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Children as Engineers (2024)
Book
Lewis, F., & Edmonds, J. (2024). Children as Engineers. (1). London: Routledge

Meeting the diverse aspects of the science, and design and technology curricula can be challenging for many teachers. Children as Engineers addresses this problem, offering both new and experienced teachers an accessible resource to apply within the... Read More about Children as Engineers.

Reading for Science: The use of scientific literary materials in primary schools (2024)
Presentation / Conference
Lewis, F., Edmonds, J., Carter, J., Alston, A., & Sargeant, S. (2024, March). Reading for Science: The use of scientific literary materials in primary schools. Paper presented at NARST 2024 Science Education for the rest of us, Denver, USA

Scientific literary materials (SLMs) present science content in genres such as narratives and poems as well as traditional non-fiction genres. SLMs have the potential to engage children and teachers who are non-science enthusiasts or specialists wit... Read More about Reading for Science: The use of scientific literary materials in primary schools.

The adoption of a pre-teach approach for HE ITE  (2023)
Presentation / Conference
Lewis, F., Witt, M., & Wilkinson, A. (2023, May). The adoption of a pre-teach approach for HE ITE . Presented at TEAN Conference 2023, Manchester

This work focusses on pre-service teacher learning of curriculum subject knowledge content. The National Centre for Excellence in the Teaching of Mathematics (NCETM) has trialled a pre-teaching approach to address mathematical subject knowledge an... Read More about The adoption of a pre-teach approach for HE ITE .

Primary pathways: elementary pupils’ aspiration to be engineers and STEM subject interest (2022)
Journal Article
Edmonds, J., Lewis, F., & Fogg Rogers, L. (2022). Primary pathways: elementary pupils’ aspiration to be engineers and STEM subject interest. International Journal of Science Education, Part B: Communication and Public Engagement, 12(3), 221-234. https://doi.org/10.1080/21548455.2022.2067906

Across Europe, there is concern about the number and diversity of pupils taking study routes leading to Engineering. There is growing evidence that these career choices begin to form at elementary school age (Moote et al., 2020). Science, maths and d... Read More about Primary pathways: elementary pupils’ aspiration to be engineers and STEM subject interest.

Mastery and Depth in Primary Mathematics Enriching Children's Mathematical Thinking (2022)
Book
Lewis, F., Wilkinson, A., & Witt, M. (2022). Mastery and Depth in Primary Mathematics Enriching Children's Mathematical Thinking. London: Routledge

The UK National Curriculum is clear about the importance of reasoning and problem-solving in mathematics. Mastery and Depth in Primary Mathematics aims to support trainee and established teachers to embed mathematical thinking into their lessons. The... Read More about Mastery and Depth in Primary Mathematics Enriching Children's Mathematical Thinking.