Private Universe Project in Mathematics: Workshop 4: Thinking Like a Mathematician
What does a mathematician do? What does it mean to think like a mathematician? This program parallels what a mathematician does in real life with the creative thinking of students.,How a Mathematician Approaches Problems - Fern Hunt, a mathematician at the National Institute for Standards and Technology, is seen as she collaborates with colleagues to solve difficult technical problems. Using the metaphor of the childrens game Towers of Hanoi, she explains her approach to solving problems. 15 m
Is That Legal? A Case of Acid Rain
The goal of this activity is to understand how techniques of persuasion (including background, supporting evidence, storytelling and the call to action) are used to develop an argument for or against a topic. Students develop an environmental case study for presentation and understand how a case study is used as an analysis tool.
Deepening capacity through innovative research design
This paper describes the design of a major development and research project within the UK's Teaching and Learning Research Programme.,48,56,114,120,126,24,30
The Early Years Transition and Special Educational Needs (EYTSEN) Project: Technical Paper 3 - the P
The Early Years Transitions and Special Educational Needs (EYTSEN) project 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). Both the EPPE and EYTSEN research studies are funded by the Department of Education and Skills (DfES). The EYTSEN study explores evidence of possible sp
The Effective Provision of Pre-School Education (EPPE) Project: Technical Paper 8b - Measuring the I
This Technical Paper describes the results of analyses of young children's social behavioural development during their time in pre-school. Equivalent analyses of the cognitive progress of children in the study have been conducted and the results are reported separately in EPPE Technical Paper 8a. Four aspects of social behavioural development have been studied, namely 'Independence & Concentration', 'Co-operation & Conformity', 'Peer Sociability' and 'Anti-social / Worried'. . A range of statist
Technical Paper 7 - The Effective Provision of Pre-School Education (EPPE) Project: Social/behaviour
This Technical Paper describes the results of analyses of young children's cognitive progress during their time in pre-school. Equivalent results on social behavioural development are reported in EPPE Technical Paper 8b. Five measures of cognitive attainment assessed at entry to primary school have been studied: pre-reading, language attainment, two measures of non-verbal attainment and early number concepts. A range of statistical methods (multilevel modelling) have been used to analyse data fo
Technical Paper 6A - The Effective Provision of Pre-School Education (EPPE) Project: Characteristics
As part of the study all pre-schools were assessed using an observational assessment known as the Early Childhood Rating Scale, (ECERS-R) plus an extension to it (ECERS-E) based upon the Desirable Learning Outcomes (QCA 1996). ECERS provides measures of the quality of education and care which children receive in settings plus some measures of facilities relating to facilities and human resources. Completion of the ECERS profile required one day of observation plus talking to staff about aspects
Technical Paper 3 - The Effective Provision of Pre-School Education (EPPE) Project: Contextualising
This paper looks at the impact of recent government initiatives on early childhood care and education for 3 to 5-year olds in the full range of pre-school centres in the study. This was based on interviews conducted with 135 heads of pre-school settings and 12 local authority co-ordinators in six local authorities. At a time of rapid policy development and because of the diversity in pre-school provision, the EPPE study recorded how recent changes in local authority under-fives provision might b
Solid State Physics
In the electrical engineering, solid-state materials and the properties play an essential role. A thorough understanding of the physics of metals, insulators and semiconductor materials is essential for designing new electronic devices and circuits. After short introduction of the IC fabrication process, the course starts with the crystallography. This will be followed by the basic principle of the quantum mechanics, the sold-state physics, band-structure and the relation with electrical propert
Listing contains titles and links to over 40 sites, like journal articles, course and tutorial material, simulations, batteries, corrosion and other resources.
GSPH Fall 1994: Focus on: Improving the Health of the Community
Focus on: Improving the Health of the Community
The Tuskegee Legacy: AIDS and the Black Community
No scientific experiment inflicted more damage on the collective psyche of black Americans than the Tuskegee study. After Jean Heller broke the story in 1972, news of the tragedy spread in the black community. Confronted with the experiment's moral bankruptcy, many blacks lost faith in the government and no longer believed health officials who spoke on matters of public concern. Consequently, when a terrifying new plague swept the land in the 1980s and 1990s, the Tuskegee study predisposed many
The United States Air Force Academy: Founding a Proud Tradition
recounts the history of aviation and the military: aviation's entry into the military during World War I, Germany's use of air power early in World War II, Pearl Harbor, the Berlin Airlift, Hiroshima and Nagasaki, and President Eisenhower's declaration that our first line of defense would be an air atomic strike force. The site examines the design of the Air Force Academy, authorized in 1954 after 30 years of struggle.
Choosing books that are "just right"
This teacher research study examines how students select books for independent reading and how teachers can help them make choices more appropriate to their reading levels.
Graphie, géopolitique et idéologie
Cette étude propose une réflexion sur les standards et règles d'écritures du créole : histoire, influences et perspectives d'évolution.
Terezin: Work Brigade 1943.
Perspective view of a group of marching men wearing stars of David. Some of them a carrying picks, They are highly individualized.,signed and dated 11.9.43 lower left.,Perspective view of a group of marching men wearing stars of David. Some of them a carrying picks, They are highly individualized.,signed and dated 11.9.43 lower left.,Born in Czechoslovakia. In 1937, his works were designated as "degenerate art" and he was accused of cultural Bolshevism because of the caricatures he had published
Caricature-like profile, with paint brush behind the artist's ear, enclosed within a palette-like shape.,Photograph pasted in the upper left hand corner.,Signed lower right, dated Shangai 28-August 1943 lower left.,Caricature-like profile, with paint brush behind the artist's ear, enclosed within a palette-like shape.,Photograph pasted in the upper left hand corner.,Signed lower right, dated Shangai 28-August 1943 lower left.
Bulletin of the Institute for Antiquity and Christianity, Volume XX, Issue 3
CONTENTS: Archaeology Report No.1: Survey, Archaeology Report No.2: Ekron, Tel Miqne - Ekron: News Release, The Fall Public Lecture Series 1993: "The Nag Hammadi Codices and the New Testament," "These Stones Do Shout: The Archaeology of Ancient Churches in the Holy Land," "Judaism and Christianity in Graeco-Roman Alexandria," "Ekron of the Bible: The Rise and Fall of a Philistine City-State," and "An Evening in Israel", Archaeology Report No. 3: Sepphoris, The IQP Meets in Toronto
Fundamentals of Clinical Trials
Clinical trials are designed to answer questions concerning the safety and effectiveness of medical products. Get an overview of clinical trials regulated by the FDA. Learn about the planning process underlying the Strategic Clinical Plan and regulatory submissions to the FDA. Explore topics including protocol development and implementation, i.e. study site selection, financial controls, timelines, and management of the site's operations; proper informed consent; Good Clinical Practices complian
Bulletin of the Institute for Antiquity and Christianity, Volume XXI, Issue 4
CONTENTS: Cover Illustration Description, Calendar of Events, Q Reconstructed, lAC at Ekron, The lAC Spring Public Lecture Series: "Problems of Female Authority: Gender Crossing in Late Antiquity," "Popular Religion and the Culture of Asherah: The Mother Goddess in Ancient Israel," "The Book of Job: Countercomplacency and Intercultural Transactions," "Medieval Diversity: The Concept of Varied and Diverse Figures and the Origins of Ethnicity in the Middle Ages," "Less Popular Names: Women of the