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Creative methods – messy data?

Source: Brown, Leigh, Blackburn

Source: Brown, Leigh, Blackburn

This is to stimulate a discussion around boundaries of research, ethics and ownership of "messy data" resulting from creative methods.

Presentation from UCL Conference

Source: N Brown

Source: N Brown

This is my contribution to the international conference "Connecting Higher Education" held at UCL Institute of Education in collaboration with McMaster University, Canada and University of Adelaide, Australia.

What are “communities of practice”?

Source: youtube

Source: youtube

Thoughts on what constitutes and characterises communities of practice and what is required to make communities of practice efficient and effective.

Classroom management

Source: N Brown

Source: N Brown

The classroom is a place where learning happens and should be encouraged, therefore classroom management relates to the strategies a teacher can use to organise students' learning. According to Garrett (2015) classroom management can be considered in five categories: behavioural management and discipline, the layout of a classroom, rules and routines, the relevance of relationships and the importance of instruction. Good classroom management is proactive and about the students' learning.

Professional development portfolios

Portfolios

Many teacher training sessions and professional development courses nowadays link to or culminate in the compilation of portfolios. Portfolios are evidences and resources that are gathered and annotated systematically to provide an overview of the teachers' achievements, career events and areas for development. The process of gathering information for the portfolios is an opportunity to take a step back from everyday work to reposition yourself and reconsider your values, your development and your learning. Here is some help for developing portfolios.

Which kind of teacher are you?

The result of a wide-ranging study provides an insight into the kind of teacher you may be. According to the findings there are four major types of teachers: the idealist, the moderate, the practitioner and the rationalist.
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