turner, Steven Marshall, Heidi Elsmore

Jane Turner and Steven Marshall, scheme leaders, and Heidi Elsmore, a participant, explain more about the Primary Science Quality Mark.

29 Life on our Shore

Graham Scott, Matthew Grassam, Lisa Scott

The authors learn through their enthusiasm for fieldwork and biodiversity.

32 You must be a member to download this article 'Marks tell you how you've done...Comments tell you why'

Collette Murphy, Karen Kerr

The authors show how important it is to listen to children's views on assessment.

36 You must be a member to download this article What will our Earth look like in the future?
37 You must be a member to download this article Reviews
40 You must be a member to download this article Reviews