Models of scientific understanding are examined, leading to the claim that knowledge acquisition is a necessary but insufficient condition for succ
ASE Research Committee
The British Council has been considering what makes a 'good' STEM teaching resource and what has to be done to make such resources work i
This Year 3 (ages 8/9) class teacher chose a focus on inspirational women in science through the ages and across the world as a means to take a fre
Alan Haigh discusses why we need to teach children to think and how best to do it.
Alan J. Hesse
In our Primary Science interview, science educators Alan Peacock and Mick Dunne reflect on their own experiences of what science was like in Englan
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
Hands up! Anyone prepared to admit that they used Brain Gym? Anyone still hankering after the good old days of VAK?
Alastair Gittner CSciTeach
In this article we report that prospective PGCE science students perceive creative lessons as incorporating three major characteristics: the need f