1.6.4 D. Worker as community developer
In this unit, we look at the roles that are taken when working with young people. We focus on what those working with young people actually do, starting with some analysis of roles. We show that, in the context of work with young people, the term is more than simply a statement about who does what: it also says something about the kinds of relationships we form with young people and the values we bring to our work. We then move on to discuss roles in relation to the ‘bigger picture’ of organ
"Environmental Degradation and Deforestation in Thailand and Cambodia"
Alan Kolata is Neukom Family Distinguished Service Professor of Anthropology, The University of Chicago. There is little doubt that climate change, deforestation, erosion, and the unequal distribution of natural resources around the globe are of pressing importance everywhere, but these problems are perhaps most acute in Asia, home to 64 percent of the world’s population. Much of this population (1 and 1.3 billion, respectively) is concentrated in India and China, two countries with rapidly g
Newton's First Law of Motion
This is a ten-minute video concerning Newton's First Law of Motion (Galileo's Law of Inertia). Mr. Khan uses photos and computer software for instruction.
Six Little Ducks Animated Song with Words
Cute version of Six Little Ducks. Words appear at bottom of screen as the narrator sings. Cute animation plays. This is a good resource for the early childhood classroom. (1:13)
Edgar Allan Poe
This three-minute, student-created biography highlights the more important parts of Poe's life and is a good overview. It uses a narrator and paintings and other images to convey the story.
Mean Value Theorem
This video explains the mean value theorem. The mean value
theorem is essentially just the average slope of the graph in a closed interval. This is just the mean (average) value theorem which states that the average slope is equal to a prime of a point c. The video is 16:47 in length and is done with a smart board and narrator.
Benjamin Franklin Biography
This four minute video is about Benjamin Franklin, the American founding father, scientist, inventor, activist, statesman, diplomat and author. It uses painting and a narrator to help tell his story. A good overview.
Learn about Hinduism
This short video provides an overview of this religion. Moves very rapidly is mainly a narrator talking.
If You're Happy and You Know It Animated Song with Words
Cute version of If You're Happy and Know It. Words appear at the bottom on of the screen while children are doing motions in background. Music plays but no one sings. This would be a good resource for an early childhood classroom. (1:02)
An example of experiential learning
Marquette University associate dean of graduate programs in the College of Professional Studies provides an example of an experiential learning exercise used to broaden students' perspectives by having them experience life challenges on minimum wage.
Elon University School of Communications Facilities Tour
Take a look inside the School of Communications at Elon University.
The 2011 Beantown Blitz at Northeastern University
Northeastern University hosts the Beantown Blitz, one of the largest off-season robotics events in the New England Area. Northeastern also mentors the Nutrons, one of the teams competing in the event.
Spartan Sagas: William Schewe
Alumnus Bill Schewe's entire career has been devoted to education-as a teacher, principal, and superintendent. "I think being in education, most people go into it because you feel like you want to make a difference."
The Tragedy of Immigration Enforcement Here's the problem. If you give government a job to do, even one that seems justified in the abstract, it will use its power to make a terrible mess in practice. This is true in a host of areas from welfare to warfare, but it is even true in the complicated area of immigration. Just imagine this. The owners of Chuy'
Here's the problem. If you give government a job to do, even one that seems justified in the abstract, it will use its power to make a terrible mess in practice. This is true in a host of areas from welfare to warfare, but it is even true in the complicated area of immigration.
Just imagine this. The owners of Chuy'
Hij maakt altijd ruzie : Geweld tegen ouders "Je broer is zo'n vriendelijke en fijne gast", zeggen vriendinnen en leraren op school. Maar zij kennen hem thuis niet. Daar is hij vaak heel agressief. Mijn mama krijgt regelmatig slaag en ook papa heeft schrik van hem." Dorien (15) getuigt over …
"Je broer is zo'n vriendelijke en fijne gast", zeggen vriendinnen en leraren op school. Maar zij kennen hem thuis niet. Daar is hij vaak heel agressief. Mijn mama krijgt regelmatig slaag en ook papa heeft schrik van hem." Dorien (15) getuigt over …
Mieren : Zelfstandig werk Werolesje rond mieren. De lln moeten de delen van de mier benoemen. Ze lezen ook info over de mier en proberen de vragen op te lossen. Handig bij een hoekenwerk over dieren in het bos.
Werolesje rond mieren. De lln moeten de delen van de mier benoemen. Ze lezen ook info over de mier en proberen de vragen op te lossen.
Handig bij een hoekenwerk over dieren in het bos.
Most children live with a parent or parents, with siblings and relatives and with family pets in the family home, but many children do not live with their parents or even with their families. They may live elsewhere through choice or necessity, but whatever the event that causes them to move away from their parents or families, the significance of moving in a child’s life can be considerable. This material will be of interest to anyone who supports children who live away from their families in
Should Sarah smack her child?
This RLO explores the ethical dimension and different views surrounding the use of mild smacking as a means of punishment. Should Sarah smack her child? This RLO introduces you to a range of stakeholders with differing viewpoints and allows you to record your own responses to their opinions.
Next steps After completing this unit you may wish to study another OpenLearn Study Unit or find out more about this topic. Here are some suggestions:
After completing this unit you may wish to study another OpenLearn Study Unit or find out more about this topic. Here are some suggestions: