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#SciTeachJC: Discrete KS3 HSW

Storify by Ian Wed, May 08 2013 02:49:43 #SciTeachJC: Discrete KS3 HSW Summary of #SciTeachJC discussion 7th May A proper archive should appear shortly on the site, but for now here’s a summary of the discussion at last night’s Science Teaching Journal … Continue reading

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Meeting Nineteen (7th May): A School’s Experience of the Discrete Teaching of Scientific Skills at Early Secondary Level

The next meet­ing will take place on Tuesday 7th May at 7:30pm and will be mod­er­ated by @teachingofsci. Grime, R (2012) A School’s Experience of the Discrete Teaching of Scientific Skills at Early Secondary Level, SSR 346 (.pdf) Abstract: Students … Continue reading

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Meeting Fifteen (17th July): Literacy in Science

The title is not a typo; we will not be discussing scientific literacy, a theme we have discussed several times (but if you want more, I strongly recommend Alice Bell’s refreshing suggestion that this one isn’t just for teachers to … Continue reading

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Meeting Twelve (22nd May): Boosting science learning through the design of curriculum materials

Bybee, Rodger, “Boosting science learning through the design of curriculum materials” (2006). http://research.acer.edu.au/research_conference_2006/7 [Download .PDF] (Abbreviated) Abstract: How can curriculum materials enhance science teaching and student learning? In answering this question I draw upon my experience at the Biological Sciences Curriculum … Continue reading

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