I have yet to blog about my change of school last September and I was reflecting on what has changed about what I do and how his has made me a better teacher or leader. Interestingly, one shift that my old school was making into this academic year was from a CPD programme focused on […]
FRICCUS! Calculations in Science
I subscribe to a mailing list called CAPT – Connecting Advancing Physics Teachers, for the OCR B specification at A Level – and a regular contributor David Thomas threw in a slightly off-topic acronym: FRICCUS! It came about as part of a discussion around the fact that exam boards are publishing their June 2014 papers far […]
Instant feedback and enhanced learning through live video and photography
I am going to give a specific example of an activity I completed today, but I feel live video can be greatly beneficial in a number of subjects which I’ll briefly outline later in the post. Today with my Year 10s we were starting the topic of Motion from the Additional Science syllabus, with a […]
Radiation Protection Supervisor Training – and there were some great teaching ideas!
Myself and a colleague went together on a full day Radiation Protection Supervisor Training course at the Science Learning Centre in London, run by a chap from CLEAPSS. Information can be found here; they are run throughout England / Wales and provide some vital information. Did you know that as well as having a Science […]