When I was running Team Science Edu, I created a resource that I hoped would solve a few issues.;Continue reading Would this help your pupils?
Another useful tool that could be taken straight into the science classroom after half term is from the University of Boulder, Colorado. Through PhET simulations, they have created a set of online simulations on a wide range of scientific topics and concepts.Continue reading PhET simulations
I have just arrived home from a great cross-trust science meeting where we have been talking about strategies to help embed learning. One specific tool that came up was the Retrieval Roulette tool. I thought that these resources that I come across would make for a good category within the blog. So here is the first…Continue reading Retrieval Roulette
This is our sixth part of the #LAD blogs, looking at some key ideas, thoughts and/or systems that might be of use to a department lead. This week looks, for the first time, at a termly consideration – how to best analyse termly data, such as end of unit tests of possibly mock exams. I share some of the thoughts, ideas with planning this yearly event.Continue reading Data Review – Leading a Department 6 (Termly)
This is our fifth part of the #LAD blogs, looking at some key ideas, thoughts and/or systems that might be of use to a department lead. This week looks at another annual consideration – one of the areas that once we had discovered and discussed it we make it an annual event every year, getting experts in the exam/specification into our school. I share some of the thoughts, ideas with planning this yearly event.Continue reading Get The Exam Board In – Leading a Department 5 (Annual)
This is our fourth part of the #LAD blogs, looking at some key ideas, thoughts and/or systems that might be of use to a department lead. This week looks at another annual consideration – maybe one that you might see as the most important, your ‘recruitment’ of primary pupils (and parents). I share some of the thoughts, ideas and mistakes I have made along the way with planning this yearly event,Continue reading Primary Transition Days – Leading a Department 4 (Annual)
It’s early (or late), and you’ve got that thing to do but are fighting off the fatigue. Well here is the (obvious?) solution.Continue reading Coffee naps > coffee or naps