1.2 What's going on – learning online
Learning online is one of the great advantages of information technology. This unit will help you establish a safe and comfortable working environment to ensure that your study time at the computer screen does not impact on your health. It also looks at the basic skills for online study, such as file management and installing software.
Time for change? Personal, social and health education
This is a report published by Ofsted which considers the delivery and appropriateness of the personal, social and health education (PSHE) curriculum in English schools.
Teachers TV Mental Health Week
This week, 9 - 15 June, Teachers TV is focussing on some of the mental health issues teachers and pupils experience.
The Children's Plan One Year On: a progress report
The Children's Plan One Year On: a progress report is written and produced by the DCSF. It outlines in great detail (230 pages) the progress made by the UK government on fulfilling the aims of the Children's Plan which was presented to Parliament in December 2007. It sets out the steps the government plans to make in 2009 and beyond for integrated services (professionals in education, children support services, health services and the police) to work together to ensure that every child and young
Teachers TV Teacher Wellbeing Week
Teachers TV has a week of programmes (w/c 8 June) concentrating on some of the main issues affecting teachers' wellbeing, including stress, mental health, work/life balance and bullying.
Teachers TV Teen Wellbeing Week
Teachers TV has a week of programmes (w/c 15 June) exploring some of the emotional, mental health and social issues affecting teenagers today.
Teachers TV Child Safety Week
To coincide with Child Safety Week, Teachers TV has a week of programmes (w/c 22 June) looking at health and safety and safeguarding children in and out of school.
Exercise to Improve Self-Esteem in Children and Young People
This systematic Campbell Collaboration literature review by Norwegian authors investigated if exercise interventions have benefits for children and young people’s mental health, namely their self-esteem.
The "Oh, nothing much" report: The value of the after-school conversation
This report, commissioned by Becta to support its Next Generation Learning Campaign, is written by Professor Tanya Byron, a Consultant Clinical Psychologist specialising in child and adolescent mental health. It reports on an investigation into the role that successful communication between parent and child can have on raising attainment. It also considers the impact that technology can have in improving parent-child communication. The research surveyed 1000 children aged 7-14 years of age prima
ALPS Competency in Practice Assessment (CIPA) Tool
One of the key aims of ALPS is to improve the assessment of competence in practice across 16 professions, increasing the confidence of new graduates and their employers. The CIPA tool has been developed to establish measures of new graduate confidence in their ability across a number of areas of professional competence. Initially it is being piloted as a self-rating tool with new graduates with the intention of extending its use by employers of new graduates. The tool offers a way of establishin
History of the British Empire
This is a lighthearted view of the spread of the British empire and the various lands that they claimed. It is five minute in length. A good overview, but very fast moving.
Skeletal system Module 2: The Functions of the Skeletal System
By the end of this section, you will be able to:
Bill Carson Performs "Brothers"
College of Charleston's Halsey Institute, in collaboration with the Charleston Music Hall, presented an intimate evening of music featuring Charleston's finest locally and nationally recognized musical acts on Groundhog Day. The Groundhog Day Concert featured music by The Opposite of a Train (Bill Carson, Nathan Koci, and Ron Wiltrout) with special guests Kevin Hamilton, Charlton Singleton, Wilton Elder, Clint Fore and John Cobb. This "house band" provided accompaniment to the evening's invited
14.472 Public Economics II (MIT)
This course covers theory and evidence on government expenditure policy-- topics include: The theory of public goods; Education; State and local public goods; Political economy; Redistribution and welfare policy; Social insurance programs such as social security and unemployment insurance; and Health care policy.
Ep.1 ,PBS Napoleon (To Destiny) Part 3
This excellent PBS series, filled with historical re-enactments and narrated by David McCullough, starts with Napoleon receiving the crown of France. This documentary is suitable for high school students.
HST.535 Principles and Practice of Tissue Engineering (MIT)
The principles and practice of tissue engineering (and regenerative medicine) are taught by faculty of the Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology (HST) and Tsinghua University, Beijing, China. The principles underlying strategies for employing selected cells, biomaterial scaffolds, soluble regulators or their genes, and mechanical loading and culture conditions, for the regeneration of tissues and organs in vitro and in vivo are addressed. Differentiated cell types and stem cells
KNUST OER Instructional Design Framework This is a video and presentation by Mr. Adam Rahman, a lecturer in the Department of Communication Design at Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, given at University of Michigan in February 2011.
This is a video and presentation by Mr. Adam Rahman, a lecturer in the Department of Communication Design at Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, given at University of Michigan in February 2011.
Death and Love: The Poetry of Afghanistan's Women
Learn more: http://pulitzercenter.org/projects/afghanistan-landai-pashtu-poems-women-expression-society-war Over 300 members of Mirman Baheer, the Ladies Literary Society, stretch across the provinces of Afghanistan. Women write and recite landai, two-line folk poems that can be funny, sexy, raging or tragic and have traditionally dealt with love and grief. For many women, these poems allow them to express themselves free of social constraints and obligations. 5 out of 100 women in Afghanistan
Virtual Maths - 3D shapes, diagram, area, volume
Diagram of 3D shapes with formula for calculating area (and volume)
Virtual Maths, Cylinder Voids - Calculating volume
Interactive simulation with exercises and video demonstrating the use of auger piling and showing how to calculate the volume of cocrete needed to fill the cylindrical voids.