Science Subject Knowledge for Trainee Primary Teachers - The delivery of multimedia content via a Vi
This project examined how a virtual learning environment could be used to enhance science subject knowledge for trainee primary teachers. Diagnostic quizzes, specially designed and created materials using still and moving images, and extra sessions were used successfully to enhance subject knowledge competence and confidence in ‘difficult concepts’ in science. These materials were used with primary PGCE trainees and are available for examination. Supported by a TDA Research and Developmen
An analysis of e-learning in a flexible postgraduate initial teacher training course (R&DA 2: 04)
This project examined the advantages and disadvantages of e-learning. Trainees on a part-time flexible route for PGCE used a virtual learning environment and the researchers concluded that e-learning can offer an effective alternative for students who cannot access full time face-to-face training. The study used a multi-method approach, including analysis of materials posted on the VLE, two questionnaires and focus group interviews. Supported by a TDA Research and Development Award
Key Stage 3 Art – Contemporary Art
This Teachers TV video looks at the delivery of a unit of work from a media and visual arts Faculty at Wellings Specialist Arts Secondary School in Kent and analyses the reasons for using the work of contemporary artists as a starting point. The unit consists of a photography project during the course, during which the students look in some detail at the work of a contemporary photographer (Cindy Sherman) and then explore elements of photography through their own designing and making of a photog
To Read or Not to Read: A Question of National Consequence
On 19th November the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) published a report into reading patterns in the United States. The researchers gathered and then analysed data from a variety of disparate sources and found that ‘although there has been measurable progress in recent years in reading ability at the elementary school level, all progress appears to halt as children enter their teenage years. There is a general decline in reading among teenage and adult Americans’. The report suggest
NALDIC ITTSEAL: KS3/4 English Teaching Talking 1
This resource from the National Association for Language Development in the Curriculum (NALDIC) ITTSEAL features session notes for ITE educators to accompany the Teachers TV programme KS3/4 English Teaching Talking 1. The programme shows Year 7 EAL pupils practicing informal and formal types of English as they move from discussion and drafting to writing and performing. It can support secondary trainees to understand that pupils learning EAL will need specific development of their spoken languag
Teachers TV Performing Wonders Season
Teachers TV has a three week season of programmes, beginning 14 December, featuring inspirational music, dance and drama projects and initiatives in the UK and around the world that demonstrate the benefits of offering young people opportunities to get involved in and express themselves through the performing arts.
Teachers TV Art Week
Teachers TV is celebrating the arts this week, 30 June - 8 July. Programmes displaying creativity in and outside of the classroom are featured, from music, to poetry, to paintings.
White boys from low-income backgrounds: good practice in schools
This "report on a small survey of good practice" was undertaken by Ofsted in 20 schools across England, which were "identified from inspection evidence and discussion with local authorities" to be schools "where white British boys from low-income backgrounds performed better in public tests and examinations than their counterparts in other schools". These schools were mainly in areas with high levels of deprivation, although a few of them had a minority of boys from low-income families on roll,
Teachers TV Creativity Week
During the week commencing 11 May, Teachers TV has a week of programmes celebrating creativity in schools in all its forms, from teaching and learning of the expressive arts to creative approaches to a range of subjects and whole school issues.
Excellence and Equity: Making England’s Schools System World Class
The resource is a four page research brief of an analysis developed by McKinsey and Company, who were commissioned by the DCSF to investigate the performance of England’s education system, along with that of high-performing systems overseas.
Winners of BERA/SAGE Practitioner Research Awards 2009 Announced
'Guidelines for new lecturers in Teacher Education' and 'A Virtual Learning Environment for Supporting Reading and Poetry' are the winning entries in the 2009 BERA/SAGE Practitioner Research Awards, which were announced at the annual British Educational Research Association (BERA) conference in Manchester on 5th September 2009. The awards recognise practitioners who have demonstrated excellence in the application of research in practice, both in a school setting and in a 16+ learning environment
Opening Minds Impact Update: 2008
This resource is a report of an impact evaluation undertaken in 2008 by the Royal Society of Arts (RSA) of its Opening Minds Curriculum, piloted in 2000, and currently being implemented by 204 schools in the UK.
Promoting Creativity in Initial Teacher Education; a study by tutors and students at Canterbury Chri
The resource is a research paper that forms part of a much wider initiative, the Higher Education Arts and Schools (HEARTS) project, and specifically discusses the development of a collaborative project between the education faculty at Canterbury Christ Church University (CCCU) and local schools. Entitled ‘Strangely Familiar’, the researchers aimed to demonstrate the impact of involvement in the Arts on creative teaching and thinking.
Boys who dare don't care: unwanted men, the performing arts and perplexing disruptions to the male t
This paper, presented at BERA 2009, focuses upon boys’ perceptions of male teachers as role models to encourage greater participation in the arts. It is highlighted from the evidence, however, that male role models are not required and that “the wrong kind of man will not do”. What is underlined is a set of key characteristics for the teacher who is ‘better than good’.
The Digestive System Structure and Function
This lecture covers the main functions of the digestive system and the various structures that the digestive system comprises of.
Children online - Home and pre-school : Lydia PLOWMAN (audio) Journée d’étude organisée par l’EHESS en collaboration avec le ministère de l’éducation nationale 8 avril 2014, Salle des Conférences, Lycée Henri IV, 75005 Paris Maintenant, les objets communicants font partie de l’environnement
des enfants dès leur naissance. Si ces objets ne sont pas entre les mains des
jeunes enfants, ils sont omniprésents chez ...
Journée d’étude organisée par l’EHESS en collaboration avec le ministère de l’éducation nationale
8 avril 2014, Salle des Conférences, Lycée Henri IV, 75005 Paris
Maintenant, les objets communicants font partie de l’environnement des enfants dès leur naissance. Si ces objets ne sont pas entre les mains des jeunes enfants, ils sont omniprésents chez ...
BusinessCast 276 with Jie Cao, MBA Class of 2014 on the Darden Global Conference
2nd year student and president of Darden's International Business Society, Jie Cao joins us this week to discuss the takeaways from the School's first Global Conference held at the end of January. In other Darden headlines: "26th Annual BBSF Conference", "Free Design Thinking Webinar" and "Darden Faculty Selected as Top Thought Leaders in Trustworthy Business". The Darden BusinessCast is a weekly news podcast featuring the events, news, and newsmakers of the University of Virginia's Darden Sch
Art a GoGo Podcast #15 - Almost Live from the New de Young Museum in San Francisco
Almost live from the new de Young Museum in San Francisco, CA. Please visit our blog at www.artagogo.com/blog for full show notes and links that we discuss during the show. Thanks for listening! Kathleen & Doug / art, arts, artist, museum, entertainment, news
(R&DA 14) Using ICT to develop and support formative assessment practices in science amongst Initial
The Research and Development Award undertook to confirm the principles of formative assessment with students. Trainees were invited to use ICT to elaborate their practical and theoretical professional development in the area of assessment for learning by identifying, digitising and uploading to the web levelled examples of children’s science thinking to a virtual repository.
Fotografija je posneta v Škocjanski jami. Učencem jo lahko pokažemo pri pouku zemljepisa in tudi fizike pri obravnavanju širjenje svetlobe.,Photo taken in Škocjan Caves.