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Meeting 20 (8th Oct. 2013): Schools that make a difference to post-compulsory uptake of science

The next meet­ing will take place on Tues­day 8th October at 7:30pm and will be mod­er­ated by @alomshaha. Bennett et al. (2013) Schools that make a difference to post-compulsory uptake of physical science subjects: some comparative case studies in in … Continue reading

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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 Eighteen (16th April) The Impact of Teacher Subject Knowledge on Student Achievement: Evidence from Within-Teacher Within-Student Variation

The next meeting will take place on 16th April at 7:30pm and will be moderated by @AlomShaha. Metzler, Johannes & Woessmann, Ludger (2010) The Impact of Teacher Subject Knowledge on Student Achievement: Evidence from Within-Teacher Within-Student Variation IZA DP No. 4999 … Continue reading

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Meeting Seventeen (19th March) The use of ethical frameworks by students following a new science course for 16-18 year-olds

Reiss, Michael (2008) The use of ethical frameworks by students following a new science course for 16-18 year-olds. Science & Education, 17 (8-9). pp. 889-902. ISSN 0926 7220 [PDF] Abstract: There has been a move in recent years towards the … Continue reading

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Summary of Meeting Sixteen

Firstly, thanks for all those who took part in #sciteachjc last Tuesday. It was a great start to the year and got quite a bit of attention building up to the meeting not least from one of the paper’s authors: … Continue reading

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Meeting Sixteen (15th January 2013): Randomised Controlled Trials in Educational Research

Happy New Year! It’s been 6 months since our last meeting. Both @Alby and @AlomShaha have been unavailable to run the club over the latter half of 2012 and the autumn school term is traditionally a long and stressful term … 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 fourteen (3rd July): Attitudes towards science

Jonathan Osborne, Shirley Simon & Sue Collins (2003): Attitudes towards science: A review of the literature and its implications, International Journal of Science Education, 25:9, 1049-1079 [download .pdf  234kb] Abstract: This article offers a review of the major literature about attitudes … Continue reading

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