The Planet Mars
This video shows the mass of Mars, distance to the Sun, what the atmosphere consists of, surface makeup, and what gives Mars its red color. Video shows Mars' clouds and what they consist of. This video is set to music, words are on the page, there is no reading.The video has a lot of good pictures. Run time 10:02.
The Listening Plea!
Musical Cartoon- There is no learning without listening. Show students that importance of listening in the classroom with this fun musical video.
Crohns Disease Module 12: Kids Voices
Kids tell their stories about not feeling well, learning about Crohns, learning to cope, making adjustments, educating their friends, and getting better. (4:09)
Researching the learning and teaching of mental maths (March 2001)
This is a report from 2001 of a TTA project that looked at whether the learning and teaching of mental mathematics could raise standards in mathematics at Key Stage 2. Strategies to support this work are outlined.
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
Finding Distance of a Line on the Coordinate Plane using the Pythagorean Theorem
This instructor teaches outside with huge pieces of chalk to demonstrate how to find the distance of a line on the coordinate plane by using the Pythagorean Theorem.
Supporting E-learning Communities in ITT Series: Tablet PCs and Projectors in Low-Tech Environments
TDA-funded Supporting E-learning Communities in ITT Series Projects: Report from the Cornwall SCITT
Outdoor education Social development
Outdoor education Social development For my dissertation, I am looking at how outdoor adventure activities enhance childrens learning, especially with regard to ECM, and then to focus on the personal and social side of OAA. Can you give me a pointer to some articles please?
Excellence in Cities: Learning Mentor Strand – Survey Findings
This DfES publication is part of the Excellence in Cities Evaluation and it focuses on the introduction of Learning Mentors into Secondary schools, by looking at the experiences of teachers and pupils.
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 ESRC’s TLRP (Teaching and Learning Research Programme). The project sought to enhance children’s learning in literacy and numeracy and to facilitate transfer between primary and secondary school through improving knowledge exchange between the home and school.
Supporting E-learning Communities in ITT Series: SCITT in Outstanding Primary Schools: ITT Enhanceme
E-learning report for the "Outstanding Primary Schools" SCITT with the School of Education, University of Nottingham
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 pupils’ 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
Geography in schools
A recently published Ofsted report evaluating the strengths and weaknesses of Geography teaching and learning in schools has attracted a lot of media attention.
Introduction to Exponents
This video goes through the vocabulary in exponents and how it is said. This video shows the difference between 5 x 2 and 5 raised to the second power. They show many different examples. Then they show how to write the exponent problem as a word statement. They also discuss a number raised to the zero power. It is introduced by looking at the pattern of numbers. They show that any number, except 0, raised to the zero power is equal to one. Then they go to more complicated problems where two numb
Teaching Outside the Classroom
Creative Partnerships is working with CapeUK, the Learning Outside the Classroom Manifesto partnership, MLA and the TDA to develop a Teaching Outside the Classroom programme. This will offer advice and guidance for settings who want to work with Initial Teacher Training providers and offer high quality placements to trainee teachers in settings other than schools.
Multiplication with Negative Numbers
This video starts with a note that the student should watch the video on absolute numbers. The meaning of multiplication is reviewed, it is repeated addtion. Using a number line they explain how positive and negative numbers impact the equation. 3 x 1 = 1 + 1 + 1 = 3, -1 x 3 = -1 + -1 + -3. They show it this way to show that a positive times a positive is always a positive and a negative times a positive will always be negative. By the commutative property then a positive times a negative is neg
Learn French - Les Endroits (Places)
Learn French by learning the names for French places. The images and words appear on the screen as they are being said. For beginning French learners.
Teaching English Language Learners Workshop 6
Changing classroom demographics call for a range or teaching strategies. In this session, literacy expert Robert Jiménez discusses strategies teachers can use to create a successful learning environment for all students, while supporting English language learners. Classroom examples illustrate the research.
Learning As Synaptic Change
This module presents researchers investigating the structural changes involved in learning. Research conducted at the Pasteur Institute in Paris shows that the learning process involves the formation of new brain connections and the elimination of others. Other researchers dispel the myth of brain loss in aging, present evidence of changes at the cellular level, and revi