Peer Conferencing in the Classroom
Lesson where children are encouraged to respond to a piece of writing in a constructive manner.
Writing - Creating Interesting Leads
Lesson encouraging children to discuss the strategies used by authors to create a lead that draws readers into the story. They are encouraged to consider these strategies when creating their own leads.
Writing - The Use of Speech Marks
Lesson focusing on the use of dialogue in stories and how it can be used effectively in a piece of writing.
Session 5: Carry on learning - resources for online educators Learning and teaching is a dynamic process. Just like its face-to-face counterpart, online education is not a static. New approaches, strategies and methodologies to facilitating, advancing and supporting online education are regularly developed and shared amongst practitioners. Aspects of delivering learning online might appear challenging to those new to the field. Its dynamism makes it exciting and inspiring.
Purpose/Aim of this Session
Learning and teaching is a dynamic process. Just like its face-to-face counterpart, online education is not a static. New approaches, strategies and methodologies to facilitating, advancing and supporting online education are regularly developed and shared amongst practitioners. Aspects of delivering learning online might appear challenging to those new to the field. Its dynamism makes it exciting and inspiring.
A Curious Cash Crop: Butterflies
This BioBulletin Web site takes an in-depth look at butterfly farms. The site includes text, videos, photographs, and interviews with key scientists.
Governors' target setting: primary schools
Target setting for pupil attainment is seen as being a means of raising standards in schools through placing pupil achievement at the core of school planning. This unit will help governors of primary schools ensure that appropriate targets are set and provide guidance on assessing the data that needs to be evaluated to come to such decisions.
Juvenile Zebra fish
The juvenile stage is the third stage in the zebra fish life cycle. In the juvenile stage, the zebra fish is continuing to grow in size. At this stage, the juvenile fish can feed on its own and does not need a yolk sac.
Jungle habitat of the Rio On in Belize, Central America
Tropical rainforests, also known as jungles, have a rich diversity of vines, trees, and shrubs. Jungles have many microhabitats, such as within the canopy where little light reaches the organisms below.
Inner and outer ear anatomy
Sounds are actually waves from vibrations. The outer ear catches these waves and funnels them down into the inner ear. The waves reach the eardrum and in turn make the eardrum vibrate. Three small bones receive these vibrations next, then a snail shell-shaped structure called the cochlea. The cochlea is filled with liquid, and this liquid stimulates hairs inside the inner ear. The hairs transmit the signal to the auditory nerve where the signal is taken to the brain and processed as sound.
Reinventing the Fairy Tale
Notre Dame OpenCourseware (OCW) offers free online educational resources for the course "Reinventing the Fairy Tale" in the Department of English. This course is structured around four main fairy tales: "Cinderella," the frame narrative for The Arabian Nights, "Beauty and the Beast," and "The Pied Piper of Hamelin," and we be looking at a number of different reinventions of those tales in the form of short stories, novels, poems, picture books, songs, and films. The focus will be on the stylisti
Believing Cassandra: how to be an optimist in a pessimist's world
Coinciding with the reprint of Alan’s classic book, this event will look at how to build a bridge over the sea of despair, and show how to catch the wave to an enticing, sustainable future. Alan will discuss the pioneers who created the ideas, techniques and practices of sustainable living - the people who prove Cassandra's warnings wrong, by believing in them, and taking strategic action. Alan AtKisson is president and CEO of The AtKisson Group, an international sustainability consultancy to
"I Was More of a Citizen": A Puerto Rican Garment Worker Describes Discrimination in the 1920s
We generally think of Puerto Rican migration to the U.S. mainland as largely a post-World War II phenomenon, since more than 800,000 Puerto Ricans came to the United States between 1940 and 1969. But immigration actually started much earlier in the century; between 1915 and 1930 more than 50,000 Puerto Rican migrants headed for the United States--especially New York City. The new immigrants faced a mixed reception, particularly from immigrants from other countries. In this interview for the radi
Imagine It's the Year 2020: Thinking About Genetics Now
This fun Web site is part of OLogy, where kids can collect virtual trading cards and create projects with them. Here, they take a look at some of the questions that go hand-in-hand with genetic cloning technologies. The site opens by telling kids that in the future, technologies like cloning may be very common and that some of the decisions we will need to make in coming years are hard. Then, they are asked to imagine that it is the year 2020 and to take a peek at what's on the minds of one futu
This online article, from Biodiversity Counts, offers insight into how plants interact with arthropods. It has: an explanation of the difference between detrimental and mutually beneficial relationships; some of the chemical and mechanical modifications plants have made to attract helpful arthropods and fend off harmful ones; a detailed overview of pollination, with descriptions of seven common pollination syndromes; a detailed overview of plant defense mechanisms; and a series of questions stud
Kids in the Hall of Biodiversity
This biodiversity Web site for kids, part of the museum's Kids in Our Halls program, was produced by high school interns at the Museum. In includes these sections: What Do You Think About Extinction?, an interview with kids visiting the Hall of Biodiversity; Did You Know?, a collection of fun facts that includes challenges to be solved; a five-question interactive biodiversity quiz; a Q&A interview with the head of the museum's Ichthyology Department; brief articles about the origins of chocolat
The purpose of this activity is to observe the type and cover of clouds including contrails. Students observe which of ten types of clouds and how many of three types of contrails are visible and how much of the sky is covered by clouds (other than contrails) and how much is covered by contrails. Intended outcomes are that students learn how to make estimates from observations and how to categorize specific clouds following general descriptions for the categories. They will learn the meteorologi
Electrical Conductivity Protocol
The purpose of this resource is to measure the conductivity of water at a freshwater hydrology site. Students calibrate and take electrical conductivity measurements using an electrical conductivity meter. Students estimate the total dissolved solids from the electrical conductivity measurements.
La asignatura de Fisiología Vegetal tiene como objetivo el comprender cómo funcionan las plantas, o lo que es lo mismo, qué ocurre en las plantas para que sean capaces de crecer, reproducirse y adaptarse a los continuos cambios del ambiente. A través de leyes físicas y químicas entendemos cómo las plantas son capaces de utilizar la energía de la luz para, a partir de sustancias inorgánicas sintetizar moléculas orgánicas, con las que construir el cuerpo de la planta. Asimismo, las plan
Contabilidad (Licenciado en Derecho)
Introducción a la contabilidad financiera y el análisis de estados contables mostrando su relación con el ordenamiento jurídico. La publicación recoge contenidos de especial interés para juristas que quieran adquirir conocimientos de contabilidad con un especial enfoque interdisciplinario hacia la fiscalidad y el derecho societario, laboral y peanal. Se pretende que cualquier persona que emplee los materiales para el autoaprendizaje pueda adquirir unos conocimientos básicos de mecánica c
Cálculo (Grado en Ingeniería Mecánica)
En esta página encontrarás el Programa, la Bibliografía, las Tutorías y diverso Material Docente de esta asignatura correspondiente al primer semestre del primer curso de las titulaciones de los diferentes Grados en Ingeniería y que se imparte en la Escuela Politécnica de Ingeniería de Gijón.Desde esta página pueden descargarse las trasparencias y ejercicios correspondientes a cada Tema. Tema 1: FUNCIONES REALES DE UNA VARIABLE REALTema 2: INTEGRAL DE RIEMANNTema 3: SUCESIONES