Peer- and Parent-Assisted Learning: in Reading, Writing, Spelling and Thinking Skills & in Maths, Sc
These articles were originally published as part of the Spotlights series of publications for practitioners by the Scottish Council for Research in Education (SCRE). They are provided as free downloads, by Practical Research for Education (PRE), the practitioner journal of the National Foundation for Educational Research (NFER). The articles offer an overview of evidence on the effectiveness of parent- or peer-assisted learning (PAL), focusing on the areas of literacy and related thinking skills
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OER development depends on you, th
Harry Truman: Advancing the Revolution [Excerpted from "Harry S. Truman: Advancing the Revolution," in Reassessing the Presidency: The Rise of the Executive State and the Decline of Freedom] When Harry Truman left office in January 1953, he was intensely unpopular, even widely despised. Many
[Excerpted from "Harry S. Truman: Advancing the Revolution," in Reassessing the Presidency: The Rise of the Executive State and the Decline of Freedom]
When Harry Truman left office in January 1953, he was intensely unpopular, even widely despised. Many
Distributed web systems : past exam questions : level 3
This resource (B359 Distributed Web Systems Level 3) contains past examination questions from the Department of Electronic and Computer Engineering at the University of Portsmouth. From mobile phones to the Internet, our lives depend increasingly on distributed systems linking computers and other devices together in a seamless and transparent way. This unit will provide the students with the basic knowledge of the principles and practice of distributed systems necessary to develop distributed
Virtual Maths - Numbers, Opposite angles simulation tool
Interactive simulation tool demonstrating the angles on a 360 degree wheel
What is a fire resistance rating?
The term "fire-resistance" designates the ability of a laboratory-constructed assembly to contain a fire in a carefully controlled test setting for a specified period of time. This is a paper that discussed the implications and meaning of the tern for walls and builing membranes made with gypsum.
UW|360 February 2014 - Texting and Driving
In Washington State's first study to examine driver use of electronic devices, UW investigators saw that more than 8 percent of drivers were engaging with such devices behind the wheel, higher than previously estimated. Among those driving distracted, nearly half (45 percent) were observed texting These findings suggest that distracted driving is more common than we thought and that texting has become a major cause of distraction," said Dr. Beth Ebel, principal investigator with UW Medicine's H
Sioux - Native American Indians ancient warriors
A 25 minute video about the Sioux and how they lived. The history includes the importance of the wolves, their enemies, the Crow, and the importance of the horse. Excellent.
Writing and Revising
This part of the series fiscusses the process of revising text. It
presents the nonfiction work, Diary of Anne Frank, and a follow-up
activity that reviews revision techniques.
A Morning Alarm - Edison Motion Pictures 1896
OTHER TITLES Title in Maguire & Baucus catalogues: Morning fire alarm CREATED/PUBLISHED United States : Edison Manufacturing Co., 1896. SUMMARY From Maguire & Baucus catalogues: This shows the Fire Department leaving headquarters for an early morning fire. The scene is remarkable for its natural effect. The opening of the engine house doors, the prancing of the horses, and even the startled expression upon the faces of the spectators, are all clearly depicted. From Edison films catal
Maps and plans, architects and engineers, drawings, graphs and tables: all are models we use in everyday life. This unit will introduce you to the modelling process enabling you to recognise that systems models may be used in different ways as part of a process for: improving understanding of a situation; identifying problems or formulating opportunities and supporting decision making.
Why Study Popular Religion in the Middle Ages with Rob Lutton
Dr Rob Lutton introduces an important aspect of contemporary historical studies: the study of religion as a force that shapes lives. Religion, like it or loathe it, has not disappeared from the human landscape - as many thought it would in the late 20th century - and so it is an aspect of life that historians must engage with. Dr Lutton examines how we can gain understanding of ordinary life in the later Middle Ages by examining popular religion, keeping in mind two basic principles; 1) What do
WQM160 Unit 7
This unit is part of the WQM160 Managing Global Water Supply course of the Red Rocks Community College Water Quality Management Certificate Program, and includes material pertaining to water quality.
Getting Started: 08 Animating characters
Use the Puppet tools to animate characters. Apply pins to control movement. Record movements. Preview the Puppet Overlap and Puppet Starch tools.
Checklist - Work Placement
This is a resource released as part of the E-Portfolio Toolkit based on experience of developing the “Year Abroad E-Portfolio”, undertaken by the School of Languages at Leeds Metropolitan University.
Organisational characteristics for change, success and survival
Professor Michael Jarrett, Visiting Professor of Organisational Behaviour, speaks of the importance of organisations understanding their external environment in order to change, succeed and survive
Collaborative Architectural Design as a reflective Conversation: an agent facilitated system to supp
In this paper, definitions of collaborative design are discussed and understood in terms of a designer?s cognitive collaborations to explore his/her experiential memory for remote idea associations. Based on Schon?s reflective practice theory, Valkenburg and Dorst?s (1998) description of collaborative team designing is adopted as a model for a proposed design conversation system. The design conversation system is aimed at triggering the experiential memory of the designer by associating signific
Au bureau de vente de billets
This unit helps you to acquire the basic language to find your way around a French town. You will learn how to understand and give directions, ask about accommodation, book a hotel room at the tourist information office and get information about what to see and do in the local area. You will visit some museums in Avignon and buy a film for your camera. This unit also deals with telling the time and making liaisons in speech. By the end of the unit, you will feel more confident understanding and
IHPI Research Seminar: Can Oregon transform health care?
K. John McConnell, Ph.D., directs the Center for Health System Effectiveness at Oregon Health and Science University (OHSU) and is an Associate Professor in the Departments of Emergency Medicine and Public Health and Preventive Medicine at OHSU. In this seminar presentation, Dr. McConnell discusses the role of Coordinated Care Organizations (CCOs) in the transformation of Medicaid in Oregon.
Sunday Service Live - 3/30/14 - Luke Powery
Sunday Service Live - 3/30/14 - Luke Powery