Old English Tour - British Library
Enhanced Podcast Tour of the Old English Manuscripts on display at the British Library by Dr S. D. Lee, Faculty of English, University of Oxford, 21st March 2007. A step-by-step guide with slides to accompany you through the Old English manuscripts on display in the Sir John Ritblat Gallery of London's British Library, describing notable features, how to read them, etc. This is designed to be used in the room itself.
The impact of enterprise focussed modules
This presentation outlines the use of a tested research instrument (Bandura's self efficacy theory) and students own perceptions of their enterprise skills and abilities
Scandinavian Exceptionalism: Five Dangers Ahead
Nils Christie of the Institute of Criminology at the University of Oslo presented the 5th Roger Hood Annual Public Lecture entitled, 'Scandinavian Exceptionalism: Five Dangers Ahead'
Checklist - Work Placement
This is a resource released as part of the E-Portfolio Toolkit based on experience of developing the “Year Abroad E-Portfolio”, undertaken by the School of Languages at Leeds Metropolitan University.
Virtual Maths, Brick Density - Water Displacement method
Presentation explaining how to calculate the density of a brick using water displacement method.
Uehiro Special Lecture by Prof. Tony Coady - 'How Dangerous is Religion
Lecture given by Professor Tony Coady (CAPPE, Melbourne) 16/10/09 at Faculty of Philosophy, University of Oxford. First in a series of two Lectures on the role of religion in public life.
NASA using satellites to fight drought and famine
Nov. 30 - NASA is developing technology to fight food insecurity by using its satellites to predict drought and food shortages, says Molly Brown, a research scientist at the U.S. space agency.
Carl Wieman: Taking a Scientific Approach to Science Education
How can science be taught better? Who better to answer that question than a Nobel Laureate. Carl Wieman gave the inaugural Simon Initiative Lecture at Carnegie Mellon University. Carl Wieman holds a joint appointment as Professor of Physics and of the Graduate School of Education at Stanford University. Since winning the Nobel Prize in Physics with two others in 2001, Wieman has dedicated himself to improving science education. CMU president Dr. Subra Suresh invited Dr. Wieman to join the new
Creative enterprise in west Yorkshire Arts organisations
This report describes and theorises the findings of a workshop discussion, commissioned by WYLLN, into the views of arts organizations on the challenges they face in becoming more enterprising and less grant dependent.
Is initial teacher training failing to meet the needs of all our young people?
This report offers a critique of the current secondary teacher training model in England by suggesting that it should adopt a framework of teacher education based on social pedagogy, similar to that of Sweden, rather than that which the author describes as the utilitarian, competency-based training operating today. The author, James Wetz, is writing on behalf of the CfBT Education Trust, a charity providing education services for public benefit, most notably for those who are marginalised educat
"The Cholera Pandemic and 19th Century Japanese Culture"
Lecture by Susan Burns, Professor in the History Department, University of Chicago. From the "Epidemics Then & Now: Infectious Diseases Around the World," the 2006 University of Chicago Summer Institute for Educators. Co-sponsored by the Center for International Studies, the Graham School of General Studies, the Center for East Asian Studies, the Center for East European and R
An educator's perspective of Dr. Feingold's K-P (Kaiser- Permanents) elimination diet for hyperkinet
Do evaluation of the literature and a regional observational report support Dr. Feingold's claim that the K-P (Kaiser-Permanente) elimination diet improves the behaviours of hyperkinetic children, and others? Dr. Feingold suggests that some hyperkinetic children, and other children as well, are genetically predisposed to intolerance of food additives, particularly food colours and flavours. He claims that the K-P diet, that eliminates salicylates and artificial food colours and flavours, improve
"This Bulb" Hollywood Stars come together to Discuss how Reverse Effects of Greenhouse Gas
Natalie Portman, Kyra Sedwick, and Chloe Sevigny explain how simply changing a light bulb can help reverse the effects of greenhouse gasses. The clip encourages the use and explains the benefits of fluorescent light bulbs. This video also has music by Aimee Mann. Run time 01:45.
Interview with Illustrator Jeff Hopkins
MEET ME AT THE CORNER travels to Brooklyn to meet children's illustrator Jeff Hopkins. A very young girl interviews him in this video. Good questions, but hard to hear them. He suggests carrying a sketchbook "everywhere you go." His website is www.picturescometolife.com He says he loves to get email from children. (3:33)
The National Archives
The National Archives from the Public Records Office at Kew in England.
citizED Secondary Strand: Citizenship and Character Education in British Education Policy
An article from the Citizenship Initial Teacher Training Professional Resource Network (citizED) on citizenship and character education in British education policy.
British Education Index
What is it? why is it useful? and how can you use it? This is a brief guide to when and how to use the British Education Index - a database of journal article references covering the whole field of education
How do we teach children to be numerate?
This is a brief overview of the results of British research on primary numeracy for use by teachers and headteachers, policy makers and others who may be interested.
Does ICT improve learning and teaching in schools? (2003)
A professional user review undertaken on behalf of the British Educational Research Association (BERA). It provides an overview of research on the relationship between attainment and ICT use in schools.
Teaching and Learning Primary Numeracy: Policy, Practice and Effectiveness
This resource is a review of research in mathematics education following a national seminar held by the British Educational Research Association (BERA) in 2000. It aims to identify and to provide brief reviews of research which has significant implications for educational policy and practice.