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Secondary Science Early Career Teacher 'How I plan and teach' KS3 science series

Start Date - 26th January

This FREE online ‘How I plan and teach...’ training programme aims to support Early career teachers with the planning and teaching of specific KS3 Biology, Chemistry and Physics concepts. Experienced science teachers will model the thought processes involved in the planning and teaching of various topics, as well as sharing tips, ideas and signposting useful resources.  

This webinar series will support you in your development of: 

  • Subject knowledge
  • Effective short, medium and long-term planning
  • Scientific explanations
  • Teaching strategies

Spring Term 1: Phys: Forces and Bio: Digestion + Nutrition 

Spring Term 2: Bio: Photosynthesis and Chem: Chemical reactions 

Summer Term 1: Phys: Electricity and Chem: Acids and bases 

Summer Term 2: Phys: Light and Sound and Bio: Ecology 

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Sessions

SPRING TERM 1 PHYS & BIO 26 JANUARY 2023 16:00-17:00 VIRTUAL
SPRING TERM 2 BIO & CHEM 09 MARCH 2023 16:00-17:00 VIRTUAL
SUMMER TERM 1 CHEM & PHYS 04 MAY 2023 16:00-17:00 VIRTUAL
SUMMER TERM 2 BIO & PHYS 15 JUNE 2023 16:00-17:00 VIRTUAL

 

Online Early Career Teacher Science Network Meetings 

Start Date - 21st February

The Early Career secondary science network meetings are designed to cover aspects of teaching that new teachers to the profession find most challenging. All of the network meetings support aspects of the Early Career Framework. The meetings will provide contexts of the topics being covered, underpinned by the latest research and evidence, and will provide an opportunity for participants to share their own experiences and develop a support network. 

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Accordion Title

Session 1: Developing effective classroom practice 

 By the end of the session you will have a greater understanding of: 

  • How to plan and structure a series of lessons to help pupils to retain and retrieve knowledge
  • Strategies to improve your scientific expositions
  • How to adapt teaching to support all pupils in your classroom

Session 2: Assessment and Feedback 

By the end of the session you will have a greater understanding of: 

  • How to effectively use different types of assessment in the classroom
  • Different types of feedback

Sessions

SESSION 1: DEVELOPING EFFECTIVE CLASSROOM PRACTICE 21 FEBRUARY 2023 15:45-16:45 VIRTUAL
SESSION 2: ASSESSMENT AND FEEDBACK 07 JUNE 2023 16:45-17:45 VIRTUAL