The Early Years Transition and Special Educational Needs (EYTSEN) Project: Technical Paper 3 - the P
The Early Years Transitions and Special Educational Needs (EYTSEN) project builds on the work of the Effective Provision of Pre-School Education (EPPE) project, a major longitudinal study of a national sample of young children's progress and development through pre-school and into primary school until the end of Key Stage 1 (age 3+ to 7 years). Both the EPPE and EYTSEN research studies are funded by the Department of Education and Skills (DfES). The EYTSEN study explores evidence of possible sp
The Effective Provision of Pre-School Education (EPPE) Project: Technical Paper 8b - Measuring the I
This Technical Paper describes the results of analyses of young children's social behavioural development during their time in pre-school. Equivalent analyses of the cognitive progress of children in the study have been conducted and the results are reported separately in EPPE Technical Paper 8a. Four aspects of social behavioural development have been studied, namely 'Independence & Concentration', 'Co-operation & Conformity', 'Peer Sociability' and 'Anti-social / Worried'. . A range of statist
Technical Paper 7 - The Effective Provision of Pre-School Education (EPPE) Project: Social/behaviour
This Technical Paper describes the results of analyses of young children's cognitive progress during their time in pre-school. Equivalent results on social behavioural development are reported in EPPE Technical Paper 8b. Five measures of cognitive attainment assessed at entry to primary school have been studied: pre-reading, language attainment, two measures of non-verbal attainment and early number concepts. A range of statistical methods (multilevel modelling) have been used to analyse data fo
Technical Paper 6A - The Effective Provision of Pre-School Education (EPPE) Project: Characteristics
As part of the study all pre-schools were assessed using an observational assessment known as the Early Childhood Rating Scale, (ECERS-R) plus an extension to it (ECERS-E) based upon the Desirable Learning Outcomes (QCA 1996). ECERS provides measures of the quality of education and care which children receive in settings plus some measures of facilities relating to facilities and human resources. Completion of the ECERS profile required one day of observation plus talking to staff about aspects
Auburn vs. Mississippi State (1957)
"Coach Shug Jordan's finest football machine took the test of a true champion by having to come from behind to defeat a determined Mississippi State team by a score of 15 to 7 before 43,000 in Birmingham's Legion Field. State gained a half-time lead of 7-0 on a beautifully executed 57 yard scoring pass from reserve quarterback, Tom Miller to end Ned Brooks with three minutes left in the first half. The first half was a hard-fought, defensive battle which found both teams using every opportunity
Auburn vs. Florida State (1956)
"The quick Auburn score stunned the frisky Floridians but did not knock them out. Even after Auburn punched across its second TD midway the third period, Coach Tom Nugent's forces came back more determined than ever and finally marched 65 yards for a tally of their own.The FSU crowd came to the Plains fresh from an upset victory over powerful Mississippi Southern and went all out in an effort to add Auburn to their list of conquests. The Plainsmen were hard pressed at times, but kept the game we
Auburn vs. Baylor (1954)
"The triumph was another team victory for the Plainsmen as they chalked up their fourth win in a row. Hoppy Middleton, with three first half touchdowns, lead the Auburn Tigers to a smashing 27 to 6 decision over Clemson before a Homecoming crowd of 24,000. Although the game was marred by a constant flow of penalties, the Plainsmen left no doubt of their superiority in the minds of Coach Frank Howard's elevens. The Auburn forward wall deserved much credit for the decisiveness of the victory. They
Confederate Monument, Huntsville, Alabama
This image is a black and white photograph of the Confederate States of America monument in Huntsville, Alabama.
GSPH Fall 1994: Focus on: Improving the Health of the Community
Focus on: Improving the Health of the Community
The Influence of Race, Ethnicity, and Individual Socioeconomic Factors on Breast Cancer Stage at Dia
Objectives. Previous research has generally found that racial/ethnic differences in breast cancer stage at diagnosis attenuate when measures of socioeconomic status are included in the analysis, although most previous research measured socioeconomic status at the contextual level. This study investigated the relation between race/ethnicity, individual socioeconomic status, and breast cancer stage at diagnosis. Methods.Women with stage 0 to III breast cancer were identified from populationbased
Reducing Racial/Ethnic Disparities in Female Breast Cancer: Screening Rates and Stage at Diagnosis
Objectives. We assessed whether population rates of mammography screening, and their changes over time, were associated with improvements in breast cancer stage at diagnosis and whether the strength of this association varied by race/ethnicity. Methods. We analyzed state cancer registry data linked to socioeconomic characteristics of patients’ areas of residence for 1990–1998 time trends in the likelihood of early stage diagnosis. We appended each cancer registry record with matching subgro
Confederate Veteran Reunion, 1906, Mobile Alabama 5
This image is from a set of black and white photographs taken to commemorate the Confederate States of America Veteran Reunion held in Mobile, Alabama, on November 20-22, 1906. The highlight of the reunion was a parade through the streets of Mobile. Major General Geo. P. Harrison was commander for the event. Colonel Harvey E. Jones was Adjutant General and Chief of Staff. Brigadier Generals commanding the brigades were Jno. W.A. Samford (1st), P.D. Bowles (2nd); J.N. Thompson (3rd), and J.W. Bus
provides a map linked to nearly 60 national park sites and resources that emphasize the role of African Americans in the development of American culture, heritage, and history. Each link describes the importance of that park or resource to African American history.
Asian-Pacific Heritage Month
This site provides information about the historical contributions of Asian and Pacific peoples in the U.S. and territories. It includes links to Pacific Islander heritage and Asian American heritage websites.
Defining the Public Interest - Education vs. Commercialism in the Social Role of Television
In Bhutan, an isolated country in the Himalayans, television only recently arrived in 1999. This lesson examines the dialogue surrounding the introduction of commercial television and American media to an "untouched" culture. Students will assess television's educational and entertainment values and define responsibilities that accompany the freedom of press.
Knowledge Is Power - Use It Wisely
In this lesson, students will work in teams to do further research on the ethics issues presented in the documentary The Nobel: Visions of Our Century.
The United States Air Force Academy: Founding a Proud Tradition
recounts the history of aviation and the military: aviation's entry into the military during World War I, Germany's use of air power early in World War II, Pearl Harbor, the Berlin Airlift, Hiroshima and Nagasaki, and President Eisenhower's declaration that our first line of defense would be an air atomic strike force. The site examines the design of the Air Force Academy, authorized in 1954 after 30 years of struggle.
The War Relocation Camps of World War II: When Fear Was Stronger than Justice
examines the causes and effects of President Franklin Roosevelt's executive order, signed two months after the attack on Pearl Harbor, that moved nearly 120,000 Japanese and Japanese Americans into relocation centers. An excerpt is provided from the executive order as well as headlines from newspapers, a 1942 notice of instructions to all persons of Japanese ancestry, a description of life in the relocation centers, maps, and photos of a typical barracks room, mess hall, and more.
Creative Americans: Portraits by Carl Van Vechten, 1932-1964
The Carl Van Vechten Photographs Collection at the Library of Congress consists of 1,395 photographs taken by American photographer Carl Van Vechten (1880-1964) between 1932 and 1964. The bulk of the collection consists of portrait photographs of celebrities, including many figures from the Harlem Renaissance. A much smaller portion of the collection is an assortment of American landscapes.