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How I Teach Series: Eyepiece Graticules. Teach them big, apply them small

Mathematical Biology is always an area that students find difficult. I shared my methods for Statistics here and since then I have been looking more at how I teach other mathematical concepts – this has led me to reflect and share how I teach the notoriously difficult concept of microscope graticules. On paper, students knowContinue reading “How I Teach Series: Eyepiece Graticules. Teach them big, apply them small”

Evolution, the right place to start?

Inspired by the debate here: https://twitter.com/cmooreanderson/status/1352914326944964608?s=21 I wanted to go into why I championed the moving evolution from the final topic we teach to the first topic. Background: We run the OCR B 21st Century Science specification at my school and the topics are outlined below: • B1 – Genetics • B2 – Disease •Continue reading “Evolution, the right place to start?”


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