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  • Posted in: Teaching 11-19 Science

    Are you teaching Year 7 maths next year? How will you know what they understand? If you're looking ahead to next year, NCETM's Checkpoints - diagnostic activities - are designed to help teachers of Year 7 maths gauge the understanding students have brought from primary school, and suggest ways to address any gaps that become evident. All sets of ...

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  • Posted in: Careers, Clubs and Cross-Curricular

    Teachers and technicians from across the UK were honoured for their outstanding skills and commitment to inspire young people in at the STEM Learning Teaching Awards at their HQ in York. The first in-person awards for more than two years were a fantastic celebration of STEM educators who have excelled in the classroom, labs and across STEM Learning’s ...

    3 people recommend this.
  • Posted in: Careers, Clubs and Cross-Curricular

    On Saturday 11 June, we held an Enrichment Festival at the National STEM Centre, in York. We asked meteorologist and TV weather presenter, Laura Tobin, if she could some to talk about her first hand experiences, witnessing the effects of climate change on her trip to Svalbard. Laura couldn't make it to York - but she did record us a great video ...

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  • Posted in: Careers, Clubs and Cross-Curricular

    CyberCenturion IX, the national cyber initiative for 12-18 year olds is back and open for registration! Interested teachers can register their teams of 2-4 students to take part in preliminary exhibition rounds and get a taste of the competition before the main event begins in September. Find out more about the competition, see how last year's ...

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  • Posted in: Careers, Clubs and Cross-Curricular

    STEM Learning has partnered with the Association for Science Education and Ogden Trust to help schools deliver great science education, with advice and support from Institute of Physics , Primary Science Teaching Trust , Royal Society of Biology and Royal Society of Chemistry . The Science CPD Partnership will improve teachers’ ...

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  • Posted in: Community Noticeboard

    As a Regional Network Lead at STEM Learning, I recognise that the beauty of a career in STEM is the diversity of sectors and roles involved - but have any of your pupils ever considered a STEM career in the beauty industry? If you've used toothpaste, shower gel or applied makeup or hair products today, they will have been formulated, tested, manufactured, ...

    2 people recommend this.
  • Posted in: Community Noticeboard

    What strategies have you used to aid transition? Join the discussion on the Teaching 11-19 Science group. Much has been written on supporting pupil transition from primary to secondary education, and with good reason – it is a key step in a young person’s educational career and provides the foundations for future success. What though, of the transition ...

    6 people recommend this.
  • Posted in: Community Noticeboard

    Resilience can mean slightly different things to different people depending on the context it is used in. When running Science Learning Partnership courses we have defined resilience as: • Not giving up when things get difficult • Developing a positive approach to getting things ‘wrong’ • Embracing trial and error and failure as a valid approach to ...

    6 people recommend this.
  • Posted in: Community Noticeboard

    As Volunteers' Week approaches, Laboratory Scientist Apprentice Lucy Holland has written a blog about her career path plus insight into her average day and the benefits of a STEM career pathway - ideal for sharing with your students and helping to answer their questions. Read the blog and join the discussion here in the Careers, Clubs & Cross-Curricular ...

    10 people recommend this.
  • Posted in: Community Noticeboard

    Simon Gallacher is a freelance evaluator and education and research policy adviser, who's looked in depth at the issue of historical teacher recruitment in this blog exclusive to Community. Read the blog - then join in the discussion! The latest monthly Initial Teacher Training recruitment data was released recently. With a bit of tweaking, ...

    3 people recommend this.

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