(R&DA 11) E-Learning and Communication on a Flexible PGCE
This research and development project report finds that data from one PGCE course indicates a great potential in electronic communication to deliver a flexible PGCE route but that it is expensive to deliver. Integration of full time and flexible routes is suggested as a cost effective solution. Supported by a TDA Research and Development Award (R&DA).
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(R&DA 9) From technology to professional development: How can the use of an interactive whiteboard i
A study of the training needs of teacher trainers and trainees in the use of interactive whiteboards. The study identifies a clear need for the training of trainers as well as trainees in IAW use and makes recommendations. This study was supported by TDA Research and Development Award.
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(R&DA 8) The development of English teachers’ professional knowledge in the early years of teachin
This TDA Research & Development Award traced the processes involved in developing English teachers’ professional knowledge through analysis of case studies of six beginning teachers.
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(R&DA 5) How do mentors know what they know? An investigation into mentors’ professional knowledge
Evidence from 102 mentors suggests that in addition to knowledge acquired through experience, mentors need to develop additional understandings. A TDA Research and Development Award.
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(R&DA 1) Creative Teachers for Creative Learners
This research and development award aimed to support the development of primary trainees teachers’ understanding of – and teaching for - children’s creativity by producing an interactive bank of teaching and learning materials set within a Virtual Learning Environment (VLE). It was found that, at the beginning of their programme, primary teacher trainees had a narrow, arts-based view of creativity. This could be challenged by focussed observation of classroom practice using a framework ada
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By: icamvideo boulder summer school 2014 videos
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Introduction to Lattice Multiplication
In this video, Sal Khan, offers an introduction to Lattice Multiplication. Mr. Khan uses the Paint Program (with different colors) to illustrate his points. Sal Khan is the recipient of the 2009 Microsoft Tech Award in Education.
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Cornerstones: German Americans
WGTE Preview: See how German immigrants helped bring this region to life. Beginning in the 1830s and continuing into the 20th century, thousands of Germans immigrated to northwest and west central Ohio, clearing the land and draining the swamp for farming, establishing businesses, and building churches that formed the hearts of their neighborhoods.
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Norse Mythology: The Gods of Asgard
Video discusses Thor and the defender of Asgard.  He had four items to help him protect Asgard.  The best known and most feared was the war hammer called Mjollnir, The Destroyer.  Next to Thor in strength was Vidar.  The guardian of Asgard was Heimdall, not much is known about his origins.  The war god is also discussed: Tire, was braver than Thor but not as powerful.  Baldur was the brother of Thor and was considered the beautiful god.  Hodur, the blind god
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CUAHSI Cyberseminar: Jon Chorover, Jemez-Catalina CZO, 11//42011
By: cmatiuk The Jemez-Santa Catalina CZO: Transformative Behavior of Water, Energy and Carbon in the Critical Zone: Quantifying Linkages among Ecohydrology, Biogeochemistry, and Landscape Evolution
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CSET Science Subtest I: Electricity and Magnetism

The University of California, Irvine Extension, supported by generous grants from the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation and The Boeing Company, is developing online courses to prepare science and mathematics teachers for the California Subject Examinations
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"Infections, Transmissions, Cultures: the AIDS Scandals of 1990s Japan and the Genesis of 'J-Horror'
epidemics posterLecture by Brian Bergstrom, PhD candidate, East Asian Languages and Civilizations, University of Chicago. From the "Epidemics Then & Now: Infectious Diseases Around the World," the 2006 University of Chicago Summer Institute for Educators. Co-sponsored by the Center for International Studies, the Graham School of General Studies, the Center for East Asian Studies, the Center f
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The Evolution of Social Entrepreneurship
Hear from some of the world’s experts in social entrepreneurship, including Alastair Wilson, CEO of the School of Social Entrepreneurs UK, and Benny Callaghan, CEO of the School of Social Entrepreneurs Australia, facilitated by Jan Owen, CEO at The Foundation for Young Australians (FYA).
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(R&DA 2) Discussion skills: The relationship between college course and school practice
The TDA Research and Development Award examined learning to teach discussion. Investigating the practice of six primary trainees showed differences according to the subject specialisms examined (Geography and English)
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(R&DA 3) Pedagogy on ITT physical education courses to enable trainees to integrate different types
This TDA R&D award supported study of PE secondary trainees at three universities found that there was variation amongst both trainees and mentors in what they understood by 'subject knowledge'. The report concludes that concentrating on what knowledge trainees and mentors consider is needed will produce better PGCE courses.
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(R&DA 16) Supporting Pupils' Learning: Developing the role and effectiveness of teacher support staf
A one year of a fully on-line degree programme for teaching and learning assistants in schools has effects on support staff’s roles and the quality of pupils' learning. Supported by a TDA Research and Development Award
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(R&DA 19) Poetry as sound across KS2 and KS3: Investigating Innovative English Pedagogy with ICT
A report of a TDA Research and Development Award funded research partnership that developed and investigated innovative English pedagogy. Teaching of listening, talking and poetry were examined using video and sound recordings from three schools. The progression from KS2 to KS3 was explored.
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(R&DA 23) The Training and Induction of Teaching Assistants Who Wish to Become Qualified Teachers
This small scale survey concludes from interviews of 34 participants that people with a history of previous school employment who subsequently train as teachers have distinct training and induction needs. Supported by a TDA Research and Development Award.
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(R&DA 33) An investigation into the effective school-based tutoring of Primary Modern Foreign Langua
This study examined some of the implications for ITT placements of introducing Modern Foreign Language teaching throughout KS2 in England. The researchers identified five issues critical in support for trainees in school. Supported by a TDA Research and Development Award.
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(R&DA 27) An Investigation into Whether and How Current PGCE Courses are Producing Confident Modern
This project investigated the provision of training for modern foreign language teaching in primary schools. This is of interest because of the aim to offer KS2 children MFL by 2010. Supported by a TDA Research and Development Award
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