International perspectives on quality in initial teacher education: An exploratory review of selecte
The resource is an information document, written by the Evidence for Policy and Practice Information and Co-ordinating Centre (EPPI-Centre), part of the Social Science Research Unit at the Institute of Education, University of London. The document presents an international overview of existing literature on the regulation and provision of initial teacher education (deriving mostly from three countries: the UK, USA and Australia), and detailing a comparative assessment of different approaches in
Peer- and Parent-Assisted Learning: in Reading, Writing, Spelling and Thinking Skills & in Maths, Sc
These articles were originally published as part of the Spotlights series of publications for practitioners by the Scottish Council for Research in Education (SCRE). They are provided as free downloads, by Practical Research for Education (PRE), the practitioner journal of the National Foundation for Educational Research (NFER). The articles offer an overview of evidence on the effectiveness of parent- or peer-assisted learning (PAL), focusing on the areas of literacy and related thinking skills
Performance Management - In-School CPD - Secondary
This is a video produced by Teachers TV which focuses on continuing professional development activities within Blackwell School in Bristol. The video is based upon the use of a regular in-house newsletter employed by the school’s head of CPD to publicise opportunities to colleagues. Three examples of development activities resulting from the circulation of the newsletter are shown. First, a science teacher visits an interactive science museum to gain new ideas and resources for teaching at key
Connecting With the Arts: Reflecting On Our Practice
This program explores methods for assessing instructional practice. Participants will see teachers reflecting alone and interacting with colleagues to evaluate and refine their planning and teaching. To conclude, the discussion group models a protocol that allows teachers to draw on the expertise of colleagues to refine their practice.
CVs and Letters to Employers
CV’s and Letters to Employers is one of several Futures workbooks which help students choose and prepare for their careers. Like the other workbooks in the series you can dip in and out doing the exercises which are most relevant to you. You might want to include the exercises or the output in your personal development plan or e-portfolio.
2012 March 20 - Part 1 Recitation leader Prof. Liang Fu, substituting for Prof. Adams, goes over how to qualitatively analyze the energy eigenstates given a general potential and begins the quantitative analysis of the energy eigenstates of a finite well.
Recitation leader Prof. Liang Fu, substituting for Prof. Adams, goes over how to qualitatively analyze the energy eigenstates given a general potential and begins the quantitative analysis of the energy eigenstates of a finite well.
SQ3R Reading Comprehension Strategy
Watch how a teacher cues students on each part of the SQ3R process. Observe how students become actively engaged in the text by using this strategy. (3:08)
Virtual Maths, Brick Density, Water Displacement method video
Video demonstrating how to measure the density of a brick using the water displacement method.
Capitalism in crisis.
Is there a crisis in American capitalism? Investment industry giant John Bogle says that as more and more money managers take control over corporations on Wall Street, Main Street is paying the price. Named by Fortune magazine as one of the four "Giants of the 20th Century," Bogle tells Moyers: "The evidence is quite compelling that today corporations are run in a very important way to maximize the returns of its managers at the expense of its stockholders." Also on the program, NPR's Deborah
The True Story of D-Day - Part 2 of 10
This second part of the documentary begins with a reconstruction of conversations between soldiers and the memories of former soldiers retelling what they lived that day before the attack started. The invasion begins before dawn with units of the US Airborne Divisions making night landings, while British commando units capture key bridges and knock out Nazi communications. Fighting begins.
Particles and Waves
Even before the crisis of the atom, there was evidence that light, which was certainly a wave, could sometimes act like a particle. In the new physics, called quantum mechanics, not only does light come in quanta called photons, but electrons and other particles also interfere like waves.
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Managing complexity: A systems approach – introduction
Do you need to change the way you think when faced with a complex situation? This unit examines how systemic thinking and practice enables you to cope with the connections between things, events and ideas. By taking a broader perspective complexity becomes manageable and it is easier to accept that gaps in knowledge can be acceptable.
Setting Up a Laboratory for Clinical Trials in Resource-Poor Settings
Ken Awuondo, Clinical Trials Laboratory Manager for the Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI)/Wellcome Trust Research Programme in Kilifi, Kenya gives an overview of the requirements for setting up a laboratory in resource-poor settings. From logistics planning to infrastructure development to setting up quality systems, this lecture gives a concise overview of the challenges facing laboratories based in resource-poor settings and provides some constructive advice.
Article :: Adobe Photoshop Master Class: Jaclyn Corrado
Artist Jaclyn Corrado discusses her approach to photography and Photoshop in her work.
Infant and Child CPR
Depending on the size of the infant or child will determine which technique you will need to use. One rescurer CPR is demonstrated for both as well as an obstructed airway.
Emile Zola Society
The website of The Emile Zola Society will be useful to anyone engaged in study or research relating to the work of Emile Zola, or nineteenth-century French literature more generally. The site provides details about conferences on the work of this prolific French novelist, held both at the Institut Français and elsewhere; biographical and bibliographic material; information about Zola's infamous open letter regarding the Dreyfus Affair, 'J'accuse!'; pages exploring topics such as the poster cam
Centro de Refer?ncia e Informa??o em Habita??o - Infohab (Reference Center and Information on Housi
The Center of Reference and Information in Habitation - INFOHAB - is a project led for the ANTAC, that intends to facilitate the access to the technique information relative to all the aspects and subjects that are contained in the construction environment concept, through the captation, selection, organization and spreading this information, offering it in the Internet through a database permanently brought up to date with the reference and, always when authorized, with the complete works. The
9.10 Cognitive Neuroscience (MIT)
This course explores the cognitive and neural processes that support attention, vision, language, motor control, navigation, and memory. It introduces basic neuroanatomy, functional imaging techniques, and behavioral measures of cognition, and discusses methods by which inferences about the brain bases of cognition are made. We consider evidence from patients with neurological diseases (Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease, Huntington's disease, Balint's syndrome, amnesia, and focal lesions