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#031 Research roundup: Studying abroad, teaching maths and girls engagement with science

In this episode, Ellie and Sam discuss research they’ve been reading up on lately including pieces looking at the impact of studying and working abroad during higher education and whether all groups of students have equal access to these opportunities. Then, turning from higher education to the Early Years, they explore two recent pieces of research on: different approaches for teaching children maths in the Early Years, and, how even the subtlest language cues can affect whether girls are willing to engage in science, and discuss what these findings mean for Early Years teachers.

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How research can have a place in the maths classroom: brief reflections on The Telegraph Festival of Education 2017

  How can maths teachers make lessons relevant to their students? How can teachers use research to impact their classroom practice? How can teachers make their classrooms a welcoming space to lead to engagement that then has a knock on effect to learning? These were the questions that were subconsciously buzzing around in my head …

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Objectives and Starters in Lessons

What makes good practice? Clips from lessons to get you thinking.  Watching other teachers teach whilst focusing on particular aspects of teaching can be a really useful way of developing one’s own teaching. Here is the second in our series of weekly videos of teaching along with some questions to get you thinking.    This …

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Personalising for more able pupils in Maths

What makes good practice? Clips from lessons to get you thinking.  Watching other teachers teach whilst focusing on particular aspects of teaching can be a really useful way of developing one’s own teaching. We’ve therefore decided to post weekly videos of teachers teaching or talking about their lessons. This video shows a teacher working with …

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