Physical education Attitudes
Physical education Attitudes I am a year 3 student doing some research into children's attitudes towards particular activities in the PE national curriculum, and was wondering what research there is already in this field. I am looking to base my research in the primary school, and over all age groups from foundation to key stage 2.
Reading Primary I am doing an action research project on children's experiences of reading in primary school. I am working with Year 5/6 children to gain an insight into how they view the reading process. I have looked in a variety of education journals but I have not found anything that can help me. I would like to know what previous research has been done in this area and what activties I could do with children to gain an understanding of their views. Thanks in advance.
I'm looking for some research on misconceptions relating to The Earth, sun and moon for a year 5 age range key stage 2. I found a few general items but nothing specific to what i need.
Gymnastics Primary I am a year 3 student doing a research project in Physical Education for primary age children, on teaching styles in gymnastics. I was wondering if you could help with this. I havent really looked at much research as of yet as I've only just started. The question is 'How do teaching styles in gymnastics affect children learning?'
Modern languages Primary
I am looking into Modern Foreign languages and am looking at the issues surrounding starting to teach it at primary level, or should we wait until secondary level until we start teaching them. I am looking at in detail, brain development, teacher expertise, policies and looking at a comparison between how the French and German teach their children, what level they start at, etc. I have found some information on teacher expertise, basically whether primary teachers are capable of teaching MFL. Ho
Tests Thinking skills
Tests Thinking skills I am a year 3 student researching the teaching which occurs in classrooms during the run-up to SATs. For example, are we teaching to the test? use of higher order thinking skills, critical thinking, reasoning skills etc. I have found a lot of literature and research on the actual tests, but I haven't had any luck finding literature and research concerning the learning which occurrs during the run up to the tests, the effect that has on the curriculum etc. Can you suggest
Science Primary I need to teach KS2, Year 6 children the Unit 6d, Science - 'Reversible and irreversible changes'. I am focusing upon the last 2 parts of the scheme, where I need to teach a lesson that concentrates upon 'when materials are burned, new materials are formed' AND/OR 'to recognise and assess hazards and risks in burning materials' - I need to teach one of these lessons in a creative, exciting, stimulating way but am at a loss as to how I would begin with a topic like this? Any help
Creativity Primary I'm in my 3rd year of teacher training, specialising in Key Stage 2, and for my independent study I am looking at creativity, focusing on whether a creative approach to the curriculum can enhance children's learning. I have found quite a few books on the topic, but am struggling to find any relevant journal articles. Please help, thank-you.
Physical education Primary
I am a year three student, specialising in (KS2) PE and am researching the effect of different teaching styles on pupils' learning. I have read Mosston and Ashworth's work and also a few journal articles. However, I was wondering if you could find some research into learning styles in primary PE lessons.
Mixed years I am a Scitt student doing a child study. I am interested in how mixed year classes affect children's learning, specifically Key Stage 2 year 3/4.
Ability grouping Sweden
Ability grouping Sweden I am in my third year and I am an Inclusion Specialist. For my final research project I am going to Sweden. I was hoping to carry out a comparative study between the way in which we group pupils in primary schools (i.e. by ability/attainment), and how Sweden group pupils and the consequent effects on pupils attainment and self esteem, but so far I have found to research to find out how they group pupils. I have to complete a research proposal before I go so I would be gr
Geography Rivers I'm in my fourth year of university and am currently underway with my dissertation, which is looking at children's knowledge and understanding of rivers at lower and upper key stage 2, and the theorists involved. I've found some books on the subject from the university library. However, I'm struggling to find many journal articles relating to my work - I have found some but not many. Just wondering if you could point me in the right direction.
UK Children Go Online: Surveying the experiences of young people and their parents
This is the second report of the ESRC-funded project based at the London School of Economics, entitled ‘UK Children Go Online’. The report presents quantitative data from a survey of 1511 9-to-19-year-olds and 906 of their parents, in relation to internet use.
Ofsted subject conference report: PSHE (2005)
This is a very brief summary of the proceedings of an Office for Standards in Education (Ofsted) conference in November 2005 involving 20 Personal, Social and Health Education (PSHE) coordinators from primary and secondary schools which had been inspected the previous year.
Spring Flower Seed Planting Guide
A gardener talks about then to plant spring flower seeds. She explains to wait until two weeks after the last frost to plant them in the ground, or start them inside and move them outdoors when the weather warms up. The gardener shows a variety of spring flowers that are good to enjoy all year long.
Religious education Teacher attitudes
Religious education Teacher attitudes I am a 3rd year teacher training student. I am carrying out a research project into Teachers' attitudes towards religion, their attitudes towards the teaching of Religious Education, and whether there is some connection between the two. I have found several journals on the subject but these seem to be have been written around 10-12 years ago. I would be grateful if you could direct me to some more up to date information. Also I don't seem to be able to find
KS3/4 Geography - Pupil Feedback via Pupil-Cam
This 15 minute Teachers TV video clip provides an example of pupil voice using a ‘pupil-cam’ to record a year 9 Geography lesson from the pupils’ perspective. Pupils then reflect on qualities of the lesson and provide feedback to the teacher.
Subject Enhancement Courses for Higher Education Graduates
Subject enhancement/extension courses are available to graduates in a variety of Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) across the country in order for them to enhance and deepen their subject knowledge before training as secondary teachers. This resource consists of a series of evaluations of the pilot pre-ITT enhancement courses in mathematics, chemistry, physics and French.
Language learning strategies across the curriculum: government policy and school practice
This is a paper presented at the British Educational Research Association Annual Conference 2006. Forming part of a project funded by the Society for Educational Studies, it explores the impact of strategy instruction (SI) directed towards the transferability of learning strategies across English and French.
‘Children of the new century'
The Millennium Cohort Study has published its initial findings from its second sweep of data gathering. One of the key findings is concerned with children's educational development, with the study showing that ‘many children from disadvantaged backgrounds are up to a year behind more privileged youngsters educationally as early as the age of three'.