Showdown in Lab 16

As Debbie sat down she flung her long hair over her shoulder and I could see the determined set of her jaw and her apprehensive frown.  I hadn’t met Debbie yet.  I was doing some long term supply teaching, and was given this class as the relationship had broken down with their teacher.  Specifically, it … More Showdown in Lab 16

Beyond Our Own Egos to Child-Centred Behaviour Management

I have just returned from a refreshing few days at the Association for Science Education’s Annual Meeting at the University of Birmingham.  There was a wealth of fun, exciting, creative, and innovative ideas, practicals, and demonstrations there…..more than enough to inspire a generation of Nobel Prize winners. But the paradox is that it seems that … More Beyond Our Own Egos to Child-Centred Behaviour Management