MA Research – (Child Development Module) More questions than answers? An investigation into the effect of the frequency and type of questions used on pairs of children in a problem solving situation. Small scale study of pairs of children and their responses to questions within scientific investigations. (Observational and interview techniques used.) MA Research – (Management in Education Module) An examination of the managerial issues embedded in the implementation of the National Curriculum. Whole school study involving a document search, questionnaires for all staff and interview techniques. Findings shared with staff and recommendations used for INSET. CPSE. Second Module: Reflective Practitioner. Small scale research project relating to PGCE Primary trainees understanding of reflective practice, through analysis of group discussion, individual response following discussion and evaluation of their Informed Reflective Practitioner assignments. Findings and recommendations shared with colleagues within the school of Teacher Development and presented at an EsCALATE symposium.
Kerry,C., Lambert,S and Richardson, J. Chapter 8. Monitoring the work and progress of the most able within an integrated curriculum. In Kerry, T. ed. (2011) Cross-curricular Teaching in the Primary School. Planning and facilitating imaginative lessons. Abingdon: Routledge. Edited and revised for 2nd edition published March 2014 Lambert, S. Chapter 6. Inclusion and ‘Educating’ the whole child. In Beckley,P. ed. (2012) Learning in Early Childhood. London: Sage Paige, R., Lambert, S. and Geeson, R. (2017) Effective Skills for Primary Teaching. London: Sage