Leading the thinking, doing, talking approach in primary science . NY001 / A19

Start date
11 Feb 20
Duration
4 Days
Location
National STEM Learning Centre, University of York, York YO10 5DD Find us here.

Summary

This course is based upon the highly successful ‘Thinking, Doing, Talking Science’ project from Oxford which works on the premise that science lessons which are most successful at engaging and motivating pupils and raising their attainment feature more practical activity, deeper thinking, more discussion, less (but more focused) writing and more questioning.

You will learn how to improve the level of conceptual challenge in primary science lessons by encouraging pupils’ higher order thinking and promoting talk. Research has shown that this approach has a positive impact on pupil’s attitudes to science, science lessons and practical work in particular.

This is a residential course, fees include meals and accommodation for the duration of the course.

 

Outcomes

You will be able to:

  • clarify appropriate standards of expectation in primary science and provide a rich and stimulating environment for children
  • develop a range of strategies to promote learning using higher level thinking skills, effective questioning and discussion
  • become more confident in delivering a range of practical enrichment and extension activities

Sessions

Leading the thinking, doing, talking approach in primary science - day 111 February 2020 11:00-19:00
Leading the thinking, doing, talking approach in primary science - day 212 February 2020 09:00-16:00
Leading the thinking, doing, talking approach in primary science - day 315 June 2020 11:00-19:00
Leading the thinking, doing, talking approach in primary science - day 416 June 2020 09:00-16:00

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Cost

State-funded school or collegeActivity fee£1,280.00 +VATStandard bursary available*£980.00
Fee-paying school or college (independent)Activity fee£1,280.00 +VAT

* Your school or college will receive the bursary on successful completion of the CPD and impact toolkit. Find out more.

Participants from outside the UK will be charged the course fee and an additional £120 per day plus VAT.

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