Social and emotional development in children involves emotional regulation, social skills, and cognitive development and communication levels. This film explores children's emotional, cognitive and social development stages through three Piagetian tasks, and Piaget's four stages of cognitive development.
Dr. Montserrat Fargus Malet discusses her article, “Research with Children—Methodological Issues and Innovative Techniques.” She reviews different methods and techniques used for research with children, as well as the issues researchers face when children are involved.
Dr. Jenny Rankin discusses the requirements and components needed to conduct ethical and professional educational research. Rankin utilizes case studies to highlight the need for these aspects of the research process.
In this tutorial, Dr. Azure Dee Smiley Angelov discusses collaboration and team building, introducing key concepts such as: the importance of setting up structure; leading collaborative initiatives; goal setting and collaborating with educators and parents.
Dr. Patricia Burch and Dr. Rodolfo Acosta explore the impact of politics on the American education system. Over the course of their conversation, Burch and Rodolfo examine arguments surrounding civics, school funding, teachers' unions, and multicultural education.
Being a leader within education can be a complicated task, as a leader must contend with many stakeholders, both within and outside of the organization. This tutorial explores some leadership challenges specific to education, and argues that through in-depth decision making, collaboration, and an overall respect for professional autonomy, educational leaders can become more effective.
Dr. Lynn Erickson discusses the importance of concept based learning in the classroom. Erickson's goal is to train teachers to set up a curriculum that synergizes factual and conceptual levels of thinking.
In this interview, Professor Dominic Wyse, describes Curriculum and Pedagogy, and what it means to him. He discusses his areas of research and explains the central components of understanding of Curriculum and Pedagogy.
Educators review two very different lessons for students with special needs. The first, from Woodlands Special School, is a history lesson packed with strategies for special needs students. The second, a collaborative project with Little Stanmore Primary School, combines mainstream and special needs students for an interactive Shakespeare workshop.