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All the weblinks and references from the February 24 2012 edition of TESpro in one place

All the weblinks and references from the February 24 2012 edition of TESpro in one place


Teaching Assistants

Reassessing the Impact of Teaching Assistants: How Research Challenges Practice and Policy is published by Routledge


Conclusions from the Institute of Education report Reassessing the Impact of Teaching Assistants


Language and the brain

Dr Ellie Dommett is a lecturer at the Open University and co-author of the Learning amp; The Brain Pocketbook

Dionne G, Touchette E, Forget-Dubois N, Petit D, Tremblay RE, Montplaisir JY, Boivin M Associations between sleep-wake consolidation and language development in early childhood: A longitudinal twin study. Sleep 34:987-995.

Friederici AD (2006) The neural basis of language development and its impairment. Neuron 52:941-952.

Garello V, Viterbori P, Usai MC Temperamental profiles and language development: A replication and an extension. Infant Behav Dev 35:71-82.

Simmonds AJ, Wise RJ, Leech R Two tongues, one brain: Imaging bilingual speech production. Front Psychol 2:166.

Tom Bennett's blog

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- Is maths tantamount to abuse?

Mathematical resilience, by Sue Johnston-Wilder and Clare Lee

Sue Johnston-Wilder, Warwick University

Clare Lee, The Open University


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