David G. Lloyd

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David Lloyd
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Use of future scenarios as a pedagogical approach for science teacher education

Describes the use of futures themes, concepts and techniques in undergraduate middle school teacher education courses.
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Researching the effectiveness of a science professional learning programme using a proposed curriculum framework for schools: a case study

This paper reports on an action research-based professional learning programme (PLP) in which early career teachers volunteered to identify and then research an aspect of their science teaching practice. The PLP was facilitated by academics from the School of Education and the Barbara Hardy Institute...
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‘Operation Magpie’: Inspiring teachers' professional learning through environmental science

Operation Magpie was a citizen science project that involved the community in collecting data about magpies. This article describes one aspect of the project from an education perspective. The study began with a collaboration of teacher educators, environmental scientists and a local radio station. After...
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"It felt like real science" How Operation Magpie enriched my classroom

This paper describes what happened in four teachers’ classrooms as a result of participating in Operation Magpie, a Citizen Science project. The range of strategies used to engage their students in observing magpies in the schoolyard and in nearby parks is the focus of the...