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Is this refraction?

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How many of you (like myself) has taught that the photo below shows an example of refraction in water?     But if that is an example of refraction in water, how do we explain the photo below?    

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#ASEchat summary – 23/11/15 What games work well to teach science?

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Tonight we were moderating a great and engaging session at #ASEchat and, as usual, we have added our summary in the form of a Twitter Collection below. As always, please forgive us if your contributions are missing, but we had

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Space to engage – #asechat summary 25/05/15

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It was again a pleasure to moderate #asechat this evening and, as usual, the collection of ideas and resources suggested by the educators who took part were really good and useful! I have created a Twitter Collection that summarises the

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Numerical Reasoning with SIG-24

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Last Monday we had the great pleasure of working on Numerical Reasoning with SIG-24, a group of 11 schools headed by the tireless Janet Hayward (Headteacher at Cadoxton Primary School). The schools brought some learners from their Year 4 and

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Educational Research – why should we bother?

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This post is a couple of weeks overdue, as it is an attempt to summarise my recent visit to the ASE Conference in Reading. The title of the post might startle you a little bit, but it makes sense, because

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Flipped Classroom Infographics

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If you have ever considered using the Flipped Classroom, or if you want to learn more about it, this infographics shows some interesting findings.   Created by Knewton and Column Five Media

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CollaboratEd landed in Italy

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Science on Stage 2011 The story of how CollaboratEd ended up training Italian physics teachers has its origins in Copenhagen during the 2011 Science on Stage Europe (before CollaboratEd was born) where I had the good fortune of representing Britain. In Copenhagen,

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What could technology integration look like in your science lessons? – #ASEChat summary 14th July 2014

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It was again a pleasure to moderate #asechat last night and it was, as ever, a fast paced stream of contributions from a wide range of science educators. There were some excellent suggestions and the discussion was definitely dominated by

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Tracking LNF Skills with ClassDojo

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Managing behaviour with ClassDojo Have you ever tried ClassDojo as a behaviour management tool? It is fun, easy to use and it offers quick lines of communication with parents, so what more could you ask from it? My boys’ teachers use ClassDojo for

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What does innovative science teaching look like for you? #ASEChat summary 12th May 2014

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It was again a pleasure to moderate #ASEChat as @asober tonight. The topic was “What does innovative science teaching look like for you?”. Below is a custom timeline generated from the chat and embedded in this Blog post. I really like custom timelines and if

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