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Towards a Culture of Inquiry in DECS DECS South Australia Occasional Paper No 1 (2004) by Professor Alan Reid. This paper is based on the belief that in the 21st Century, educators need to be inquirers into professional practice who question their routine practices and assumptions and who are capable of investigating the effects of their teaching on student learning. From EdNA Online on March 9, 2005 at 1:01 p.m..


New Computer User Tutorial This is a wonderful Site for teaching basic mouse use for new PC users. I have used it for sessons in rural development. It is available in Spanish as well. After the tutorial, I incorporate practice using the mouse by going to Web sites for children's games, such as: www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies/artbox/playit From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on March 9, 2005 at 1:01 p.m..


Bob Fisher's Personal Page Robert Fisher is a Professor in the School of Informatics at the University of Edinburgh, conducting research in the Machine Vision Unit. His home page provides information about his research interests and publications, many of which are available to read in PDF, PostScript or HTML. Other resources available include an online dictionary of computer graphics terms, links to project pages, and details of teaching activities. From EEVL New Learning Materials on March 9, 2005 at 12:30 p.m..


MathPages This site contains several hundred articles concerned with mathematics and physics. General topics include Number Theory, Combinatorics, Geometry, Algebra, Calculus & Differential Equations, Probability & Statistics, Set Theory & Foundations, Reflections on Relativity, History, and Physics. The articles under each general heading are highly varied, many are quite advanced, and there is no apparent organizational scheme. For example, under Calculus & Differential Equations there is a proof that pi is irrational, a examination of the Limit Paradox, a discussion of Ptolemy's Orbit, and an hi From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on March 9, 2005 at 10:30 a.m..


ProjectNet for Schools The 'ProjectNET' series for marine science is provided as part of an information set designed for school project activities. The subject pages are intended to complement existing course work as an aid for students undertaking marine science projects. Where appropriate, links for further reading and information are provided. From EdNA Online on March 9, 2005 at 8:30 a.m..


Smart Investment: Queensland Training and Employment Priorities, 2004-2005 This report, which outlines how the Queensland Department of Education and Training's employment and training funds have been allocated for the 2004-2005 financial year, was developed in collaboration with industry, communities and other government agencies. In addition, this priorities document provides details of the key areas where the Queensland Government will intervene in the short-term (over one to two years) to address specific needs of industry, regions and key population groups. Priority strategies that are already in place and subject to further investment in 2004–2005, are al From EdNA Online on March 9, 2005 at 8:30 a.m..


ICT Literacy Maps The Partnership for 21st Century Skills, a US consortium of education organisations, has developed a series of ICT Literacy Maps that illustrate the intersection between Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Literacy and core academic subjects. ICT Literacy Maps can assist policy-makers and educators in understanding how to integrate ICT Literacy into core subjects. From EdNA Online on March 9, 2005 at 6:01 a.m..


Road to 21st Century Learning: A Policymakers' Guide to 21st Century Skills The Road to 21st Century Learning: A Policymakers' Guide to 21st Century Skills, produced by a US Consortium, the Partnership for 21st Century Skills, assists state education leaders in crafting visionary education policies and gives policymakers specific guidance to help create a 21st century learning environment. From EdNA Online on March 9, 2005 at 6:01 a.m..


Learning for the 21st Century Learning for the 21st Century is the result of a lengthy and in-depth dialogue on improving education for the 21st century. The Partnership for 21st Century Skills, a US consortium, reached out to hundreds of educators, academics, business leaders and employers to determine a vision for learning in the 21st century, to reach consensus on the definition of 21st century skills, and to develop tools to aid communities in its implementation. The model of learning outlined in the Report will help close the gap between what students learn today in school and the skills and knowledge required for suc From EdNA Online on March 9, 2005 at 6:01 a.m..


Imagining the Internet - Predictions Database The Imagining the Internet Predictions Database examines the potential future of the Internet while simultaneously providing a peek back into its history. From EdNA Online on March 9, 2005 at 1:30 a.m..


Journal of Learning Design A journal published on the WWW, with free and open access to all. It has the status of commercially published journals by having an International Reference Panel and Editorial Board overseeing academic peer-reviewed articles. The aim of the journal is to provide a forum for critical debate and professional exchange about models, theoretical positioning and best practice in learning design. The journal will move beyond a focus on technological applications in educational settings to encourage more critical analysis of approaches to the design of learning environments and their consequent learni From EdNA Online on March 9, 2005 at 12:30 a.m..


Premier's Summer Reading Challenge - WA The Premier of Western Australia issues an annual summer holiday challenge to Western Australian school students KIndergarten through to Year 7 in any Western Australian school in the year prior to the summer holidays. The challenge is to read and record a pre-determined number of books. Students submit an entry form and a reading log to receive a certificate from the Premier and for a chance to win special prizes. From EdNA Online on March 9, 2005 at 12:30 a.m..


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