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
The study of this small fish can be used to illustrate changes in successive generations and provide an understanding of evolution through practica
The theory of evolution, as well-established as any in the history of science, is of vast daily practical use.
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.
Evolution has been positioned at the centre of conflict between scientific and religious explanations of the workings of the world.