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teaching of science to pupils of low educational attainment

teaching of science to pupils of low educational attainment

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Published by University of Leeds, Centre for Studies in Science Education in Leeds .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementE.W. Jenkins (Editor).
ContributionsJenkins, E. W. 1939-
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Open LibraryOL14148304M

Coleman Report measured seven teacher characteristics: years of experience, educational attainment, scores on a vocabulary test, ethnicity, parents™ educational attainment, whether the teacher grew up in the area in which he or she was teaching, and the teacher™s . Although overall educational attainment for black Americans increased steadily between and , this trend is reversing in some states that have imposed graduation exams without improving opportunities to learn. By , 74% of black Americans had completed four or more years of high school—up from only 20% in Cited by:

There is a very large attainment gap between pupils with SEND and their peers. The impact of SEND on academic attainment is closely related to the EEF’s focus on economic disadvantage: 27% of pupils with special educational needs are eligible for free school meals compared to 12% of pupils without special educational needs. Within-school segregation of pupils by attainment remains prevalent, despite evidence that these practices detrimentally impact outcomes for those in low attainment groups.

Science as a field of study has made it possible for man to know more about the universe. The effective teaching of science subjects can lead to the attainment of scientific and technological greatness (Adesoji & Olatunbosun, ). Science teachers are very crucial in the translation of science educational objectives i nto practice. ABSTRACT This is a report of a case study of pupils’ socioeconomic status and their educational attainment in selected primary schools in malaba town council using quantitative research paradigms. The objectives of the study were: to estimate the.


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Teaching of science to pupils of low educational attainment Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. The teaching of science to pupils of low educational attainment. [E W Jenkins; K Brennan; University of Leeds.

Centre for Studies in Science Education.]. Low attainment is used here to refer to the achievement of a pupil in primary school that falls some way below the majority of pupils in the year group or the level expected of average pupils.

The term is used loosely, so ‘low attainers’ might be, for example, those pupils in. Chapter 8. Effective Teaching and Learning for Low Attaining Pupils – an overview discussion.

89 Introduction 89 What are the population characteristics of pupils in low attainment sets. 89 What practices and processes do schools use to identify and organise low attainment groups.

90 Pupil grouping practices 90File Size: KB. As high-attaining and low-attaining pupils are sorted into different schools after passing elementary school (see Gibbons and Telhaj, p. ), school composition shapes the values and attitudes prevailing among peer groups and has a strong influence on educational attainment, both in countries with and without school fees.

Schools, Classrooms, and Pupils: International Studies of Schooling from a Multilevel Perspective examines "multilevel" or "hierarchical" linear models of research on schooling and the statistical and computational issues that arise in applying them.

Factors influencing participation and attainment in science 4– 9 22 3. Quality of research 28 4. Summary and recommendations 29 Current perceptions of the impact of SES on science participation and attainment: a focus group investigation of pupils, teachers and parents The sample 30 2.

Research methods 30 3. Key findings 3 4 File Size: KB. Science in the Primary School Curriculum Science was included in the Primary School Curriculum in as one of three subjects in the area of Social, Environmental and Scientific Education (SESE). Although some focus on Elementary Science had been included in.

class parents. This then means that some pupils from low status families fail to perform effectively despite the fact that schools are adequately equipped with resources (Hill, ). Caro () is also of opinion that some pupils do not perform well as a result of being constantly send home to collect Size: KB.

'Effective teaching and learning for pupils in low attaining groups', which was commissioned by the Department for Children, Schools and. Effective teaching and learning for pupils in low attaining groups. London: DCSF. The Sutton Trust -education endowment foundation teaching and learning toolkit.

Overall, teaching assistants add zero to the attainment of children: billions of pounds of public money is currently spent on a workforce that has no discernible effect on school : Lee Elliot Major.

Keywords. Academic Performance, Intermediate Pupils. Introduction. Education is a crucial factor in the growth and development of one’s country. It plays a vital role in the development of human capital and is linked with an individual’s well-being and opportunities for Author: Mary Lane g.

Lansangan, Enrique G. Baking, Dolores T. Quiambao, Reynaldo C. Nicdao, Alvin V. Nuqui. The figures are stubbornly consistent even though there are challenges to the categories used. In England, year after year, the group with the lowest average educational attainment is white British students from low income families.

Whether this is the worst of our endemic educational inequities is. Meg and the Egg is eBook 1 of a series of science books with workbooks designed for Reception and Year 1 pupils.

The books in this series cover the current science programme of study for Reception and Year 1. They aim to help develop scientific knowledge and conceptual understanding as well as fostering a love of science. Read the full-text online edition of Key Issues in Special Education: Raising Standards of Pupils' Attainment and Achievement ().

pupils with low attainments because of poor educational opportunities, and very able pupils. The chapter examines why it is important that SEN is defined.

Browse attainment resources on Teachers Pay Teachers, a marketplace trusted by millions of teachers for original educational resources. The lesson has been developed with the following embedded features: Bloom’s taxonomy Differentiation and challenge can be done by using the ‘two before me’ - high attaining students challenged not to ask the teacher for help until they’ve used 2 sources of help/support: e.g.

a friend, their book notes etc. Clear narrative in the lesson - designed with a top-down approach which can be.

the school, with pupils sometimes caught in the middle. Most schools noted that the attainment outcomes for Gypsy, Roma and Traveller pupils were low because of parental and community attitudes. Parents’ aspirations were influenced by cultural expectations and their own limited educational opportunities.

•File Size: 2MB. Lesson Study shows how this powerful model of professional learning has been integrated with the principles of inclusive practice by classroom teachers in the challenging area of teaching pupils in the spectrum from Moderate Learning Difficulties (MLD) to low attainment.

The book illustrates how Lesson Study has been practised and explores the. In the vision of science education portrayed by the Standards, effective teachers of science create an environment in which they and students work together as active students are engaged in learning about the natural world and the scientific principles needed to understand it, teachers are working with their colleagues to expand their knowledge about science teaching.

The report highlights four of possible causes for the difference in attainment and participation in science. These include: Literacy. Researchers state that "the strongest and most consistent predictor of pupils' scientific attainment has undoubtedly been how literate they are".pupils studied, although unsurprisingly effects are small: A £1, increase in teaching spending per pupil is associated with between a % and % increase in standardised GCSE test scores in Mathematics, English, and Science.

• Increased pupil-teacher ratios have a small negative impact on pupils’ Size: 86KB.Improving the educational attainment of students from disadvantaged backgrounds. 'Best Practice in Grouping Students' is a research project funded by the Education Endowment Foundation and conducted by researchers at UCL and Queen's University Belfast, which ran from It investigated which methods of grouping secondary school students are most effective in improving their educational.