World's Playground The WorldÂ’s Playground is an enterprise that is designed to exercise the body and brain for children and adults alike. They strive to make kids and adults feel good about themselves, skyrocketing their self-esteem and boosting their self image. With their First Aid Services Personal Development and Fitness Program Classes, Primary School Tutoring classes, Computer Workshops and Technical Support Services as well as our Birthday Parties, customers are guaranteed that they, their children or their staff develop in every way. This site contains information about courses, products and other servi From EdNA Online on February 14, 2005 at 9:30 a.m..
eLearn Australia eLearn Australia was founded in 2004 by Chris Sutton to provide elearning support, mentoring and professional development for organisations, teachers and trainers. eLearn Australia's mission is to work in partnership with organisations and individuals to build their eLearning capability. In order to fulfil this mission eLearn will provide; professional development based on strong pedagogical foundations; support services that are consistent, reliable and demonstrate best practice; and mentoring and guidance that will ensure organisational and individual decision making is based on sound b From EdNA Online on February 14, 2005 at 9:30 a.m..
Deterring, Detecting and Dealing with Student Plagiarism The guidelines have been written by a panel of experts and sent to senior managers and key operational staff within all further and higher institutions by JISC's Plagiarism Advisory Service, based at Northumbria Learning, a wholly owned subsidiary of the University of Northumbria. From EdNA Online on February 14, 2005 at 6:30 a.m..
Plagiarism - a Good Practice Guide In this report, a case is made for combining academic and policy decisions in a systematic, fair and coherent way in the belief that this is the most effective way of dealing with plagiarism. A balanced approach combines rethinking the design of the course whilst at the same time considering how best to inform students about regulations and teach them skills of academic discourse and citation. From EdNA Online on February 14, 2005 at 6:30 a.m..
Mooter Search Engine A search engine that groups the search results in clusters based on how the user may be thinking. Users can find specific information, especially when there are a large number of hits from a search. From EdNA Online on February 14, 2005 at 4:30 a.m..
Dyslexia: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment Dyslexia is a specific difficulty in learning to read that cannot be attributed to other factors such as low intelligence, physical disabilities such as poor vision or hearing, lack of knowledge of English, or lack of exposure to printed material as a child that results in the lack of important pre-reading skills such as the ability to recognize letters and the ability to attach sounds to letters. This website discusses the most common symptoms, and provides a free reading and dyslexia screening test. From EdNA Online on February 14, 2005 at 4:30 a.m..
MCEETYA Joint Statement on Education and Training in the Information Economy The Joint Statement on Education and Training in the Information Economy articulates a national vision for the integration of ICT into teaching and learning, to improve the quality and standard of education and training for all Australians. From EdNA Online on February 14, 2005 at 12:30 a.m..
Artist's Toolkit Artists use visual elements and principles like line, color and shape as tools to build works of art. Use this toolkit from the Minneapolis Institute of the Arts to work on line, colour, shape, symmetry, depth, and visual rhythm. Each topic has three sections: Watch an animated demonstration, Find examples of the concept in works of art from museums, and Create your own composition. From EdNA Online on February 14, 2005 at 12:30 a.m..
Chinese Horoscope Unlike the Western astrology chart, the Chinese zodiac is represented by 12 animals. Each animal possesses certain characteristics, both good and bad, and each animal corresponds to certain calendar years. Use this tool from the Hong Kong Tourism Board to find out which animal is yours. From EdNA Online on February 14, 2005 at 12:30 a.m..
Girls Bullying Girls This article in Parenting Perspectives, in the US online magazine Teachers First, is an introduction to relational aggression. The term 'relational aggression' is used to describe a type of bullying primarily used by pre-adolescent and adolescent girls to victimize other girls-a covert use of relationships as weapons to inflict emotional pain. Researchers have found that, contrary to popular belief, girls are not less aggressive than boys, they are just more subtle or covert in their use of aggression. From EdNA Online on February 14, 2005 at 12:30 a.m..
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