PCPOW -- Prob/Stats and Calculus Problems of the Week The creators of PCPOW want "to foster an increased enjoyment of advanced math and science concepts through problem solving with a competitive twist." This problem-of-the-month site is open to everyone with an interest in applying calculus to solve problems. Several different means of submitting solutions is provided. Although statisitics is mentioned in the title, calculus predominates. Archives of past problems go back several years. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on October 8, 2005 at 12:30 p.m..
Earthquake Action The remarkable website from the USGS here illustrates the location and intensity of earthquakes everywhere on earth in almost real time. Not only that: the information is detailed deep and retained permanently. It is a resource for earthquake information of richness and veracity unimaginable before the Internet emerged. Earth sciences From Golden Swamp on October 8, 2005 at 8:30 a.m..
Professional Standards for Teachers in South Australia The DECS Professional Standards for Teachers in South Australia make explicit the knowledge, capabilities and practices that are required for effective teaching across all career stages. They provide a clear statement of expectation against which teacher performance and growth can be developed and measured. These teaching standards have been created to promote teachers as reflective practitioners who seek to strengthen their professional values, knowledge and skills actively and continually. They are designed to encourage reflection about the connection between teaching practice and students&a From EdNA Online on October 8, 2005 at 3:23 a.m..
Professional Teaching Standards (NSW) The NSW Framework of Professional Teaching Standards provides a common reference point to describe, celebrate and support the complex and varied nature of teachers' work. The Professional Teaching Standards describe what teachers need to know, understand and be able to do as well as providing direction and structure to support the preparation and development of teachers. The Framework of Professional Teaching Standards comprises four key stages, three teaching domains and seven elements. From EdNA Online on October 8, 2005 at 12:30 a.m..
Management First This website provides articles, case studies and interviews from experts in several areas of management. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on October 8, 2005 at 12:30 a.m..
Word Safari Vocabulary Expeditions On a Word Safari learners of ESL can expand their academic vocabulary while exploring remote cybertrails. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on October 8, 2005 at 12:30 a.m..
Better Management This website provides articles, webcasts and conferences on various business management isssues. There is also online learning for managers to improve decision making and leadership skills. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on October 8, 2005 at 12:30 a.m..
ArchaeoML Integration Explorer This is a demonstration of web-dissemination of primary field observations (and associated media) from different archaeological sites. It is in the process of development and now mainly illustrates a "proof-of-concept" for our approach toward data integration. We will continue to add enhanced searching tools, fix UI bugs, and supply data-documentation. The content is made available under Creative Commons licenses. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on October 8, 2005 at 12:30 a.m..
Debaters Association Victoria The Debaters Association Victoria aims to facilitate debating in Victoria, and assist members to develop debating and communication skills, develop confidence in public speaking, and provide professional development opportunities. Their schools debating programme includes a Junior Secondary Program, Awards, resource guides and topics for debates. From EdNA Online on October 7, 2005 at 11:30 p.m..
Australian Debating Federation (ADF) The Australian Debating Federation (ADF) is the peak body for schools debating in Australia. It oversees the provision of debating competitions for Australian school students from across the country, with eight affiliates, one from each State and Territory. Over 28,470 students from government and non-government schools across Australia debate in these competitions. From EdNA Online on October 7, 2005 at 11:30 p.m..
School Excellence Initiative: Achieving Excellence in ACT Government Schools The purpose of the School Excellence Initiative is to provide an overarching framework for achieving high standards in student learning, innovation and best practice in ACT government schools. The School Excellence Initiative is grounded in the principles of implementing best practice, attaining high standards, conducting self assessment, developing innovation, promoting professional learning communities, and delivering quality teaching. From EdNA Online on October 7, 2005 at 11:30 p.m..
Australia-Asia Debating Guide Published by the Australian Debating Federation, the Australia-Asia Debating Guide is the official handbook and provides the rules and conventional debating wisdom for Australian competitions. From Recent Items on October 7, 2005 at 11:30 p.m..
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