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The first port of call for all concerned with teaching of physics to students 16-19 years old.
The first port of call for all concerned with teaching of physics to students 14-16 years old.
The first port of call for all concerned with teaching of physics to students 11-14 years old.
RAF100 Schools – STEM
This group is for all early career teachers of physics, whether you are a specialist physics teacher or a non-specialist who expects to teach some physics. It will help you to keep abreast of events and resources […]
A discussion forum for users of isaacphysics.org. Use this forum to share gameboards with other teachers, discuss isaac physics questions and any difficulties you or students may be having, and share experiences […]
A newsletter published by the IOP’s Education Department, with information about events, resources and training, as well as teaching tips and practical ideas focused on the 11-16 age group. The paper copy goes […]
We’ve changed the group to a reading club, to save creating a new group and waste the ideas from the last incarnation. A paper will be posted each week and a time and date to discuss the paper with a few questions […]
This group hosts a series of six personal reflections on the teaching of energy from the IOP’s Head of Education, Charles Tracy. The question of how best to teach energy has been under discussion for more than 50 […]
2017/18 Supertrips and Masterclasses
This group is for teachers using the SPT: Magnetism topic(Em).
Discussions in the group will rely on a familiarity with this resource, offering further support.
For all teachers of physics based in East of England.
Run by IOP Physics Network Coordinators – Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire, Essex, Hertfordshire, Norfolk and Suffolk.
Join this group to find out about all […]
Research by the IOP* indicates that there are cultural barriers to the choices that both girls and boys make at 16. This group aims to provide a space to discuss how to identify, challenge and remediate all […]
PGCE, SKE Student discussions
This group is for early career teachers of physics (both specialist and non-specialist). It provides a forum for discussion and sharing resources and articles tailored to teachers who are in their training year or […]
Teaching physics with an historical slant.
For instance, the Unit 8 – Turning Points in Physics for AQA A A-Level is a good excuse to teach from original sources.
Perhaps here we could post links or files of […]
It is always best to start where children are and build on interest rather than starting by trying arouse interest. TOYS old and new give us this way into the minds and motivations of everyone! This group will aim […]
This is a restricted group, and members are only accepted if they fulfill the following criteria:
1. Must be a 2016 Scholar, SPN mentee or RIS scholar
2. Must be a physics specialist
3. Must be in training […]
Please note this group is limited to those who have a role developing teachers of physics in their professional practice. This could be as as an IOP colleague, for example Teaching and Learning Coaches (TLCs), […]
Stories about physics
A group for specialist and non-specialist teachers of Physics in Stoke-on-Trent.
This group is for everyone involvedin physics education in Cornwall, Devon, Dorset, Somerset, Hampshire, Avon Whether you are a teachers student teacher, PNC, TLC, STEM leaders, adviser, university lecturer or […]
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