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Saturday, January 12 • 10:00am - 11:00am
The Physics Fairy: A pedagogic tool (49)

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The Physics Fairy is a thought experiment I developed to address a common misconception about forces, and to stimulate reflection and discussion around misconceptions in general. This session will consist of a modelled lesson, as well as discussion of the what, where, when and how of addressing misconceptions in science.

It will be most useful to:
  • Primary science teachers teaching Y3/Y5 and primary Science Leads
  • KS3 and KS4 teachers who would like to develop their physics subject knowledge and pedagogy
  • Anyone who is supporting teachers to develop their physics subject knowledge and pedagogy

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Carole Kenrick

Professional Practice Coach / PhD student, Institute of Physics / UCL
I love science, I love teaching, and I love learning more about science and teaching, especially though dialogue with colleagues.I am very interested in how education researchers and teachers can learn from and inform each others' practice.Over the past decade I have worked as a secondary... Read More →

Saturday January 12, 2019 10:00am - 11:00am GMT
Muirhead 121
  Teaching & learning, Physics