2 How active should young people be?

Physical activity in childhood has a range of benefits, including healthy growth and development, maintenance of a healthy weight, mental well-being and learning social skills. It is particularly important for bone health, increasing bone mineral density and preventing osteoporosis in later life. Although there is only indirect evidence (compared with adults) linking physical inactivity in children with childhood health outc
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1.6.3 Mailing lists and newsgroups

Mailing or discussion lists are e-mail based discussion groups. When you send an e-mail to a mailing list address, it is sent automatically to all the other members of the list.

The majority of academic-related mailing lists in the UK are maintained by JISCMail You will find details of joining these mailing lists on the JISCMail website. Mailing lists are useful for getting in
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Paleontologist Song
This well-produced, short and catchy song uses great illustration and lyrics to explain what a paleontologist does (a scientist who digs up and studies fossils), for elementary age children. (02:58)
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Cybersemiotic Design: a methodological purpose for digital design teaching
The paper aims to relate a specific aspect of the proposed methodology for digital design, presented on the PhD research called Cibersemi?tica e Processos de Projeto: Metodologia em Revis?o, developed at the University of S?o Paulo (USP), with the didactic experience conducted at the subject Representa??o e Cria??o Digital 2, developed at the Architecture and Urbanism Course of the Federal University of Campo Grande (UFMS), Brazil. The paper?s theoretical foundation is based on the cybersemio
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Understanding mindless criminality and poverty impacts of civil violence: Jaideep Gupte, IDS
Understanding mindless criminality and poverty impacts of civil violence. Sussex Development Lecture 3 November 2011 by Jaideep Gupte, IDS
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Reading in a World of Images

As part of the New York Public Library's "Live from the NYPL" series, Daniel Mendelsohn, Pico Iyer, and James Wood met on September 17 to discuss the place of criticism in a world increasingly dominated by film, television, and new media forms.


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Introduction

This is the second unit taken from Ouverture, a language course that concentrates on French as a tool for communication, but it also provides some insights into French society and culture through authentic printed, audio and video materials. It will be of interest to all those who want to improve their language skills in order to communicate mo
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3 Observation as a research tool

Observation is an important tool for all researchers and is frequently used to collect data in both quantitative and qualitative studies. There is much more to observation than just 'watching' and there are different types of observation techniques which can be employed. This is the focus of the two sections you are going to study in the next PDF.


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2.3 Use of instructions and diagrams

If you now compare Video 1 with Video 2 it is apparent that in Video 2 both Owen and his mother, Megan, are helping Joe learn an important lesson of a very different kind (without consciously attempting to do so). They are implicitly instructing Joe that diagrams have purpose and meaning in the context of building Lego models.

In Video 1 Megan does not draw his attention to the instruction diagram at all, although she herself glances at it from time to time. At the end of the video, whe
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2.2 Levels of control

Vygotsky claimed that co-operation with a more able peer could also create a zone of proximal development (ZPD) within which a less experienced child can learn and develop. Owen clearly has had more experience in manipulating the small Lego pieces than Joe. Also he understands that the instruction diagram tells him in which order the pieces fit together. You will have noted, however, that most of Owen's interactions with Joe are in the form of specific verbal prompts (SVPs) and instruc
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Enhancing graduate inter-cultural capability and embedding Internationalisation of the Curriculum at
From implicit to explicit: Enhancing graduate inter-cultural capability and embedding IoC at Griffith Universlty, Australia. Professor Michelle Barker of Griffith University, Brisbane Australia and Dr Viv Caruana of CAPRI, Leeds Met University UK discuss recent work in embedding internationalisation of the curriculum across the full range of disciplines and programmes of study at Griffith. Professor Barker also shares insights from a recent ALTC-funded project focused on intercultural or cross-
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Babbage: Harpooning a space duck


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2.11.1 Revision: choosing and booking hotels

In this session, you will revise choosing and booking hotel rooms, understanding directions, identifying and using dates (years).

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In deze lesmap besteden we aandacht aan malnutritie met als voorbeelden Madagaskar en België. De campagne gaat over het belang van voldoende en goede voeding voor alle kinderen, zowel in het zuiden als in het noorden en wil zo de …


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CCA Career Development Senior Director Kate Dey discusses how CCA students graduate with skills and networks to succeed in the creative workplace.
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The subject of physical learning space has in recent years become increasingly complex This reflection examines what evidence exists in this area
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Stappenplan voor het maken van een mindmap met Bubble.us.


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In dit document vind je een gestructureerd overzicht van de verschillende types en opleidingsvormen in het buitengewoon onderwijs (BuBaO en BuSO).

Elk type en elke opleidingsvorm wordt uitgebreid omschreven.


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