Analogies and metaphors can provide a means to help students make links between doing and seeing in practical work and the ideas that the teacher w
An approach used to explain differences in the motivation for science could be through the Empathizing-Systemizing (E-S) Theory, which states that
Accidental discoveries have been of significant value in the progress of science.
A common but often underexploited activity, the production of science news reports is a valuable context for developing students' science know
For many teachers of science, there is great variation in the quantity and quality of continuing professional development (CPD) in which they are a
A course for high school students to inspire them about veterinary medicine science content through activities that help them relate the subject ma
Considering societal demands for science education over the last 50 years and how the curriculum has responded suggests what is needed to meet toda
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Efforts to introduce a balanced science curriculum from the mid-19th century to the present day.
An original, previously unpublished, article from the British International Educational Association (BIEA) highlights some of the work they do to i
Making a statistically significant difference: using paired mentoring to improve disadvantaged pupils’ attainment in science GCSE examinations.
Perspectives on Science (POS) is a unique research-based post-16 course that addresses the history, philosophy and ethical aspects of science.
A model of socio-scientific inquiry-based learning to foster democratic citizenship is justified and discussed through examples.