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June 24, 2022
New Open Access paper published by Charis Voutsina and primary mathematics education colleagues from five UK Universities

Alderton, J., Ineson, G., Donaldson, G., Rowland, T., Voutsina, C. & Wilson, K. (2022). “You see things that you wouldn’t have seen otherwise”: enabling elementary preservice teachers to share different ways of seeing mathematics. Mathematics Education Research Journal. https://doi.org/10.1007/s13394-022-00423-z Preservice teachers on 1-year postgraduate programmes engaged in shared mathematics enquiry, with a focus on visual growing patterns. […]

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June 10, 2022
Southampton Primary Schools Environmental Education Network meeting, 7th June 2022

Prof Marcus Grace and Dr Andri Christodoulou hosted the first Environmental Education Network meeting for Southampton Primary Schools at Southampton Education School, University of Southampton on 7th June 2022. This network meeting is part of the ‘Consolidating the Wild Citizens project’ funded by the Faculty of Social Sciences under the ‘Interdisciplinary Research Pump Priming Fund’ […]

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April 20, 2022
Testing programme in schools, GP surgeries and a university

As part of a larger team, MSHE colleague Dr Woods-Townsend, published a new article “How do we engage people in testing for COVID-19? A rapid qualitative evaluation of a testing programme in schools, GP surgeries and a university” on COVID-19 testing. Background The UK Scientific Advisory Group for Emergencies (SAGE) emphasises the need for high […]

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April 10, 2022
Family visits to a science museum

MSHE member Dr Neta Shaby and colleagues recently published their article “Parental Instructional Strategies During Family Visit to An Agricultural Exhibition at A Science Museum” on family visits to a science museum. The aim of this qualitative study was to examine how parents use exhibits’ features during a family visit to a science museum. We […]

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March 30, 2022
The interaction between history and STEAM education

In their new paper “The interaction of history and STEM learning goals in teacher-developed curriculum materials: opportunities and challenges for STEAM education”, MSHE colleague Dr Wonyong Park and Mr Hohee Cho highlight the role history can play in STEAM education. Although the integration of subjects in the curriculum has been advocated in recent years, there […]

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March 23, 2022
Inspecting the inspectorate

Our research centre does not just have an enormous amount of subject expertise when it comes to science and mathematics, it also has plenty of novel methodological expertise. This new project by PI Dr Christian Bokhove, funded by the Nuffield Foundation, is an example of this. From 1 April 2022, the project “Inspecting the inspectorate: […]

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March 16, 2022
Visit Her Excellency Dame Susan Dogan

On Monday 14 March 2022, our centre member Dr Wonyong Park had the privilege of discussing his work on disasters & science education with Her Excellency Dame Susan Dogan, the Governor-General of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines. In 2021, the La Soufrière volcano in St Vincent erupted the first time since 1979, causing 16,000 residents […]

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