Browsing Teacher Education by publisher "University of Cambridge"
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21st century show and tell
(University of Cambridge, 201304)This cross curricula case study focusses on Digital Literacy, in particular using Eskills to: support skills in writing/recording for a target audience and to improve communication and research skills through the process ...

88 Miles per hour
(University of Cambridge, 201305)The lesson initially looks at time travel, however the overriding theme is that of modelling and scientific method. It aims to show students that it is acceptable to get a result that doesn't fit with what you expect. It ...

Active Engagement
(University of Cambridge, 201304)A study guide offering practical strategies that can be used to engage pupils in learning. This 28 page DfES document (2004) draws on research that shows how pupils improve when 'actively engaged' in their learning. The ...

Approaches to Reading in the Classroom
(University of Cambridge, 201304)By the end of the document you should have considered some approaches to reading in the classroom and related these to your own practice.

ASKAIDS Toolkit for Consulting Pupils
(University of Cambridge, 201304)The ASKAIDS Project involved a research project in SubSaharan Africa, focused on understanding how primary age pupils acquire sexual knowledge, in what contexts and how this relates to the HIV education received in schools ...

Assessment for Learning
(University of Cambridge, 201304)By working through the document you should enhance your understanding of AfL, and develop some strategies for utilising assessment effectively in classroom contexts.

Assessment to Raise Achievement in Maths
(University of Cambridge, 2003)This QCA guidance document, on the use of assessment in mathematics teaching, provides information about setting learning goals and sharing them; using effective questioning to assess and further pupils’ learning, and ...

Assessment to Raise Achievements in Maths
(University of Cambridge, 201304)The document provides a reference point for the use of assessment in mathematics. Its case studies may offer inspiration for other settings. By the end of the document you should have some clear goals for assessment in maths.

Books/Teaching Science Using ICT
(University of Cambridge, 201304)information & communications technology

Bridges
(University of Cambridge, 201304)A brief explanation of an investigation in to the load carrying capabilities of bridges of varying length and cross sectional area, each built from a piece of A4 paper.

Can They Be Equal
(University of Cambridge, 201304)Sometimes area and perimeter of rectangles are taught separately, and are often confused. In this problem students consider the relationship between them and are being challenged to engage in some sophisticated mathematical ...

Celestial Wanderers
(University of Cambridge, 201305)Drawing on a rich range of sources, this presentation allows the teacher to introduce planetary geology, something not normally studied until degree level. It uses the narrative of the Voyager Probes journey to illustrate ...

Cepheid stars
(University of Cambridge, 201305)The lesson model is that of active notemaking. Students are provided with minidiagrams* around which they build up personalised notes about the lesson. Students must not take notes from the board but instead must use ...

Changing KS3 Questions for Engaging Assessment
(University of Cambridge, 201304)A set of exemplar resources ready for use on a classroom whiteboard or on screen. Each resource includes two PowerPoint slides, the first is for the teacher to view before the lesson. It shows a question; its level; the ...

Charlies Delightful Machine
(University of Cambridge, 201304)Students enter numbers one at a time into Charlie's coloured lights machine. Each light is controlled by a rule, and if a number satisfies the rule, the light will go on. Students attempt to uncover the rules, with some ...

Choosing and Selecting Groups
(University of Cambridge, 201304)By the end of the document you should have considered some ways to group pupils for group work and the various benefits and limitations of groupings.

Circles, frustums and cylinders revision
(University of Cambridge, 201304)This lesson is aimed at topset, year 11 GCSE students who understand the definition of prisms, and have 'had a go at' calculating volumes and surface areas of prisms. The questions are deliberately challenging and may ...

Classifying and organising living things using images
(University of Cambridge, 201304)This lesson offers opportunities to explore ways to classify living things as well as characteristics which might be relevant, and how to address difficulties that may arise when trying to classify things in this way. The ...

Classroom Management
(University of Cambridge, 201304)By working through the document you should enhance your understanding of classroom management and the importance of pedagogy in classroom contexts.

Cloning
(University of Cambridge, 201305)The topic of the ethics of modern biology needs to draw on a wider range of sources than a printed book may provide. This resource uses a web tutorial interspersed with external links to news and comment. Rather than leave ...