1 A revolution in schools

The school we are in today will not be the school we are in tomorrow. This is especially apparent when the government's Extended Schools and Every Child Matters agendas for English schools are added to the mix, together with remodelling and the changes to the 14 – 19 phase. For details of the bursar's key role in this process visit Bursar's role in remodelling [accessed 26 January 2007].

Admittedly, there is no ‘one size fits all’ business manager (or bursar) role. The position a
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Turning Trash into Toys for Learning
At the INK Conference, Arvind Gupta shares simple yet stunning plans for turning trash into seriously entertaining, well-designed toys that kids can build themselves -- while learning basic principles of science and design. (15:31)
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" Ben and the Green Earth Team"- An Animated Storybook
In this computer-animated storybook, a group of animal friends is discouraged by the lack of recycling in their school.  They work together to begin a school-wide recycling program. This story teaches the three R's of recycling: reduce, reuse, and recycle and that students can be responsible for positive changes in their schools. ( 8:49)
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"Ben Cleans Up"- An Animated Storybook
In this computer-animated storybook, Ben, the mouse, and his animal friends work hard to improve the environment by cleaning up a polluted beach.  This story could be used to teach young children about protecting the environment and recycling. The words of the story appear on each page and are highlighted as they are read. (8:50)
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Give My Poor Heart Ease: Mississippi Delta Bluesmen

An account of the blues experience through the recollections and performances of B.B. King, Son Thomas, inmates from Parchman prison, a barber from Clarkesdale, a salesman from Beale Street, and others.

Give My Poor Heart Ease is one of a series of films made in Mississippi in the mid 1970s by William Ferris and the Center for Southern Folklore and produced in association with Howard Sayre Weaver. This field work is the ba
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Lesson 01 - One Minute Romanian
In lesson 1 of One Minute Romanian you will learn how to say 'hello' and 'goodbye' in Romanian. Remember - even a few phrases of a language can help you make friends and enjoy travel more. Find out more about One Minute Romanian at our website - http://www.oneminutelanguages.com.Author(s): No creator set

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The Senses: Touching - by StudyJams
Nerve cells throughout your body respond to external stimuli by sending nerve impulses to your brain.  Your skin's nerve cells respond to the things you touch, allowing you to feel them.  Learn more about your sense of touch with this slide show from StudyJams.  Vibrant images are set to music and information is written under each photo.  A short, self-checking quiz is also included with this link. 
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Introduction to Right Angles
This is a video lesson introducing right angles.  Larry shows a a picture of a right angle and explains how it is defined and how to recognize it.  (01:34)
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Multimodal representations of architectural design knowledge: Interaction between visual and ontolog
This paper presents multimodal representation of architectural design knowledge, where explicit and implicit information are linked. The aim is to develop computational environment that combines several modes of representation. Integration of interactive digital-models library and ontological model of architectural design factors is investigated.
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In this video you will learn about Spain's political systems, location, culture, religion, language, natural resources, economic systems, main urban centers, and main industries.  (Amateur video with slides, text, and Spanish music)

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What Does Amend Mean? ( One Minute Video Dictionary Series)
This video defines the word amend in five ways: to make better, remedy situations, make improvements, set straight or to rectify, and make changes.  Examples are explained including amendments to the U.S. Constitution.  ( 1:12)
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Een bundel waarin er vanuit drie verschillende invalshoeken wordt gewerkt rond boeken.

  • boekdrukkunst;
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This video demonstrates the supply and demand graphic model used in senior economics.
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3-Axis CNC Milling in Architectural Design
Physical scale models still have a role in architectural design. 3-axis CNC milling provides one way of making scale models both for study purposes and for presentation in durable materials such as wood. We present some types of scale models, the methods for creating them and the place in the design process that scale models occupy. We provide an overview of CNC milling procedures and issues and we describe the process of how one can creatively develop appropriate methods for milling different t
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el regreso del rival de Mickey (Disney Cartoon)
Original Disney Cartoon in Spanish0 Mickey y Minnie estan en una tranquila playa cuando de repente llega el rival de Mickey (Mortimer)y trata de quedarse con Minnie
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Jeff Gold Inaugural Lecture - The Leader's Conundrum or 'You cannot lift yourself up by your own shi
The aim of the lecture will be to do demonstrate the need to challenge continuing traditional images of leaders, often depicted at the apex of things, on top of a hill or at the centre of a complex web of activity. I will argue that those nominated as leaders MUST become aware of what I will call the leader's conundrum and complement their inspiration with 99 x perspiration. To appreciate this call, attendees to the lecture as respectfully asked to do the following just before the lecture: a.
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Prowise Ear 3D : De werking van het oor
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Met deze app kunnen leerlingen zelfontdekkend de werking van het oor bekijken. Op de 3D-weergave kan je de verschillende delen van het oor zien en beknopte informatie raadplegen.


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Higgins, J. (2004) Introduction to SNG and ENG Microwave, Elsevier Focal Press, Oxford.
Jones, J. and Seenan, G. (2004) ‘The camera today? You can't trust it. Hockney sparks a debate’, The Guardian
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