The online community has generously provided an enormous amount of resources for teachers to use. Below is a curated list of resources that are in line with principles of cognitive science. In general, you will see features like:
- Extensive practice
- Worked examples
- Guided practice
- Model answers
- Detailed explanations
- Goal free activities
If you have a resource that you would like added to this site, please do get in touch at firstname.lastname@example.org. In order to maintain quality, we are quite rigorous in our curation and selection process, but please see this as an opportunity: we will give you feedback and try to work with you in optimising and improving resources. It is our goal to increase the amount of high quality free content available to teachers, so resource will be rejected without clear guidance on how it could be improved to the point at which we could share it.
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Adam’s KS3 Science mastery booklets are available here
Tom’s excellent forces SLOP is here.
Tom’s SPACE separate science SLOP is here
Adam Higgins’ side by side examples are here
Adam’s SLOP booklets are here.
Boxer’s shorts is a youtube channel with Adam’s explanations for GCSE
Joseph Allen’s faded example worksheets for moles and ionic bond formation here
Davids integrate instructions for practical here
Ryan and Rachel’s blog and booklets are here.
A new shared drive of KS5 resources has been set up by multiple CogSciSci members here
Adam’s Knowledge organisers for A level are here
Maths in science
Dr Edmunds‘ blog contains examples of ‘ramped’ SLOP and how to teach rearranging equations
Retrieval roulettes for most subjects here
Rachel’s self quizzing sheets for biology can be found here
Student reading list
Though not strictly a classroom resource, Jilian’s reading list of recommended books and science Twitter accounts can be downloaded here: