bright ideas in primary science
Increase the level of challenge through dedicated discussion slots which encourage higher order thinking.
This unit will outline a specific strategy for the development of a discussion slot in primary science lessons: the Bright Ideas Time, and provide specific examples of prompts for discussion.
Teachers who have used this strategy have found that it has:
- Improved the level of conceptual challenge for pupils in primary science
- Promoted higher order thinking in science
- Increased pupil enthusiasm for science and engagement with the scientific process
- Raised achievement in science