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Author(s): Robyn Baker

As the new Director of NZCER, I am delighted to write this editorial for set – a publication which I know very well. Louise Stoll’s metaphor of an iceberg caught my imagination as I read the...

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Author(s): Elaine W. Vine, Adrienne Alton-Lee, and Lena Klenner

Two ERUDITE (Educational Research Underpinning Development in Teacher Education) case studies of teacher-child interactions during a social studies curriculum unit focus on a Samoan boy who is a...

Author(s): Louise Stoll

Real improvement cannot come from anywhere other than within schools themselves. “Within” is a complex web of values and beliefs, norms, social and power relationships and emotions. Changing...

Author(s): Russell Aitken

The significance of formative assessment strategies for student learning has been summed up by Paul Black and Dylan Wiliam in their review of all research data from 1988 to 1998. Twenty English...

Author(s): Julia Flutter

What excites primary pupils about writing in school and what switches them off? This was the question explored by one Cambridgeshire primary school in a classroom-based investigation focusing on...

Author(s): Sally Boyd

A recent NZCER research project focused on computer use in the home and school or ECE centre by children with special needs. It provided information about how the use of computers can benefit...

Author(s): John Alban-Metcalfe

The author looks at definitions of and research on Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder and outlines the main forms of intervention, both medical and educational. He describes how the...

Author(s): Deborah Fraser

Curriculum integration is much misunderstood. As a curriculum design and a pedagogy, it requires a commitment to power sharing when making curriculum decisions with students. When teachers...

Author(s): Charlotte Thomson and Don Brown

The impressive research base on co-operative learning shows that it helps teachers to raise the academic achievement of all students, as well as helping students with healthy social,...

Author(s): Dianne P. Chambers and Kaye Stacey

CLICK!: Computers and Learning In Classrooms: K-6 is a teacher professional development resource in the effective use of technology in the primary classroom, developed by the Department of...