IOP South Regional Teacher Day
Join us for a full day of Physics teacher CPD workshops provided by Institute of Physics coaches – whether you’re a physics specialist or not. All teachers of physics, NQTs, technicians and trainees are welcome.
There is no charge to attend – the conference is very generously hosted by Charterhouse School, in Godalming, Surrey and offers the opportunity to take part in a number of different workshops over the day.
Lunch and refreshments provided.
Download the programme and full workshop descriptions here: https://www.talkphysics.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/IOP-Physics-CPD-Day-at-Charterhouse-programme-and-workshop-details.pdf
Programme for the Day
09.15 – 09.55 Registration and welcome, refreshments and exhibitor stands
10.00 – 11.15 Session One – Workshop choices: Electricity and Transmission; GCSE Physics Required Practicals and how these skills are assessed in exams; Using Isaacphysics.org in your GCSE and A level Teaching; Hooked on Springs; Coaching physics teachers; Ultrasound transmitters and receivers make & take; Cloud Chambers make & take.
11.20 – 11.45 Refreshment break and exhibitor stands
11.50 – 12.50 Keynote Presentation: Small Science – Big Future…
Dr Annela Seddon, Senior Lecturer and Director of the Bristol Centre for Functional Nanomaterials, University of Bristol
12.50 – 13.40 Lunch and exhibitor stands
13.45 – 15.00 Session Two – Workshop choices: Shocked and Stunned – static electricity; GCSE Physics Required Practicals and how these skills are assessed in exams KS4; Gender Balance and Classroom Practice; Mystery boxes – Analogues, observations and problem solving; Using smartphones in practical physics lessons; Transverse & Longitudinal Waves; Teaching electricity; new challenges for students from KS3 (or even younger) to A-level.
15.10 – 16.25 Session Three – Workshop choices: Shocked and Stunned –static electricity; Hooked on Springs; Teaching electricity; new challenges for students from KS3 (or younger) to A-level; Mystery boxes – Analogues, observations and problem solving; Understanding and implementing Science capital in your practice; Ultrasound Transmitters and receivers make & take; Gender Balance and Classroom Practice.
16.25 – 16.30 Evaluation forms, IOP Goody bags and depart
- Explore novel resources for teaching and supporting physics in the classroom
- Experience curriculum-focused activities that raise motivation and attainment
- Expand your understanding of some of the latest progress in physics
- Exchange ideas and best practice with colleagues
Book your place and workshop choices here https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/annual-iop-physics-teacher-cpd-day-at-charterhouse-school-tickets-61781903336
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