Using off the shelf APP materials with students with SEN – my experiences

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 […]

Getting practical – free advice and training to improve the effectiveness of practical work in science

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 […]