Craft Projects for Kids : Cool Scrapbooking Ideas
This video explains how to put together a scrapbook in a unique way.
The narrator explains that scrapbooking ideas can stem from family vacations, special events or a collection of postcards, and each theme can be created into a separate book using drawings, cut-out images and paint.
Wyndham Lewis's art criticism in 'The Listener', 1946-1951 : postwar British art in its context of i
This website, entitled Wyndham Lewis's Art Criticism in 'The Listener', 1946-1951, is the outcome of an AHRC research project, 2008-2009, at the University of Plymouth, England and the Universidad de La Rioja in Spain. Wyndham Lewis (1882-1957) was not only a major English artist of the twentieth century, who co-founded the Vorticist movement, he was also an important art critic, a novelist and short-story writer, a cultural commentator, a political theorist, and a philosopher. This research pro
Gallery Oldham : a space for people and ideas
This is the website of Gallery Oldham, built in 2002 as part of a new Cultural Quarter for the town. Gallery Oldham shows different exhibitions of contemporary art, work from their collection, and community art concurrently and there is information about current, past and forthcoming exhibitions on the website. The website also has details of the gallery's wildlife, local history and education programmes, as well as forthcoming events. The gallery has a collection comprising art, decorative arts
"The Process of Coming Back into the World": An American Indian Movement (A.I.M.) Activist Advocates
In 1968, young urban-based American Indians in Minnesota formed the American Indian Movement (AIM) to fight mistreatment by police and to improve prospects for jobs, education, and housing. In 1972, AIM initiated "The Trail of Broken Treaties," and a subsequent march to Washington to present the Nixon ...
The Big Ideas website provides information about a series of open events, mostly held in pubs in London. These aim to provide a forum for thoughtful discussion of interesting subjects: events typically begin with a question (usually broadly philosophical in nature, but sometimes also covering issues of public policy, the arts, and a range of other topics) and a very brief informal talk from someone with relevant expertise. The remainder of the evening is devoted to free, unstructured discussion
"Bigger Than Anything We Understood:" Cathy Wilkerson On The Political Culture of SDS
Student radicalism and the New Left contributed to the rise of a "counterculture" during the 1960's, as millions of Americans questioned traditional forms of monogamy and family, suburban life, materialism, and scientific rationality and emotional repression. Outwardly, this cultural shift was marked ...
Promoting political freedom and deepening democracy
Organised by Wilton Park, to be held at Wilton Park Steyning, West Sussex United Kingdom from 2009-06-22 to 2009-06-25
Militariam : political economy, security, theory
Organised by Centre for Global Economy, University of Sussex, to be held at University of Sussex Brighton United Kingdom from 2009-05-14 to 2009-05-15
Should Political Theory get Real? Liberalism and the Challenge of Political Realism
Organised by School of Government and Society, University of Birmingham, to be held at University of Birmingham Birmingham United Kingdom from 2009-05-07 to 2009-05-07
European Consortium for Political Research Conference 2009
Organised by ECPR, to be held at University of Potsdam Potsdam Germany from 2009-09-10 to 2009-09-12
Exchanging Ideas on Europe 2009 : Views from France, Views Beyond the Mainstream
Organised by UACES, to be held at Ecole SupÃ©rieure des Sciences Commerciales dâ€™Angers Angers, Loire Valley France from 2009-09-03 to 2009-09-05
Profit, says Lord Browne, former CEO of BP, and MD of Riverstone Holdings, is best created by "responding to the needs of society". His new book, Beyond Business, radiates new ideas and draws lessons for future leaders; he explains some here. Lord Browne is also Chairman of the Advisory Board at Cambridge Judge Business School.
citizED Secondary Strand: Educating for real and hoped for political worlds: ways forward in develop
An article from the Citizenship Initial Teacher Training Professional Resource Network (citizED) on developing political literacy.
The effect of ICT teaching activities in science lessons on students’ understanding of science ide
This is the second of three research reviews using on the effectiveness of information and communications technology (ICT) in teaching and learning the core curriculum. The review provides insights for science teachers, teacher trainers, continuing professional development (CPD) providers and policy makers. This review adopted the EPPI protocols. In this small sample, ICT simulations improved students’ basic understanding of science ideas and scientific approach. There was no significant impa
citizED: The Individual and the Political Process: Nazi Ideology and its Genesis
An extended case study from CitizED which investigates the impact of the Nazi regime on people in Germany, 1933-39. Included are exercises to use the material and the activities to research, investigate and discuss important issues connected with citizenship today.
EBEA: Practical training ideas
A unit from the Economics, Business and Enterprise Association (EBEA) ITE Subject Resource Network offering some ideas for training activities for tutors.
Sci-tutors: Misconceptions and Naïve Ideas of Children - How We Learn Science
This article from the Sci-tutors website explores in some detail the ideas and misconceptions about science that are held by learners (and even by experienced scientists and science teachers when they are working outside their personal areas of specialism).
Sci-tutors: Scientific enquiry: Investigative Skills & Ideas and Evidence
Two units from the Sci-tutors site that deal with misconceptions in the teaching of science
Getting Going: generating, shaping and developing ideas in writing
This DCSF document takes the format of two separate sections. The first section, written by leading English specialist Richard Andrews (then Professor of Education at the University of York), is in the form of a literature review and discusses some of the problems and challenges concerning children’s writing development, how this could be addressed by a focus on the productive skills of speaking and writing, and the pedagogical implications. He discusses how, by shifting writing practice to on