Ally Bull, with the NZCER science education team, shares a New Zealand example of how science assessment could be developed to assess thinking in s
Assessment for learning: how and why it works in primary classrooms.
The authors use their third article to discuss summative assessment, its uses, strengths and pitfalls.
Chris and Sally start off a three-part series looking at the issues of assessment that teachers face in the classroom.
Claire summarises which Assessment for Learning strategies are particularly relevant to primary science teaching and learning and describes how the
The authors show how important it is to listen to children's views on assessment.
In this activity children use the exciting space mission to understand the concept of orbits and to link this to their understanding of gravity.
This article outlines one way of addressing children's difficulties with forces, following his successful presentation of it at the Associatio
IOPSpark has been designed to give teachers, trainees and teacher trainers a one-stop-destination to access the best physics resources available.
In this activity children investigate the effects of gravity and create a series of force diagrams to explain what it would be like in zero gravity.