Rugby 2013

Curriculum Development in Physics: Then and Now what has changed – and what hasn’t Jon Ogborn Institute of Education, University of London Jon Ogborn, who with Paul Black led the Nuffield Advanced Physics Project, reminisced about those early days of curriculum development and about some of the unexpected ways in which things happened. He then […]

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Rugby 2013

Investigative Practical Work through the Extended Project Dr John Taylor, Rugby school Dr Liz Swinbank, University of York The Extended Project Qualification (EPQ) is a qualification equivalent to 0.5 GCE A-level that gives students the opportunity to explore a topic of their own choosing and, in the process to develop a range of research, critical […]

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Rugby 2013

Embedding assessment in your teaching Science Education Group The University of York Professor Robin Millar and Mary Whitehouse http://yorkscience.org.uk/ http://yorkscience.org.uk/york-science-embedding-formative-assessment/ http://yorkscience.org.uk/resources/ Research evidence and professional experience suggests that the two principal keys to effective learning are: 1) Having clear and precise learning outcomes in mind for every teaching episode 2) Monitoring students’ learning during the […]

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