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Does Academy = better academic results?

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So Your School’s Turning into an Academy… As I am sure you all know now, the government has announced plans to turn every school in England into an academy by 2022. However, what does this mean for those with teacher

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Innovation Clubs in Malaysia

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In the last six months we were very privileged to work with British Council Malaysia and some great educators at SMK Tengku Ampuan Rahimah Klang school on the development of an Innovation Clubs resource pack for secondary schools in Malaysia.

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#asechat summary 28/03/16 – What Science Clubs do you run?

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We were glad to host #asechat tonight and we have tried to capture the most interesting threads in the Twitter Collection below. The chat was a bit quieter than usual, but that was to be expected on Easter Monday. However,

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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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Slow Motion Slinky in Free Fall

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One of the most interesting demos in the IOP workshop “What Happens Next?” is the falling slinky and I think it might also be in the Marvin and Milo cards. Anyway, with modern technology more readily available in the pockets

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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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A-level practical endorsement using ICT – Free Fall experiments

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Many schools will have started planning their practical endorsements for their A-level students. Although there is not much new from what we have always been used to do, all exam boards have stressed the importance of practical work, particularly because

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Pluto and Charon – endless opportunities for numeracy and literacy

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With more and more data and amazing images arriving from New Horizons every day, there has never been a better time to look at the two body system Pluto-Charon and embed engaging literacy and numeracy opportunities in your science lessons

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Goodbye Science on Stage 2015

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So this is an account of the last day of Science on Stage 2015, London. Last Saturday was the last day of the festival and the only day when we actually had some time to go around and look at

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Science on Stage 2015 – Open Day

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Today it was Open Day at Science on Stage 2015, which meant a hoard of science teachers external to the festival joins us to see the ideas and projects brought by European educators. It was a really nice day, but very

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