Primary Science number 120
Number 120 - November 2011
|3|| Focus on
Change your thinking
|4|| Notice Board
Let the creative cogs turn - give science to the children
|5|| Using your brain
Hellen Ward explores how thinking and using your mind are essential to understanding.
|9|| More than 'just' a teacher
Lynne Bianchi considers what it means to be a primary science teacher today.
|11||Science: Don't be scared of it!
Katherine Brockett explores why children are often not as excited by science as you would expect.
|14|| The TASC wheel supports a honey bee challenge
Claire Seeley shares how the TASC wheel can help develop children's thinking skills in science.
|19|| Change your thinking in class
Members of the Primary Science Editorial Board put their heads together and did some thinking about some of the activities they use to encourage children (and adults!) to think. This is the outcome. Why not try one of these out?
|23|| A transformative approach to school improvement
Alison Peacock describes a journey of dramatic school improvement inspired by an alternative, transformative approach to learning that centres on finding a way through for every learner.
|26|| Innovative technologies in science teaching
Portuguese teachers are changing their thinking about new technologies; Cecília Guerra, Lúcia Pombo and António Moreira explain how
|29||Stuck for words
Children’s gestures can help us understand their ideas as Carol
|32|| Drawn together
Sharon Harris, Alison Hermon and Susan Allan share their experiences on why we should think more about the links between science and art
|35|| Energy for Education
Emma Cook describes how schools can plan for the future by working with ‘green energy’ companies and their resources