Bruce Degen (Magic School Bus)
In elementary school he said he had a wonderful teacher, he was always doing art in the back of the room. His teachers would always hang up his art around the school. He reflects that his artwork was a huge part of his life. He says authors need to be clear, readers need to know what is going on, it needs to be truthful. He also talks about how the writing comes first and then the illustrations. He uses real pictures to draw the kids in his stories, some are based on kids his son went to school
Mobile learning news - Autumn 2009 issue
MoLeNET is entering its third phase and after two years a lot has been learnt on how effective mobile learning is and the lessons learnt. In addition numerous support systems have been developed by LS...
Art Institute of Chicago Musecast: August 2008
Walk through the exhibition Benin--Kings and Rituals and learn about the rich artistic traditions of this African kingdom; Hear why Nathaniel Braddock, member of the Occidental Brothers Dance Band International, and Taylor, half of the duo Morikeba and Taylor, are passionate about the music of Africa; Hear James Cuno, president and director of the Art Institute, describe how recent renovations have strengthened the museum's collection; and August is the last month of Target Free Summer Evenings.
Death of President Garfield
The sad tail of the murder of Garfield and his suffering before dying. Not for the timid.
Suu Kyi back to work
Just two days after her release from house arrest, democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi meets members of her political party.
Analysis of Motivation and Demographic Factors that Influence Physical Therapists’ Decisions to At
Education for physical therapists has evolved to the doctorate of physical therapy degree and it is the vision of the American Physical Therapy Association that all physical therapists will be doctoral prepared by the year 2020. Most physical therapists do not have the DPT and prior studies have revealed that interest in the DPT is low for practicing physical therapists. This study examined the motivation of physical therapists to attain the DPT, by examining three areas of interest. What effect
Ethics of Human Subject Research
Introduces students to the ethics of human subject research, including ethical theory and principles are introduced and followed by a brief history of research ethics.
STI Prevention: Using Epidemiology to Inform Policy and Program
Considers features of sexually transmitted diseases relevant to their control, reviewing the natural history of the infections and laboratory diagnoses.
ePortfolios in Education - Learning Tools or Means of Assessment?
ePortfolios are collections of electronic evidence which capture the idea of lifelong learning ePortfolios at school can support the documentation of competences better than normal tests and assessments. The acquired competences may further be transfered from school to the world of work. On the other hand ePortfolios are powerful tools for learning and reflecting.
History of Ancient Rome
Notre Dame OpenCourseware (OCW) offers free online educational resources for the course "History of Ancient Rome" in the Department of Classics. This course introduces students to the history of ancient Rome from Romulus to Constantine (8th c. BC – early 4th c. AD).
See the 17 Species of Penguins-Cool Facts!
This is an interactive educational video about penguins created by a class. Contains information about all 17 species of penguins, but focuses primarily on the Emperor, Rockhopper, Chinstrap, Gentoo, and African species. (03:00)
Survey of London: volume 23 - Lambeth: South Bank and Vauxhall
Published to coincide with the Festival of Britain Exhibition of 1951, this volume covers the northern, riverside portion of Lambeth, between Waterloo and Vauxhall Bridges. As well as giving the history of the Festival site itself, the book focuses on the venerable buildings and monuments then scattered among the mostly nineteenth-century houses, dwellings and factories. Chief of these is the Archbishop of Canterbury’s residence, Lambeth Palace, which is described and illustrated in detail. O
Disciplinary/ Interdiciplinary Virtual Design Studio
The purpose of initiating Virtual Architectural Design Studio is the provision of a highly interactive studio environment independent of time and place by broadening the horizons of todays Turkish traditional architectural design studios through collaborations among universities thanks to European Credit Transfer System_ ECTS credit system. The method developed in virtual design studio (SMTS in Turkish/VDS in English) can be considered a sample for future virtual design studios and diciplinary
What's Air Got to Do with It?
Students are introduced to the concepts of air pollution and air quality. The three lesson parts focus on the prerequisites for understanding air pollution. First, students use M&Ms to create a pie graph that expresses their understanding of the composition of air. Next, students watch and conduct several simple experiments to develop an understanding of the properties of air (it has mass, it takes up space, it can move, it exerts pressure, it can do work). Finally, students develop awareness an
Internet Scout Project
"A leading authority on captive propagation of the Gila monster, _Heloderma suspectum_," Dr. Mark Seward created this website to disseminate information about Gila monsters. The site links to various Natural History sub-sections including Morphology, Range, Food and Metabolism, and more. For those interested in learning about captive breeding of Gila Monsters, the site also includes information about Acquisition, Husbandry, and Reproduction. These subject areas contain sub-categories like Feedin
Modern Irish History from 1800 to present, Spring 2008
This course examines the forces and movements in the development of Irish nationalism from 1800 to the achievement of national independence. The course also explores the history of an independent Ireland.
Nineteenth Century Europe
This course covers the political, social and cultural history of Europe from 1815 to 1900, including the history of each major European nation.
Internet Scout Project
Trinity College in Ireland hosts this site about the History of Mathematics. Rather than identifying key discoveries and theorems, the site mainly gives accounts of many prominent mathematicians and focuses on their research and contributions. Most material deals with the period between the 17th and 19th centuries, a time that produced many ideas that form the basis of modern mathematics. Some famous people highlighted on the site include Descartes, Fermat, and Sir Isaac Newton. A number of hist