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great science video, and... inspiration

Slightly off-topic… but who cares. :)

This video was the clear favorite of my students this past quarter: Water Bear Don’t Care It’s a rap about an incredible tiny organism that can survive in extreme conditions, even outer space! 162 more words

Assessment for Learning – Making it stick

by Ursilla Brown

Ursilla Brown is the KS3 Science co-ordinator at St Bernadette Secondary school in Bristol and is one of 50 teachers to win £1,000 for their school as a result of their entry in the… 806 more words

Secondary And Post-16

music to learn by

I’m always looking for interesting ideas that might spark student engagement. A couple of days ago this rap video popped up on the ScienceAlert FB page… 117 more words


The Squeeze on Science: What support is there?

By Helen Spring

Science is being squeezed out of the primary curriculum says a recent CBI (Confederation of British Industry) report.

A number of obstacles are outlined which prevent teachers and primary schools from being able to inspire future generations of scientists and engineers. 573 more words

Continuing Professional Development

The partial eclipse - a guide to safe viewing and teaching resources

By James de Winter

What are you doing on the morning of Friday 20th March?
   I hope by now that you know the answer to this question. 1,029 more words

Secondary And Post-16

Empowering women - International Women's Day

Yesterday, 8th March 2015, was celebrated as International Women’s Day around the world. While the day has a history (or herstory) of over one hundred years, yesterday marked the 40th anniversary of the date being claimed for this celebration by the… 828 more words


a brave new educational world

As you know, I don’t always write about MS, here. I am a college educator (I still have trouble using the word “professor”, since that implies a one-way relationship, as I had with my faculty back in the early ’90’s) and improving the system for our students is a big priority for me. 174 more words