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Teaching and Learning

This is concerned with the ways in which teaching can be organised and evaluated to facilitate learning.

The QTS standards are also relevant, especially Q10 and Q25

You may also want to search the TTRB using the BEI terms Teaching Process, Curriculum Development and  Educational Theories


Number of resources (163)

# Teachers TV has a week of programming focusing on ICT in the classroom, w/c 7 June. Included within this are programmes on using ICT in teaching secondary MFL and geography, as well as how to integrate ICT across all areas of a new primary school.
# Teachers TV has a week of programming focusing on Early Years, w/c 17 May. Included in the schedule are two new programmes: "Children's Centre Leadership - Child Poverty" explores the range of strategies employed by a Children's Centre to alleviate child poverty, and "Professional Knowledge - The Montessori Method", which looks at how a primary school has introduced Montessori methods for Early...
# These articles were originally published as part of the Spotlights series of publications for practitioners by the Scottish Council for Research in Education (SCRE). They are provided as free downloads, by Practical Research for Education (PRE), the practitioner journal of the National Foundation for Educational Research (NFER). The articles offer an overview of evidence on the effectiveness of...
# Teachers TV has a week of programmes (w/c 3 May) of history lesson starters, ideas and documentaries. Featured programmes include the series 'The Witness', which looks at some of the key moments of the 20th century as seen by the ordinary people who were there.
# Teachers TV has a week of programmes (w/c 19 April) highlighting English teaching and learning. To coincide with the anniversary of Shakespeare's birth and death, both of which were on April 23rd, in 1564 and 1616, these include a number of Shakespeare related videos.
Courtesy of Free Photo This recently published report from the House of Commons Children, Schools and Families Committee endorses the importance of learning outside the classroom and recommends further funding from the DCSF to improve and increase provision. Despite ‘a very strong body of evidence’ to show the benefits of out-of-school learning, the report suggests that little progress has been made since the previous...
# This resource is a report on a two year study into language learning at Key Stage 3 in England, carried out at Cambridge University at the behest of the Department for Children, Schools and Families (DCSF). The study was commissioned to investigate both provision and practice, and was to look particularly at the impact of the Key Stage 3 Framework for Modern Foreign Languages (MFL) and other...
# This is the full research report of a two-year mixed method study funded by the ESRC into effective classroom practice in both the primary and secondary phases of schooling. This research, which was undertaken between 2006 and 2008 by a team at the University of Nottingham, built on an existing longitudinal four-year research project involving 80 teachers, and aimed to draw out the key factors...
# This journal article traces the creation and development of French disciplinary didactiques, a cultural term coined by the French educational system. It may be of interest to those who are interested in drawing comparisons between English and French education systems and pedagogy.
# The resource, a journal article, is an overview of patterns of research in school teaching and learning from the 1920s to the present day. The review is conducted by examining three strands that the author terms the ‘who' (i.e. the teachers and learners), the ‘how' (i.e. pedagogical methodologies), and the ‘what' (i.e. the content taught). For each of the strands, the author discusses the...
# This is an Ofsted report which evaluates the progress of the implementation of the new Key Stage 3 curriculum. The report draws on visits to 37 schools between May 2008 and March 2009. The new National Curriculum for Key Stage 3 came into effect for Year 7 pupils from September 2008, and carried with it a clear expectation that schools develop a more integrated approach to curriculum planning and...
# The new Primary Curriculum went live on the QCDA website on 31st January 2010. In addition to information on the components of the framework, the site includes a video tour of the website itself, plus an interactive guide to the new curriculum, and seven video case studies focusing on different aspects of curriculum provision. The curriculum design tools include the opportunity to compare up to...
# This is a programme/video on Teachers TV that claims to combine practice and theory about questioning within primary classrooms, using teachers’ voices. There are links to other sites and a short bibliography (two books).
# A range of classroom resources, which have been developed by eleven subject associations working with the CfSA (The Council for Subject Associations), for teachers to use in the classroom, in order to increase their confidence, knowledge and understanding within the context of promoting community cohesion and the prevention of violent extremism.
# This report looks at the findings the latest cycle of New Zealand Council for Educational Research (NZCER) which periodically surveys primary and secondary schools in order to assess the impact of recent educational reforms.
# Teachers TV has a week of programmes (w/c 2 November) featuring ideas for innovative approaches to improving the teaching and learning of maths at primary and secondary level, with an emphasis on ensuring pupil progress.
# 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.
KS 1/2 Music thumbnail This is a 15 minute Teachers TV programme documenting two Year 1 music lessons, including reflection on and discussion about the lessons between the class teacher and the local authority music advisor.
# This resource is a report which has been compiled by Professor Usha Goswami to contribute to a much larger document. The overall report has been commissioned by the Government Office for Science. The full report aims to advise the Government on how to achieve the best possible mental development and well-being for everyone in the UK. To make this exercise viable, the work was divided into...
# Teachers TV has a World War II Mini-Theme Week w/c September 7th.