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Reflecting on your learning

You’ve reached the final step of the first week of this course. This week you have:

  • Developed your subject knowledge about materials and their properties.
  • Explored how everyday terminology can cause misconceptions, and planned some strategies to address this.
  • Reflected on strategies to elicit misconceptions.
  • Planned activities to address some common misconceptions.


Take a moment now to complete your weekly reflection grid.

In the comments below, share:

  • Your key learning point for this week.
  • What you wish to find out more about next week.

Your weekly reflection grids act as a record of your professional development. Keep them safe.

In week two, we will look at states of matter, and using annotated diagrams and concept cartoons to elicit misconceptions.

If you have questions from the course, you can submit them to step 3.12 and Sarah and Karen will answer them in the question and answer session.

Remember, you can get recognition for your CPD when you complete this course. Mark each step as complete as your progress through. Further details on step 3.13.

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Teaching Primary Science: Chemistry

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