Tag: Education

Using Vernier Video Physics and Graphical GW

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We worked with a group of A-level students (16-18) at Wyedean School and Sixth Form Centre (@WyedeanScience) on different ways to measure the gravitational field strength g. What we were really interested in was the students’ ability to use a range of

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Minimal guidance versus guided instruction

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There has been some controversy in educational research between promoters of minimal guidance and constructivist approaches to learning vs a growing group of educationalists who support guided instruction approaches. This blog post compares two studies that are diametrically opposite in

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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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Science on Stage 2015 – Day 1

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We have the great privilege of representing Britain at this year’s Science on Stage Europe and this series of blog posts will attempt to give you a flavour of the great ideas, projects and inspiring atmosphere that can be felt

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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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