2 Finding evidence
School governors need to be involved in the monitoring and evaluation of primary schools. But what areas should you be monitoring and how can you ensure that monitoring is effective. This unit will help you assess these matters and also look at the kind of evidence you should be sourcing, and how that evidence should be evaluated.
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Introduction to portfolios and their uses
To identify what a portfolio is, why they are used and to identify some pieces of material that may be used to support claims for learning and development.
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Werk, werk en nog eens werk
At the end of this unit: You can understand comments on the outcome of an employment conference. When performing this task: you have to identify speaker viewpoints and attitudes. you have to look for specific information about the decisions.
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4 Cameras – what resources do I need?
This unit explores the role of digital media as a teaching tool, focussing on video in particular. we will examine the process of how you can start to use digital video in the classroom, and how to manage your project from objective setting, through story boards and filming, to assesing the success of your project.
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Turtle Skeleton - Shell
Turtles have a shell for protection against predators. They may hid their head and limbs inside the shell when they feel threatened.
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Uitgebreide site met veel voorbeelden, afbeeldingen en links. De website bevat de literatuurgeschiedenis van de middeleeuwen tot nu. 

Het is een digitaal leerboek over de periode van de middeleeuwen: van 1000 tot 1550. Je vindt er …


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CIDMEF Libreville 2011 – Communications affichées : l'école doctorale de Francheville au Gabon

XVIIIème Journées Universitaires Francophones de Pédagogie des Sciences de la Santé de la CIDMEF.
3ème Congrès International Francophone de Pédagogie des Sciences de la Santé 16 – 19 avril 2011
Faculté de Médecine de Libreville (Gabon). Université des Sciences de la Santé
Titre : CIDMEF Libreville 2011 – Discussion sur les communications affichées.
Intervenant : Dominique RICHARD-LENOBLE (professeur – Tours, France)
Résumé : Discussion s
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Laser Light Properties: Protecting the Mummified Troll!
Students learn and use the properties of light to solve the following challenge: "A mummified troll was discovered this summer at our school and it has generated lots of interest worldwide. The principal asked us, the technology classes, to design a security system that alerts the police if someone tries to pilfer our prized possession. How can we construct a system that allows visitors to view our artifact during the day, but invisibly protects it at night in a cost-effective way?"
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Social Work Social Media App for Android
'This app offers you an amazing way to explore and learn about some of the ethical issues of using social media in social work. In the app you will meet a Team Manager called Adrian, he will present some ethical dilemmas around social media use. Can you help Adrian make the right decisions to ensure his team’s practices are consistent with social work ethics and values?Based on the issues raised, you are encouraged to reflect on your decisions and consider the potential impact these may have o
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4.1 What is delegated legislation?

In Parts A and B of this unit you have learnt about the role of Parliament in the law-making process. In addition to the power to make law itself, Parliament can delegate or pass on the power to make law to another person or body. Delegated legislation is law made by another person or body to whom Parliament has delegated or passed on the required authority. The required authority or power is usually given by Parliament in a ‘parent’ Act of Parliament known as an enabling Act
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Art and Music-Frederick Remington and Antonin Dvorak
Integrating art and music-a feast for the eyes and the ears. In this video, students will learn about the Impressionist painter Frederick Remington and the music of Czech composer of Romantic music 
Antonin Dvorak. Slides of Remington's work move across screen as Dvorak's music is played in background. This is well done and is a good teaching resource to integrate the arts into the classroom. Content is appropriate for upper elementary and middle school students. 

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Does the Mind have a Future?
Baroness Greenfield discusses how Information Technology is changing the way humans think and feel. Whilst there are clear benefits, she also highlights the less desirable consequences, and suggests how best to minimise these threats. The human brain is exquisitely sensitive to the environment. The brain is personalised even in clones (identical twins), as different experiences drive the unique configuration of different brain connections. These connections are constantly changed and updated by
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Faceted Structures in Liquid Crystalline Vesicles
By: icamvid Faceted Structures in Liquid Crystalline Vesicles Mark Bowick, Syracuse University
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The Early Years Transition and Special Educational Needs (EYTSEN) Project: Technical Paper 2 - Speci
The Early Years Transition and Special Educational Needs (EYTSEN) research builds on the work of the Effective Provision of Pre-School Education (EPPE) project, a major longitudinal study of a national sample of young children's progress and development through pre-school and into primary school until the end of Key Stage 1 (age 3+ to 7 years) (Sylva et al 1999). The Department for Education & Skills (DfES) funds both the EPPE and EYTSEN research. The EYTSEN study focuses on special education
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Richard Wolff speaks at Webster University: "How the Economic Crisis Reshapes Europe"
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The Open University course team

Course Team Chair of Production

Gillian Rose, Professor of Cultural Geography

Course Team Chair of Presentation

Chris Brook, Senior Lecturer in Geography

External Assessor

Peter Jackson, Professor of Human Geography, University of Sheffield

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Virtual Maths - Numbers, Opposite angles simulation tool
Interactive simulation tool demonstrating the angles on a 360 degree wheel
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Shirley Chisholm, Part 3 of 3
This is a film documentary about Shirley Chisholm. 'On January 25, 1972, she became the first major-party black candidate for President of the United States and the first woman to run for the Democratic presidential nomination' (Wikipedia, 2009).
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JK Rowling Intrview about Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Releasae (Part 1)
Live interview with author, JK Rowling.  She answers questions after the release of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows.  She answers question from audience members about the books.

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