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Key features of a Science lesson

Together with some of my fellow students we came up with the following ideas for key features of a good science lesson.

It needs to have active learning
-Needs to have problem solving and analytical thinking
-investigation and enquiry
-risk assessment
-familiar contexts, relevant to young peoples’ experiences
-appropriate use of technology, real materials and living things
-collaborative working and independent thinking
-relevant to wider society
– understanding and explaining through discussion, asking questions
-relevant to ability
-using evidence to draw conclusions
– be able to hypothesise with the info given
-be able to make connections to everyday life
– assessment through different approaches
– challenging and engaging
-present findings to peers to develop confidence in scientific communication
– use of ict for supportive learning

Welcome to your WordPress eportfolio

Welcome to your ePortfolio. This is where you will document and share your professional thoughts and experiences over the course of your study at the University of Dundee and beyond that when you begin teaching. You have the control over what you want to make public and what you would rather keep on a password protected page.

The ePortfolio in the form of this WordPress blog allows you to pull in material from other digital sources:

You can pull in a YouTube video:

You can pull in a Soundcloud audio track:

You can upload an image or pull one in from Flickr or any other image sharing site.

Teacher, Lorraine Lapthorne conducts her class in the Grade Two room at the Drouin State School, Drouin, Victoria

You can just about pull in anything that you think will add substance and depth to your writing.