At this point of the year, lots of teachers will be breathing a massive sigh of relief having finished their classroom research projects; others will be chewing their nails thinking about the one they’re about to start.
So it’s timely to think about where all this work gets published.
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Sean McHugh is a Digital Literacy Coach at a large international school in Singapore. The school has recently implemented a technology enhanced learning (TEL) initiative which involved developing a programme of increased access to computers and other information communiction technology (ICT) across the school. His enquiry considered barriers to ICT integration, and possible solutions. Developing ICT expertise for teachers has tended to be done through ‘training courses’. However, for the duration of this enquiry this approach was suspended, in order to explore more learner-centred and collaborative approaches for managing teacher development, giving opportunities for teachers to learn through interactions with their colleagues and with their own students.
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Kate Ismay is a primary years teacher who is interested in how children become effective collaborative learners. She carried out this research (for the IOE’s MTeach) in her own classroom, in Earl’s Court, London, 2005.
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