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January 29, 2022Family composition and mathematics
Dr Christian Bokhove has published a new article “Country and school family composition’s effects on mathematics achievement” with Professor Gillian Hampden-Thompson from from the University of Sussex: Family structures are associated with achievement outcomes, but the percentage of children residing in different family structures has changed over time. In this paper, we revisit data from […]Posted By : MSHE
January 8, 2022Teenagers and covid-19 question
In a new article “‘I already know about it, I’ve been watching the Daily News and updates’: Teenagers’ questions about the scientific and social aspects of COVID-19” Dr Jenny Byrne, Mrs Alison Marston and Professor Marcus Grace explored what questions teenagers want answered about Covid-19. Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, there has been […]Posted By : MSHE
December 6, 2021New public engagement project funded
Members from our research centre have been succesful securing funding by the University’s Public & Community Engagement (PCE) Development Fund through the Public Engagement with Research Unit in order to develop a new approach for engaging young children with nature and the environment. The project, Wild Citizens! – enabling children to become active environmental citizens, […]Posted By : MSHE
November 30, 2021Family science engagement
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 […]Posted By : MSHE
November 18, 2021Maths colleagues present on mastery
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 […]Posted By : MSHE
November 4, 2021New open access article on SSI-based education
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 […]Posted By : MSHE
October 14, 2021Roundtable evidence-informed teaching
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 […]Posted By : MSHE