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), […]
The first port of call for all concerned with teaching of physics to students 16-19 years old.
A discussion forum for news and comment. Events, jobs, benchmarking woes – they all belong here.
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.
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 […]
A group for those teaching the AQA GCSE Physics specification starting 2011, sharing ideas, problems, resources and all manner of things.
There are 12 Complusory practicalsExam papers will assess knowledge and understanding of these and the skills exemplified within each practical. Practical 10
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 […]
With the new GCSE Specifications and a new approach to assessing practical work – mostly questions on a final exam based on a restricted list of ’required’ practicals – many departments are feeling the need for […]
On average, only about 20% of physics A-level students are female and this number has not changed for the past 25 years, despite girls performing equally well at GCSE. This group is for teachers and other […]
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 […]
Sharing thoughtful approaches to teaching physics with the wider world.
This group is for teachers who use or want to know more about the Faulkes Telescope Project or National Schools’ Observatory (NSO), their projects for schools, and how astronomy can be used to enhance the teaching […]
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2017/18 Supertrips and Masterclasses
This group is public, but you’ll benefit more from joining if you are a teacher in the Forest of Dean, or Gloucestershire. You can contribute to discussions, or start your own, upload and download resources and […]
A group to discuss articles that have appeared in the journal Physics Education.
A place for the mildly perplexed, who need a little help with getting the most from the SPT resource. This discussions will focus on those who are working with the resource to improve their own subject knowledge.
Physics Education Research (PER)
This group is designed to be a place where we can share ideas, collaborate and consider how we can use the work from physics education research.
This group was created in the hope to engage physics technicians in discussions, sharing of ideas, providing support and resources. If you are a physics technician, or if you are a teacher of physics with an […]
Stories about physics
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