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
Andy Markwick and Kevin Watts explore properties and changes of materials, introducing some ideas for chemistry activities.
Bert Nagel shares another interesting and simple adaptation to create something special out of the ordinary.
Bert Nagel explores how, using just drinking straws and staples, you can make wands that produce beautiful soap bubbles.
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.
Chris and Sally start off a three-part series looking at the issues of assessment that teachers face in the classroom.
Claire summarises which Assessment for Learning strategies are particularly relevant to primary science teaching and learning and describes how the
Claire Walker describes how one child's question created buzz and excitement leading to an engaging and productive investigation for her class
The authors show how important it is to listen to children's views on assessment.
Deborah Wilkinson and Wayne Stallard consider how materials can support learning and teaching in the primary classroom.
Jo celebrates the success of her school and shares 'how we do it'.