Author: Alessio Bernardelli

TeachMeet at the National Education Show 2017

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Why on our website? We have been organising TeachMeets in Cardiff ever since the first one in 2011 and we would normally upload the TeachMeet page on the TeachMeet wiki, but the wiki seems to be broken and we couldn’t upload

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TeachMeet Cymru – Supporting digital competency in the classroom

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Why on our website? We have been organising TeachMeets in Cardiff ever since the first one in 2011 and we would normally upload the TeachMeet page on the TeachMeet wiki, but the wiki seems to be broken and we couldn’t upload

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STEM+ Clubs in Malaysia

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We were very pleased to complete Phase 3 of the STEM+ Clubs programme for the Ministry of Education in Malaysia under the Newton STEM Fund managed by the British Council. The participating teachers and the students we worked with were

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TeachMeet Cymru 2017 – Health and Wellbeing

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We are sorry to inform you that this event is cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances. We are hoping to run another TeachMeet in June at Willows High School, so watch this space. Why on our website? We have been organising TeachMeets

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Consolidating Newton’s 3rd Law

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We have been thinking about effective ways to teach and consolidate Newton’s 3rd law of motion and in particular we have focused on an example that often causes a lot of confusion among learners and (sometimes) teachers – an object at

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Half-life of Coke Zero bubbles – Essential new GCSE Science

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I took the video below using a Coke Zero bottle, shaking it and opening the lid to produce lots of bubbles. Then, I used the Vernier Video Physics app from my iPad to track the level of the bubbles as

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New GCSE Physics and pressure in a gas

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We have been looking at the new AQA GCSE specifications for next year and we thought the example in the two photos below would support teachers in tackling the “Changing pressure in a gas” topic which is physics only and HT. Note

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New mathematical requirements in GCSE Science

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We have been looking at the mathematical requirements for the new GCSE Science exams from September 2016, so we thought we’d share the mind map below we created to make sense of these requirements. The magnet, microscope and conical flask icons

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#ASEchat 30/05/16 – How are schools preparing for the new GCSE Science?

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We were once again very glad to host #asechat tonight and the topic, as always, was very relevant for practicing teachers of science. As expected, the suggestions given by the participants were very useful and some even shared resources for

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Our work in Mexico – La Ciencia en tu Escuela

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We were very privileged to be able to work with the British Council Mexico between November 2015 and March 2016 on the evaluation of the online CPD platform for STEM primary and secondary teachers La Ciencia en tu Escuela, developed by

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