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5 Developing ‘engaging’ lessons

Think of your students as fish, swimming around in the waters of the school. An engaging lesson gives you the bait with which to catch your fish. And once they are hooked on your bait, then misbehaving will hopefully be the last thing on their minds!

Engaging your students is important for a number of reasons. An exciting lesson can be used:

  • as a reward for previous good behaviour;

  • as a carrot for behaving well in the future;


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Activity 27

Give the appropriate rounding for each of the values below:

  • (a) Carpet floor area = 26.456 sq metres

  • (b) Interest earned = £109.876 5439


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By the year 1915 the war on the Western Front had stalled to a stalemate. The Allied powers fighting in  Belgium and France were considering opening a new front.In January 1915, Grand Duke Nicholas of Russia had appealed to Britain for assistance against the Ottoman Empire who were on the side of the Central Powers and had invaded the Caucasus.A naval expedition was launched by the Allies to capture the Dardanelles Straits a passage that connected the Aegean Sea to the Sea of Marmara in nor
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Dr Amy Frost investigates all of the architectural wonders that William Beckford spent his life constructing in this detailed biography.
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A portal is a website which collects catalogues and characterises a huge amount of information. By displaying a large number of hyperlinks such sites provide an entrance (or portal) to the World Wide Web. Search engines originally provided fairly basic searching facilities; however, the past two years has seen them evolve Portals on the nncmci into portals. Portals are categorised as either horizontal portals or vertical portals. A vertical portal offers an entrance to large am
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6.1.1 Report planning

Table 2 highlights the elements of a science or technology report, though the same general principles apply in other disciplines too.

Table 2 The main elements of a science or technology report

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Jean-Dominique Wahiche evokes the law of the biodiversity and of traditional knowledge. On the basis of a definition of the heritage notion, he recounts the history of international negotiations about those questions, until the 2010 Nagoya protocol. He evidences the recognition and the accrued protection of this traditional knowledge.


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In this section, we revisit the construction of surfaces by identifying edges of polygons, as described in Section 2. Recall that, if we take any polygon in the plane and identify some of its edges in pairs, then we obtain a surface. When specifying how a given pair of edges is to be identified, we choose one of the two possible re
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There is a lot of information available on business and management via the internet. Try the activity below to start exploring what is available.

Activity 1

2.2 Theories, documents and knowledge

Documentary evidence is often messy and inconsistent, and even where it seems to be ‘factual’ (for example in the form of official records) its precise meaning in terms of wider social processes is far from clear. There is uncertainty about what it means, as well as the representation of uncertainty and diversity in the images. In every case, the meaning of the evidence is dependent on interpretation, that is, the part of the theory we employ to understand what is going on.
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After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • identify some key themes in discourse analysis

  • appreciate the consequences of discourse research for some key topics in social science, such as indentity, interaction and subjectivity

  • be familiar with some discourse analytical techniques and their consequences for analysing social interactions.


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Scientists are increasingly being asked to discuss and communicate social and ethical issues that arise from their work. Understanding these issues is also part of developing science and technology responsibly. And yet the formal education system in the UK often requires scientists to focus on core science subjects at the expense of learning about the social and ethical implications of their work. How then does a modern scientist begin to engage with these important issues? One solution is to
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