Course provided by Future Learn

Study type: Online

Starts: Anytime

Price: Free

Overview

Learn how to maximise learning through practical science in the classroom

On this course, you’ll learn strategies for managing the practical classroom in science.

From managing behaviour and fostering positive attitudes to implementing departmental processes and working with colleagues, you’ll explore all aspects of practical activities in the school or college laboratory.

You’ll consider classroom layouts as well as the use of practical work to maximise learning.

You’ll also discover how to create the right climate for collaborative learning and how to simplify more complex practical work using micro-scale setups or integrated instructions.

When would you like to start?

Start straight away and learn at your own pace. If the course hasn’t started yet you’ll see the future date listed below.

  • Available now

Who is the course for?

This online professional development course is designed for teachers of science subjects to students aged 11-19 years.

This may include newly qualified, recently qualified and experienced teachers of science who don’t have a science background.

Teaching assistants and technicians may also find this course useful to consider the wider context in which practical science is taught.

Who developed the course?

National STEM Learning Centre

The National STEM Learning Centre provides world-class professional development activities and resources to support the teaching of STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) subjects.