2007.11.12-Utah Education Policy Keynote
The 2007 Utah Education Policy Forum included presenters from Utah institutions of higher education, local research foundations, and legislative analysts who discussed educational research.
Climate change special
As the world talks global warming, we go to one of the chilliest places in Europe - the British Antarctic Survey's (BAS) ice core store - to find out what evidence there is for manmade climate change.
Grammar Lesson 15: False Cognates, Driver's License Initial teacher training George Washington in a Nutshell Mapping Margery Kempe Teaching Science and Maths - POSTreport December 1996 Report on TDA’s Pilot Multiple-Placement in Mathematics and Science Project 2007 Ni-Superalloy, as-extruded microstructure Deprivation and Education: The evidence on pupils in England, Foundation Stage to Key Stage 4 Making more of music: An evaluation of music in schools 2005/08 Promoting number and mathematical development in nursery through staff development Language Learning Provision at Key Stage 2: Findings from the 2007 Survey Reclaiming the Moral Life of Philanthropy Algebra is Awesome! Hayonim: Micromorphology Boldrin on Intellectual Property Making Sense of Complementary and Alternative Medicine: Analysis of a Family Nurse Practitioner Prog User Centered System Design: New Perspectives on Human-Computer Interaction A Common Word: Panel Three: The Role of International NGOs in a Pluralistic World
Initial teacher training Hello, I am looking for some information (i.e. research) into the impact that trainee teachers may have on the school in which they have their teaching placements - in particular some quantative data on the impact on pupil achievement. I have searched the TTRB and found the R&D piece "Does school-based initial teacher training affect secondary school performance" and the Partnership piece "What are the benefits to schools of involvement with teacher training" (and a cou
A brief animated video summarizing the life and major achievements of George Washington.
Margery Kempe's spiritual biography is often called the first autobiography in English. A married woman who attempted to live a life devoted to Christ, Margery sought official Church recognition for her status as a spiritual woman and mystic, while continuing to live and travel in the secular world. She experienced intense emotional visionary encounters with Christ, which have at times a strikingly homely quality. Her Book, dictated by her to a scribe, records these visions as well as her travel
POSTreports are intended to give UK Members of Parliament an overview of issues based on the evidence available to government and were compiled by the Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology and then the ESRC. This briefing dates back to 1996 and looks at supply and demand for school science and maths teachers and the implications for teaching quality.
This resource is a report on the TDA's Pilot Multiple-Placement in Mathematics and Science project. The project was piloted in 2007 and had three key purposes: to ‘assist in reducing barriers to increased recruitment' to ‘increase the sufficiency and quality of mathematics and science placements by developing multiple placements' to ‘gather evidence from stakeholders of the ways in which pair and multiple placements enhance training' (p1)
Micrograph shows a fully recrystallized microstructure containing many equiaxed grains and γ' precipitates. In addition to this there are also several carbides and borides (seen as white). There is evidence of misorientation between adjacent grains, demonstrated by the large degree of contrast. View schematic diagram of γ' microstructure
This Government paper summarises research and statistical evidence about the effect of deprivation on the education of pupils from the foundation stage to key stage 4 in maintained mainstream schools. It is written by the Schools Analysis and Research Division of the DCSF.
This report from Ofsted is drawn from evidence garnered chiefly during inspections between 2005 and 2008 from mainstream schools including 84 primary schools and 95 secondary schools. The report is structured into two sections; the first section (Part A) centres on inspection findings, and the second part (Part B) outlines what it sees as "the essential components of effective teaching in music". Both Part A and Part B of the report include illustrative case studies.
This PRE-Online article is an example of a project awarded a SCRE Practitioner Award in 2002, featured by NFER PRE, in which educational research has been used by a school to inform or develop their practice. The article provides the reader with a good example of a school engaging in research evidence in a constructive way in order to develop their own action research to improve mathematics development in a nursery setting. Thus, in effect it is about the process of continuing professional devel
This is the DCSF funded statistical report “of the nature and extent of language learning provision at Key Stage 2 (KS2) in schools in England”, conducted by the National Foundation for Educational Research (NFER). Additionally, it tracks the progress of the 2010 target of the introduction of the KS2 entitlement to language learning within class time. It cites statistical evidence to support its findings.
Gara LaMarche believes the nation’s charitable organizations have lost “moral clarity,” growing more concerned with “the fix, the intervention, than about reasons for doing or caring about what is right.”
After many decades laboring in large, private foundations, LaMarche has an intimate perspective on this dr
This project will help you understand patterns which is one of the foundations of algebra.
Micromorphology samples from Mousterian, Kebaran, Natufian, and Byzantine contexts at Hayonim, Israel. This cave site has important evidence about prehistoric human occupation in the Levant. Its sequence helps document major transitions in the region, including human origins and the origins of agriculture.
Michele Boldrin of Washington University in St. Louis talks with EconTalk host Russ Roberts about intellectual property and Boldrin's book, co-written with David Levine, Against Intellectual Property. Boldrin argues that copyright and patent are used by the politically powerful to maintain monopoly profits. He argues that the incentive effects that have been used to justify copyright and patents are exaggerated--few examples from history suggest that the temporary and not-so-temporary monopoly p
The overall goal of this inquiry project was to evaluate approaches to incorporating complementary and alternative medicine into the curricula of nurse practitioner (NP) programs. Specifically, Burman undertook a comprehensive assessment of how the concept of complementary and alternative therapies is (or is not) addressed in her FNP curriculum. The outcome of this assessment is a 'curriculum component portfolio' with selected pieces of evidence, critical reflection and recommendations.
This is a Book review of "User Centered System Design: New Perspectives on Human-Computer Interaction", edited by D. A. Norman and S. W. Draper, Hillsdale, New Jersey: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 1985. 526 pp. including glossary, subject-author index.
In the third Panel of day 2 of a Common Word, panelists talk about the role of faith in informing the work and missions of international NGO's. How are traditional theological foundations for love of neighbor interpreted and applied in response to neighbors in today?s global community? In what ways has this understanding informed Muslim-Christian relations in the work of major international NGOs?
Initial teacher training
George Washington in a Nutshell
Mapping Margery Kempe
Teaching Science and Maths - POSTreport December 1996
Report on TDA’s Pilot Multiple-Placement in Mathematics and Science Project 2007
Ni-Superalloy, as-extruded microstructure
Deprivation and Education: The evidence on pupils in England, Foundation Stage to Key Stage 4
Making more of music: An evaluation of music in schools 2005/08
Promoting number and mathematical development in nursery through staff development
Language Learning Provision at Key Stage 2: Findings from the 2007 Survey
Reclaiming the Moral Life of Philanthropy
Algebra is Awesome!
Boldrin on Intellectual Property
Making Sense of Complementary and Alternative Medicine: Analysis of a Family Nurse Practitioner Prog
User Centered System Design: New Perspectives on Human-Computer Interaction
A Common Word: Panel Three: The Role of International NGOs in a Pluralistic World