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
In this article we show how similar principles can be used to move a polystyrene ball in a circular path.
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
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
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
Matter can be described and explained in a number of ways, using models of increasing complexity depending on the intended audience.
The authors show how important it is to listen to children's views on assessment.