This Year 3 (ages 8/9) class teacher chose a focus on inspirational women in science through the ages and across the world as a means to take a fre
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
Andy looks at how you can assess mathematics mastery while working scientifically.
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
This article analyses quantitative data from an online survey of 96 teachers using the TAPS pyramid to show that changes in assessment practice var
This paper studies student teachers' perceptions about what science teaching is being carried out in classrooms of children aged 3-5 years.
Jose and colleagues explore the perceptions of Spanish teachers about science in early childhood education, particularly on what science content is
Juliet Edmonds, Fay Lewis and Laura Fogg-Rogers explore how meeting with engineers and scientists and other initiatives can help to increase scienc