Story Retelling Kindergarten Readiness
This video tells how to get your child ready for kindergarten by learning how to help your child learn to retell stories. The expert gives parents examples and ideas on how practice retelling skills. (1:57)
Reading Rainbow - Bees
A Reading Rainbow episode based on Honey Bees. This video is a great way to enjoy science and reading at the same time. You will learn about honey bees, and the process of honey making.
Interviews with Vertebrate Groups!
Talking fish, amphibians, reptiles, birds and mammals use humor to tell you about their features in this entertaining video. Actual pictures of an animal from each of these vertebrate groups are animated to talk about what makes their group special. You have to decide which features are unique to the group based on the features that they talk about. Run time 04:55.
History of Astrology
Most are familiar with Astrology in horoscopes found in newspapers and magazines. Basing their destiny on a particular month a person is born in. Following within one of the 12 zodiacal signs : Aries, Taurus, Gemini, Cancer, Leo, Virgo, Libra, Scorpio, Sagitarrius, Capricorn, Aquarius, Pisces. But unknown to most, Astrology is a complex art that develops an INDIVIDUAL horoscope based on the persons time of birth, city of birth and year of birth. Astrology Today tracks the various changes and evo
Snow Falls on Mars
September 30, 2008- NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander has detected snow falling from martian clouds, and its soil testing shows further evidence of the planet's watery past, scientist say. Run time 01:46.
How to Play the Flute: Tips and Techniques : Practice Techniques for Beginning Flute Players
Practice techniques include tonguing, slurring, picking apart the phrases, changing up the articulation as well as using a metronome to gradually increase the speed.
2.1 Nutrient budgeting
The extreme challenges of life in the polar regions require the animals who make their habitat there to make many adaptations. This unit explores the polar climate and how animals like reindeer, polar bears, penguins, sea life and even humans manage to survive there. It looks at the adaptations to physiological proceses, the environmental effects on diet, activity and fecundity, and contrasts the strategies of aquatic and land-based animals in surviving in this extreme habitat. This unit builds
Who Invented the Fortune Cookie?
A cooking instructor give information about fortune cookies in this clip. The instructor explains that it is not known exactly who invented the fortune cookie, but they were first developed in California by immigrants who based the cookie on a traditional Japanese cracker.
KS2 Science - Forces: Lesson Review
This Teachers TV programme provides opportunities for trainees, primary science tutors, school-based mentors, schools’ tutors, teaching assistants, school governors and parents to reflect on and develop their understanding of science teaching at Key Stage 2.
Modern languages Transition
Modern languages Transition I am looking for research into transition for modern foreign languages from KS2 to KS3. Research on how other countries manage this issue would also be helpful. What have you find useful in your searching so far? I have looked at DfES reports. Have you found anything relevant in the TTRB? Connecting Key Stage 2 and Key 3 Foreign Language Provision: Developing Understanding for Initial Teacher Education – Case Studies of Current Practice.
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.
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
The Double Club Evaluation Interim Report
The Double Club (DC) initiative is aimed at raising the attainment, motivation and self esteem of underachieving young people in the school setting. It is an ‘in-school extension’ of the Playing for Success (PfS) programme and provides a ‘double experience’, linking classroom-based work (namely; literacy, numeracy, ICT) and physical activity. The report examines the effectiveness of the DC programme in different schools.
Managing Change in Small Primary Schools
This is the summary of a fuller research report on change management in small primary schools throughout Scotland. The research was funded by the Scottish Office Education and Industry Department (SOEID) and conducted in 1996/97 for the Scottish Council for Research in Education (SCRE). Evidence is drawn from two phases: a postal survey sent to all headteachers of small Scottish primary schools (those with less than 120 pupils) and subsequent case studies of 18 of these headteachers. The purpose
Métodos Numéricos 2011/2012 (GITEMI01) ;
Virtual Maths - Numbers, 3D Cylinder simulation tool
Interactive simulation tool demonstrating the formula for calculating the volume of a 3D cylinder
This module covers the history of attitudes, beliefs, and theories about the etiology of schizophrenia. While the illness was long thought to be environmentally caused, this module emphasizes the scientific evidence in support of its organic origins. Dr. Arnold Scheibel of UCLA Medical Center describes cellular pathology in the hippocampus and speculates on the possible
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
Frontal Lobes and Behavior: The Story of Phineas Gage
This module relates the story of Phineas Gage, whose name appears in virtually every general psychology textbook. After a heavy metal rod was blown through his temporal lobe, Phineas experienced dramatic mental change. The study of the trauma and its physiological effects provided the first documented evidence of how brain injury can affect human behavior.
Which school-based elements of partnership in initial teacher training in the UK support trainee tea
A systematic review of research evidence on effective school-based partnership in ITT using the EPPI protocol.