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Wilkinson, Deborah; Kinouty, Mary – Primary Science, 2018
The "Mary Rose" was King Henry VIII's favourite battleship, which sank in the Battle of the Solent on 19 July 1545. She was raised in 1982 and brought back to Portsmouth Historic Dockyard where she is now housed in a multiaward-winning museum. The purpose-built Stavros Niarchos Foundation Learning Centre includes a teaching laboratory…
Descriptors: Hands on Science, STEM Education, Elementary School Science, Elementary School Students
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Apps, Kerry – Teaching History, 2018
In this article Kerry Apps introduces students to the significance of the witch-hunts in the modern era, at the time when they occurred, and in the middle of the eighteenth century. She presents her rationale for choosing the witch-hunts as a focus for the study of significance, and shows how her thinking about her teaching has evolved through her…
Descriptors: Misconceptions, Transformative Learning, Reflective Teaching, Values Education
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Turner-King, Rachel – Research in Drama Education, 2018
This paper explores the relationship between notions of 'access' and 'hospitality' by focusing on two practice-led research interventions conducted in two regional arts venues in the culturally and ethnically diverse city of Coventry, UK. By conceptualising Warwick Arts Centre and The Belgrade Theatre as potential sites of hospitality, I consider…
Descriptors: Theater Arts, Correlation, Cultural Pluralism, Interpersonal Relationship
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Huet, Isabel – European Journal of Engineering Education, 2018
This paper discusses the benefits and threats of promoting and reinforcing a research-based education environment to STEM undergraduate students. The paper explores the rationale for research-based education as a pedagogical driven approach, where undergraduate students learn through enquiry and discovery. Research evidence of a STEM case study…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Teaching Methods, Case Studies, Undergraduate Students
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Sterling, Stephen; Dawson, Jonathan; Warwick, Paul – Journal of Transformative Education, 2018
Mainstream westernised educational policy and practice continue to be firmly rooted in ontological and epistemological traditions that reflect what Gregory Bateson referred to as the illusion of our separation from the living world. In response, there has been a flourishing of innovation at the levels of educational philosophy, curriculum, and…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Sustainability, Teaching Methods, Evaluation Methods