TESpro links and references - 130112

13th January 2012 at 00:00
All the weblinks and references from the January 13 2012 edition of TESpro in one place


What can the military teach schools?


The `brave' man in the early years: examining the ambiguities of being a male role model

Simon Brownhill

University of Derby


Evaluation of SkillForce


Research into the US Troops to Teachers programme



Schools can try the dyscalculia games for themselves at http:low-numeracy.ning.com

Videos from the Whizz Kids workshop are at: http:www.whizkidsworkshop.com


The neuroscience of talented pupils


Kalbfleisch, M. L. (2004): Functional neural anatomy of talent. Anat Rec B New Anat277: 21-36.

Liu, T., Xiao, T., Shi, J., and Zhao, D. Response preparation and cognitive control of highly intelligent children: a Go-Nogo event-related potential study. Neuroscience180: 122-8.

Liu, T., Xiao, T., Shi, J., and Zhao, L. Sensory gating, inhibition control and child intelligence: an event-related potentials study. Neuroscience189: 250-7.

Maguire, E. A., Gadian, D. G., Johnsrude, I. S., Good, C. D., Ashburner, J., Frackowiak, R. S., and Frith, C. D. (2000): Navigation-related structural change in the hippocampi of taxi drivers. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A97: 4398-403.

Thompson, P. M., Cannon, T. D., Narr, K. L., van Erp, T., Poutanen, V. P., Huttunen, M., Lonnqvist, J., Standertskjold-Nordenstam, C. G., Kaprio, J., Khaledy, M., Dail, R., Zoumalan, C. I., and Toga, A. W. (2001): Genetic influences on brain structure. Nat Neurosci4: 1253-8.

Tom Bennett's blog


To pose your questions to our behaviour experts, add a new thread here: www.tes.co.ukbehaviour


- Selective mutism

Silent voices: listening to young people with selective mutism, by Victoria Roe


How teachers should respond to a selectively mute child in school, by Victoria Roe


Selective Mutism Group


Selective Mutism Information and Research Association



To pose questions to the TESpro Career Clinic, visit: www.tes.co.ukcareerclinic


To contact the editor of TESpro, email: michael.shaw@tes.co.uk


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