education research – Page 7

  • Cartoon - building an 'idea lightbulb'
    News

    Different contexts - different ideas

    2009-01-01T00:00:00Z

    Researchers from Colorado State University investigate how students' chemical ideas are affected when the science is presented in unfamiliar contexts

  • Student using computer
    The Mole

    Online discussion

    2007-09-01T00:00:00Z

    US researchers report on an online discussion system which is designed to integrate and support scientific discussions within the classroom

  • Students in a South African classroom
    News

    Science in South Africa

    2007-05-01T00:00:00Z

    Researchers from South Africa and Australia have teamed up to introduce South African teachers to new teaching methods and to monitor how these affect students' performance

  • A student holding a test tube
    News

    GCSE for the 21st century

    2007-05-01T00:00:00Z

    The first in a series of evaluations of the Twenty first century science GCSE course shows that the course is an improvement on traditional courses

  • Students from Singapore wearing protective eye wear
    News

    Learning from the best

    2006-09-01T00:00:00Z

    Researchers from the National Institute of Education in Singapore have attempted to determine why pupils from Singapore and Japan are so successful in answering science questions.