Science Mixed ability
Science Mixed ability I am currently in my third year of a teacher training degree. I am currently writing a justification for a scheme of work I have designed for Primary Science. I have stated that I will teach children in mixed ability groups. However, I have been able to find little research on the benefits of mixed ability grouping. I would be grateful if you could suggest some research on mixed ability grouping in science, or in general within the primary school, Thank you
Outdoor play Boys
Outdoor play Boys I am writing my Specialist Subject Application Research (SARS) assignment and have become stuck at finding articles that prove outdoor play can motivate boys' learning. Can you help? I am on a B.Ed programme with Early Years as my specialist subject.
Religious education Mysteries
Religious education Mysteries I am interested in teaching about mystery & the mysterious from an RE perspective, which is my subject specialism, but also across the curriculum- from a pedagogical perspective. Do you know of any research or resources in this area?
Science Children's attitudes
Science Children's attitudes I am starting a research study on children's attitudes towards science at primary school. I will be looking for information on Key Stages 1 and 2. Does gender, age, parents, types of science being learnt have an affect on their attitudes? Your help on finding some websites or journal articles would be much appreciated. Thank you.
School Sport Partnership
School Sport Partnership I am currently doing a research projects on teachers' perceptions of the school sport partnership programme and the impacts on PE. I have searched google scholar and found an article on the changing role of the school sport co-ordinator.
Physical education Attitudes
Physical education Attitudes I am a year 3 student doing some research into children's attitudes towards particular activities in the PE national curriculum, and was wondering what research there is already in this field. I am looking to base my research in the primary school, and over all age groups from foundation to key stage 2.
School Home environment
School Home environment I am currently researching the question area of "To what extent are children's dispositions and attitudes to learning affected by the school and home environments?" I have found a some information on how school affects this but would also like to find out some more. Additionally, i have found very little information on how home affects dispositions. I was wondering whether you could help me? I have been using the British Education Index. The age range for this research i
Reading Primary I am doing an action research project on children's experiences of reading in primary school. I am working with Year 5/6 children to gain an insight into how they view the reading process. I have looked in a variety of education journals but I have not found anything that can help me. I would like to know what previous research has been done in this area and what activties I could do with children to gain an understanding of their views. Thanks in advance.
Hi, I am currently researching the link between Autism and play, and whether or not the inclusion of play in the primary school can have a positive affect on children with ASD. I have looked at the National Autistic Society website along with journals from EBSCO. However i was wondering if there was any research material that links directly with autism and play within the same text. Or any government publications etc that may be of use. Thank you for your help.
A Values-based Approach to Teacher Education (2005 – 2007)
This is a website resource promoting and enabling access to an ESRC (Economic and Social Research Council) funded project at the University of Ulster. The project is part of the ESRC’s TLRP (Teaching and Learning Research Programme).
I'm looking for some research on misconceptions relating to The Earth, sun and moon for a year 5 age range key stage 2. I found a few general items but nothing specific to what i need.
Gymnastics Primary I am a year 3 student doing a research project in Physical Education for primary age children, on teaching styles in gymnastics. I was wondering if you could help with this. I havent really looked at much research as of yet as I've only just started. The question is 'How do teaching styles in gymnastics affect children learning?'
Religious education Attitudes
Religious education Attitudes I am carrying out a research project about teachers' attitudes towards teaching religious education. However, I haven't had any luck with finding relevant books or journals. Are there any you could recommend to me?
Tests Thinking skills
Tests Thinking skills I am a year 3 student researching the teaching which occurs in classrooms during the run-up to SATs. For example, are we teaching to the test? use of higher order thinking skills, critical thinking, reasoning skills etc. I have found a lot of literature and research on the actual tests, but I haven't had any luck finding literature and research concerning the learning which occurrs during the run up to the tests, the effect that has on the curriculum etc. Can you suggest
Pupil Grouping Strategies and Practices at Key Stage 2 and 3: Case Studies of 24 Schools in England
This DfES report is the long-awaited “independent research into current best practice” referred to in the White Paper, Higher Standards, Better Schools for All, which was to be published at the start of 2006. It comprises 24 case studies of 12 primary and 12 secondary schools from across the country. The findings echo those of previous research with regard to setting, although they suggest positive ways forward through flexible ‘within-class’ grouping according to varying criteria (e.g.
Physical education Primary
I am a year three student, specialising in (KS2) PE and am researching the effect of different teaching styles on pupils' learning. I have read Mosston and Ashworth's work and also a few journal articles. However, I was wondering if you could find some research into learning styles in primary PE lessons.
Reading schemes Attitudes
Reading schemes Attitudes I am about to embark on a research project in Key Stage One about the influence of reading schemes on children's attitudes and feelings towards reading and books in general. Part of my 4,000 word write-up will be about 1,200 words of literature which I will review. I have been searching Google Scholar and EBSCO for articles relating to reading schemes in particular, but do not seem to be able to find anything more relevant than discussions about the literacy hour and s
Geography Primary I am looking for research on anything to do with Primary Geography or Humanities education in Swedish Primary Schools?
Physical education Dyslexia
I am currently researching for a assignment on dyslexia and physical education (how to make PE more inclusive for dyslexics) although i have only managed to find one book! Could you please suggest any journals or research that could help? Thank you. KS1 and 2 Primary Physical education.
Teacher placement Collaboration
Teacher placement Collaboration I am interested in learning more about research into how trainee teachers collaborate with each other whilst on placement in different schools. It may be that some teacher educators have used a Virtual Learning Environment to facilitate this. Any suggestions? This is related to another question: how do we encourage creativity in our trainees? so maybe the question should be: what research is there into collaborative creativity amongst beginning teachers?