#ASEchat – SEND special

Following the publication of my article in the ASE’s EiS (Education in Science) magazine and on their website, I was offered the chance to host #ASEchat on Twitter with a special needs theme. @viciascience opened with questions about specific needs which led to a discussion about visually impaired and hearing impaired students.  @cleverfiend raised the […]

#ASEchat summary – putting the science back into science teaching

The topic of the chat was “putting the science back into science teaching”.  Although no-one owned up to voting for this topic it was a clear winner.  The first part of the chat concentrated on unpicking why we need to put the science back into science teaching. There were some different opinions about what this […]

#ASEchat summary – Published schemes of work – how do you choose and use them in science?

I opened the chat by asking “Published schemes of work – how do you choose and use them in science?”  Viciascience responded by saying he imagines that every school has a standby set of textbooks and others joined in by discussing their purchased schemes (see chat transcript for details).  ViciaScience asked the going rate for […]