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Compliment Chain-- Documenting our respectful behavior
This video documents the celebration of our first 50 compliments of the school year. Mr. Harry's students celebrate each compliment received by building a chain. Their goal was 50 compliments and they reached their goal. They use the chain to learn about patterns and other math concepts. This is a great teaching strategy for any elementary classroom and even higher grades. It is also a positive parent communication tool(4:31)
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Moses and Mt. Sinai
This three minutevideo briefly looks at the history of Israel starting at the plains of Moab, and takes a look at the covenant between Moses and God. The meaning of the events is discussed. A good introduction into this subject and the Old Testament.
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Great Pyramid Mystery Solved?
How were the blocks raised to the top of the 489ft Great Pyramid? An architect develops a theory about a snaking internal ramp inside the pyramid. This video includes a 3D model and shows how cranes could have been used. This video could be used in science classes as well as history ones.
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The Real Cleopatra
This three minute video explains how Cleopatra used religion to gain and maintain power. The video also explains that Cesar and Cleopatra were both part of certain ceremonies. Students would benefit from more background into this time period and the impact of Rome on Egypt.
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History of God - History of Christianity
This six minute video is a lecture on how the population of he world and the number of different religions have impacted society in the opinion of the speaker. This could be controversial for some.
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King Tut's Tomb
The mystery of Tut's death and possible murder is examined by using modern scientific method. This 3:40 video shows how it is possible that the real reason for Tut's demise was a war wound. Students may need to understand what gangrene is.
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Suresh: Lesson 63 ; Supply Chain Management ; Part 4
(See all the lesson from Suresh;  See the First Lesson from Suresh; Build Your Vocabulary By Mastering 4 Words a Day) (Looking for something else?  Check out our Lesson Finder, [...]
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Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten – 13.02.2011
Trainieren Sie Ihr Hörverstehen mit authentischen Materialien. Nutzen Sie die Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Sonntag – als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei.KAIRO: Das ägyptische Militär hat die reibungslose Übertragung der Macht an eine gewählte Regierung von Zivilisten versprochen. Die Armee werde eine friedliche Übergabe der Macht an ein freies, demokratisches System garantieren, sagte der Sprecher des Obersten Militärrates. Einen Zeitplan legte der Rat jedoch n
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001 - 030 Der Kleine Lateiner
Here is a link to the text at Europeana http://tinyurl.com/4b47ugg Der Kleine Lateiner is a re-write of the Orbis Sensualium Pictus (Comenius) by one Johan Lederer. It was published in 1790. For those of you who know German, it has a running vocabulary after each chapter. This edition also has much more modern pictures than the old editions of the Orbis Pictus, so it is perhaps a better text to learn the names of animals
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Learn with Pictures and Video S2 #6 - Top 20 Spanish Verbs 4
Learn Spanish with SpanishPod101.com! You’ve always wondered, will you dream in Spanish? After learning Spanish in Spain for only a short while and learning even more Spanish vocabulary, you have seen and done more than you would have ever imagined — and with such ease. Not only have you been studying Spanish, but you know [...]
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Outstanding Roman Architecture
This four minute video shows some of the surviving prominent Roman Ancient Architecture in Rome. The narration explains how some of the building and statues came to be and what they symbolize.
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Good Presentations: What to Do When Nervous
For good presentations, being nervous provides energy that can be positively channeled. Find out what to do when nervous during presentations with tips from a teacher, presenter and facilitator. "Nervousness is energy in your body...that you can use." (01:17)
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Good Presentations: Stance
For good presentations, a stance that features good posture and a still lower-body serves the speaker. Use correct stance for good presentations with tips from a teacher, presenter and facilitator. (02:25)
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Learn about The History of Ancient China 4000 B.C.
This one minute video provides a brief overview of the accomplishments in China in the period around 4000 B.C. At best this is an overview and should be combined with other videos or materials to provide a more indepth look at China during this time.
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Introduction

This unit offers a review of psychological research and practice aimed at understanding and explaining autistic spectrum disorders (ASDs) and helping people who have them. The discussion ranges from problems of identification and diagnosis, through theoretical research into causes, to an evaluation of selected therapeutic approaches. The chapter highlights the diversity of perspectives that exist in this area. It draws on the personal testimony of people with autism and their families, as wel
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References

Alexander, R. J., Rose, J. and Woodhead, C. (1992) Curriculum Organisation and Classroom Practice in Primary Schools: a discussion paper, London, Department of Education and Science.
Awdurdod Cymwysterau, Cwricwlwym ac Asesu (ACCAC, or the Qualifications, Curriculum and Assessment Authority for Wales) (2000a) Desirable Outcomes for Children's Learning before Compulsory School Age, Cardiff, ACCAC.
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6.3 Meaning in action and interaction

Earlier in this unit you considered the importance of manipulating and articulating information in order to understand it. This kind of behaviour is at the heart of constructivist and social-constructivist theory. The idea that we learn and understand what we are able to organise and make sense of is not just a theoretical viewpoint, as the next Activity demonstrates.


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6.2 Shaping knowledge

It seems inevitable that any understandings we have will have been shaped and influenced by other (past and present) members of the same culture(s) we belong to. Most of these influences ‘just happen’: they arise out of our experiences as part of a culture whose members have had their experiences and shared them over many centuries. However, knowledge can also be deliberately influenced by powerful elements within a society: as we saw in Section 5.3, the church suppressed Galileo's r
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5.7 Summary

This section of the unit has made you aware that:

  • science is formed by a community of practice, creating knowledge and requiring a special language for its communication;

  • there is a difference between objective scientific methods and subjective ways of knowing;

  • political power influences scientific discoveries, and scientific knowledge is always socially embedded;

  • public understanding and perception of scien
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5.6 Public understanding and perception of science

Everyday reality presents itself not just through the senses but intersubjectively (Berger and Luckmann, 1966) – that is, we form meanings about the world because we talk to others about what we perceive. Scientific knowledge is also formed intersubjectively through being shared within a community of scientists – a community of practice which stipulates what constitutes legitimate scientific knowledge, and validates the epistemological assumptions made by its own traditions.


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