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Avoiding the Pile of Work

Sigh.  A week since writing because I’ve just been too damn busy.  The entire internet weeps for the absence.  Seriously, though, I’ve been super busy with fun/work/school stuff.   370 more words


Make Primary Science Exciting!

By Helen Spring

Science at primary school should be exciting and memorable; it should not only provide children with basic science knowledge, but the skills and the inclination to go out and find things out for themselves. 647 more words

Continuing Professional Development

Learning Walk Through Science (4) - Curriculum Development

Trying To Accelerate Understanding

In order to tackle the following points raised by students lack of understanding the curriculum model was changed. The emphasis was on concepts being identified, modelled and then linked to the next. 958 more words


Understanding Ideas

Problems, Parables and Ideas

Understanding Ideas is simple. It is also plural. So they come in pairs, though we usually don’t think so. Ideas are usually not the problem. 2,062 more words


A Theory on the Process of Learning and Understanding


I wrote this because I became increasingly aware of my own lack of understanding of the simple words i was using everyday in my work. 3,116 more words


‘Learning Walk through Science’ (Part 3) - Observations and Conclusions

Observations and Overviews

The following was a result of a wide range of consultation and research after pilot schemes and a concept based approach.

Observations of what did not work… 1,222 more words


‘’A Learning Walk through Science (Part 2)’’

Reflective Practice and Critical Pathways of Thinking


“An unexamined idea, to paraphrase Socrates, is not worth having
and a society whose ideas are never explored for possible error…
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