Tag: Science

The ‘Reading Gap’ between Primary and Secondary School

17 March 2018

A lot of attention is rightly devoted by schools to address primary to secondary ‘transition’. We know that as children move schools it can prove a difficult move emotionally. Therefore, our focus, quite rightly, attends pastoral matters to offer vital support to our pupils. And yet, what if we a missing a vital aspect of […]

Posted on: 17 March 2018
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Making the Most of ‘Science Capital’

27 January 2018

Enterprising Science is a five-year partnership between King’s College London and the Science Museum, using the concept of ‘science capital’ to improve engagement in school science and hopefully lead to more of our learners pursuing STEM related careers. I attended an initial one-day meeting with the Enterprising Science Team, and the rest, as they say is history. […]

Author: Alister Talbot
Posted on: 27 January 2018
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Becoming a (Metacognitive) Teacher – Part 1

26 May 2017

In a recent EEF focus group held in school we spent some time trying to define metacognition and what it looks like in practice. […]

Author: Dr Susan Smith
Posted on: 26 May 2017
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