Archive for April, 2014

Awards

08Apr14

I got nominated by somebody (thank you, whoever you are) for the #ukedchat Favourite Educational Blog award. Which is nice. But It’s all very well being nominated. And I don’t mean to sound grumpy, especially when someone else is doing all the hard work. But it’s difficult to see… well… what the point is. I […]

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So I tweeted… Testing eggscape pods for eggstronauts was great fun with yr7. Otherwise very theoretical day. #asechat Unstoppability aka momentum, ISA prep, lots of nuclear radiation, beta decay paradox and all. What has everyone else been up to? #asechat — Ian (@teachingofsci) April 3, 2014 …and then I got some replies. It wasn’t a […]

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Numbers Game

04Apr14

Now, before you groan, we’re not just going to ‘do’ maths. We’re going to use maths to solve a problem. Or at least define a possible problem. So don’t give up just yet, okay? And no, this isn’t about data tracking, important as that is. Let’s imagine that a school has a half dozen members […]

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A student doesn’t have a pen. You loan them a pen. Next lesson, the same student doesn’t have a pen. Now what? Let’s assume – because I’m a professional teacher and, if you’re reading this, probably so are you – that we’re not talking about a student who (a) has specific needs making pen recall […]

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