“Disciplinary knowledge” became a bit of a buzz-phrase in education in 2021, and this has caused some anxiety for teachers and leaders across the country. This course explores what the term means within science, and (more importantly) how to teach it.
‘Disciplinary knowledge’ in science is not just another way to talk about experiments, or science skills. The relatively new term encompasses what we previously called ‘working scientifically’, which includes four other kinds of scientific enquiry, but it also asks a wider question: What does it mean to work like a scientist?
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This course is suitable for primary schools.
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