3.2 The role of adults in children's play
Bennett et al. (1997) questioned the view that exploring and discovering leads to learning. They argued that children needed adults’ help to make sense of their discoveries and to make links and connections between new discoveries and their existing knowledge.
Repetitive play can also be a dilemma, in that adults are uncertain about when, or indeed whether, they should intervene to move the child on. This uncertainty is linked with a particular view of the child as a learner, a
Pi in the Sky
This is the third in a series of three booklets designed to teach students about basic mathematical and physical principles such as logarithms, geometry, and size and scale. Each book is loosely based on the NASA GLAST mission. The activities teach about radians and degree, angles, parallax, and the apparent sizes of objects. Students create and use devices to measure the apparent sizes of objects at various distances and use this information (along with the known physical size of the objects) t
Mathematics for Economists
These notes, tutorials and solutions cover the basic tools and applications in order to prepare the student for the s
Celebrating Science and Engineering Breakthroughs III
Although these three speakers travel in quite disparate worlds -- natural language processing, mechanics of tiny organisms, and violent cosmic events -- they convey a comparably infectious enthusiasm for their research.
In the early days of artificial intelligence, “people had the naïve idea that if you took a computer, and fe
The thematic focus of this unit is people in Germany, Austria and Switzerland and the world they live in. You use audio and text to practise German language skills while also enhancing your cultural understanding.
Lecture 7B: Late Northern Song Landscape and Guo Xi
This lecture is devoted to the late Northern Song master Guo Xi, the last of the great masters of monumental landscape, beginning with his essay on painting landscape, continuing with a prolonged exploration of his masterwork Early Spring, and ending with a consideration
Habilidades de conversação 1: Corrigindo frases mal expressadas
Esta é a primeira lição da série de lições de conversação, nível avançado. O propósito destas lições é ajudar você que já fala português a melhorar as suas habilidades de conversação. Estas lições...
Check out our website, brazilianportuguesepod.com and find out more how we can help you improving your Portuguese!
Authors@Google: Rainn Wilson in Mountain View
Rainn Wilson spoke to Googlers in Mountain View on January 6, 2011 about his book SoulPancake: Chew on Life's Big Questions. Rainn is in conversation with Jesse Nichols.
About the book:
Somewhere over the course of history, chewing on Life's Big Questions lost its cool factor. Fortunately for mankind, Rainn Wilson (best known for playing Dwight Schrute on NBC's The Office) and a bunch of his friends are on a mission to change that.
Based on the wildly successful website http://www.soulpancake
Nobel Prize in Literature 2010, Mario Vargas Llosa, Banquet Speech
In 2010 Mario Vargas Llosa received the Nobel Prize in Literature and in the video, he presents his banquet speech at the 2010 Nobel Banquet. He is a storyteller and comments on how fiction turns into life. Find out more about Vargas Llosa: http://nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/literature/laureates/2010/vargas_llosa-docu.html
Berry Pomeroy Castle J900111
BERRY POMEROY CASTLE, Devon. Reconstruction drawing by Terry Ball (English Heritage Graphics Team) showing the castle as it might of looked in the early 17th century, showing the north range and loggia.
Portrait of John Hampden K070057
KENWOOD HOUSE, SUFFOLK COLLECTION, London. "Portrait of John Hampden", parliamentarian (1595-1643) in the style of William DOBSON (1611-46). After treatment.
3.6.5 Self-help groups - revising with others
Do you get stressed at the thought of an examination? Does the idea of revision fill you with dread? This unit will provide a host of tips to help you improve your revision and examination techniques and enable you to manage your time effectively by creating a timetable for your revision.
Provide planted area care
This unit focuses on the care of planted areas including
weed control, watering plants, fertilising plants and the contol of pests and
diseases. Topic areas include: weeds and their characteristics, tools and methods
used for removing and controlling weeds, processing and disposing of weeds, tidying
up the worksite, plant water needs, categorising plants according to their water
demand, water stress, watering methods and devices, plant nutrients, fertiliser
1 Improving your information technology skills
This Key Skill Assessment Unit offers an opportunity for you to select and prepare work that demonstrates your key skills in the area of information technology.
This unit provides you with advice and information on how to go about presenting your key skills work as a portfolio.
In presenting work that demonstrates your key skills you are taking the initiative to show that you can develop and improve a particular set of skills, and are able to use your skills more generally in you
The internet is a fantastic source of information for any student, but how do you evaluate the information each site provides? This unit will help you assess the benefits of information technology, providing guidance on the protocols for using email, online conferencing and real time chat as methods of communication.
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