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'
This paper draws on findings from educational neuroscience to provide insights into the role of cognitive inhibition in relation to overcoming misc
Dr Sarah Earle
Fiona Killick explores how a sprinkle of scientific sparkle through ‘awe and wonder’ activities supports children’s engagement with learning.