citizED Primary Strand: Providing a global dimension to Citizenship Education: a collaborative appro
An article from the Citizenship Initial Teacher Training Professional Resource Network (citizED) on a year-long project undertaken at University College Worcester (UCW).
Boys' Writing Flyers from the DfES Primary Strategy
Four flyers aimed at helping improve boys' writing. They list key principles and then move on to look at a variety of techniques such as 'talk for writing' and 'visual texts' across all year groups. There are also links to other resources and ideas for continuing professional development.
Teachers as Learners: curriculum innovation with trainee teachers
The QCA has produced a ten-minute film from a two-year collaborative project with the University of Cumbria on student teachers as agents of curriculum change, entitled 'Teachers as Learners: curriculum innovation with trainee teachers'.
2.2 Taking responsibility for your own learning Not much of this unit conforms to the traditional pattern I mentioned earlier – the theory-example-exercise pattern. In particular, you will find you are expected to discover much of it for yourself. Why is this? This is a legitimate question and deserves a full answer. One year, a student at a residential summer school complained I had not taught him properly. I was, he told me, an expert and so why did I not demonstrate how to tackle the problem he was working on and pass my expertise on
Not much of this unit conforms to the traditional pattern I mentioned earlier – the theory-example-exercise pattern. In particular, you will find you are expected to discover much of it for yourself. Why is this? This is a legitimate question and deserves a full answer. One year, a student at a residential summer school complained I had not taught him properly. I was, he told me, an expert and so why did I not demonstrate how to tackle the problem he was working on and pass my expertise on
White Christmas - Dec. 3-5 at Juanita K. Hammons Hall
The Award Winning Musical Theatre program presents WHITE CHRISTMAS at the Juanita K. Hammons Hall for the Performing Arts Dec. 3-5. Based on the beloved, timeless film, this heartwarming musical adaptation features seventeen Irving Berlin songs and a book by David Ives and Paul Blake. Veterans Bob Wallace and Phil Davis have a successful song-and-dance act after World War II. With romance in mind, the two follow a duo of beautiful singing sisters en route to their Christmas show at a Vermont lo
Athens, Greece - Study Abroad
The Athens program offers university-level courses during either semester (September-December; January-May) or for the duration of the academic school year. Classes are taught in English and the program is organized in two curricula: Ancient Greek Civilization and East Mediterranean Area Studies. Contact the Office of International Studies for more information. http://www.nd.edu/~ois/
Provides information to develop primary and secondary school mathematics materials and textbook series (OER or paper). Content (uses 1000 of the most commonly historically used terms), content distribution (used within many textbook and OER series from 1972 to the present), standards (within the United States and other countries), curriculum parameters and sources of information to develop examples and excercises are provided. Spreadsheets are used to help understanding. Information is displayed
Behind the Scenes at PDC 2010 PDC may happen physically here in Redmond, but it's really a global event and all of the sessions PLUS the Channel 9 LIVE feed was streamed out over the net. In addition to the content being available immediately, we also translated it live to Spanish, Chinese, Japanese and French. While it look simple and seamless to the viewer, there is a lot of hard work going on behing the scenes to make this all possible. Here's how it's done!
PDC may happen physically here in Redmond, but it's really a global event and all of the sessions PLUS the Channel 9 LIVE feed was streamed out over the net. In addition to the content being available immediately, we also translated it live to Spanish, Chinese, Japanese and French. While it look simple and seamless to the viewer, there is a lot of hard work going on behing the scenes to make this all possible. Here's how it's done!Author(s):
Promoting Positive Development Among Youth
The focus this semester will be a discussion and analysis of national, and in particular, international perspectives on promoting positive development through youth participation in, and leadership of, civil society. The course will present the work of scholars and practitioners who have pursued (a) the building of civil society through the strategy of youth civic engagment and the fostering of healthy individual development; and (b) the promotion of positive development through engaging youth i
BMW raises outlook for the year
The world's biggest maker of luxury cars raised its target for auto earnings before interest and tax above seven per cent this year from 5 percent.
Greek police detonate parcel bomb
Bomb disposal officers in Athens detonate a package bomb addressed to the French embassy, as two men arrested on Monday with similar bombs head to court.
Williamsburg's Indian School
The Indian School at the College of William and Mary was conceived for the religious conversion of Indians. Professor Jim Axtell shares the storied building's history.
Rebuilding the City of New Orleans: Working Across Sectors to Achieve a Common Goal
It took John Fernandez more than a year just to begin to understand the political players and competing interests in New Orleans, and so it is no surprise to him that coming up with a common goal for rebuilding the city, much less a “resource efficient one,” proves elusive.
Nevertheless, Fernandez and other
Richard Jolly talks about the Human Development Report 2010
It's been 20 years since the UN Human Development Report was first published. As the 2010 edition is launched, IDS talks to Research Associate Richard Jolly, one of the report's founding architects about its history, what to expect this year and his hopes for the future.
Musculoskeletal New Ventures Conference
The 8th annual MNVC, hosted by Memphis Bioworks and MB Venture Partners, was held again this year at the FedEx Institute on October 26th and 27th.
CIA Officer in Residence at College of Charleston
Mary DesJeans is the CIA's deputy director for intelligence for strategic programs and is teaching in the College of Charleston's Department of Political Science starting in fall 2010. She is a CIA Officer in Residence and will teach and conduct research during her two-year tour.
Applications of semiconductor devices : switches (Electrical and Electronic principles)
This is a presentation about semiconductor devices - switches in the level 4 module Electrical and Electronic Principles and forms part of the 2009/2010 Engineering (foundation degree, BEng and HN) courses from University of Wales Newport (course codes H101, H691, H620, HH37 and 001H). It is a part of the core modules for the full time 1st year undergraduate programme. This open educational resource was released through the Higher Education Academy Engineering Subject Centre Open Engineering
Humans depend on water for drinking, as well as for domestic, agricultural, and industrial activities. Although water is a renewable resource, the water supply is limited and needs to be protected. One way for people to preserve water is to be aware of their own consumption. In this video segment adapted from ZOOM, cast members predict and and then compare how much water they each use during a typical shower. This video could also be used while teaching the scientific process. Closed captioning
The Weather or Not video series uses weather forecasting and the science of meteorology as a context for learning. In this "Storm Tracking" episode you learn how meteorologists track severe weather events, including thunderstorms, tornadoes, hurricanes and winter storms. Sound is off from video. Run time 11:53.