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Read Alert Blog Read Alert is a weblog from the State Library of Victoria's Centre for Youth Literature�s. This blog keeps readers up-to-date with the latest information, current thinking and issues in youth literature. From EdNA Online on November 6, 2005 at 10:30 p.m..


Fast & Totally Secure Communication in Quantum A new era of totally secure communication and information sharing is within reach, with physicists at ANU achieving possibly the world's fastest transmission of 'unhackable' data using bright lasers to generate an absolutely secret 'key'. The breakthrough, in the field of quantum cryptography, would be of particular interest to defence and intelligence organisations, the government and finance industry, because it provides a method of communication between two parties that defeats eavesdropping and is far superior to current technology. Where the security of convention From EdNA Online on November 6, 2005 at 9:30 p.m..


Physical Review Letters A primary goal of Physical Review Letters is to keep a broad spectrum of physicists informed about current research findings in areas outside their specializations. The journal is published by The American Physical Society. From EdNA Online on November 6, 2005 at 9:30 p.m..


S1000D S1000D is an international specification for technical publications utilising a common source database. This specification has been produced to establish standards for the documentation of any civil or military vehicle or equipment. It is based on international standards such as SGML/XML and CGM for production and use of electronic documentation. In addition, it defines a Common Source Data Base (CSDB) to provide source information for compilation of the publications and for use in electronic logistics information systems to deliver modules of information direct to the user. From EdNA Online on November 6, 2005 at 6:30 p.m..


Inquiry into Sustainable Cities The inquiry into sustainable cities, House of Representatives Standing Committee on Environment and Heritage. The House of Representatives Standing Committee on Environment and Heritage will inquire into and report on issues and policies related to the development of sustainable cities to the year 2025, particularly: the environmental and social impacts of sprawling urban development; the major determinants of urban settlement patterns and desirable patterns of development for the growth of Australian cities; A blueprint for ecologically sustainable patterns of settlement, with particular refe From Recent Items on November 6, 2005 at 2:51 a.m..


SciDev.Net Newsfeeds This site provides a newsfeed of the top science, technology and the developing world stories from SciDev.Net. Updated on a regular basis, it is available via javascript or RSS, enabling readers to carry SciDev.Net on their website or desktop. It offers a universal newsfeed plus regional feeds for China, Latin America, Middle East / North Africa, South Asia, South-East Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa. From Recent Items on November 6, 2005 at 2:51 a.m..


World Disasters Report 2005 The 2005 Red Cross/Red Crescent World Disasters Report focuses on information in disasters. People need information as much as water, food, medicine or shelter. Information can save lives, livelihoods and resources. The wrong information can lead to inappropriate, even dangerous interventions. The report calls on agencies to focus less on gathering information for their own needs and more on exchanging information with the people they seek to support. Contents include: hurricane early warning in the Caribbean; locusts in West Africa; information black hole in Aceh; sharing information for tsun From Recent Items on November 6, 2005 at 1:53 a.m..


The Ghost of Old Main Posted By Paul Reiners on Oct 29th 11:18PM: This is a composition for trombone and theremin written especially for Halloween. It's inspired by a story about a ghost from St. Paul, Minnesota. From Common Content: Newest Items on November 6, 2005 at 12:30 a.m..


Sermon at the Soup Kitchen Posted By Michael D. Crawford on Nov 5th 1:53PM: On C++ Software Quality and Institutional Resistance to Change. From Common Content: Newest Items on November 6, 2005 at 12:30 a.m..


Perdido Posted By Perdido on Nov 4th 8:51AM: Mi personal blog From Common Content: Newest Items on November 6, 2005 at 12:30 a.m..


Mark's Photo Blog Posted By Mark Brannan on Nov 1st 11:27AM: A 1024x768 black-and-white or color photo by Mark Brannan, aka Coach Marko, published nearly every day in Minneapolis, Minnesota. All photos in this blog are licensed under the Creative Commons (by-nc-nd) License. From Common Content: Newest Items on November 6, 2005 at 12:30 a.m..


Residencias Artísticas [FuenteAbierta 2005] Posted By Gabriel Zea on Oct 31st 8:26AM: Programa de Residencias, en las Residencias universitarias de la Universidad Nacional de Colombia. Proyecto colectivo, con participantes de diferentes disciplinas (arte, robotica, musica danza, etc...) From Common Content: Newest Items on November 6, 2005 at 12:30 a.m..


Recherchen Blog Posted By Christoph Neuhaus on Oct 30th 4:32AM: Das Portal mit Informationen ueber Internet- und Fachdatenbankrecherchen From Common Content: Newest Items on November 6, 2005 at 12:30 a.m..


Wave on a String Web page embedded flash simulation From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on November 5, 2005 at 11:30 p.m..


Lesson Study LessonLab provides an unparalleled collection of K-12 teacher educational programs including district professional development, distance and site-based graduate courses, and master's degree programs. Today, LessonLab offers a new approach to professional development by fusing a unique research-based learning model with innovative technology. This combination creates a solid foundation of teacher practices fully capable of supporting successful student learning while driving towards district attainment of federal and state mandates. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on November 5, 2005 at 11:30 p.m..


LessonLab Enable your school districts' math instructors to teach mathematics clearly and effectively while they employ the full power of your chosen math textbooks and curriculum approach. Professional development programs in mathematics from LessonLab give teachers an in-depth understanding of the concepts they teach so that they can appeal to students' different approaches to learning math and better anticipate their needs. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on November 5, 2005 at 11:30 p.m..


Science & Mathematics Education Center Website for the Science & Mathematics Education Center of Fresno State University From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on November 5, 2005 at 11:30 p.m..


Lesson lab LessonLab provides an unparalleled collection of K-12 teacher educational programs including district professional development, distance and site-based graduate courses, and master's degree programs. Today, LessonLab offers a new approach to professional development by fusing a unique research-based learning model with innovative technology. This combination creates a solid foundation of teacher practices fully capable of supporting successful student learning while driving towards district attainment of federal and state mandates. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on November 5, 2005 at 11:30 p.m..


Lesson Lab LessonLab provides an unparalleled collection of K-12 teacher educational programs including district professional development, distance and site-based graduate courses, and master's degree programs. Today, LessonLab offers a new approach to professional development by fusing a unique research-based learning model with innovative technology. This combination creates a solid foundation of teacher practices fully capable of supporting successful student learning while driving towards district attainment of federal and state mandates. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on November 5, 2005 at 11:30 p.m..


lessonlab Collection of K-12 teacher materials and educational programs. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on November 5, 2005 at 11:30 p.m..


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