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Friday, January 11 • 10:40am - 11:40am
Primary Science Homework: A pencil-free approach (68)

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Homework is a controversial issue, not just among teachers but pupils and parents too. In this session, research into the ‘lived experience’ of setting and doing homework is explored, the distinctive nature of learning in science is discussed and the implications for engaging children in scientific learning at home are considered.

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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 →


Friday January 11, 2019 10:40am - 11:40am
Arts 125 (Lecture Room 1)