I have been thinking about whether teachers knowing more about research into science education will make a significant difference to what we do in the classroom. It’s not straightforward.
Recently I bought “Enhancing Learning with Effective Practical Science 11-16” edited by Ian Abrahams and Michael Reiss. It’s new, and even has 2017 as the publication date. I am familiar with the work of Prof Ian Abrahams in the area of practical work in science and wasn’t surprised to read the first chapter which talks about how practical work doesn’t have the all the effects on learning that most science…
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