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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.
Championing research-informed teaching through exploration of the EEF Improving Secondary Science guidance and ways of implementing research into p
An article about research-informed practice focusing on preconceptions – children's naive ideas about science; through learning theory, teachers ca
In this article we report that prospective PGCE science students perceive creative lessons as incorporating three major characteristics: the need f
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.
Explanations of words used in science, and teaching methods to help in the development of students' vocabulary.
Considering how to encourage all groups of students to enjoy studying STEM subjects and take up STEM-based careers.
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