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Friday, June 7 • 3:30pm - 5:00pm
How do teachers learn to ask good questions in science? FULL
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How do teachers learn to ask good questions in science? This session reports on an innovative action research project undertaken with a group of undergraduate student teachers, in which they utilised published research and their own empirical evidence to evaluate the quality of their questioning and to analyse the impact on children's learning.

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Colin Forster

Senior Lecturer in Primary Science, University of Gloucestershire
I am endlessly intrigued by questions about the purpose of this thing we call 'education'. Here are some examples of what I like to mull over:What's the point of teaching science in the primary school? Is it to help children remember random facts or to develop their ability to think... Read More →
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Jude Penny

Senior Lecturer in Primary Science Education, University of Gloucestershire
After many years leading science in an East London KS 2 school, I joined the science team at the University of Gloucestershire in 2010 , teaching primary science on the undergraduate and post graduate programmes . As well as primary science , my interests and passions lie with Philosophy... Read More →