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DateTopicTitleDownloadSummary
18 Jul 2011Teacher ResearchTeaching for Understanding: Evaluating a Whole School InitiativeTeaching for Understanding: Evaluating a Whole School Initiative (PDF)This research evaluates a whole school CPD project led by the Head Teacher of a rural secondary school in southwest Scotland.
24 May 2011Teacher ResearchRaising Awareness of Hidden Disabilities: Dyslexia and ASD in primary school children – a whole school approachRaising Awareness of Hidden Disabilities (PDF)This research investigates the impact of workshops and assemblies highlighting specific hidden disabilities (Dyslexia and Autism Spectrum Disorder - ASD) on Primary age children in nine schools.
04 Feb 2011Teacher ResearchSchools methods in an outdoor centre, whatever next!Schools methods in an outdoor centre (PDF)This research outlines the findings from a study carried out to compare the effectiveness of two approaches to Outdoor Learning at a Local Education Authority Outdoor Education Centre delivered to P7 pupils.
02 Apr 2010Teacher ResearchTo Investigate the Effect of Wii Music Software on the Knowledge, Attitudes and Values of Children in Music EducationThe Effect of Wii Music Software in Music Education (PDF)This research investigates the possibilities using Wii Music to engage and motivate children in the subject and to establish any links to children’s acquisition of knowledge of musical concepts through playing the games on Wii Music.
22 Oct 2008Teacher ResearchWill the Lights Stay On? Glow and Embedding ICT into Secondary School Curriculum SubjectsWill the Lights Stay On? Embedding ICT into Secondary School Curriculum (PDF)This research examines the issues in introducing and maintaining regular, planned use of ICT as an integral part of secondary school curricular subjects and evaluates the effectiveness of using GLOW in learning and teaching.
17 Sep 2008Teacher ResearchThe Development of "Nonviolent Communication" in an Early Years SettingThe Development of "Nonviolent Communication” in an Early Years Setting (PDF)This research project explored and evaluated the use of interventions based on the Nonviolent Communication Model developed by Marshall Rosenberg in a nursery setting to see if this model could be used successfully with children aged 3-5 years.
26 Jun 2008Teacher ResearchEffective Primary – Secondary Transition for Pupils with Social, Emotional and Behavioural NeedsEffective Primary – Secondary Transition for Pupils with SEBN (PDF)This research evaluated a transition project to support pupils with social, emotional and behavioural needs in their Primary 7 year to prepare for the transition to Secondary school.
19 Jun 2008Teacher ResearchThe Use of Learning Journals as a Self-Reflection Tool to Support and Develop Probationer Teachers’ Skills in Critical Evaluation and Self ReflectionThe Use of Learning Journals as a Self-Reflection Tool (PDF)This report investigates the introduction of Learning Journals as a way to help support newly qualified primary teachers undertaking their probationary period via the Teacher Induction Scheme within a small local authority.
06 Nov 2006Teacher ResearchTo What Extent Does Giving Children Responsibility for their Behaviour have Positive Effect?Giving Children Responsibility for their Behaviour (PDF)The purpose of this research was to devise and evaluate a target setting behaviour reward system that motivates children to take responsibility for their own behaviour in class.
21 Sep 2005Teacher ResearchHow Does the use of Positive Language in Relation to Hemispheric Specialisation Influence the Climate of the Learning Environment?The use of Positive Language to Influence the Learning Environment (PDF)This research explored the effects on pupil learning and self esteem of the use of positive language in the learning environment.
22 May 2004Teacher ResearchThe Role of the Duke of Edinburgh Award in the Promotion and Development of CitizenshipRole of Duke of Edinburgh Award in Promoting and Developing Citizenship (PDF)In the context of developing and promoting citizenship in schools, this research has explored the impact of the Duke of Edinburgh's Award programme on participants in a small sample of schools.
20 May 2004Teacher ResearchResources for Teaching Citizenship in Scottish Primary Schools: New Zealand School Journal ModelResources for Teaching Citizenship in Scottish Primary Schools (PDF)This research explored the potential uses in Scotland of the New Zealand school journal model of teaching citizenship.
13 May 2004Teacher ResearchGeneralists or Specialists for the P4 Expressive Arts Curriculum: A comparative Study of Models of DeliveryGeneralists or Specialists for the P4 Expressive Arts Curriculum (PDF)This project compared the benefits and limitations of classes in expressive arts being taught by generalists and by specialists.
12 May 2004Teacher ResearchA Formative Assessment Strategy for Children in Early YearsA Formative Assessment Strategy for Children in Early Years (PDF)A simple, user-friendly coding system is described and critically evaluated in relation to its effect on attainment levels and self-esteem, and teacher practice.
06 May 2004Teacher ResearchThe Digital Application of Accelerated Learning TechniqueThe Digital Application of Accelerated Learning Technique (PDF)This research investigated how to apply accelerated learning techniques within the context of digital learning and teaching content in order to facilitate the planning and construction of on-line topics and courses.
28 Apr 2004Teacher ResearchDiaries and Journals: An Aid to LearningDiaries and Journals: An Aid to Learning (PDF)This research explores the use of diaries and learning journals as a possible vehicle to enhance learning in the context of a Scottish secondary school.
22 Apr 2004Teacher ResearchMind mapping in Learning and Teaching: Pupil and Teacher PerspectivesMind mapping in Learning and Teaching: Pupil and Teacher Perspectives (PDF)This research evaluated the use of mind mapping techniques from both pupils’ and teachers’ perspectives, identifying many benefits and classroom uses.