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Inspiring teaching: learning from exemplary practitioners
Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to investigate the concept of “inspiring teaching” based on case studies of exemplary practitioners in England to inform professional development and
Going beyond structured observations: looking at classroom practice through a mixed method lens
In this paper, we extend a mixed method (MM) approach to lesson observation and analysis used in previous research in England, combining multiple structured observation instruments and qualitative
Ethnic Disproportionality in the Identification of High-Incidence Special Educational Needs: A National Longitudinal Study Ages 5 to 11
We used pupil-level data from the National Pupil Database in England to conduct a longitudinal analysis of the identification of moderate learning difficulties (MLD) and social, emotional, and mental
Children's Transition to School: Relationships Between Preschool Attendance, Cortisol Patterns, and Effortful Control
Latent class growth analysis suggested two distinct trends in diurnal cortisol slopes during children's transition to school: 39% of children demonstrated flatter diurnal corticosterone slopes and these children were likely to have spent fewer hours per week in preschool, and been likely to exert less effortful control 2 weeks after transitioning to school.
Continuing Towards International Perspectives in Educational Effectiveness Research
The final chapter of this book identifies five themes that run across the previous chapters and then uses these to signpost future directions for Educational Effectiveness Research (EER) and for the
‘It ain't (only) what you do, it's the way that you do it’: A mixed method approach to the study of inspiring teachers
This paper draws on findings from a study of ‘inspiring’ teachers in order to illustrate the way in which the chosen mixed methods design contributed to the success of the research in addressing its
Investigating a Singapore-Based Mathematics Textbook and Teaching Approach in Classrooms in England
The high mathematics performance of pupils in Singapore on international assessments has prompted educational initiatives in other countries – such as the UK and the USA – to adopt Singapore-based