Firth, Jonathan

The teachers's guide to research : engaging with, applying and conducting research in the classroom Jonathan Firth - Abingdon, Oxon : Routledge, c2020. - vi, 259 p. ; 20 cm.

Contents Introduction Part 1: Research for the teacher Chapter 1: Why teachers should engage with research Chapter 2: Finding time for research Chapter 3: Accessing and using research evidence Chapter 4: Will this work for my learners?Chapter 5: Using a research-based intervention in your classroomChapter 6: Evaluating your interventionPart 2: The teacher as researcherChapter 7: The next stepChapter 8: Conducting ethical researchChapter 9: Controlling research variablesChapter 10: Correlation studiesChapter 11: Quantitative methodsChapter 12: Qualitative methodsChapter 13: Research into your subject areaPart 3: The networked teacher-researcherChapter 14: The 'research lead' roleChapter 15: A school culture of researchChapter 16: Local networksChapter 17: Disseminating your researchGlossaryIndex

This accessible guide provides practical support on becoming research engaged and research active within the school and beyond. It explores the meaning of research and clarifies multiple types of research which lead to different views on what works', all whilst showing how to engage with the latest educational findings and how to conduct classroom-based research as part of career-long professional development. Divided into three parts, this book examines the various understandings of being research-engaged' and covers key issues such as: Finding and interpreting research How to apply and evaluate findings in reliable ways Planning and carrying out a classroom-based project Building a culture of research within a school Establishing local research networks Publishing work Illustrated with inspiring examples of how to these implement ideas in schools, The Teachers' Guide to Research is perfect for practicing schools teachers, student teachers and educational leaders who are looking to expand their research knowledge and rekindle their professional curiosity

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