Operation CLICK - Anzac to Kokoda A Department of Veterans' Affairs initiative, this classroom resource investigates Australia's wartime history. Work sheets and websites support student activities. From EdNA Online on August 16, 2005 at 10:30 p.m..
New Modus Operandi: Techno Tasking The article from School Administrator (April 2005)looks at the ability of students to multi-task with technology and its ramifications for classroom instruction and decision making. From EdNA Online on August 16, 2005 at 10:30 p.m..
Building Ethical Learning Communities An Internet Hotlist on Preventing Plagiarism created by Audrey Nay, this site provides background, to explore the problem of plagiarism. There are links for educators to discover various strategies of prevention. From EdNA Online on August 16, 2005 at 10:30 p.m..
Is video-casting useful for education? Are you convinced about podcasting? I'm not personally, but then I never was much of a radio listener either. How about video-casting (pleeeeease don't call it 'vodcasting')? There are a couple of RSS aggregators for video now, and they are both free if you want to play.
Googlefight Every newspaper editor knows the middle of August as "silly season" and I think we bloggers should follow suit. So without further ado I bring you Googlefight! If you really must have an educational excuse for playing, it's this: Googlefight is a great tool for learning how to use advanced search terms. Compare, for example, chalkface project with "chalkface project". Not sure how many advanced terms it supports, mind. It doesn't understand the 'site' restrictio From Chalkface: Blog on August 16, 2005 at 8:30 a.m..
RTK Signaling Movie Looking at the movie here is watching a sketch of dynamic principles of cellular life. Titled RTK signaling movie it is posted here as a demo by the Cellular Systems Biology Team. The team “aims for model-aided analysis of biological systems.” The movie and illustrations here from other team projects are actual active scienceâ€”biology in [...] From Golden Swamp on August 16, 2005 at 8:30 a.m..
Talking with Children about War and Violence in the World Produced by Educators for Social Responsibility, this guide explores some of the questions that may arise as parents and teachers assist younger students in discussions about war, terrorism, and military involvement in distant lands. From Recent Items on August 16, 2005 at 6:30 a.m..
GIDGITS - Girls Into Doing Great Information Technology Society GIDGETS is an association and club in Queensland that has been set up to help girls learn a lot of amazing things about IT and also to help them get information about careers in the ICT industry. From EdNA Online on August 16, 2005 at 5:30 a.m..
I/S - Journal of Law and Policy for the Information Society I/S - A Journal of Law and Policy for the Information Society is an interdisciplinary journal of research and commentary concentrating on the intersection of law, policy, and information technology. It is a subscription site. From EdNA Online on August 16, 2005 at 4:30 a.m..
Alcohol, Peer Pressure and Underage Drinking Info for Young Teens The Cool Spot was created for kids 11-13 years old by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA). It contains resources, information, and support on alcohol use and abuse among teenagers. From EdNA Online on August 16, 2005 at 4:30 a.m..
Water Cycle Explorer NatureGrid has an interactive site that explores the water cycle. It provides information about evaporation, condensation, precipitation and the river basin. From EdNA Online on August 16, 2005 at 4:30 a.m..
Water Page The Water Page promotes sustainable water resources management and use particularly in Africa and other developing regions. The Rivers and Regions sections looks at river basins and regions of the world. From EdNA Online on August 16, 2005 at 4:30 a.m..
IEEE 802.16: LAN/MAN Broadband Wireless LANS The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Standards Association (IEEE-SA) sought to make broadband wireless access (BWA) more widely available by developing IEEE Standard 802.16, which specifies the WirelessMAN Air Interface for wireless metropolitan area networks. The standard, which was first published in 2001 was created in a two-year, open-consensus process by hundreds of engineers from leading operators and vendors. IEEE 802.16 specifications support the development of fixed broadband wireless access systems to enable rapid worldwide deployment of innovative, cost-effective an From EdNA Online on August 16, 2005 at 4:30 a.m..
10 Years of ABC Online: History This site provides information about 10 years of the ABC's history and achievements. It also features news highlights of each year. From EdNA Online on August 16, 2005 at 3:30 a.m..
Living in Space NASA has developed a site that describes the food, clothing, water, sleeping quarters, building a space station, and how astronauts communicate with earth. From EdNA Online on August 16, 2005 at 3:30 a.m..
Curriculum Leadership Journal 3:24 Professional learning: developing professional learning for instructional improvement Curriculum Leadership Journal 3:24 Professional learning: developing professional learning for instructional improvement. Successful teacher learning focuses on concrete classroom applications. It exposes teachers to actual practice, involves opportunities for observation, critique and reflection, group support, collaboration and deliberate evaluation and feedback from skilled practitioners. From EdNA Online on August 16, 2005 at 2:30 a.m..
Children at Work Research The Commission for Children and Young People asked almost 11,000 children in New South Wales about their working experiences to find out the extent of kidsÂ’ work, the sorts of activities they do as work, the conditions of their work, their experiences at work, their likes and dislikes about working, and the impact of their work on other areas of their lives. Their experiences challenge common assumptions about children and will help the community give kids positive working experiences. From EdNA Online on August 16, 2005 at 2:30 a.m..
National Training Information Service: Information on Becoming a Registered Training Organisation This National Training Information Service website gives information on how to become a registered training organisation and provides links to the registering bodies for each state. From EdNA Online on August 16, 2005 at 2:30 a.m..
Primary Science Project This project from the WA Education Department and Training uses school expertise to improve student achievement in Science. The site contains links to teaching and learning and assessment resources, science events, discussion and other links. From EdNA Online on August 16, 2005 at 2:30 a.m..
Understanding Genetics The Tech Museum of Innovation has information about how genes work and how they can affect health and well-being. It contains news items and surveys about the ethics of genetic engineering. From EdNA Online on August 16, 2005 at 1:30 a.m..
Poets.org Poets.org is the website of the Academy of American Poets. It contains essays and interviews about poetry, biographies of more than 500 poets, over 1700 poems, and audio clips of one hundred poems read by their authors or other poets. From EdNA Online on August 16, 2005 at 1:30 a.m..
PowerPoint Rubric This rubric for the construction of a PowerPoint presentation may be used for self-assessment and/or peer feedback, as well as for formal assessment. The criteria include research, storyboard, subject knowledge, organisation,bibliography, technical layout,effects, writing mechanics and presentation. From EdNA Online on August 16, 2005 at 1:30 a.m..
International Education Information Centre (InterEdu) InterEdu is a European organisation that provides people from all over the world with the information and advice necessary for deciding where to study in Europe. My.InterEdu.Community links future, current and former international students to exchange their views and experiences. From EdNA Online on August 16, 2005 at 12:30 a.m..
Primer on Learning: A Brief Introduction from the Neurosciences This article about the brain and learning examines What is learning? How do we learn? It also looks at brain systems and learning at different times in life. From EdNA Online on August 16, 2005 at 12:30 a.m..
Profiles of the World's Great Rivers This site from the Centre for Global Environment Education gives profiles of the world's great rivers. Each contain a map of the area and flags of the countries through which it flows. From EdNA Online on August 16, 2005 at 12:30 a.m..
Focus on Rivers Primary Global Eye has facts about rivers and activities to do. It also looks at people and their efects on rivers. From EdNA Online on August 16, 2005 at 12:30 a.m..
River Flooding Staffordshire Learning Net describes why rivers flood and how people use flowing water while trying to contain floods. River floods in the news are also available as well as activities and further links. From EdNA Online on August 16, 2005 at 12:30 a.m..
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