A short article based on an extract from Topics in Safety, Topic 17 (Electricity), which is freely available to Association for Science Education (
ASE Health and Safety Group
In an attempt to find some answers, schools in which A-level physics is thriving are compared with schools that are struggling to keep the subject
Ally Bull, with the NZCER science education team, shares a New Zealand example of how science assessment could be developed to assess thinking in s
Anjana describes the relationship between fossils and evolution and how this will be celebrated at this year's annual Fossil Festival: 'E
Anjana K. Ford
Ann describes a project in which children learn about the solar system and other physics concepts through working with professional scientists.
Bob Kibble uses model making and storytelling to help develop children's understanding of the movement of the Earth around the Sun.
At St Michael's RC School, we aim to develop in our students an understanding of the importance of scientific knowledge through the delivery o
Chris and Sally start off a three-part series looking at the issues of assessment that teachers face in the classroom.
Assessment for learning: how and why it works in primary classrooms.
The authors use their third article to discuss summative assessment, its uses, strengths and pitfalls.
Claire summarises which Assessment for Learning strategies are particularly relevant to primary science teaching and learning and describes how the
The authors show how important it is to listen to children's views on assessment.