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Seeing The Unseen - Radar. Practical, active group activity to discover how basic maths and physics help engineers to "see the unseen"

Group activity involving volunteers moving around a teaching space and using time, distance and speed measurements to locate a student taking on the role of an aircraft. 

Supports the use of Speed = Distance / Time and also the concept of radio waves travelling through space, giving practical meaning to...

Metacognition in the Primary Classroom

 

Current trends in education suggest that pupils should have more responsibility for their own learning, but how can they if they don’t understand the what, the why and the how? 
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How to use Differentiation in the Classroom: The Complete Guide: Volume 3

 

How to use Differentiation in the Classroom: The Complete Guide is the bestselling teacher toolkit giving classroom teachers everything they need to ensure their pupils make superb progress,...

How to use Bloom's Taxonomy in the Classroom: The Complete Guide: Volume 8

How to Use Bloom’s Taxonomy in the Classroom: The Complete Guide is your one-stop shop for improving the quality of the lessons, questions, activities and assessments you plan. Never before has there...

Visible learning: feedback

Feedback is arguably the most critical and powerful aspect of teaching and learning. Yet, there remains a paradox: why is feedback so powerful and why is it so variable? It is...

50 quick ways to stretch and challenge more-able students

How can we best stretch and challenge the thinking of our most-able students? What can we do to support those learners who are working at a level beyond their peers? As teachers, we know this is an...

Understanding how we learn: a visual guide

This accessible guide helps teachers to integrate effective, research-backed strategies for learning into their classroom practice. The book explores exactly what constitutes...

Thinkertoys

In hindsight, every great idea seems obvious. But how can you be the person who comes up with those ideas? 
In this revised and expanded edition of his groundbreaking ...

Rockets, Orbits and Newton

You may be interested in Rocket Science but... can you guide a Rocket into orbit? 

 

Light Needs Time

If you want to build up a sound understanding of Einstein's Special Theory of Relativity by teaching yourself from first principles... this is the book for you!

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