Preparing for Transfer
This is a 30 minute Teachers TV programme, which follows the work of two junior schools in Brighton and Hove as they prepare their Year 6 pupils for transfer to secondary school. The programme sets out to address some of the problems associated with the transfer of pupils from KS2 to KS3. These issues are explored through interviews with parents, children and teachers, and given a broader context by comments from Professors Barbara McGilchrist and Maurice Galton.
Language Learning at Key Stage 3: The impact of the Key Stage 3 Modern Foreign Language Framework an
This resource is a report on a two year study into language learning at Key Stage 3 in England, carried out at Cambridge University at the behest of the Department for Children, Schools and Families (DCSF). The study was commissioned to investigate both provision and practice, and was to look particularly at the impact of the Key Stage 3 Framework for Modern Foreign Languages (MFL) and other recent initiatives with respect to languages, such as the impact of language entitlement in Key Stage 2 a
Young people’s decision-making in 14-19 education and training: a review of the literature
This briefing paper reviews a specific range of the empirical research literature on the decisions that 14 to 19 year olds make about education and training. There is a section on studies which focus on demographic factors which will appeal to those interested in the relationship between macro and micro level factors; there is a section on school level studies which will appeal to those interested in what they can do in their own context to address inequalities; the third section looks at key fe
Evaluation of the Making Good Progress Pilot
The resource is the final evaluation report of the Making Good Progress Pilot. Commissioned by the Department for Children, Schools and Families (DCSF), the pilot was launched in June 2007 to respond to the continuing challenge of raising educational achievement. This is an independent evaluation completed by PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP which reports on the two year project and assesses the effectiveness of the approaches used by the participating Local Authorities in raising attainment.
Learning Gender in Primary School Playgrounds: Findings from the Tomboy Identities Project
This paper was presented at Exeter University in 2006, as part of Seminar Four (Cultures, values, identities and power) of the ESRC Teaching and Learning Research Programme (TLRP) Thematic Seminar Series, Contexts, communities, networks: Mobilising learners’ resources and relationships in different domains. The study followed two classes from Year 5 through to Year 6 in two contrasting primary schools, exploring primary pupils’ outdoor play in relation to the construction of gender identitie
Qantas grounds fleet worldwide
Oct.29 - Australian airline Qantas says it is grounding its entire fleet around the world in a protracted labour dispute. Paul Chapman reports.
Learn about the History of Rice
This 4:42 minutes explains this history. The emphasis, however, is on growing rice in California. It also reflects on the environmental impact of growing rice.
Idioms in ASL - Keep It Under Your Hat
English idioms are presented in American Sign Language through skits that demonstrate the meaning of the idiom. A project from Kentucky School for the Deaf. *Open captioned for hearing students.
STS.464 Technology and the Literary Imagination (MIT)
Our linked subjects are (1) the historical process by which the meaning of technology has been constructed, and (2) the concurrent transformation of the environment. To explain the emergence of technology as a pivotal word (and concept) in contemporary public discourse, we will examine responses — chiefly political and literary — to the development of the mechanic arts, and to the linked social, cultural, and ecological transformation of 19th- and 20th-century American society, cultu
Oak Tree and Wasp Eggs - Life in the Undergrowth
Attenborough is the narrator for this BBC documentary video, which is suitable for older elementary, middle school, and high school students. Attenborough focuses on the life cycle of the wasp as it lays its egg inside the protective layers of an oak tree. 5:05
Film in history/history in film
This is a module framework. It can be viewed online or downloaded as a zip file. As taught in Autumn Semester 2009 This module explores the inter-relations and interactions of film and history in 20th century Europe and the United States (with a few classic films from elsewhere). It considers how films have appropriated past events as their core subject matter or setting, for purposes of nostalgic entertainment or didactic drama, for social commentary, philosophical enquiry or political protes
Au bureau de vente de billets
This unit helps you to acquire the basic language to find your way around a French town. You will learn how to understand and give directions, ask about accommodation, book a hotel room at the tourist information office and get information about what to see and do in the local area. You will visit some museums in Avignon and buy a film for your camera. This unit also deals with telling the time and making liaisons in speech. By the end of the unit, you will feel more confident understanding and
Math Addition Lesson for 1st Grade
This video clip covers basic math addition for first graders. It shows clear picture examples with each basic problem. (2:09)
Chem 201: Organic Reactions Mechanisms I
Advanced treatment of basic mechanistic principles of modern organic chemistry. Topics include molecular orbital theory, orbital symmetry control of organic reactions, aromaticity, carbonium ion chemistry, free radical chemistr Virtual Maths, Shapes Space and Measure, Surface of semi cylinder Terms for Intro to Judaism class session 2 Idioms in ASL - Spitting Image Social Revolution Pectus Excavatum Surgery- Sam's Story A systematic review of how theories explain learning behaviour in school contexts
Interactive simulation demonstrating how to calculate the surface area of a cover for an astro turf pitch including the ends by using a semi (half) cylinder.
This is the beginning of a series of videos on defining terms for introduction to Judaism. Terms can be interesting to help understand Judaism.
English idioms are presented in American Sign Language through skits that demonstrate the meaning of the idiom. A project from Kentucky School for the Deaf. *Open captioned for hearing students. (0:50)
This is a video presentation accompanied by text. "The political revolution in the late eighteenth century that resulted in the Articles of Confederation also caused a social revolution. Riots and social conflict marked the Revolutionary era in America. The Revolution brought the concept of equality into mainstream American thought. Many colonists seized the opportunity to introduce social reform as they created their state constitutions.
The spirit of equality was represented in many way
12 year old Sam Lemon is getting ready to undergo minimally invasive surgery for pectus excavatum, also known as the Nuss operation. Follow his patient story and see him before, during and after the procedure.
This systematic EPPI review focused on the theoretical underpinnings of learning behaviour in school contexts (3-16 year olds) to inform initial teacher education (ITE) programmes.
Advanced treatment of basic mechanistic principles of modern organic chemistry. Topics include molecular orbital theory, orbital symmetry control of organic reactions, aromaticity, carbonium ion chemistry, free radical chemistr
Virtual Maths, Shapes Space and Measure, Surface of semi cylinder
Terms for Intro to Judaism class session 2
Idioms in ASL - Spitting Image
Pectus Excavatum Surgery- Sam's Story
A systematic review of how theories explain learning behaviour in school contexts