Implementing a Key Stage 3 Science curriculum underpinned with cognitive science principles

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Why attend?

Springboard Science is our brand-new suite of resources that draw on cognitive science and research-informed teaching, created by expert teachers and authors.

Take the opportuntity to join Adam Boxer, the series editor of Springboard Science, Lead Practitioner, and Education Director at Carousel Learning, on this one-day workshop. He will be your guide on an exploration of evidence-based strategies tailored to bolster KS3 science education, all while embracing the Springboard Science approach.

  • Discover how to revolutionise your teaching and learning methods by anchoring your KS3 curriculum in evidence-based pedagogy
  • Explore how Springboard Science empowers you with the tools and resources needed to seamlessly integrate this approach into your teaching
  • Deliver a more motivating experience for learners, using methods and strategies that can be used in the classroom to improve pedagogy and curriculum design
  • Increase the mastery of science and enable students to progress through the KS3 curriculum with confidence and fluency, leading to better outcomes

Join us as we embark on this educational journey, propelling your science curriculum to new heights with Springboard Science. Don't miss out on this opportunity to unlock the full potential of your KS3 science classroom!

Booking reference: 1991170624

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Registration and refreshments


Questioning in the science classroom

  • How to create a culture of listening and engagement, where students are naturally curious, confident to participate in discussions and pay attention
  • Learn and cement new strategies for improving the quality of assessment within the classroom


Morning break


Mastering modelling

  • Understand the importance of a good explanation in an instructional sequence and how it can improve results
  • Learn techniques such as Blank Canvassing and Directions of Travel to improve explanations throughout all topics




Instruction in the science classroom

  • Gain insight into a holistic approach to evidence based science teaching and how it can work for specialists and non-specialists alike
  • Build strong understanding with I/we/you – looking at how explanations, questioning and independent practice work together to improve student knowledge


Afternoon break


Retrieval practice

  • Understand the theory behind retrieval practice and why it is so important
  • Explore ways to embed retrieval throughout your teaching to build student knowledge and understanding over time


Review and reflect


Workshop ends


Adam Boxer - Presenter
Adam Boxer - Presenter
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London - Venue TBC
Within Zone 1
Venue will be confirmed at least 2 weeks before the event takes place.