What do you think being creative means? This unit engages with the debates surrounding the term ‘creativity’ and explores ways in which ICT creates new opportunities for creativity and collaborative working. The unit would be of interest to teachers, parents and carers, and can be studied on an individual basis or as part of a school-based training session.
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
1960s Batman Fight Scene Featuring Onomatopoeia
A 1960s fight scene from the original Batman series to demonstrate the use of onomatopoeia words in action. (1:39)
Music Video: Veronica Jackson: Bossy -r-
Listen to how Bossy -r- changes the sounds of vowels. The goal for this segment is r-controlled vowels. (3min)
BBC Nature: Mega Tsunami - Hawaii - The Tsunami Creator?
Scientists discuss how the repeated landslides on the volcanic island of Hawaii may be evidence that the land itself is a Mega Tsunami creator.
Extraneous Solutions to Radical Equations
In this video, the instructor discusses extraneous solutions to radical equations. Mr. Khan uses computer software (with different colors) to illustrate his points. Sal Khan is the recipient of the 2009 Microsoft Tech Award in Education. The viewer may want to open the video to 'full screen' as the instructor fits a lot of information on a dark screen
Dr. George Lee, "Human-Centered Robotics"
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"Infections, Transmissions, Cultures: the AIDS Scandals of 1990s Japan and the Genesis of 'J-Horror'
Lecture by Brian Bergstrom, PhD candidate, East Asian Languages and Civilizations, 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 f
Expeditie België In deze werkbundel worden de diverse aspecten van België belicht. De leerlingen reizen doorheen België en leren de geschiedenis, de steden, de geografie,... van ons land kennen. Heel wat werkblaadjes kunnen ze zelfstandig oplossen. De …
In deze werkbundel worden de diverse aspecten van België belicht. De leerlingen reizen doorheen België en leren de geschiedenis, de steden, de geografie,... van ons land kennen. Heel wat werkblaadjes kunnen ze zelfstandig oplossen. De …
Whisper Multiplication - Quiz 12
Learn random multiplication problems between 1-12. Problems appear on screen then the answer is quickly followed by a whisper. Run time 0:50.
What is Medical Informatics - Sanjoy Sanyal
Dr Sanjoy Sanyal wrote this article when he was doing his Masters in Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, University of Bath, United Kingdom.It traces the origin of the term and discipline called 'Medical Informatics'; describes its evolution and mentions its current healthcare applicability and academic status.It is fundamental towards understanding today's Information Explosion and its digital implications in all work atmospheres.Today Dr Sanjoy Sanyal is Professor and Course Director of Ne
What world do you see?
James Alexander, the co-founder of Zopa, gives an insight from his business experience, having developed a profitable internet-based business and also a new way of borrowing and lending money.
A systematic review of the characteristics of effective foreign language teaching to pupils between
A systematic review of research evidence using the EPPI protocol addressing the teacher competences required to teach foreign languages effectively in the later primary phase and the conditions which impact on effective teaching.
What is known about successful models of formative assessment for trainee teachers during school exp
A systematic review using the EPPI protocol of research evidence on formative assessment of trainee teachers
A systematic review of classroom strategies for reducing stereotypical gender constructions among gi
This systematic EPPI review reported evidence of strategies to reduce stereotypical representations of gender in primary school classrooms.
A systematic review of the impact of ICT on literature-related literacies in English, 5-16
A systematic review using the EPPI protocol. The impact of ICT is crucially mediated by teachers and the discourses they and their students use. Literary study continues to have a place in schools. Texts and textual practices are changing and outcomes depend on a developed view of what literature-based literacies comprise. This is one of five reviews with ICT and literacy as their focus.
What strategies can be used by initial teacher training providers, trainees and newly qualified teac
A systematic review using the EPPI protocol of research evidence aiming to highlight the nature of diversity in the classroom with particular reference to EAL and ethnic minority pupils, and strategies for supporting pupils.
Research in practice: supporting evidence-informed practice with children and families
This is a large website focusing on evidence-informed practice with children and families.
(R&DA 30) The subject tutor’s role in supporting trainee teachers through lesson observation and f
This project, based in one institution, examined: levels of consistency between tutors; correspondence with an independent definition of good practice and satisfaction, and makes recommendations are made to further enhance this practice. Supported by TDA Research and Development Award.
Neuroeducational Research Network (NEnet)
This is a network based at Bristol University which is researching the implications of neuroscience for education.