Niki Whitburn sets children the challenge of producing 'clean' water and investigating the real-life process to help them appreciate the
In an attempt to find some answers, schools in which A-level physics is thriving are compared with schools that are struggling to keep the subject
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
Andy Markwick sheds light on how Year 6 (aged 10-11) children can work scientifically with light and shadows.
Carol Bostrom describes a cross-curricular approach to studying weather that enthused her class.
At St Michael's RC School, we aim to develop in our students an understanding of the importance of scientific knowledge through the delivery o
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.