Enhanced secondary mathematics teaching: gesture and the interactive whiteboard
This is a paper presented at the British Educational Research Association Annual Conference, University of Warwick, 6-9 September 2006. The paper is a report on ‘work in progress’ which explores the use of gesture by teachers using the interactive whiteboard in secondary mathematics lessons. This research forms part of a body of work being carried out by the Interactive Whiteboard (IAW) research group within the School of Criminology, Education, Sociology and Social Work at Keele University.
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A Holistic Approach to Teaching a Laboratory, Using Sea Urchin Development as an Example System
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Virtual Maths - 3D shapes, area of cylinder
Interactive simulation demonstrating the formula and calculation of the area of a cylinder
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Entrevista con Niles Atallah (Rencontres 2011)

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An evaluation of Simventure
This paper discusses the value of providing a simulated experience of how organisations work enabling skills and knowledge from disparate subject areas to be synthesised and assimilated in solving complex business problem
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Episode 4- Paul Merton
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Games to Practice Multiplication Facts
Students must think about the factors of each number as they play this game. Students quickly learn the value of selecting prime numbers as a strategy. The beauty of the game design is that students will review the factors of many numbers and mentally add the sum of these factors together in search of the "best move."
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We discuss design with Wayne Hemingway, look for love at the Laing Art Gallery, get into the kitchen with a Peruvian Geordie and hear from British Museum curator Ralph Jackson about the Emperor Hadrian’s return to the North East after a 2000 year absence.
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Adding Fractions with Unlike Denominators/The Numbers Tell LCD
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Mobile learning news - Autumn 2009 issue
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Welcome to another installment of C9 Lectures covering the powerful general C++ library, STL. Joining us once again is the great Stephan T. Lavavej, Microsoft's keeper of the STL cloth (this means he manages the partnership between the owners of STL (dinkumware) and Microsoft, including, of course, bug fixes and enhancements to the STL that ships as part of Visual C++). Simply, Stephan is a C++
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thumbnailTeachers need to be aware of the importance of knowledge, skills and attitudes with regard to learning. Giving pupils the facts (knowledge) is the most
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