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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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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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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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Peer Coaching – Active Listening Toolkit

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Today I had the privilege of working in Chipping Campden School, one of our excellent Training Centres, on Peer Coaching. The SLT is seeking to introduce a Peer Coaching programme in the school and I had the good fortune to

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Numerical Reasoning for a medieval master mason

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Following from my previous post on Minecraft and Medieval Castles I have been thinking about other ideas to support numerical reasoning through the theme of medieval castles and using Minecraft. This time I started from a question I created in this

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Impact Calculator – A great simulator

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I was at TeachMeet Cardiff last night and among other great presentations Paul Roche showed a great simulator he developed with his team called Impact Calculator. What does it do? Well, as the name suggests Impact Calculator works out various parameter from the

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Efficiency of a ball with Vernier Video Physics app!

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Today we run some training at King Edward VI School in Southampton and among the activities our delegates were asked to run they had to measure the efficiency of a ball using the excellent app Vernier Video Physics. Check the

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iMotion HD – Lapse Photography and Crystal Formation

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In this short post we want to show you what you can do with a pretty nice free app for iOS devices. iMotion HD lets you take time lapsed photos of anything you want and you can decide the interval

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QR Codes in Education

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You’ve probably seen Quick Response (QR) Codes in a number of places by now. These are essentially squared bar codes that store information in a similar way to the price tags in supermarkets. Making the codes square allows for more

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Padlet – Collaborative Notes Everywhere

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Since the days it used to be called Wallwisher, Padlet (as it has now been rebranded) promised to be a great asset for educators and learners worldwide. In fact, Wallwisher allowed you to create virtual walls where anyone with the

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