Using ‘Learning Study’ as a model of collaborative practice (R&DA 2: 8)
This project investigated whether the strategy of ‘Learning Study’ can be used as an effective model for collaborative practice within initial teacher training. The project was focused on teaching in the 11-19 age range of Business Education, Economics and Design and Technology however the critical points of the project lay not in the curriculum areas but in the exploration with trainees of a conceptualisation of learning. Supported by a TDA Research and Development Award
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EBEA: Differentiation
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EBEA: Lesson Planning
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EBEA: The Reflexive Trainee
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EBEA: Lesson Evaluation
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Mathematics and Science in Secondary Schools: The Deployment of Teachers and Support Staff to Delive
Commissioned by the Department for Education and Skills (DfES), this resource is a summary of the findings of a largely quantitative survey into the deployment of teachers and support staff of mathematics and science in 25% of maintained secondary schools in England. Data was obtained from postal questionnaires to heads and teachers of mathematics and science and a survey of support staff assisting in mathematics and science departments. Twelve schools, chosen for exemplifying good practices in
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EBEA: Planning and Teaching: Evaluation of Resources
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EBEA: Teaching Difficult Topics
A unit from the Economics, Business and Enterprise Association (EBEA) ITE Subject Resource Network designed to help trainee teachers to identify features of difficult teaching topics, examine a variety of strategies to overcome learner difficulties. It suggests ways in which teachers can work collaboratively on other ‘difficult topics’.
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EBEA: Promoting Good Practice
A unit from the Economics, Business and Enterprise Association (EBEA) ITE Subject Resource Network giving summaries of ITT business inspection findings. These are papers which were presented to the EBEA ITT conferences in 2005 and 2006.
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EBEA: Accessing first-hand knowledge
A unit from the Economics, Business and Enterprise Association (EBEA) ITE Subject Resource Network.
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EBEA on Managing Behaviour
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EBEA: Approaches to Teaching and Learning
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The Influence of School and Teaching Quality on Children’s Progress in Primary School
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Sex Education in Primary School in Tayside: An Evaluation of Sexuality and Relationship Training for
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New subject-specific CPD resources for teachers
This leaflet has details of new CPD resources for music, history, English and economics and business studies, developed by the TDA in conjunction with subject associations.
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The Economics, Business and Enterprise Association (EBEA) Learning Website
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Evaluation of the Training and Development Agency for Schools’ funding for ICT in ITT Projects
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Teacher Evaluation: Current Practices in OECD Countries and a Literature Review
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4.1 Conic sections
Attempts to answer problems in areas as diverse as science, technology and economics involve solving simultaneous linear equations. In this unit we look at some of the equations that represent points, lines and planes in mathematics. We explore concepts such as Euclidean space, vectors, dot products and conics.
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