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Professional Knowledge, 1, History
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produced by Double Exposure/Flashback TV, in Professional Knowledge, 1 (Teachers TV/UK Department of Education, 2006), 17 mins
"What's new in history? An off-duty teacher updates her history and hears the latest thinking on two vastly different periods of war in history, both relevant to our modern world and both with hotly debated interpretations. History teacher Lucia Harvey first talks to Cambridge professor Jonathan Riley-Smith about...
produced by Double Exposure/Flashback TV, in Professional Knowledge, 1 (Teachers TV/UK Department of Education, 2006), 17 mins
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Professional Knowledge, 1, Maths with Professor Christopher Zeeman
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produced by Glasshead Television and Web, in Professional Knowledge, 1 (Teachers TV/UK Department of Education, 2009), 17 mins
"During his long and distinguished career Professor Christopher Zeeman, now aged 84, specialised in the study of topology and catastrophe theory, but he still has an interest in maths education. In the office of the Director of the Royal Institution a group of teachers come together with Professor Zeeman to meet...
produced by Glasshead Television and Web, in Professional Knowledge, 1 (Teachers TV/UK Department of Education, 2009), 17 mins
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Professional Knowledge, 1, Maths: Wrestling with Primes
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produced by Brook Lapping Productions, in Professional Knowledge, 1 (Teachers TV/UK Department of Education, 2009), 17 mins

"For centuries mathematicians have been wrestling with prime numbers. Those in the red corner have been searching for larger and larger primes, whilst those in the blue corner have been looking for ways of breaking numbers down into their prime factors.

In this professional knowledge programme for maths teachers,...

produced by Brook Lapping Productions, in Professional Knowledge, 1 (Teachers TV/UK Department of Education, 2009), 17 mins
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Professional Knowledge, 1, Physics
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produced by Brook Lapping Productions, in Professional Knowledge, 1 (Teachers TV/UK Department of Education, 2010), 29 mins
"Presented by physicist Dr. Laura Grant this film looks at some of the most cutting edge physics in the UK. In Oxfordshire, the Diamond Light Source is a giant particle accelerator the size of five football pitches. Here particles are accelerated to generate brilliant beams of light from infra red to X rays. At th...
produced by Brook Lapping Productions, in Professional Knowledge, 1 (Teachers TV/UK Department of Education, 2010), 29 mins
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Professional Knowledge, 1, The Montessori Method
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produced by Brook Lapping Productions, in Professional Knowledge, 1 (Teachers TV/UK Department of Education, 2010), 33 mins
The Montessori Method still deeply divides the education world. While Montessorians are evangelical about the effectiveness of the method, others see it as mystical or outdated, or only for the privileged few. But the associations with privilege couldn't be further from the vision of its founder Maria Montessori....
produced by Brook Lapping Productions, in Professional Knowledge, 1 (Teachers TV/UK Department of Education, 2010), 33 mins
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Professional Knowledge, 2, Science: New Visions in Neuroscience
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produced by Brook Lapping Productions, in Professional Knowledge, 2 (Teachers TV/UK Department of Education, 2009), 16 mins
"New imaging technologies are now capable of 'seeing' pathways of axons and neurons in the brain. Traditional MRI scanners detect only the by-products of brain activity such as metabolism. In trips to UCLA, Harvard University and the Massachusetts General Hospital research centre, we witness at first hand the cut...
produced by Brook Lapping Productions, in Professional Knowledge, 2 (Teachers TV/UK Department of Education, 2009), 16 mins
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Professional Knowledge, 2, Chemistry
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produced by Brook Lapping Productions, in Professional Knowledge, 2 (Teachers TV/UK Department of Education, 2010), 30 mins
"A look at the very latest chemistry research which could impact our lives in the near future. Chemist Dr Andrea Sella shows us how all aspects of chemistry, from nanotechnology through to sustainable fuels, will change the way we live. We visit the NSQI centre in Bristol, in which a state-of-the-art building has...
produced by Brook Lapping Productions, in Professional Knowledge, 2 (Teachers TV/UK Department of Education, 2010), 30 mins
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Professional Knowledge, 3, Early Reading
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produced by Brook Lapping Productions, in Professional Knowledge, 3 (Teachers TV/UK Department of Education, 2010), 31 mins
"Teaching children to read is notoriously tricky and theories about how to teach it are constantly evolving. Reporter Charlotte Hume sees how it is being taught in two inner city primary schools, one in London and one in Birmingham. She gets to grips with the latest techniques and strategies used in each school ai...
produced by Brook Lapping Productions, in Professional Knowledge, 3 (Teachers TV/UK Department of Education, 2010), 31 mins
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Professional Knowledge, English
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produced by Lambent Productions, in Professional Knowledge (Teachers TV/UK Department of Education, 2006), 16 mins
"New technologies are second nature to most young people, and this programme explores how they can help in the classroom - particularly in an English lesson. Teenagers discuss blogging and look at personal social sites like MySpace. Dr Andrew Burn from the University of London, Apple Distinguished Educator David...
produced by Lambent Productions, in Professional Knowledge (Teachers TV/UK Department of Education, 2006), 16 mins
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Professional Knowledge, Geography
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produced by Lambent Productions, in Professional Knowledge (Teachers TV/UK Department of Education, 2006), 16 mins
"Globalisation is the current hot topic in geography. This programme explores the key concepts that will have real use for teachers. Diane Swift from the Geographical Association introduces globalisation and explains its significance. Saskia Sassen is a world-renowned professor who coined the term 'global city'....
produced by Lambent Productions, in Professional Knowledge (Teachers TV/UK Department of Education, 2006), 16 mins
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