Concentrate on Distracted Driving: A Challenge to MIT Students from U.S. Transportation Secretary Ra
From the MIT News Office:
Research has shown that talking on a phone while driving, even with a hands-free cell phone, causes as much of an impairment to driving ability as being drunk. And yet, says U.S. Secretary of Transportation
Ray LaHood, while the nation has successfully cracked down on drunk driving, when it com
Genomics and Its Impact on Science and Society: The Human Genome Project and Beyond (2008)
This site gives a detailed overview of the science of genetics, including the Human Genome Project. An introduction helps visitors understand genomes, DNA, genes, chromosomes, and more. Other resources include online audio and video files about genetics and the Human Genome Project, images of genomes, current research news, a glossary, frequently asked questions, and a student page.
Japan Review is a scholarly full-text refereed ejournal published in English by the International Research Center for Japanese Studies in Kyoto, Japan. The journal covers Japanese culture and civilization and is published annually. At June 2009 there are 19 issues online (1990-2008), freely offering articles as PDF files. Example article include: 'Miyazaki Hayao's epic comic series Nausicaa in the Valley of the Wind: an attempt at interpretation'; 'Beriberi, military medicine, and medical auth
(R&DA 29) Developing Understanding and Knowledge of the use of Effective and Innovative Electronic Â
This project found that e-communications were not well developed in initial teacher training and recommends that partnerships should devise an implementation strategy including a protocol for e-mail use. Supported by a TDA Research and Development Award.
How to Start a Coin Collection
This clips gives tips and information for starting a coin collection. An antique store owner explains how to choose the type of coins desired,
how to do research on coins and complete a series of coins before moving on to the next series. He shows two sets of coins as an example of a coin collection.
What the research says about using ICT in geography
This report summarises research into the potential benefits of using ICT to enhance the learning and teaching of geography.
Science Spanish I am undertaking a research project on CLIL (Content & Language Integrated Learning ) in primary schools looking at teaching Science through Spanish. Can you suggest any useful research in this area? Many thanks
Modern languages Transition
Modern languages Transition I am looking for research into transition for modern foreign languages from KS2 to KS3. Research on how other countries manage this issue would also be helpful. What have you find useful in your searching so far? I have looked at DfES reports. Have you found anything relevant in the TTRB? Connecting Key Stage 2 and Key 3 Foreign Language Provision: Developing Understanding for Initial Teacher Education â€“ Case Studies of Current Practice.
Special needs Inclusion
My special study is focusing on the differences (if any) in the perspectives of teachers and teaching assistants regarding the inclusion of children with SEN across key stage 1 and 2. I am looking for any research that has already been carried out on this topic, or any further research regarding SEN inclusion. I have already found some publications through the dfes such as Removing Barriers to Achievement and Every Child Matters. Thank you.
How to Identify a Gold Coin
An antique store owner talks about identifying real gold coins.Â He explains how to buy from a reputable dealer that has a certified appraiser.Â He gives tips such as to avoid buying coins them from estate sales and shows resources to research coins before buying.
Information technology education
Information technology education I am looking for research articles to help answer this question. 'ICT capability is best developed through structured activities which explicitly and progressively develop ICT skills, knowledge and understanding in the context of meaningful related contexts.' Please can you help?
Home-School Knowledge Exchange and Transformation in Primary Education (2001 - 2004)
This is a website resource which is intended to provide access to a project based at the University of Bristol. The project is part of the ESRCâ€™s TLRP (Teaching and Learning Research Programme). The project sought to enhance childrenâ€™s learning in literacy and numeracy and to facilitate transfer between primary and secondary school through improving knowledge exchange between the home and school.
The motivational effect of ICT on pupils
The motivational effect of ICT on pupils reports upon the recent research relating to motivational effects upon learning, and the related teaching strategies. A sample of 17 schools and PRUs from across England were surveyed. The review, commissioned by the DfES, includes diverse aspects of ICT including pupilsâ€™ engagement, independence and behaviour. It covers issues relating to gender, out-of-school activities and teacher expectations. It provides a wealth of information to support trainee t
Research into subject specific mentoring on the PGCE science course at the Institute of Education, U
This project examined how mentors contribute to the development of beginning teachersâ€™ subject specific knowledge. The focus was on â€˜explainingâ€™ in science teaching. The researchers found that written feedback on its own was of limited use but it was in discussion that the more helpful advice arose. Mentorsâ€™ descriptive and evaluative statements did not, by themselves, help whereas focused suggestions with justifications were more helpful to beginning teachers. The researchers also
Ready to Learn? The Experiment (Teachers TV)
Ready to Learn? The Experiment is a major piece of education research designed to investigate the impact of factors such as diet, sleep, and exercise on children's readiness to learn. More than 78,000 children at 682 schools took part in March 2008 in what was the largest ever experiment of its kind.
Self-efficacy in the primary classroom: An investigation into the relationship with performance
This paper explores the relationship between primary pupilsâ€™ self efficacy and their performance in science. Using basic techniques adapted from research in the USA, it reports a small scale quantitative study of fifty-two pupils in two parallel classes in an English primary school.
TDA Standards case study: Subject knowledge and application
A case study charting the experiences of a trainee on a primary undergraduate programme in RE, including the ways in which the provider tailored provision to enhance the trainee's subject knowledge.
Managing Change in Small Primary Schools
This is the summary of a fuller research report on change management in small primary schools throughout Scotland. The research was funded by the Scottish Office Education and Industry Department (SOEID) and conducted in 1996/97 for the Scottish Council for Research in Education (SCRE). Evidence is drawn from two phases: a postal survey sent to all headteachers of small Scottish primary schools (those with less than 120 pupils) and subsequent case studies of 18 of these headteachers. The purpose
Crohns Disease Module 10: Research
Learn about research currently focusing on abnormalities in the immune system, bacteria in the intestine, and genetics. This module will also address how you can help with research to find better ways to treat Crohns, how this will this help develop better medications, and what this research will provide.
Teaching English Language Learners Workshop 6
Changing classroom demographics call for a range or teaching strategies. In this session, literacy expert Robert JimÃ©nez discusses strategies teachers can use to create a successful learning environment for all students, while supporting English language learners. Classroom examples illustrate the research.