Genomics and Its Impact on Science and Society: The Human Genome Project and Beyond (2008)
This site gives a detailed overview of the science of genetics, including the Human Genome Project. An introduction helps visitors understand genomes, DNA, genes, chromosomes, and more. Other resources include online audio and video files about genetics and the Human Genome Project, images of genomes, current research news, a glossary, frequently asked questions, and a student page.
Researching the learning and teaching of mental maths (March 2001)
This is a report from 2001 of a TTA project that looked at whether the learning and teaching of mental mathematics could raise standards in mathematics at Key Stage 2. Strategies to support this work are outlined.
(R&DA 29) Developing Understanding and Knowledge of the use of Effective and Innovative Electronic Â
This project found that e-communications were not well developed in initial teacher training and recommends that partnerships should devise an implementation strategy including a protocol for e-mail use. Supported by a TDA Research and Development Award.
Science Spanish I am undertaking a research project on CLIL (Content & Language Integrated Learning ) in primary schools looking at teaching Science through Spanish. Can you suggest any useful research in this area? Many thanks
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 ESRCâ€™s TLRP (Teaching and Learning Research Programme). The project sought to enhance childrenâ€™s learning in literacy and numeracy and to facilitate transfer between primary and secondary school through improving knowledge exchange between the home and school.
Research into subject specific mentoring on the PGCE science course at the Institute of Education, U
This project examined how mentors contribute to the development of beginning teachersâ€™ subject specific knowledge. The focus was on â€˜explainingâ€™ in science teaching. The researchers found that written feedback on its own was of limited use but it was in discussion that the more helpful advice arose. Mentorsâ€™ descriptive and evaluative statements did not, by themselves, help whereas focused suggestions with justifications were more helpful to beginning teachers. The researchers also
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.
RHINOs: Really Here In Name Only (March 2001)
This TTA legacy document reports on a small-scale research project that examined disaffection among a group of students attending a High School in Norwich.
(R&DA 25) The Development of Professional Knowledge for Teaching Historical Enquiry and Historical I
This project in the Oxford Internship Scheme investigated trainee teachersâ€™ professional knowledge for teaching historical enquiry and historical interpretation. The study found that discovering studentsâ€™ preconceptions of enquiry and interpretation was essential. The partnership generated a list of shared objectives. Supported by a TDA Research and Development Award.
Scientists from the Smithsonian Center for Tropical Research document the astounding abundance of diversity in tropical rainforests to discover why so many species coexist that are competing for the same resources. In North America, the Yellowstone Wolf Reintroduction project explores why removing just one species dramatically changed the distribution of plants and anima
Supporting E-learning Communities in ITT Series - Sunderland PDA Project
This project, based at Sunderland University, delivered PDAs to a number of trainers, trainees and school-based mentors.
Physical education Sport
I'm planning to do a research project on physical education at primary school, and how much participation children do of physical sport ouside of school. Where canÂ I find information? 7-11 year olds , key stage 2 , P.E
Schools and Crime - Tackling Gang Culture
The resource is a Teachers TV programme which investigates the impact of â€˜gang cultureâ€™ on young peoplesâ€™ lives through interviews with pupils and teachers from two London schools (one primary and one secondary), youth workers, academics and politicians. It also observes (briefly) young people from the secondary school developing a multi-media project about gang culture.
Customer Voice Research - Raising Standards
This resource is a brief report of a small scale qualitative research project commissioned by the Department of Children, Schools and Families into understanding the motivations and barriers for parents getting involved in helping to raise standards and increase the supply of good school places.
Actress Lisa Kudrow discusses what's surprised her about her new series, "Who Do You Think You Are?", and talks about her latest film project, "Paper Man."
Idioms in ASL - Blind as a Bat
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. (01:00)
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Winner ~ Best YouTube Short Film of 2007 Winner ~ 3rd Prize Project: Direct Official Selection ~ Short Film Corner ~ Cannes 2008 Official Selection ~ Chicago...
Video Production: Project: Post-Production
Review some of the special effects and tips that the project team went through in their postproduction phase.Â Run time 04:58
Jason and the Argonauts
This clip was made for a latin project for school. this slide show It tells the story of Jason and the Argonauts.
Great Depression Political Cartoon Montage
History project showing a variety of cartoons with background music.