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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.

Speakers
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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... Read More →
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Jude Penny

Senior Lecturer Primary Science, University of Gloucestershire
As a member of the primary ITE team at the University of Gloucestershire in Cheltenham, I specialise in teaching science and PSHE on the undergraduate and post graduate programmes . My research interests lie in promoting curiosity and teachers' questioning. I also have a passion... Read More →


Friday June 7, 2019 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Tinto Edinburgh International Conference Centre, 150 Morrison St, Edinburgh EH3 8EE, UK