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Bringing Mars exploration to the classroomCY218

ESA's ExoMars mission will search for signs of life on the red planet. Using Lego robotics, data logging and simple engineering challenges you will learn how to link this exciting context across STEM subjects, motivating students to link together skills and knowledge. The course will include lesson activities and...

Challenging and supporting your mathematics departmentMY505

What should a mathematics department look like if it is to succeed in delivering the new mathematics specifications? This one day conference is designed for anyone who has a role challenging and supporting mathematics in a secondary school or college. The day will consist of a number of high profile speakers, plus a...

Computing across the primary curriculumCY016

Although it was rewritten in 2013 there is a misconception that the computing curriculum is solely about programming, computer science and online safety. The attainment targets in KS1 and KS2 make it clear that children are expected to use and apply a range of technology effectively to collect, analyse, present,...

Computing for students with complex SEND needsCY700

The computing curriculum provides the opportunity to teach pupils key problem-solving skills, as well as supporting literacy, numeracy and life skills through a variety of unplugged and computer-based activities.This course will provide you with the confidence and practical ideas to adapt the curriculum for the...

Data handling with ICTCY013

Data handling is a key skill – being able to collect, analyse and present data supports learning particularly in mathematics and computing, but also right across the curriculum. Explore the process of data handling from start to finish and learn how to help pupils: understand “what is data”, both discrete and...

Developing shared approaches to maths in science and science in mathsMY214

There is significant overlap between science and mathematics curricula, but students’ experience of shared topics is often very different in the two subjects. Are applications from science regularly used to explore concepts in maths lessons? Are the mathematical techniques that students learn in science developed...

Differentiating for learning in STEM teachingNE702

Online course. Flexible participation. Improve your practice of differentiating for learning, by diagnosing your students' current levels of understanding and differentiating for learning by task. Led by experts in assessment for learning Dylan Wiliam, Chris Harrison and Andrea Mapplebeck. Join this course to...

Effective feedback and assessing progress in secondary mathematics without levelsMY208

Good quality feedback has been proven to be one of the most effective ways of ensuring student progress. The provision of good quality feedback relies on an accurate assessment of students’ understanding. Explore the different uses of assessment, consider the features of effective feedback and examine how...

ESERO-UK secondary conferenceSV204

Ideal for secondary and post-16 computing, science and mathematics teachers who are interested in using space as an exciting context for learning, the annual ESERO-UK secondary space conference is being held alongside the UK Space Conference, and participants will be given free access and time to explore hundreds of...

Exploring the outdoors with the early years foundation stageNY060

“The best classroom and the richest cupboard are roofed only by the sky.” Margaret McMillan 1914 Outdoor learning and play is widely acknowledged as being very beneficial to children’s early development. Taking children outdoors offers unique experiences to enhance their existing skills and knowledge and develop...

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