A discussion forum for news and comment. Events, jobs, benchmarking woes – they all belong here.
Sharing thoughtful approaches to teaching physics with the wider world.
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.
Ok, it’s a little bit embarassing, I know, but we have some pieces of kit at the back of very large very dusty cupboards that none of us can identify. Perhaps you can help. Or perhaps you have some equipment and […]
Sharing news, events, links and recordings for Online CLPL hosted by the IOP Scotland Physics Coach Team
Available in print and digital format, Physics World is an award-winning magazine published by the Institute of Physics. It contains features from the world’s leading physicists and science writers, […]
As the number of apps increases and the devices that run them become more common it seems sensible to see where the use of apps can enhance the teaching of physics.
Many teachers are now asking PNCs for […]
A group to share ideas about using the Virtual Physical Laboratory software from John Nunn at NPL and provided free of charge by license through the Teachers Network of the IOP.
This group has been formed to allow better sharing of resources between physics teachers in Scotland. The resources are mapped directly to the Scottish curricula.
A safe place to try out, test, and experiment with TalkPhysics’ functionality (tagging, embedding, notifications etc) – and ask any questions you have.
A group for everyone teaching physics in the NW – Liverpool, Cheshire, Lancashire, Manchester, Cumbria and the surrounding areas. The group will, amongst other things, reflect the activities of the IOP Education […]
Discussions based around Richard Brock’s Stories from physics
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 […]
February Festival of Physics 2021
I am currently doing some work in the development of AfL strategies for our A level physics students. So far I have been trialling target setting grids, target banks, assessment monitoring cards, peer assessment […]
Here you can point others towards web based video clips that you have used for teaching.Folk will find it more helpful if you can find the time to say how and why you used them.Tag the entry to help people find it again.
A place to collect songs with reference or relevance to physics. I suggest a new topic for each new song. Some can be embedded (from YouTube). Others might just be links. It’d also be good to hear how people use […]
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 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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
This group is a place to discuss the possible changes to the way that we represent energy to students.