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In this recorded professional learning session, Andrea Soanes and Lyn Rogers explore how teachers can confidently plan opportunities to build on their students’ data-collection skills.

The focus is on how to engage students in science and to build their understandings of the nature of science whilst developing their science capabilities. This session will be valuable for both primary and secondary school teachers.

Watching the recorded webinar creates an opportunity to engage with some simple ideas and activities from the Science Learning Hub, and it discusses how these ideas can be used to enhance students’ data-collection skills.

The PowerPoint and recorded webinar provide ideas and information that will support teachers of any year level to:

  • enhance students’ understanding about data
  • identify and utilise students’ prior knowledge
  • build on students’ understandings of the nature of science
  • help develop students’ science capabilities
  • explore relevant activities on the Science Learning Hub.

Watch the video (above) of this professional development session (you may want to download it) and also see below the index and the PowerPoint presentation.

Thank you for another great webinar – you clarify a lot and get right to the best bits in a short time!

Teacher

Index

Topic

PowerPoint slide number(s)

Video timecode

Introducing the Science Learning Hub (SLH) and presenters

1

00:03

Webinar purpose

2

00:36

Connecting data collection to the investigative process

4–5

02:34

What is data?

6–8

03:16

Data vs evidence

9–15

03:34

Qualitative vs quantitative data

12–13

07:35

Exploring data-collecting tools and activities

14–15

10:50

Enhancing teaching and learning

16

19:25

Sharing ideas for data collection

17–18

20:50

Social media links, thanks and comments

19

22:41

PowerPoint

You might also be interested in the related webinar Making sense of data.

 

    Published 9 March 2017