Teaching Special Needs Children : Teaching Nonverbal Students With Autism
To teach nonverbal students with autism, it's important to have them begin learning sign language as young as possible. Discover how to teach nonverbal students with autism from a special needs teacher in this one-minute video on autism.
Expert: Krista Blessing
Bio: Krista Blessing graduated Magna Cum Laude from Eastern University with a bachelor's degree in elementary education.
Filmmaker: Ashton Blessing
Phonic Faces Beginning Reader
Preschooler learns alphabet, letter-sounds and phonological awareness by reading a specially designed Phonic Faces alphabet-storybook learning letter-sounds is a natural part of reading these stories. (2:46)
US Geography and Mapping Skills - Class Centers for Week of 8/9/10
Each week, Mrs. Matthews students participate in 6 centers that are related to the topic they are studying. Each center lasts 15 minutes. The teams rotate through all six centers by the end of the week. This week the class is studying US Geography and mapping skills. Centers for this week include: several books on the topic, 4 United States puzzles, an online game from kidsgeo.com, an art activity to help remember the difference between latitude and longitude, a mapping activi
Building a global teaching profile: Showcasing Open Educational Resources at the University of Cape
This presentation was delivered November 18 2009 at the Teaching with Technology Miniconference hosted by the Centre for Educational Technology at UCT. Higher education institutions in the 21st century find themselves in a complex and often contradictory environment as many of the world's leading institutions are formulating policy to give their content away for free and are investing significant resources in establishing open content platforms while other smaller institutions are holding onto c
SMATBOOK THE FUTURE E-BOOK AND EDUCATONAL HYPERMEDIA
This paper presents a vision for the future of the e-books as part of the growing collective intelligence. The vision entails further development of technologies that will facilitate the creation and use of a new generation of smart books: e-books that are evolving, highly interactive, customisable, adaptable, intelligent, and furnished with a rich set of collaborative authoring and reading support services. The proposed set of tools will be integrated into an intelligent framework for colla
A Virtual Environment for Distance Education and Training
The world-wide networks and the information superhighways allowing rapid transmission of digital multimedia information to any user in any time, offer a ground for a new educational reform that would prepare the citizens to live in the Information Society. This reform would break the monopoly of the print and paper based educational system and would rely on learning environments incorporating asynchronous space and time, interactivity, and virtual reconstruction (McClintock, 1992). The most impo
The Modern Atmospheric CO2 Record
In this activity, students compare carbon dioxide (CO2) data from Mauna Loa Observatory , Barrow (Alaska) , and the South Pole over the past 40 years to help them better understand what controls atmospheric (CO2). On this Starting point page, users can access information about the exercise's learning ...
US Historical Climate: Excel Statistical
In this intermediate Excel activity, students import US Historical Climate Network mean temperature data into Excel from a station of their choice. They are then guided through the activity on how to use Excel for statistical calculations, graphing, and linear trend estimates. The activity assumes some familiarity with Excel. On this Starting Point page, users can access information about the exercise's learning goals, context for use, teaching notes and tips, teaching materials, assessment idea
Open Teaching in a Digital Age
The digital age has rung in profound changes for the higher education endeavor - not least of which has been a revolution in the way teaching materials are generated shared and re-appropriated by means of the Internet. This is the realm of OER: a new philosophy in teaching and learning which has the potential to open new channels for the flow of knowledge. OER UCT invites you to explore the unlimited potential to boost your individual academic profile as well as that of your department or facult
Bio-defense and Disaster Education for Healthcare Students
Modules introduce health services students to a common language and the unique roles and challenges basic to all-hazard disaster response. The 4 one hour modules were developed by an interdiciplinary team of Montana educators from pharmacy, nursing and allied health sciences under a HRSA Bioterrorism Training and Curriculum Development program. Each module contains a narrated presentation with accompanying learning activities and faculty support materials. They are designed for either face-to
Neptune: The Planet
The frozen planet Neptune sits as the farthest planet from the Sun. Its distance and thick atmosphere make Neptune difficult to study, leaving scientists with many unanswered questions about this icy gas giant. The images are set to music and does not include any narration. (05:13)
Graphic Design Process
An exploration of the process behind graphic design. No voiceover--just music and images. Suitable for high school students who are learning graphic design. (1:55)
Cicada Life Cycle - Sir David Attenborough's Life in the Undergrowth
Did you know that cicadas lie beneath the earth for up to 17 years, then venture above ground as a massive group to shed their larvae shells, sprout wings, and sing for a mate? Attenborough is the narrator for this BBC documentary video, which is suitable for older elementary, middle school, and high school students.
Remove and replace/fit protector mouldings, transfers and decals
This resource covers the procedures necessary to remove and replace/fit protector mouldings, transfers and decals. It contains activities and resources to facilitate self-paced learning. Topics covered include: remove a decal and replace a decal.
Replace major welded panels
This resource covers the skills and knowledge required to complete Unit of Competence: Replace major welded panels It contains activities and resources to facilitate self-paced learning. Topics covered include: Prepare a panel for removal, Remove panel from vehicle and Fit replacement panel.
Apply legislation to the workplace
This learning pack contains information, resources and short activities to introduce you to: the legal environment in Australia, employment contracts, common law, statutory law, industrial awards and agreements, and environmental law.
Review, evaluate and present financial management process improvements
This task looks at how to make sure that the quality of your information keeps up with the demands of your organisation. This learning pack contains information and activities for various ways to review, evaluate and present financial management process improvements covering collection and organising of information; analysing information; presenting information; and contingency planning.
Manage financial performance
As a manager you will use a range of techniques to control the activities of the business and plan future activities. This learning pack introduces you to managing financial performance and contains information and activities covering the purpose and components of financial performance; techniques for managing financial performance; developing a performance report; and evaluating financial information systems.
In this task we’ll look at monitoring the risks and identifying and implementing control measures. it contains a learning pack which addresses the issues surrounding the treatment of risks; strategies you will use control and assess both the ongoing and the short term nature of the risk; differing strategies in risk management; various models and devices to monitor risk.
Understand financial management fundamentals
Organisations place a great deal of emphasis on finance. This task will help you understand the fundamentals. It includes a learning pack which introduces you to some financial management fundamentals and contains information and activities about financial management concepts; legal requirements; budgets, their purpose, types and key elements; and interrelationships with work groups for budget activities.