I started writing a series of posts on inquiry learning vs explicit instruction earlier in the summer. Over this period … More
Month: October 2020
What Science Enquiry Skills Should I Teach?
The problem with the word ‘enquiry’ is that it means so many different things. It can mean rich authentic science … More
Three Questions to Ask about Your Science Enquiry Activity
I am an enquiry sceptic. Evidence shows that when inquiry-learning techniques are used in science, the outcomes are generally worse … More
A Short Blog About the Quality of Short Written Responses.
A chemistry GCSE question CO(g) + 2 H2 ⇌ CH3OH(g) The reaction is carried out at a temperature of 250oC … More