Seneca Virtual Conference: Sciences
Flavia Belham
Chief Scientist @ Seneca Learning
July 03, 2020

Seneca Virtual Conference: Sciences

On the 11th of July, 2020, Seneca (@senecalearn) is hosting our first virtual conference, focused on Sciences!

Use #senecacpd to Tweet about this event!

The schedule for the day is:

9:00 Dr Niki Kaiser (@chemDrK): Three Ms: Misconceptions, Metacognition and Motivation

9:40 Short talks by
Nimish Lad (@nlad84): Using models to aid scientific explanations
Charlie Richards (@mxcharlier): Narrative structures to aid memory
Brett Kingsbury (@brett_kingsbury): Engelmann & faultless communication in Science

10:05 Amanda Fleck (@AJTF71): Reading in science - providing opportunities and breaking down barriers

10:40 Short talks by
Louise Lewis (@MissLLewis): Self-regulation & independent learners in science
David Gash (@DJGteaching): Sequencing to support schema building
Keiran O'Callaghan (@mrkocallaghan): How booklets revolutionised our Science Curriculum

11:05 Short talks by
Jed Marshall (@MarshallPhysics): Scale of the Solar System: How to wipe Uranus
Fabio di Salvo (@Fabphysics): Questions to ask yourself before doing a practical

11:15 Pritesh Raichura (@Mr_Raichura): Planning & delivering an explanation through explicit instruction

Important information for Sciences teachers:

Seneca offers free teacher platform and Maths content, from KS2 to A levels. Our content is exam-board specific covering Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Combined Sciences!

To check out our Distance Learning resources for Sciences teachers and students, click here.

You can also join our Facebook groups for Biology, Chemistry and Physics teachers, and for CPD opportunities.

In addition to virtual conferences and TeachMeets, we also have a series of free cpd courses on our website, including one written by keynote speaker Amanda Fleck!

The conference is being recorded and will be uploaded to YouTube later. The slides will go to a public google folder.

Don't forget to tag us (@senecalearn) and our speakers on Twitter, during and after the conference, using #senecacpd

Flavia (@FlaviaBelhamPhD)

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