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Gender and Religious Education in the Primary Classroom.
(Lumino Press, 2007)
Educational disadvantage in Limerick: the socio-economic and spatial context
(Mary Immaculate College, 2007)
Relationship between educational and social disadvantage particularly strong in Limerick urban area. As well as economic restructuring, this may be due to the spatial concentration of social disadvantage, and the depth of ...
The challenges facing pre-service education: Addressing the issue of mathematics subject matter knowledge among prospective primary teachers
(St. Patricks College, Dublin, 2007)
Research has indicated that it is not necessary to study mathematics to degree level to teach mathematics effectively at primary level (Greaney et al, 1999; Cooney, 1999). Consensus exists however that graduating teachers ...
Mathematical under-preparedness: The influence of the pre-tertiary mathematics experience on students’ ability to make a successful transition to tertiary level mathematics courses in Ireland (Pre-published version)
(Taylor & Francis, 2007)
Internationally, the consequences of the ‘Mathematics problem’ are a source of concern for the education sector and governments alike. Growing consensus exists that the inability of students to successfully make the ...
Story sacks: an exciting way of bringing books to life!
(I.N.T.O. [Irish National Teachers Organisation], 2007)
The church and the public sphere
(Dominican Publications, 2007)
Learning Anew – Teaching and Learning for the 21st Century, 2003 - 2007
(NUI Maynooth, 2007)
Many of the more interesting stories that come to us from ancient times getclouded or distorted by the course of history. For instance it’s said that during the course of his trial, allegedly for corrupting the youth of ...
The effect of walking on fitness, fatness and resting blood pressure: a meta-analysis of randomised, controlled trials (Pre-published version)
Objective. The purpose of this review was to perform a meta-analysis on walking intervention studies in order to quantify the magnitude and direction of walking-induced changes that may alter selected cardiovascular risk ...
“Working with learners”: shaping and contextualizing a teacher education methodology course in the U.A.E. (Pre-published version)
(TESOL Arabia, 2007)
Language teacher education programs have traditionally focused on transmission, product-orientated approaches that are applicable to any teaching context. However, there is a growing shift towards a constructivist, ...
Coordinating student learning and teacher activity – The case of Savannah: Motivating an understanding of representativeness through examination of distributions of data
(St. Patrick's College, Dublin, 2007)
This research study investigated the measures chosen by five 4th to 8th grade students when selecting statistical measures to describe distributions of data. Over the course of eight weeks of instruction, individual teaching ...