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Posted on 13 Sep 2017

Science Secondary Courses 2017 - 18

Helping students develop their literacy skills in science

If your students understand the science but can’t understand the questions, this is the course for you!

Outcomes. You will be able to:

describe what constitutes effective teaching and learning with respect to literacy

use an increased repertoire of teaching and learning strategies to enhance students’ literacy skills

identify the contexts in which students will use exploratory talk and active reading strategies

demonstrate an awareness of the range of writing styles required in science and how they can be developed

Leading development in your science department

For Science Curriculum Leaders or Lead Practioners who want to improve the student outcomes in science.

Outcomes. You will be able to:

explore creative approaches to teaching and learning in science, translating ideas into relevant practice

consider the intended outcomes of different activities and their effectiveness in providing embedded and ongoing improvements in the teaching and learning of science

evaluate the impact of different activities on pupil outcomes, through formative
assessment of teaching and learning and pedagogical discussion

Teaching great physics

Explore active learning approaches to the most challenging content in key stage 3 and key stage 4 physics courses.

Outcomes. You will be able to:

use different teaching methods and learning styles for students of all abilities

help students learn and enjoy complex concepts in physics

develop your teaching methods to improve student understanding

be able to clarify physics concepts, explore misconceptions and develop techniques that engage and inspire your students

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