Impunity in Cambodia
Senior leaders of Pol Pot's Khmer Rouge regime of Democratic Kampuchea are now on trial in Cambodia for the crimes committed between 1975 and 1979 when two million people are estimated to have died. Will these trials help to break the impunity that has characterised Cambodia's recent history and which continues today? Brad Adams is executive director of Human Rights Watch's Asia Division and is a general expert on Asia. Simon Taylor is one of three co-founder/directors of Global Witness, a Lond
Sunday Service - 9/26/2010 - Lillian Daniel
A service of worship in Duke University Chapel. The Reverend Lillian Daniel delivers a sermon entitled "Why Church Matters." Bulletin: http://bit.ly/ch6Kec
The Most Sought After Baseball Autographs
Learn where the most sought-after baseball autographs come from in this clip. The most sought are from popular players, such as Mickey Mantle, Joe DiMaggio or modern players like Albert Pujols. A card trading store owner explains about authentication when buying
Modern languages Transition
Modern languages Transition I am looking for research into transition for modern foreign languages from KS2 to KS3. Research on how other countries manage this issue would also be helpful. What have you find useful in your searching so far? I have looked at DfES reports. Have you found anything relevant in the TTRB? Connecting Key Stage 2 and Key 3 Foreign Language Provision: Developing Understanding for Initial Teacher Education – Case Studies of Current Practice.
Special needs Inclusion
My special study is focusing on the differences (if any) in the perspectives of teachers and teaching assistants regarding the inclusion of children with SEN across key stage 1 and 2. I am looking for any research that has already been carried out on this topic, or any further research regarding SEN inclusion. I have already found some publications through the dfes such as Removing Barriers to Achievement and Every Child Matters. Thank you.
Self-efficacy in the primary classroom: An investigation into the relationship with performance
This paper explores the relationship between primary pupils’ self efficacy and their performance in science. Using basic techniques adapted from research in the USA, it reports a small scale quantitative study of fifty-two pupils in two parallel classes in an English primary school.
TDA Standards case study: Subject knowledge and application
A case study charting the experiences of a trainee on a primary undergraduate programme in RE, including the ways in which the provider tailored provision to enhance the trainee's subject knowledge.
Invertebrate Fossils - Lesson 16 - Part 7 of 7 InvertebrateFossils - Lesson 16 - Part 7 of 7 is a lesson in which the presenter talksabout the history of the study of fossils. He introduces the audience to the story of "The LyingStones” and Beringer’s study of fossils and the famous Beringer fossilhoax.
InvertebrateFossils - Lesson 16 - Part 7 of 7 is a lesson in which the presenter talksabout the history of the study of fossils. He introduces the audience to the story of "The LyingStones” and Beringer’s study of fossils and the famous Beringer fossilhoax.
Frontal Lobes and Behavior: The Story of Phineas Gage
This module relates the story of Phineas Gage, whose name appears in virtually every general psychology textbook. After a heavy metal rod was blown through his temporal lobe, Phineas experienced dramatic mental change. The study of the trauma and its physiological effects provided the first documented evidence of how brain injury can affect human behavior.
Teachers Working with Video to Improve Their Practice and Enhance Pupil Learning (March 2001)
A report on a study to show how videos of teachers' practice can promote and sustain the process of critical reflection to improve their practice and enhance pupil learning.
(R&DA 25) The Development of Professional Knowledge for Teaching Historical Enquiry and Historical I
This project in the Oxford Internship Scheme investigated trainee teachers’ professional knowledge for teaching historical enquiry and historical interpretation. The study found that discovering students’ preconceptions of enquiry and interpretation was essential. The partnership generated a list of shared objectives. Supported by a TDA Research and Development Award.
(R&DA 26) The Development of Professional Knowledge in ITE for Teaching Sustainable Development thro
This study investigated subject knowledge for teaching in Geography and also dealt with training for teaching controversial issues. Teaching Sustainable Development provides challenges for students because it is contested, value laden and provisional. Supported by a TDA Research and Development Award.
Plants and Seasons
Join several Journey North classrooms as they become engaged in the study of tulip bulbs, and track their growth from fall to spring. In this large experiment students across the Northern Hemisphere track the growth of the same plant
Workshop 8: The International Picture
This workshop offers an opportunity to investigate various aspects of the Third International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS), other than the test scores themselves. Distinguished Professor of Educational Psychology William Schmidt presents differences in curricula, textbooks, and teaching practices around the world, and a group of community members discuss how the
I am looking for any infomation I can to help with my special study at university around the issue of an open ended approach to the teaching of writing, and the effect it will have, e.g. positive or negative. I have looked for what makes 'good writing' and 'children's writing'. Basically my study surrounds: does allowing children to write about their own interests/imagination in English have a positive/negative effect on the work that is produced? So what makes a good piece of writing then? Who
Speaking/listening Primary Where can I find research into speaking and listening skills for KS2 children? I am doing a child study as part of my PGCE and need some research into improving speaking and listening skills.
Parental Involvement in raising the Achievement of Primary School Pupils: why bother?
This is a digest, on the DCSF Standards website, of an evaluation of research concerning parental involvement in raising literacy and numeracy standards in Primary schools. The original research study, sponsored by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation, was carried out at Oxford University between 1992 and 1997. Researchers Edwards and Warin evaluated some of the findings and published a paper in 1999.
Studying the Effects of Subliminal Stimulation on the Mind
Explores perception, the study of unconscious processes, and research methodologies. Provides a good example of the impact Freud has had on psychology and how it is possible to test some of his hypotheses in the laboratory.
Mood Disorders: Hereditary Factors
Illustrates the findings of a 10-year study that involved 12,000 volunteers in an Amish community and represents careful analysis of genetic factors related to manic-depressive disorders.
The Effect of Aging on Cognitive Function: Nature/Nurture
Explores how the study of identical twins can help determine how factors such as lifestyle and diet may contribute to individual differences in the aging process.