Results for "environment" (61)

Lab design: planning science spacesNY211

Well-planned, imaginative and practical science spaces in schools and colleges can create outstanding learning environments for both students and teachers. This course can help heads of science, advisors, technicians and architects to create the best possible long lasting teaching and learning accommodation within...

Behaviour management in scienceRP222

You will identify your classroom style and learn how to manage the challenging situations that may arise because of the range of potential distractions and hazards in a science laboratory. During the course we will cover a range of strategies to develop engaging lessons for all and create a positive learning...

Promoting thinking and talking in primary scienceRP116

Children must be given extended opportunities to talk about their investigations, to experience the excitement of discovery and to develop higher level thinking skills. During this course you will take part in activities that will develop these skills and create an effective learning environment. Your pupils will...

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...

Teaching science in EYFSRP120

Science can be used to support the development of the three characteristics of effective learning through exploration of the immediate environment. This course will increase your confidence in using a range of approaches and assessment strategies to meet children's needs in Early Years.

Effective classroom management in primary scienceNY027

Do science lessons in your school feel like an accident waiting to happen? How can you carry out exciting, practical, enquiry driven science lessons without losing sleep over safety or worrying that chaos will ensue? This practical course will provide you with the skills and confidence to plan and facilitate learning...

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...

Building confidence with digital competencyNW020

A four week twilight programme that will provide an intense training experience that will teach the skills and applications needed to introduce the new computing curriculum for Wales within a classroom environment.

Coastal and Rivers Management and GIS ApplicationsNN207

This new course in the 'cutting edge' science series, will examine current research at the School of Environmental Sciences, University of Ulster to bring teachers' knowledge up to date in relation to Fluvial and Coastal Environments, including river management strategies and coastal processes and the application of...

Primary summer schoolNS004

During the summer school participants will look at the broad themes of biodiversity and sustainability in relation to Curriculum for Excellence (CfE). A major focus will be to explore the use of hands-on practical science activities which participants will be able to use to help them address the Sciences Experiences...

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