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This article claims that the administration and management of education came to depend on the work of community to solve problems and develop governance and control across the sites and work of education.
Updated: Oct. 09, 2013
The paper explores how the London Providers Mentoring Group, a community of practice adopting an 'inquiry as stance' philosophy, has worked towards a pedagogy of mentor education. The paper outlines tensions the group has faced resulting from the changing nature of provision for initial teacher education in England. The main purpose here is to present an analysis of activities designed by mentor educators to enhance learning in mentors and to begin to describe a pedagogy of mentor education.
Updated: Jan. 12, 2009
Assessment and Academic Identity: Using Embedded Assessment as an Instrument for Academic Socialization in Science Education
This research explores using a teaching approach that attempts to balance test preparation with creating “teachable moments” for students. This approach involves the use of a sequence of assessments to introduce topics through formative assessment in order to identify students’ understanding, and beginning instruction based on an evaluation of students’ knowledge and alternative conceptions. In an attempt to balance classroom instruction and large-scale test preparation, this science teacher attempted to use a teachable moment assessment approach as a teaching tool.
Updated: Dec. 17, 2008
The article explores the common concerns about education and neuroscience, and the scientific neuroscience. It examines in-principle differences in methods, data, theory, and philosophy. The other set of concerns is pragmatic: considerations of costs, timing, locus of control, and likely payoffs.
Updated: Sep. 18, 2008