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|Description||Whatever else the new Primary Science curriculum will reveal, the ‘Knowledge’ you will be required to teach will not be enough. To really engage with Science, your pupils will also need to use such ‘higher order’ thinking skills as ‘Understanding’, ‘Applying’, ‘Analysing’ and creative ‘Problem Solving and ‘Reasoning’ generally. ‘Dr Mark’s’ lively and entertaining day is full of fun and easy to deliver ‘hands-on’ Science investigations, experiments, ‘tricks’ and other ‘novel’ activities and ideas designed to stimulate, engage and inspire the ‘scientific’ minds of your pupils.|
|Categories||Sciences, Teaching staff, Out of school|
|Learning outcomes for participants/users and, where relevant, pupils or students||This course will
• Give you an enjoyable day and a range of activities to take back to the class that will inspire and engage your pupils about Science
• Show you a way of teaching Science that is particularly effective for stimulating the ‘higher order’ creative thinking, enquiry, problem solving and reasoning process skills in pupils of a wide range of ages and abilities right across KS1 and KS2
• Show you a range of engaging Science activities from across the curriculum, with particular focus on the often more difficult to teach ‘physical Sciences’, including forces and motion, chemical reactions and properties of materials
• Show you how such activities can be used in a variety of ways from quick lesson starters to full length lesson activities and even engaging homework
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|How users/participants can evaluate success||The provider has not supplied this information|
|Follow-up activities and support||The provider has not supplied this information|
|Details||This course will be delivered by Dr Mark Biddiss
'Dr Mark' (aka Dr Mark Biddiss) specialises in using simple, fun and novel ways of engaging both pupils and teachers alike about science and maths. Since 1997, 'Dr Mark' has visited many hundreds of schools with his novel and lively pupil shows, hands-on pupil workshops and teachers' CPD/INSET sessions, and continues to do so. He has produced several innovative teachers' and pupils' science and maths resources, now used by thousands of teachers across the UK and overseas, and recommended by a number of teacher training colleges. He is a regular invited speaker at numerous teachers' conference events all over the UK, including over ten years at the TES events. Dr Mark was even featured in a Teachers' TV programme about his work: 'INSPIRATIONS: Magical Science & Maths'.
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