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Teaching for Home Learning: Secondary Science
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Overcome the challenges of teaching science remotely to your secondary students
Due to COVID-19, secondary school students around the world are learning remotely and online. Many teachers are having to adjust their teaching.
This introductory course will help you to develop new online and offline teaching strategies for supporting learning at home and at a distance.
You’ll consider the issues of student engagement, time management, assessment and feedback, and the role of parents, as well as how to keep up with practical science activities.
You’ll draw upon the resources you already have, use a variety of asynchronous teaching and learning tools, and collaborate with colleagues in designing teaching sequences.
Learning on this course
You can take this self-guided course and learn at your own pace. On every step of the course you can meet other learners, share your ideas and join in with active discussions in the comments.
What will you achieve?
By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to...
- Design an approach to teaching secondary science, with offline and online activities to support students learning from home
- Evaluate a range of teaching strategies and tools, appropriate to your teaching context and teaching remotely
- Develop assessment and feedback opportunities to support home learning
- Reflect on the role of parents in supporting home learning
Who is the course for?
This is a professional development course designed for teachers of science to students aged 11-19 years who are providing support for students to learn at home.
Heads of science departments may also find this course useful for devising their approach to home teaching.
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