Hare Krishna - The Founders
In this part of the interview to Mr Dasa he talks about the founder of the movement. He gives historical background and explains the reasons why they chose the USA to establish.
John Steinbeck, Of Mice and Men: Context
The context of a novel is the social, cultural and historical
background in which it is written. It deals with what was happening in
the world in the period with which the novel is concerned. Studying the context of a novel can aid and deepen our understanding of the story and characters. This title looks at the context of the novel Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck. Of Mice and Men has an explicit context because the social and political events of 1930s America create the climate of
Margaret Mitchell's Gone With the Wind
This is. a mini documentary on Margaret Mitchell's Gone With the Wind. Set against the backdrop of Georgia during the Civil War, Mitchell’s
massive historical novel chronicles the tempestuous romance of Rhett
Butler and Scarlett O’Hara.
MAIN AIMS OF THE MODULE: To achieve an understanding and practical experience of key principles, methods and theories in the area of educational software. LEARNING OUTCOMES FOR THE MODULE: The module provides opportunities for students to develop and demonstrate knowledge and understanding, qualities, skills and other attributes in the following areas: 1. Obtain understand of major learning principles, theories, and approaches 2. Identify key factors of successful educational software design a
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
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
Great Unsolved Mysteries in Canadian History
This site includes a collection of nine historical mysteries which draw students into Canadian history, critical thinking and archival research through the enticement of solving historical cold crimes. Each of the mystery archives includes an average of 100,000 words in English (and in French), as well as up to several hundred images plus maps. Some of the mystery websites also include 3-D recreations, videos and oral history interviews. Site users can look at the collections of archival materia
Spelling Skills Using a Sound Stretching Technique
Teaching students to use the sound stretching strategy to improve spelling skills using the Early Interventions in Reading program from SRA/McGraw-Hill. Early Interventions in Reading combines direct and explicit teaching strategies with a scaffolded instructional approach that focuses on improving reading skills. (1:35)
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.
Renovate grassed areas
This resource covers the skills and knowledge that will assist the learner to prepare to renovate grassed areas. It contains activities and resources to facilitate self-paced learning. Topics include: prepare for turf renovation, renovate a tennis court and clean up site and equipment.
Support turf establishment
This resource covers the process of supporting the establishment of turf by seed or sod for sporting, recreational, landscaping, community and private use.Supporting turf establishment is likely to be carried out under routine supervision with intermittent checking. Responsibility for some roles and co-ordination within a team may be required. Competency requires the application of knowledge and skills to a range of turf establishment tasks. Turf establishment is usually undertaken within esta
Developing Apiculture (Beekeeping) Skills
This resource has been designed to support the 'Developing Apiculture (Beekeeping) Skills' short course. It examines the honey bee; hive management; pests and diseases; and harvesting honey.
Deliver a service to customers
This unit covers the skills and knowledge required to identify customer needs and provide a service to customers within a prescribed framework. Topics include: customer service, customers' needs, customer relations and resolving complaints.
Organise personal work priorities and development
This unit covers the knowledge and skills required to organise your own work schedules, monitor and obtain feedback on your work performance, and maintain required levels of competence. Topics include goal-setting, organisation, self-evaluation and professional development.
Planning programs and activities for children
Discover ways of planning fun experiences for children and helping them to learn new skills. Get to know the children in your care, design experiences that are appropriate and interesting to them, and gain the knowledge and ability to provide those experiences.
Work effectively in an education team
The learning object deals with the skills and knowledge for education support workers to comply with school administrative requirements. Topics covered include team goals, abiding by regulations, meeting and planning, setting goals, teamwork and co-operation.
Now we're cooking with gas! - Disconnect / Reconnect
This resource supports the training of licensed gasfitters, addressing the skills shortages in these trade areas. The resource provides an action learning environment where employees will undertake training suitable to all parties
Furniture making and design - Task: CNC
This task contains information and activities that will assist the learner to develop the skills and knowledge they will need to: understand the basics of CNC Programming; work with different types of CNC programs; write CNC programs; identify CNC tooling.
Provide housekeeping Services to Guests
This resource covers the skills and knowledge that will assist the learner to provide housekeeping services to guests in an accommodation establishment. Topics covered include: maintain establishment standards of cleanliness and services implement policies regarding security of both guests, their belongings and staff, knowledge of housekeeping procedures and personal services available to guests, assist with guests' requests for services.
Advanced Writing Skills
This extensive module develops effective writing skills at an advanced level for a variety of social, professional and educational purposes.It covers six different genres, or types, of writing:* Business Letters - A Letter of Complaint* Descriptive Writing* Essay Writing* Narrative Writing* Report Writing* Summary Writing