Bioethics in the Media and Public Policy
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Illuminated lantern : revealing the heart of Asian cinema
'Illuminated Lantern' is a scholarly weblog, freely offering substantial essays and many reviews on Asian cinema. The aim is to bridge... "the cultural gap between Asian Cinema and western audiences by identifying and exploring historical, cultural, and sociological aspects of our favorite movies." From the main page, users can read short reviews of films made in: Mainland China; Hong Kong; Japan; India; Thailand; Taiwan; South Korea; and Cambodia. Reviews are also available on Western-funded f
Boys’ Performance in Modern Foreign Languages
This book is the outcome of a project on boys’ underachievement in modern foreign languages (MFL), presenting research findings as well as recommendations for practice.
Teaching Physical Education 11-18
This book provides a coherent and comprehensive guide to important themes related to teaching PE.
William James (1899) Talks to Teachers on Psychology and some of life's ideals
The full text of the first book on the role of psychology in education based on James' lectures to education students.
Using Museums: In Your School
A fourteen minute Teachers TV programme describing a museums project in South West England where primary schools can book a mobile museum (‘Museum in transit’) to come into school free of charge for a week of activities which every pupil has direct contact with.
Making the difference: teaching and learning strategies in successful multi-ethnic schools
This is a Research for Teachers (formerly Research of the Month - ROM) digest on the General Teaching Council website. The main item is a book by five authors published in 1998 by the then Department for Education and Employment (DfEE).
This book is a very useful and welcome addition to the current proliferation of literature on the theme of personalisation. It acknowledges the challenges represented by both the defining of, and ultimate embedding into practice of, personalisation.
Writing Fantasy I am looking for information relating to children writing sci-fi/fantasy stories but cannot find much literature on it. I have found examples of each type of story and one book containing some really good ideas for lessons on writing sci-fi but am struggling to find any journals - have you any ideas? Thank you for your help.
Physical education Dyslexia
I am currently researching for a assignment on dyslexia and physical education (how to make PE more inclusive for dyslexics) although i have only managed to find one book! Could you please suggest any journals or research that could help? Thank you. KS1 and 2 Primary Physical education.
Communication Friendly Spaces in Early Years Settings
This is an original resource for schools or early years settings that wish to take a critical look at their environment and provision. It is produced by The Basic Skills Agency (now NIACE) and consists of a book of guidance, a DVD and an audio workbook to use as a self-audit tool.
Waves of Destruction
In 2004, the sudden rupture of a huge fault beneath the Indian Ocean unleashed a devastating tsunami. There had been no warning signs prior to the earthquake and the ensuing tsunami that reached the shores of the Indian Ocean and ravaged the coastal areas of Indonesia, Thailand, Myanmar, India, and Sri Lanka. However, many animals were able to escape the tsunami's destruction. This video segment from Nature examines the anatomy of the tsunami and the possibility that animals sensed the coming wa
Curiosity Kits: The impact of non-fiction book bags on boys’ reading at home
This 2001 NFER Topic (now PRE-Online) article reports on a small-scale pilot project which was supported by the National Year of Reading (1998–99) and the UK Reading Association, as well as publishers and other businesses. This research involved placing sets of book bags (‘Curiosity Kits’) in four Year 4 classes across the country, and monitoring the home-school reading patterns of these pupils compared with four control classes. The kits, contained in sports bags, comprised at least one
Chemistry Of Cooking
A biochemist and cook explains that cooking is all about chemistry and knowing some facts can help chefs understand why recipes go wrong. Because cooking is essentially a series of chemical reactions, it is helpful to know some basics. This video is a must for all students to watch as it shows how science is everywhere.
Teachers TV Reading Week
To mark International Children’s Book Day on 02 April 2009, Teachers TV has a week of programmes (w/c 30 March) about reading and books.
The Cambridge Primary Review
The Cambridge Primary Review is the most comprehensive enquiry into English primary education for 40 years. The final report and recommendations of the Cambridge Primary Review have now been published in a book entitled "Children, their World, their Education". The publication is edited by Professor Robin Alexander.
The Uses of Literacy: RSA Thursday Lunchtime Debate
This was a lunch time debate to celebrate the re-publication of this highly influential book that has been out of print since 1992. Its importance derives from its account of working class northern culture from the nineteen thirties to fifties where a sense of togetherness and community arose from the necessities of poverty and proximity rather than through choice. It countered the Marxist perspective of the working class as being limited to having a prescribed historic role within the revolutio