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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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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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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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#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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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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Numerical Reasoning Loyalty Cards

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Last Thursday I was in the least technology based TeachMeet I have ever attended, #TMBristol. I was very surprised to discover the low tech theme, since @ICTEvangelist was one of the organisers, but I am glad he went for that,

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Peer Assessment with the Literacy and Numeracy Framework (LNF) and Aurasma

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The video below is about Peer Assessment with LNF and it shows how a young learner can easily use the statements in the LNF skills to give meaningful feedback to his peer. In this case a Yr2 pupil has written

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Thinking, Teaching and Note Taking – a short but powerful message!

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Our brain works like this Yet we teach students like this And tell them to take notes like this Some food for thought!

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