Models of scientific understanding are examined, leading to the claim that knowledge acquisition is a necessary but insufficient condition for succ
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
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.
Science education research can be categorised into three broad dimensions: knowing science, doing of science and learning about the nature of scien
The benefits of a coordinated whole-school approach to STEM, and details of planning tools available to help schools.
The Institute of Research in Schools (IRIS) supports students to carry out cutting-edge research in school.
The Institute for Research in Schools (IRIS) makes cutting-edge research projects open to students and their teachers so that they can experience t
The June 2017 special issue of School Science Review focused on epistemic insight.
Science-based media reports are useful in promoting scientific literacy, pupils consolidate science knowledge and extend literacy skills using a fr