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NASA RESOURCE DRIVEN INSTRUCTION:FOCUS ON METEORS & ASTEROIDS This site is going to be used (by me) to create a number of friendly letter activities that support 3rd grade CDE standards for writing and science. All three sites are effective if used to educate about meteors and asteroids. Check my assignments and add your own (please!). From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on March 16, 2005 at 10:30 p.m..


Mondomix Music videos from all over the world.Check out the Virtual Showcase.French and English versions of the site. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on March 16, 2005 at 10:30 p.m..


SkillCity SkillCity is a web site devoted to the dissemination of teaching materials on teamwork, groupwork, presentation skills, writing development, and the range of professional communication skills for university students. The SkillCity web site is part of a process to help lecturers rapidly access handouts, assignment guidelines, and plans for class activities. Flexible delivery of needed materials and approaches, peer reviews of such materials, and a support network of lecturers are key elements in assisting lecturers to develop new methods of teaching communication skills to their students. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on March 16, 2005 at 10:30 a.m..


Tsunamis and Earthquakes This website created by an Australian teacher contains links to numerous sites for information relating to tsunamis, earthquakes, Asian tsunami, 2004. Suitable for middle to upper primary students and teachers. From EdNA Online on March 16, 2005 at 5:48 a.m..


MHM BarMax MHM Australasia is an NSW Registered Training Organisation dedicated to getting people real jobs by preparing them through effective and fun training in real situations. They offer the industry acclaimed BarMax bar courses and the BarLink system, a free service that brings employers and jobseekers together. They train in real bars, with real drinks and students are trained by real bartenders and specialists in their field. From EdNA Online on March 16, 2005 at 5:19 a.m..


Macintosh Schools' Network Department of Education and Training, Western Metropolitan Region Victoria, Macintosh School's Network. A PD network linking schools in DE&T Western Metropolitan Region using the Macintosh platform in their curriculum networks. From EdNA Online on March 16, 2005 at 5:19 a.m..


Educational Coloring Pictures Educational images and coloring pictures for teachers in primary school. Categories include animals, buildings, cultures, space travel, holidays, time, and transport. From EdNA Online on March 16, 2005 at 5:19 a.m..


Fido Puzzle This flash file uses a traditional number puzzle,the Fido puzzle, based on the characteristics of the number 9. From EdNA Online on March 16, 2005 at 5:19 a.m..


Australian Association of Timetable Collectors This website is the official page of the AATTC and contains PDF copies of the journals 'The Times' and 'Table Talk'; links to online timetables, lists of current and historic timetables for air, rail, road, and ferry/sea services around Australia. From EdNA Online on March 16, 2005 at 5:01 a.m..


VICSIG - Celebrating 150 years of Victorian Railways This website aims to provide information on the current operations of Railways in Victoria with topics on railway lines, signalling, locomotives and rollingstock, accidents, history, operating practices and procedures and a repository of photograhs depiciting operations associated with Victorian rail. VICSIG also covers tram operations in Melbourne. From EdNA Online on March 16, 2005 at 5:01 a.m..


The Last Spin - WebQuest The Last Spin is a story written by Evan Hunter (Ed McBain) about about teenage street gangs and how they solve problems. The story is provided online and the web quest follows the conventional structure. The students will play the roles of reporters for a national teen magazine. Their editor has asked the team to find out why a teenager called Danny committed suicide. Their mission is to cover the story from four angles. There are extensive teacher notes provided. From EdNA Online on March 16, 2005 at 5:01 a.m..


Learning to Learn - Department of Education and Children's Services South Australia The Learning to Learn Project is funded by the Department of Education and Children's Services (DECS), South Australia, Learning Outcomes and Curriculum Group (LOCG) and is undertaken in partnership with a range of Project Colleagues within and beyond the Department. Learning to Learn is changing the way teaching and learning is conceptualised and constructed for the children and students of South Australia. Learning to Learn provides leaders and teachers with extended learning opportunities to focus on generative learning – learning how to learn. Participants are supported to critically From EdNA Online on March 16, 2005 at 5:01 a.m..


Languageplus Languageplus provides a wide range of interactive activities for languages teachers and learners, to use in class or at home, including grammar, reading, writing and listening exercises in learning Japanese and French. Registration to the site is free and provides password protected access to the full range of resources. From EdNA Online on March 16, 2005 at 5:01 a.m..


Rotary Foundation Educational Programs Promoting Rotary's goal of world peace, goodwill, and understanding, The Rotary Foundation's Educational Programs include Ambassadorial Scholarships, Grants for University Teachers, Group Study Exchange, and Rotary Centers for International Studies in peace and conflict resolution. Learn more how these programs foster peace by building understanding through person-to-person contact, friendship, study, and cross-cultural exchange. From Recent Items on March 16, 2005 at 5:01 a.m..


ZipTales Ziptales is an interactive online English language literacy program.It targets newly independent readers as well as ESL and 'special needs' students. It has an evolving content base which includes original stories, interactive comprehension tasks, voiced readings of level one stories, a resource bank of Black Line Master pages designed for classroom use, a creative writing functionality called 'Story Machine' and a reading and thinking feature called 'Joke in a Box'. ZipTales is a subscription site with some sample stories available online. From EdNA Online on March 16, 2005 at 3:30 a.m..


Remembrance Day This Australian teacher's site provides brief information about the traditions associated with Remembrance Day commemoration ceremonies. The history of In Flanders Fields, also included is the the music The Last post and The Rouse. The history of the poppy, suggested Teacher resources, reading materials and links to lessonplans, activities and relevant Remembrance Day sites. From EdNA Online on March 16, 2005 at 3:30 a.m..


MoneySense Financial Literacy Workshops ENYA, with the support of the Commonwealth Bank Foundation, has developed the MoneySense Financial Literacy Workshops in order to raise young peoples' awareness and understanding of financial literacy issues. This workshop has been specifically targeted to the 16-25 year old age group and will take participants through a series of modules and activities, learning about: Saving; Budgeting; Managing debt; Investment; Being entrepreneurial; Making informed financial decisions. The website gives details of dates and places for the workshops. From EdNA Online on March 16, 2005 at 3:30 a.m..


ClickView Clickview is a system for distributing educational videos to large numbers of simultaneous users over the school's Local Area Network. The site offers a free 30 day trial of the software. From EdNA Online on March 16, 2005 at 3:30 a.m..


Studying in the USA: TOEFL Update / MP3 Audio / RSS Feeds / Student Fairs From usjournal.com: U.S. Journal of Academics on March 16, 2005 at 3:30 a.m..


Aviation Australia Aviation Australia is a registered training organisation (RTO) established by the Queensland Government to support the development and growth of the aviation and aerospace industries in Queensland and in the Greater Asian and Pacific region. Aviation Australia has been set up with the support of Australia's major airlines and aerospace companies as well as Queensland's leading Universities. This site contains information about Aviation Australia's engineering and technical courses as well as pilot transition courses. From EdNA Online on March 16, 2005 at 2:30 a.m..


Self Sufficientish The urban guide to almost self sufficiency. The site provides a growing database of articles about self-sufficiency. It includes recipes, information about gardening, livestock, environmentally friendly strategies, permaculture, storing vegetables, alternative transport, and natural remedies. From EdNA Online on March 16, 2005 at 2:30 a.m..


Blue Wave International - Teach Worldwide Bluewave specialises in finding exceptional overseas teachers, connecting them with ideal UK teaching posts and managing all aspects of their transition to the UK, focusing on permanent and long-term positions. From EdNA Online on March 16, 2005 at 1:30 a.m..


Hello Music This website supports the Australian television programme 'Hello Music'. Hello Music Studios also runs music workshops for Pre Schoolers, and school age children. From EdNA Online on March 16, 2005 at 1:30 a.m..


Box Hill High School Box Hill High School was founded in 1930. Our reputation has been built on a long tradition of academic excellence, on the commitment of our staff and on the quality of care of the individual student. The school has also become known for the development of innovative programs of high quality, such as our Accelerated Learning Program, our award winning science programs and our innovative year 10 course. Students at Box Hill High School are strongly encouraged to live up to the school's motto 'Ad Altiora Certamus' which means 'to strive for the highest'. Students at Box From EdNA Online on March 16, 2005 at 1:30 a.m..


Incredible Art Department The Incredible Art Departments site contains lessons plans for K-12 classes, information about a global Yahoo group for art teachers, and links to to art websites. From EdNA Online on March 16, 2005 at 1:30 a.m..


Picsearch Picsearch is a search engine for pictures and images, and includes a family friendly filter system plus a picture removal service for removing single pictures on request. Thumbnails are accompanied by reference to the original page it was indexed from. Advanced search includes animations, size of picture, and colour or black and white. From Recent Items on March 16, 2005 at 12:30 a.m..


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