Emily Rose Seeber
Emily is a chemistry teacher based in Norfolk. She is a feature writer for Tes and keeps a blog. She is interested in a wide range of areas, but is currently carrying out three pieces of action research: ditching sets for mixed attainment grouping; the use of collaborative problem solving to engage girls in chemistry and physics; and the impact of departmental planning on the development of professional learning communities.
Emily is passionate about philosophy, and is in the process of making a massive open online course (MOOC) on the history and philosophy of science. She is currently studying for a master's in teacher education at the University of Oxford.
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