This article examines science learning, experienced in a primary school, in light of theories of social constructivism and how they can illuminate
Colin Forster considers some alternative ways of setting homework that don't require a pencil.
Effective approaches to assessment in the classroom have long been debated at national, regional and local levels.
An account of off-timetable days in which small groups of students work on projects with the aid of older students, while more advanced projects ar
David Church reflects on the impact the Primary Science Quality Mark (PSQM) process had on raising the profile of science, children's attainme
This article aims to highlight some of the events in the Science Education Research series of presentations at the 2012 ASE Annual Conference.
Over 20 years ago, Rosalind Driver published three key texts that provided rich and informative descriptions of the ideas that children held about
This paper suggests a model of classroom delivery and transformative pedagogy of teaching primary science based on archetypes of 'clown'
There was something for everyone related to research at the ASE Annual Conference this year, whether a primary or secondary school science teacher,
How a relevant and meaningful science curriculum was developed at a school for young people with autism spectrum disorders.
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 outlines the fundamental role that fieldwork plays in Earth science and the way we understand how the Earth works.