York Science is the most recent curriculum development project from the University of York Science Education Group (UYSEG).
The aim of this project is to develop teaching resources that will help teachers to improve the quality of their students’ learning in science.
Based on research evidence and experience, we think that the two principal keys to improving learning are:
To obtain evidence of learning teachers need questions and tasks they can use. The project is developing questions and tasks that will elicit evidence of learning for all of the important learning aims of Key Stage 3 Science.
The resources are being trialled by teachers and their feedback taken into account in future developments.
A new website and blog for the York Science project will be launched in 2015.
The Salters’ Institute supports York Science
Read more about York Science in this article in School Science Review.
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