ICT / Research / Science

Passed!

I’ve passed! Well, the research proposal anyway! I know it’s not a graded piece of work, but passing the proposal now means I can continue with my research project. This comes as great news, as I’ve been battling with an assignment (‘A reflective evaluation of one aspect of effective teaching: use of the outdoor environment’). … Continue reading

ICT / Research / Science

The Power of Talk: Refining my research aims

During the 2 years I have currently spent studying towards my degree, one of the key themes that has emerged is the importance of talk in the primary classroom. Social constructivists (namely Vygotsky) argue that children consolidate their knowledge and understanding through engaging in social situations (talk); in the context of school, working in small … Continue reading