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Educators Take a Serious Look at Video Gaming Learning to leverage the enormous popularity of video games to help students excel was the core purpose of two events held recently in America. The event focused on the pedagogy of learning through video games. From EdNA Online on November 14, 2005 at 9:30 p.m..


Useful Subject Sites: Horses and Horse Breeding A guide to online information sources on horses and horse breeding for students, teachers and professionals, compiled by LEARN - the network of South Australian TAFE Learning Resource Centres and libraries. Includes brief abstracts of linked pages. From EdNA Online on November 14, 2005 at 9:30 p.m..


Useful Subject Sites: Health Promotion A guide to online information sources on health promotion for students, teachers and professionals, compiled by LEARN - the network of South Australian TAFE Learning Resource Centres and libraries. Includes brief abstracts of linked pages. From EdNA Online on November 14, 2005 at 9:30 p.m..


International Student Numbers Drop in America The New York Times reports that the number of foreign students enrolled in U.S. universities dropped slightly in the 2004-05 academic year. "There has also been more competition from universities in Britain, Australia, and New Zealand, as well as a significant expansion in the capacity of universities in India and China," said Alan Finder. From EdNA Online on November 14, 2005 at 9:30 p.m..


Home, School and Community Partnerships to Support Children's Numeracy The University of Queensland conducted this project to explore the links between home, school and community that support students' numeracy development. Australia-wide data was collected on the distribution and scope of current numeracy partnerships programmes and practices using a combination of surveys, interviews, and case studies. From EdNA Online on November 14, 2005 at 8:30 p.m..


Welcome to Biodiversity Hotspots Life on Earth faces a crisis of historical and planetary proportions. Unsustainable consumption in many northern countries and crushing poverty in the tropics are destroying wild nature. Biodiversity is besieged. Extinction is the gravest aspect of the biodiversity crisis: it is irreversible. While extinction is a natural process, human impacts have elevated the rate of extinction by at least a thousand, possibly several thousand, times the natural rate. Mass extinctions of this magnitude have only occurred five times in the history of our planet; the last brought the end of the dinosaur age.< From EdNA Online on November 14, 2005 at 8:30 p.m..


Useful Subject Sites: Hair and Beauty A guide to online information sources on hair and beauty for students, teachers and professionals, compiled by LEARN - the network of South Australian TAFE Learning Resource Centres and libraries. Includes brief abstracts of linked pages. From EdNA Online on November 14, 2005 at 8:30 p.m..


Useful Subject Sites: Garden History and Design A guide to online information sources on garden history and design for students, teachers, gardening enthusiasts and professionals, compiled by LEARN - the network of South Australian TAFE Learning Resource Centres and libraries. Includes brief abstracts of linked pages. From EdNA Online on November 14, 2005 at 7:30 p.m..


Wool Classing A guide to online information sources on aged care for students, teachers and professionals, compiled by LEARN - the network of South Australian TAFE Learning Resource Centres and libraries. From EdNA Online on November 14, 2005 at 7:30 p.m..


Useful Subject Sites: Forestry A guide to forestry-related web sites for students, teachers and professionals, compiled by LEARN - the network of South Australian TAFE Learning Resource Centres and libraries. Includes brief abstracts of linked pages. From EdNA Online on November 14, 2005 at 7:30 p.m..


Korean War USAF The National US Air Force Museum has an in-depth history here of the combat in the Korean War. The general history of the conflict as well as details of the aircraft are presented and illustrated with many photographs. History From Golden Swamp on November 14, 2005 at 6:30 p.m..


Learning the Macromedia Dreamweaver-MX Web Development Software The purpose of this project is to learn the Macromedia Dreamweaver-MX web development software application. This software will be used in courses such as Internet/Web Development Level-I (CIS133) and Internet/Web Development Level-II (CIS233). From Maricopa Learning eXchange (MLX) Newest on November 14, 2005 at 1:02 p.m..


South West Music Archive (Victoria) Material relating to music in South West Victoria compiled by the Library, South West TAFE. The archive includes articles from local newspapers, reviews, information about performers, bands, songs and music in Warrnambool, Port Fairy and surrounding areas. From EdNA Online on November 14, 2005 at 7:30 a.m..


Product Realisation Course Materials This page contains course materials for a curriculum in product realisation, developed by the Manufacturing Engineering Education Partnership, a coalition of Penn State University, The University of Puerto-Rico Mayaguez, the University of Washington and Sandia National Laboratories. The materials consist of modules in electronic form (powerpoint and word). Background information is provided, including over 30 articles in pdf format. The materials cover courses in product dissection, entrepreneurship, concurrent engineering, process quality engineering, and rapid prototyping technology. From Read laptop reviews and notebook news at the laptops weblog - Laptopical on November 14, 2005 at 6:30 a.m..


Primary Numeracy: a Mapping, Review and Analysis of Australian Research in Numeracy Learning at the Primary School Level The project &apos;Primary Numeracy: A Mapping, Review and Analysis of Australian Research in Numeracy Learning at the Primary School Level&apos;, has been funded by the Australian Government Department of Education, Science and Training under the National Strand of the Numeracy Research and Development Initiative. The project has mapped the extensive body of Australian primary numeracy research carried out during the last decade and has reviewed this research in the international context. The mapping makes research summaries and findings easily accessible to a range of potential users, and pro From EdNA Online on November 14, 2005 at 3:12 a.m..


Numeracy in the Early Years: Project Good Start - Final Report This is the final report produced by the Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER) for Project Good Start, an Australia-wide longitudinal study of effective numeracy practices in the year before school and in the first year of school. From EdNA Online on November 14, 2005 at 3:12 a.m..


Useful Subject Sites: Footwear and Leather Industries A guide to online information sources on footwear for students, teachers, the general public and professionals, compiled by LEARN - the network of South Australian TAFE Learning Resource Centres and libraries. Includes brief abstracts of linked pages. From EdNA Online on November 14, 2005 at 3:12 a.m..


Useful Subject Sites: Fashion A guide to online information sources on fashion design for students, teachers, professionals and the general public, compiled by LEARN - the network of South Australian TAFE Learning Resource Centres and libraries. Includes brief abstracts of linked pages. From EdNA Online on November 14, 2005 at 3:12 a.m..


Useful Subject Sites:Electronics A guide to online information sources on electronics for students, teachers and professionals, compiled by LEARN - the network of South Australian TAFE Learning Resource Centres and libraries. Includes brief abstracts of linked pages. From EdNA Online on November 14, 2005 at 3:12 a.m..


Pirate Adventures This is a WebQuest for 4th grade that looks at the theme of pirates. Students work together in a team to make a Wanted Ad of a pirate after doing research. From EdNA Online on November 14, 2005 at 1:36 a.m..


Useful Subject Sites: Clerical Administration A guide to online information sources on clerical administration for students, teachers and professionals, compiled by LEARN - the network of South Australian TAFE Learning Resource Centres and libraries. Includes brief abstracts of linked pages. From EdNA Online on November 14, 2005 at 1:36 a.m..


Pirates From National Geographic, this site looks at the history of pirates and contains pictures, information, maps, a game, and details about Blackbeard, Black Bart, Henry Morgan, and Captain Kidd. From EdNA Online on November 14, 2005 at 1:36 a.m..


Useful Subject Sites: Commercial Photography A guide to online information sources on commercial photography for students, teachers and professionals, compiled by LEARN - the network of South Australian TAFE Learning Resource Centres and libraries. Includes brief abstracts of linked pages. From EdNA Online on November 14, 2005 at 1:36 a.m..


Useful Subject Sites: Civil Engineering A guide to online information sources on civil engineering for students, teachers and professionals, compiled by LEARN - the network of South Australian TAFE Learning Resource Centres and libraries. Includes brief abstracts of linked pages. From EdNA Online on November 14, 2005 at 1:30 a.m..


Christmas Story Innovations Learning has compiled a quiz which gives users the opportunity to put together the Christmas story. Learners can also read the Christmas story to gain more knowledge. From EdNA Online on November 14, 2005 at 1:30 a.m..


Science News for Kids Science News for Kids is a fortnightly newsletter available either online or by email. Information is provided for students and teachers on a variety of internesting science topics. From EdNA Online on November 14, 2005 at 1:30 a.m..


Useful Subject Sites: Butchery A guide to online information sources on butchery and meat processing for students, teachers, the general public and professionals, compiled by LEARN - the network of South Australian TAFE Learning Resource Centres and libraries. Includes brief abstracts of linked pages. From EdNA Online on November 14, 2005 at 1:30 a.m..


Graylands Teachers College Memorial Scholarships: Bachelor of Education Three scholarships have been established to support further study at Edith Cowan University for outstanding students in the field of education, and in memory of the Graylands Teachers&apos; College. They are open to full-time ECU Bachelor of Education 4th yr students in these areas: Early Childhood Studies and Kindergarten through Primary, Primary and Special Education and Secondary Education. Applicants must be Australian citizens or Australian permanent residents. From EdNA Online on November 14, 2005 at 12:30 a.m..


Useful Subject Sites: Building and Architecture A guide to online information sources on building, home repair and architecture for students, teachers and members of the community, compiled by LEARN - the network of South Australian TAFE Learning Resource Centres and libraries. Includes brief abstracts of linked pages. From EdNA Online on November 14, 2005 at 12:30 a.m..


Useful Subject Sites: Aviation A guide to online information sources on aviation for students, teachers and professionals, compiled by LEARN - the network of South Australian TAFE Learning Resource Centres and libraries. Includes brief abstracts of linked pages. From EdNA Online on November 13, 2005 at 11:30 p.m..


Merry Christmas This site contains many Christmas graphics including images of the Nativity as well as Nativity clip art, angels, Santas, trees, lights and candles. It also has a Christmas gallery which contains animated scenes with music and two Christmas stories with graphics and music. From EdNA Online on November 13, 2005 at 11:30 p.m..


Useful Subject Sites: Bakery A guide to online information sources on the bakery industry for students, teachers and professionals, compiled by LEARN - the network of South Australian TAFE Learning Resource Centres and libraries. Includes brief abstracts of linked pages. From EdNA Online on November 13, 2005 at 11:30 p.m..


Infection, Detection, Protection Website is created by the American Museum of Natural History in conjunction with "Epidemic! The World of Infectious Disease" - from Bristol Myers Squibb Company. The site is geared for elementary aged children to teach them about germs and infections. There are 7 sections that deal with Infection, Detection and Protection. Each of the sections teaches it&apos;s material using an interactive format. Some have the user solving riddles, rearranging the story parts, playing games to teach the important facts of how to make sure you take care of yourself to not catch or spread diseases. The site is From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on November 13, 2005 at 11:30 p.m..


Outbreak at Watersedge- A Public Health discovery game. The site is an interactive game.The game shows a variety of people involved in halting an outbreak and only the intern can save them! The players receive case files, maps, visit locations, take samples and draw conclusions. Players not only try to solve the case, but learn about public health careers.A teachers guide and related links are included. Key words: Public Health, Epidemiology,case study, health sciences careers. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on November 13, 2005 at 11:30 p.m..


Mrnussbaum.com Fully interactive site designed for teachers and students to teach US and World History. Site includes quizzes, puzzles, timelines, games, Scavenger Hunts, biographies and events linked with places and times. The quizzes and games are timed to help students determine their actual knowlegde of the material. There is a Teachers area that can be utilized from class or home. This area lets the teacher follow the students performance on the site. Parents can also utilize this site as additional "homework" to help a student who may be doing poorly. The parent can actually see how well their child ha From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on November 13, 2005 at 11:30 p.m..


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