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Connect Me Obi (W)WAN! - Ultralight (Wireless Wide Area Network) Laptops from Sony Sony release T Series WWAN enabled Vaios. These ultraportable laptops connect to the internet via the wireless wide area network. From Read laptop reviews and notebook news at the laptops weblog - Laptopical on May 31, 2005 at 2:05 p.m..


Stagework Bravo! to the Royal National Theatre for the online production here called Stagework. The site explores issues, ideas, people and performance in the work involved in a stage production. It is visually handsome and imaginatively interactive. Four venerable plays are used as examples. Bravo! From Golden Swamp on May 31, 2005 at 9:30 a.m..


Australian Fauna Australian Fauna contains information on a wide variety of Australian animals. Categories include dangerous animals, fastest animals, most loved animals. The site includes an alphabetic listing of animals. Other sections of the site contain information about animals from other parts of the world including Brazil, New Zealand, India, Canada, Indonesia, Africa, and Mexico. From EdNA Online on May 31, 2005 at 6:30 a.m..


The Black Book The Black Book is a portal to Indigenous media and the Arts in Australia. It has two main sections: the Black Book Directory and Black Book Library. The Directory includes more than 2,700 listings of Indigenous organisations and individuals working across 95 professions in the arts, media and cultural industries. The Library is constantly evolving to include new artistic works by Indigenous people. It currently contains 2,000 works from the late 1890s until now. The Black Book also offers additional pages which provide up to date information about events across the country, jobs and training o From EdNA Online on May 31, 2005 at 6:30 a.m..


Selecting a School in South Australia This site takes you through the practical tasks facing you as you arrive in South Australia and begin to settle down. You will need to find a place to live and possibly you will need to find work for yourself and schools for your children. The more prepared you are, the better you will cope with the transition. This Life Event provides information on many of the practical issues, if you're coming from overseas or interstate. From EdNA Online on May 31, 2005 at 6:30 a.m..


Victorian Schools Online - Search Page Schools Online allows you to find, view and print information about Victorian government schools. You can also search for special features and offerings available in schools. An online school enquiry form means you can also send your questions to schools directly. The information available includes school overviews, contact details, web site and e-mail addresses for schools. From EdNA Online on May 31, 2005 at 6:30 a.m..


Canadian Encyclopedia Free access to the most authoritative source of information on Canada. Search also the Encyclopedia of Music in Canada, the Canadian Encyclopedia Junior Edition, Maclean's articles and the Timeline of Canadian history. From EdNA Online on May 31, 2005 at 5:30 a.m..


Brain Gym Centre of W.A. Brain Gym is an educational, movement based, 'Learning Enhancement' programme which uses simple movements to integrate the whole brain, senses and body, preparing the person with the physical skills they need to learn effectively. Brain Gym courses can be customised to staff professional development needs. From EdNA Online on May 31, 2005 at 5:30 a.m..


National Literacy and Numeracy Benchmarks, 2001, 2002 Reading, Writing and Numeracy Benchmark Results for 2001 and 2002. Ms Katy Gallagher MLA, Minister for Education and Training, ACT, released on Tuesday, 31st May 2005, the 2001 Reading, Writing and Numeracy Benchmark results for Year 7 and the 2002 Reading, Writing and Numeracy Benchmark results for Years 3, 5 and 7 students on behalf of MCEETYA.Download in pdf format. From EdNA Online on May 31, 2005 at 5:30 a.m..


Australians At Work Free video clips and curriculum-based study materials for Australian teachers. Selected from the Film Australia archives, these Video Clips show everyday Australians at work in a variety of contexts. Each Video Clip is accompanied by a number of Study Modules, which include Key Concepts, Curriculum Applicability Notes, Context/Background Information, Discussion Pointers, and Suggested Classroom Activities. Teachers need to register to view the clips, but registration is free. From EdNA Online on May 31, 2005 at 4:30 a.m..


Population and Environment – What's the Connection? The world's population is growing, and many scientists and conservationists say that the natural environment is deteriorating as a result, but the relationship between environmental problems and human population growth is complex and not fully understood. This site from the Australian Academy of Scxince explores trends in world population and compares with the Australian population. From EdNA Online on May 31, 2005 at 2:35 a.m..


Emergency Management for Schools A comprehensive resource on emergency management for Australian students and teachers, from late Primary to late Secondary. It contains many generic lesson plans, images, history, links, and other information for learning about all aspects of emergency management. Following the Indian Ocean tsunami, EMA has worked closely with education, disaster and emergency management experts from around Australia to develop new material to explain the recent disaster and to support staff and students who may have been affected by the events. From Recent Items on May 31, 2005 at 1:58 a.m..


Australian Institute for Social Research (AISR) The Australian Institute of Social Research (AISR) is based at the University of Adelaide and brings together The Centre for Labour Research; The Don Dunstan Foundation; The National Centre for Social Applications of Geographic Information Systems (GISCA); The Public Health Information Development Unit (PHIDU); and The Social Health Unit. The AISR specialises in spatial information, demographic, economic, labour market and social health research and analysis and community planning for international and national federal, state and local government authorities and the private sector. From EdNA Online on May 30, 2005 at 11:32 p.m..


Lifeline's Just Ask Just ask is Lifeline's rural mental health information service. It is an Australia-wide service provided that provides information and referral for people with mental health problems, and to friends, relatives and carers. In addition to information about relevant local services, books and web sites, there are downloadable toolkits available on: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Caring for people with mental illness, Depression, Panic attacks, Tool kit for getting through the drought, Helping children cope with the after effects of the bush fires, Aboriginal Social and Emoti From EdNA Online on May 30, 2005 at 11:32 p.m..


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