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 […]
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 […]
Teaching Physics in The South
Initial teacher training and education (ITTE)
A group for all those working with beginning teachers, including mentors, university tutors, professional development leads. Happy to welcome people working with […]
This group is for all course materials associated with York Summer School 2018 CPD
Resources and workshop slides from the Oxford Summer School taking place from 6-9 August 2018.
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 […]
A group to highlight resources and ideas for teaching Climate Change.
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 […]
Good science podcasts
IOP 2020/2021 Scholars
Teaching physics in the Midlands
A safe place to try out, test, and experiment with TalkPhysics’ functionality (tagging, embedding, notifications etc) – and ask any questions you have.
Coaching Physics is for anyone supporting teachers with their physics teaching, whether your role is informal or formal. You might be the person who everyone comes to in the prep room, talking them through […]
A place for presentations and discussions surrounding the IOP’s Stirling Meeting.The largest meeting of the physics teaching community in the UK.Focusing on:• National 5 and new Higher courses, including i […]
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, […]
Diagnostic Question Factory
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 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.
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.
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 […]
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 […]