The influence of context on attainment in primary school: interactions between children, family and
This resource is one of a series of research reports published by the Centre for Research on the Wider Benefits of Learning, Institute of Education, London. The report explores the influence of social and personal development which takes place in home and school environments, and how it may help influence children’s achievement. The report considers the relative importance of four different contexts, or ‘spheres of influence’ on pupil achievement in England at Key Stage 2 (age 10/11). The
Aspirations: The views of foster children and their carers
This resource is a full research report detailing the findings of the first stage of an ongoing study of a cohort of children and their foster carers working with the charity TACT (The Adolescent and Children's Trust) in 2007. The core services of TACT are fostering and adoption, although they also offer a range of services to empower and support young people and their families. This is intended to be an initial report for a longitudinal study of the 2007 cohort of children and foster carers to
ICT for the Non-Specialist - Podcasting
This is a 15 minute Teachers TV video about ICT for the non-specialist teacher and looks at the topic of podcasting. The context is a Cheshire primary school and the video shows the work of a year 6 class in producing a podcast about a school trip to the Isle of Wight and also the work of a year 5 class producing a video podcast in French. The pupils are quite experienced in producing podcasts and the headteacher ascribes part of the improvement in end of Key Stage 2 results to the use of podca
Making Good Progress in KS2 and KS3 English
These leaflets, published by the Department for Children, Schools and Families in 2008, identify the characteristics of pupils who are making slow progress in English, in both Key Stage 2 and 3. Investigations, which involved the interviewing of hundreds of teachers and pupils, are summarised and actions that can be taken in order to remove barriers to progress are identified. These resources offer suggestions to teachers to help personalise teaching to the needs of those pupils who are not prog
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
What role for the three Rs? Progress and attainment during primary school
The resource looks at patterns of attainment of primary school pupils in England in Key Stage 1 and 2 assessments. The researchers monitored a group of children from birth onwards and went on to analyse the pupils’ National Curriculum Standard Attainment Test scores. They looked for evidence of fluctuations and stability in progress across the Key Stages. Amongst their recommendations is that there needs to be a more holistic approach to assessment, one that will include outcomes such as motiv
Teachers TV Early Years Week
Teachers TV has a week of programming focusing on Early Years, w/c 17 May. Included in the schedule are two new programmes: "Children's Centre Leadership - Child Poverty" explores the range of strategies employed by a Children's Centre to alleviate child poverty, and "Professional Knowledge - The Montessori Method", which looks at how a primary school has introduced Montessori methods for Early Years and Key Stage 1.
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
"It would have been nice to know about that piece of software!" Preparing Early Years Practitioners
The resource is a report on a TDA funded research project comparing Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) student-teachers’ and Primary student-teachers’ confidence with and knowledge of ICT appropriate for use in school.
Three-dimensional Input and Visualization
The aim of this chapter is to investigate techniques by which man-computer interaction could be improved, specifically in the context of architectural applications of CAD. In this application the object being designed is often an assembly of defined components. Even if the building is not actually fabricated from such components, it is usually conceptualized in these terms. In a conventional graphics- based CAD system these components are usually represented by graphical icons which are displaye
Micro-organs to shape the future of personalised medicine
Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Apr. 17 - Researchers at Vanderbilt University are developing an artificial liver as part of a larger system of synthetic organs being built to test drugs. If successful, the technology will not only change the way drugs are developed and tested, but also provide doctors with a way to personalise treatment for patients with conditions like heart disease and cancer. Ben Gruber has more More Innovations: http://smarturl.it/Innovations Subscribe: htt
Topology Conservation in Polymer Knots
By: icamvid Topology Conservation in Polymer Knots Institute of Theoretical Physics University of Stellenbosch
Elephant house CC97_00447 Zoological Gardens, Regents Park, London. Stereoscopic view showing the old Elephant House. It was designed by Anthony Salvin junior and built in 1868-69. It has since been demolished. Photographed by York & Son, 1870-1900.
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Zoological Gardens, Regents Park, London. Stereoscopic view showing the old Elephant House. It was designed by Anthony Salvin junior and built in 1868-69. It has since been demolished. Photographed by York & Son, 1870-1900.
Biotechnology - Genomics and Proteomics (GPC)
By the end of this section, you will be able to:
IHPI Research Seminar: Can Oregon transform health care?
K. John McConnell, Ph.D., directs the Center for Health System Effectiveness at Oregon Health and Science University (OHSU) and is an Associate Professor in the Departments of Emergency Medicine and Public Health and Preventive Medicine at OHSU. In this seminar presentation, Dr. McConnell discusses the role of Coordinated Care Organizations (CCOs) in the transformation of Medicaid in Oregon.
Graduate Skills is one of the series of 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. The aim of this workbook is to introduce you to the concept of graduate job skills and enterprise, looking at which career path you decides to follow. It’s not j
Premiere Pro CS5の新しいワークフロー機能をご紹介します。HDVのシーン検出機能、トリミング機能や、Media Encoderでのインタレース設定などについて学びます。
Learning styles History
Learning styles History How do you manage learning to take account of different learning styles? Key stage 3, mainly history but related to all key stage 3. I have looked on teachernet, and general google searches of learning styles.
The Last Aztec 10/10
Booker Prize winner DBC Pierre returns to the Mexico of his youth to explore the downfall of one of the world's greatest civilisations -- the Aztecs ruled by the emperor Montezuma II who were defeated by a small force of Spaniards under Hernán Cortés. Suitable for high school students. Educators/Parents: Some segments speak of human sacrifice.
Distinguished Innovator Lecture Series: Lip-Bu Tan
Lip-Bu Tan is Chairman and founder of Walden International and has been active in the venture capital industry for the past two decades. Additionally, he introduced and pioneered the U.S. venture capital concept in Asia and contributed towards the promotion of early-stage technology investing in the Asia-Pacific region. Prior to WI, he was Vice President at Chappell & Co. and held management positions at EDS Nuclear and ECHO Energy. Lip-Bu holds a B.S. in Physics from Nanyang University in Sing