How to adapt project-based learning for the Covid age
Strict hygiene rules and the need for social distancing can make science practicals tricky but Andy Brittain has modified his approach to teaching Stem subjects, which has enabled him to promote independent working while also bringing students together
The experience of Covid-19 has left many of us feeling that we have less control over our lives – and children are no exception. For many students, the past year has been full of upheaval.
In an attempt to offset this loss of autonomy, schools have been working hard to give students control of their learning where they can. Andy Brittain, a science, technology, engineering and maths (Stem) coordinator and physics teacher, thinks that he has found the perfect solution: project-based learning.
We asked Andy to tell us a bit more about how he uses project-based learning and the ways in ...