LifelabOne of our flagship projects is Lifelab.
Try out some of HTML5 geometry proof pages made for the British Academy enGasia project.
Recently, our colleague Dr Neta Shaby presented to the Education School on her work on family science learning and engagement. Among other things, Neta highlighted work with Dr. Dana Vedder-Weiss (Ben Gurion University), from her recent ESERA 2021 presentation: Accumulating evidence suggests that much of what people come to know about the world, including the […]
Maths colleagues, including MSHE member Ros Hyde presented their work at the last BSRLM day conference. Hyde, Rosalyn; Archer, Rosa; Bamber, Sally [PRESENTATION] Understandings and perceptions of mastery approaches to mathematics: The case of beginning secondary teachers This study reports on the perceptions and understanding of beginning teachers regarding mastery approaches to secondary mathematics teaching […]
Dr Andri Christodoulou and Prof Marcus Grace have a new open access article published in International Journal of Science Education. The article focuses on the use of cartography of controversy as an approach to supporting and enabling secondary school students to engage in socioscientific reasoning, and is a collaboration with colleagues from UCL Institute […]
Ros Hyde and Lucy Hoyes‘ PGCE mathematics trainees recently joined a Roundtable event ‘How to enhance student teachers evidence-based decision competencies’, co-chaired by Christian Bokhove as part of the Erasmus+ RiTE project. Delegates were presented with a series of thought-provoking statements and had the opportunity to discuss how these related to using evidence with trainees […]
Southampton Education School and our Research Centre have hosted successfully the 2nd Training School of the European Network for Environmental Citizenship (ENEC) COST Action (CA16229). The 2-day virtual event was organised and coordinated by MSHE research centre member Dr Andri Christodoulou, who is the coordinator of the Early Career Investigators’ Events Committee and Short Term […]
From 11-17th July the ICME14 congress took place in Shanghai. Because of the pandemic contributions from our centre were online. In the summer we will post some of the papers and sessions our colleagues participated in. Dr Christian Bokhove gave a workshop on analysing International Large-scale Assessment data. All the materials are here: Schedule and […]
Marcus Grace and Janice Griffiths have co-edited the latest issue of School Science Review https://www.ase.org.uk/resources/school-science-review/issue-381 . The theme is Science Education and Nature and it includes articles ranging from defining nature literacy, helping pupils to become citizen scientists, the use of biomimicry, forest bathing in Japan, and extracting tardigrades from mosses – there’s something for everyone! MSHE colleagues have also […]
George, L., & Voutsina, C. (2021). Variations in partitive quotient strategy use by children who have been taught the part-whole fraction sub-construct. Canadian Journal of Science, Mathematics and Technology Education, 1-24. This article is free to access via this link: https://doi.org/10.1007/s42330-021-00147-5 This paper presents findings from a study that examined the strategies that children, who had only been […]
Ryan Campbell and MSHE member Dr Christian Bokhove wrote an article for Impact, the journal of the Chartered College of Teaching on rubrics. Rubrics are popular in assessment but can be used well and badly. The article points towards boundary conditions for good use of rubrics and tries to dispel some myths. Link: https://impact.chartered.college/article/revitalising-rubrics/
Colleagues from our centre, together with many other colleagues, have published their findings from a health literacy Randomized Controlled Trial in PlosOne. The abstract: Adolescence offers a window of opportunity during which improvements in health behaviours could benefit long-term health, and enable preparation for parenthood—albeit a long way off, passing on good health prospects to […]