The Impact of mobile learning
Phase one of MoLeNET (2007/08) involved 75 colleges and 18 schools, approximately 10,000 learners and 2,000 staff, in 32mobile learning projects. The Learning and Skills Council provided funding for h...
Hajj - Part II
Performed with over two million other Muslims, the rites of Hajj, the required pilgrimage to Mecca, have a profound personal impact on each pilgrim. In this video from Religion & Ethics Newsweekly, a Muslim from America experiences Hajj for the first time.
Where Have We Been? Tracing Family through a Timeline of National History
This lesson plan introduces students to examples of how wars and technological developments have impacted the movement of people throughout United States and world history. Students will learn about the effects of political, technological, and geographical issues on the population of one North Carolina community. Listening to oral histories by North Carolinians, students will hear first hand accounts about the impact of wars and road building on Madison County. Using a timeline depicting events
Interstate Highways From the Ground Up
This lesson gives students a first-hand opportunity to hear about the planning and effort it takes to build a highway through an oral history of a North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) resident engineer. Through his oral history, students will learn about "the largest single construction project in the history of the NCDOT." That project is also known as the I-26 corridor in Madison County, North Carolina. This lesson encourages students to think about the enormous impact of highwa
Lesson 87: Personal Hygiene
In this lesson you are going to learn words and phrases related to personal hygiene.
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"The American Dream"
In conjunction with a unit on Puritanism, students will define and illustrate their personal definition of "The American Dream" or their concept of the dream in general.
Ground-Level Ozone: Your Vehicle
In this activity, students quantify and analyze their personal contributions of smog-forming compounds due to driving. The activity builds upon the previous lesson (Ground-Level Ozone).
Social Ethics, Fall 2007
The course examines the sources for values that underly our personal ethics. It will also introduce you to some of the significant ethical theories in Western tradition, theories that we will apply to social and political issues in current society.
Connecting With the Arts: What's the Big Idea?
This program is about planning and teaching toward big ideas — important understandings that have lasting value. Participants will see how arts-integrated instruction enables students to make deeply personal connections to what they are learning.
In this professionally produced video, understand what kids want most for their hard work--personal attention from their parents and parents verbally telling them they've done a good job.
AIDS Education Part II
Understand the role friendship plays in AIDS prevention and learn why a teen's ability to communicate their feelings and personal beliefs to friends is a valuable skill in protecting themselves from AIDS. Professionally produced by Education Plus.
Rosie the Riveters of World War II
Personal presentation incorporates video clips of women working in World War II. Radio clips of 1942 Fibber McGee and Molly and radio clip of Japanese attack of Pearl Harbor, dress styles.
In this video segment adapted from NOVA scienceNOW, learn about concussions—a common type of traumatic brain injury. Hear from Reed Snyderman, a young athlete who describes his personal experience with concussion. In addition, meet Dr. Jam Ghajar, a neurosurgeon and international expert in brain injuries, who explains why concussions are difficult to diagnose and demonstrates a new tool that can help assess brain injury. The portable tool measures disruptions in attention by tracking eye movem
Emily Brontë, Wuthering Heights: Symbols
In this video symbols that are used by Emily Brontë to help her tell her story in the novel Wuthering Heights are examined. Brontë uses recurring images to help us understand her characters better and to provide social comments about the time in which she lived and wrote. The significance of windows and eyes, doors and locks, books and education, death and, finally, sickness are examined. The most important issue to consider is that of boundaries. This normally suggests some sort of chan
The Life and Legacy of Abraham Lincoln
This is video about Abraham Lincoln. It explores the life and legacy of America's sixteenth president through historical information complimented by personal tidbits and legends regarding Lincoln.
Magic School Bus in a Beehive
When Tim delivers the last of the season's honey to his grandfather's customers, the jars get broken. Tim's solution is simple: Get more honey from some bees. But Ms. Frizzle sweetens the idea by turning her class into bees and showing them a beehive up close and personal. When a bear steals the bees' hard-earned supply of honey, the bee-kids discover one last field of nectar-filled flowers. How will the bee-kids communicate this information to the bees in time for them to harvest enough honey b
Outdoor education Social development
Outdoor education Social development For my dissertation, I am looking at how outdoor adventure activities enhance childrens learning, especially with regard to ECM, and then to focus on the personal and social side of OAA. Can you give me a pointer to some articles please?
Personal, Social and Health Education 2004/5 annual report on curriculum and assessment QCA
A Qualifications and Curriculum Agency (QCA) report on investigations into curriculum, assessment and qualification issues in Personal, Social and Health Education (PSHE) at all key stages and 16+. It makes an important contribution to the ongoing debate about the interrelatedness and yet distinctiveness of PSHE, Citizenship education, RE, Sex and Relationship Education (SRE) and careers education. It also addresses the issues raised about curriculum models in relation to subject specialist teac
Workshop 1: The Many Faces of Learning
In this introductory workshop, you will meet the guest educators featured in the series and hear why they think it is important to continually examine the learning process. You will also have an opportunity to reflect on your own personal beliefs about learning and see clips of classrooms that will be presented in more detail in later workshops.
Creating Beautiful Wordpress Sites
More and more teachers are discovering blogging...and using it with their students. Just make sure that students do not give out personal details about themselves. Ann Zerega leads us through an example of converting a static website to a WordPress website, using the Thesis theme.