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EAN Bar Codes

Bar codes are used extensively and this resource, from the Centre for Innovation in Mathematics Teaching, enables students to explore how they are structured. The activities are designed to prompt class discussion and mathematical thinking as students learn how to check that a code is valid and develop their own...

Lorenz Cipher Machine

The development of techniques used by code-breakers at Bletchley Park Breaking during World War II is the focus of this resource, from the Centre for Innovations in Mathematics Teaching. New branches of statistical analysis and the development of the electronic computer emerged from this work and here students...

Teaching Science: a Teaching Skills Workbook

This book was designed to examine basic teaching skills in a specialist subject area - in this case, science. The text was laid out as a workbook so that the practitioner could use his or her own classroom as a basis for progressive professional, self-development. Impetus for the series came out of the government-...

Technological Maths

This report was prepared by Professor Richard Kimbell and Richard Green of the Technology Education Research Unit (TERU) as a result of a project commissioned by The Engineering Council in June 1996. The brief for the project was to examine the use of mathematics as a tool to support Technology Enhancement...

Roboteers in Residence: an Evaluation for the BBC

Modelled on Artists in Residence and Poets in Residence, Roboteers in Residence was a National Endowment for Science, Technology and the Arts (NESTA) funded pilot project in which Expert Roboteers planned 30 one-day workshops in further education colleges across the UK. The aim of the project was to:

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Design and Technology in a Knowledge Economy

This paper, published by the Engineering Council in 2001, sets out the importance of design and technology education and the contribution it makes to the school curriculum. Design subjects play a role in developing innovative thinking and practices, and the skills needed in a knowledge economy. The aims of this...

E-scape Portfolio Assessments: Reports

The E-scape project was an electronic assessment system that was based on students designing and prototyping new products by working entirely digitally. The expectation was that this form of assessment would encourage new forms of thinking in the students, enrich the designing process and make the assessment...

The Great E-scape

This resource contains a video interview with Professor Richard Kimbell, of the Technology Education Unit (TERU) at Goldsmith College, describing the reasons for and the process of creating the E-scape electronic assessment system. The aim was to transform the way teachers create, manage and assess learning....

Assessing Design Innovation: Report

This paper, produced by the Technology Education Research Unit (TERU) at Goldsmiths College, University of London, reports the findings of an assessment of design and technology teaching in primary and secondary schools. A focus of the report was on assessment of design and technology subjects at all stages and...

Air and Atmosphere

The sixteen practical activities in this resource provide an introduction to the properties of air and gases through an investigative and problem solving approach. The experiments can be carried out in any order and integrated into an existing scheme of work, and are ideal as part of a circus of activities around...

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