Themed Blog Collections

The Coulomb Train Model

The Coulomb Train Model (CTM) is a conceptual model that can help students understand electric circuits.

FIFA Calculation System

FIFA in this context is nothing to do with football! It is a mnemonic which helps GCSE students gain more marks on calculation questions (especially with AQA mark schemes) and avoids the use of formula triangles.

Energy (including Energy “Newspeak”)


Some of these may be a little dated, but hopefully still capable of raising a smile or a giggle…

Why, Mr, Gradgrind, thou art updated!


Forces and Newton’s Laws of Motion

Dual Coding and other physics teaching hacks

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p-prims and the knowledge-in-pieces model

Magnetism and Electromagnetism