Science in Secondary

List of useful and evidence-based references for improving teaching and learning of Science in Primary and Secondary Education. I will update this blog post when I found new valuable references. Education Endowment Foundation (EEF) Improving Secondary Science (EEF, 2018): “This guidance is for secondary science teachers, heads of science departments, and senior leaders. The recommendations …

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Apoya la campaña / Support the campaign #ScientixWorks 2015

 We want your support! From 3 to 21 November 2015 we want to collect testimonials of support from people who think there is a need for a community of science educators in Europe to share best practices and knowledge. The Scientix project has, through its activities, gotten thousands of teachers, students, researchers and policy makers …

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Storify of the 1st Scientix National Conference in Spain

This storify collects tweets (and retweets) from Scientix Ambassadors related to 1st Scientix National Conference in Spain held in Museo Nacional de Ciencia y Tecnología of Alcobendas (Madrid) from 24th to 25th of October 2015.   [View the story “1st Scientix National Conference in Spain” on Storify] The conference hashtag #ScientixSpain was crowded by hundreds …

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Don’t forget the e of ePortfolios

For some years now, the Colegio Apóstol Santiago of Vigo (Spain) has had a Mahara ePortfolio available to students and teachers of the secondary school. Our Mahara is linked to Moodle for single sign-on. I started to use Mahara to introduce my students (and myself) to the concept of ePortfolios. The goal was to create …

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Scientix Workshop: How to embed remote and virtual labs from Go-Lab

On Saturday, 30th of May I conducted a Scientix workshop in Santiago of Compostela. That day the Centro Autonómico de Formación e Innovación (CAFI) organised a one-day event for teachers to share good practices in teaching STEM. The program of the day was available here (PDF). My Scientix workshop was one of the six simultaneous …

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Post en el blog de Scientix FECYT

El lunes, 9 de Febrero publiqué mi primer post en el blog de Scientix en la FECYT (Fundación Española para la Ciencia y la Tecnología). La FECYT es el Punto de Contacto Nacional de Scientix en España. Los embajadores españoles de Scientix colaboramos con la FECYT en la divulgación del conocimiento relacionado con el área …

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Scientix Winter Workshop in La Valleta (Malta) 2015

The second Winter Workshop of Scientix cycle 2 was held in Malta from Friday 30 of January to Sunday, 1st of February. 51 participants, most of them Scientix Ambassadors, attended to this event. The venue was located at the National Curriculum Center of Malta. I arrived to the Network dinner late (about 21 h) because …

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