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On yer bike, limestone cycle!
"At the start of term I asked my new students to say one thing they loved and one thing they hated about chemistry. One replied: ‘I couldn't find much to like about the limestone cycle.’...." continue reading here.
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The legacy of my science MEd has been a seemingly misguided persistence with meta-learning. The research study was supposed to be about metacognition – the big idea encapsulated in the epithet “thinking about thinking” – but it strayed into mere cognitive territory.... (read more)
Chemistry lessons are to be scrapped following the discovery that everything is due to something you’ll learn about later. The subject had been hanging by the thread of a single, credible explanation for a chemical phenomenon.... (read more)