In early-years classes there is always lots of talk Laura Mooney describes how these young children can also think through concepts and use science
Alan Haigh discusses why we need to teach children to think and how best to do it.
This article considers how working as part of a professional learning community can support a collaborative and evidence-informed approach to impro
Cutting-edge science research can provide incredible stimulus to primary school children's emergent ideas in science.
Alison J. Trew
Primary school children introduced to a long-forgotten and only recently rediscovered invention, Santorio's pulsilogium, have been able to develop
Claire Seeley shares with us a new CBeebies television programme, which encourages young children to be scientists.
This article examines science learning, experienced in a primary school, in light of theories of social constructivism and how they can illuminate
This paper suggests a model of classroom delivery and transformative pedagogy of teaching primary science based on archetypes of 'clown'
By looking into provision for learners with identified special educational needs we can learn more about how to meet individual children's needs an
Dr Leigh Hoath
Fiona Killick explores how a sprinkle of scientific sparkle through ‘awe and wonder’ activities supports children’s engagement with learning.
Helen Wilson, Bridget Holligan and Pam Hanley share outcomes from the project, which encourages children’s learning and engagement with science thr
This article analyses quantitative data from an online survey of 96 teachers using the TAPS pyramid to show that changes in assessment practice var