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 […]Read more "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 […]Read more "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 […]Read more "Rugby 2013"
All things bright and beautiful: light and colour manipulation Professor Peter Vukusic School of physics, University of Exeter Professor Vukusic has done a lecture before on a similar topic. The link below shows information about a lecture that he gave to sixth formers in 2012 http://rooksheathscience.wordpress.com/2012/02/15/physics-update-course-2012-4/ Beware though as this lecture was aimed at teachers. […]Read more "Rugby 2013"
The 25th annual meeting for physics teachers in schools and colleges Thursday 6th June 2013Read more "Rugby 2013"