Learning to teach: An introduction to classroom research - OpenLearn - Open University - LTT_4 Reflection point: What is your view of educational research? Can you think of a significant project that has influenced your work as a student teacher, teacher, or pupil (e.g. phonics, Nuffield Science)? In the reflection above, you may have thought of something in your subject such as ‘Children’s learning in Science Project (CLISP)’ (Driver, 1994) or ‘Cognitive Acceleration through Mathematics Education (CAME)’, or something generic like the ‘Thinking Together’ project about language as a tool for learning and problem solving. You may have struggled to come up with a specific project, but the chances are that you know about and understand some important ideas, such as Assessment for Learning, which emerged from research and have now become embedded as part of the accepted professional knowledge that all teachers need to have. Goldacre advocates a particular approach to educational research.
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10 tips for successful school-led research projects Louise Stoll, Professor of Professional Learning at the UCL Institute of Education, shares 10 approaches that are critical to the success of research projects. As part of the research and development national network’s collaborative research project, teaching school alliances have found a number of common approaches to developing and embedding successful projects.* 1.
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