For several years I’ve used level assessed tasks as one of my peer assessment tools in science lessons. I’ve used them with a range of students of different abilities from foundation tier GCSE to Entry level and below. Usually I’ve used them part way through a topic to check understanding and highlight opportunities to develop […]
I bought these last year – handy for seeing magnetic field lines without messy iron filings. And while you are on the topic of magnetism, the floating paperclip never fails to engage students of all ability.
I recently attended a weekend ASE event at the CELS centre at Nottingham Trent University. Hosted by the ever creative Mark Crowley we looked at the importance of practical work in science. I would advise science teachers from all phases to check out the Getting Practical site which offers some ideas online and access to […]