How to start a STEM Club

How to start a STEM Club

At Phosphor we talk a lot about the importance and value of running STEM clubs in school – but how do you go about setting one up? As the end of the academic year approaches, and with an eye on the new year ahead, here is a (very quick) guide for what to do if...
Resource Round Up

Resource Round Up

We no one thing educators don’t have in abundance is time – so here is a great list of (FREE) resources of  activities and ideas for teaching STEM subjects in the next academic year. All of these offer brilliant resources for Primary and Secondary school...
Experiential Learning!

Experiential Learning!

At Phosphor we are huge advocates of experiential learning – especially with STEM subjects which can seem very abstract when presented solely on a page in a textbook. Not only is it an essential way to engage learners, it is a great way of building more nuanced...
Let’s Get Critical

Let’s Get Critical

It is important to teach critical thinking skills in all subjects – but these skills may come a bit more easily to science teachers. Critical thinking skills are closely linked to the analysis and evaluation of data – something that science teachers will...
Money Matters

Money Matters

Teaching financial literacy is increasingly becoming important in the classroom. In these uncertain economic times it’s important to provide children with the tools and skills they need to make the most of their money in the future. While some classes are more obvious...
Dancing Decimals

Dancing Decimals

STEM subjects are dynamic and ever changing with constant new discoveries, inventions and theories – and it’s exciting to see this dynamism reflected in how we teach STEM subjects! Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 2012, which sees young girls being...