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Venus Shadows Venus has been shining brightly enough to cast shadows, as NASA explains here. When the moon joins Venus after the night sky December 3rd the shadows will be cast by the moon but Venue will be at its brightest until mid December. Astronomy From Golden Swamp on December 2, 2005 at 5:52 p.m..


New South Wales Computer Education Group The New South Wales Computer Education Group (NSWCEG) is a professional association representing educators from pre-school to tertiary using computing technology to enhance their teaching and student learning. From EdNA Online on December 2, 2005 at 3:59 a.m..


Who's Missing Out? Access and Equity in Vocational Education and Training This National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER) report explores access to vocational education and training (and university) currently and historically over the past 20 years. It reports young people most likely to miss out on vocational education and training include those with disabilities, those still living at home, and children from single-parent families and families with a history of parental unemployment. Such individuals face patterns of 'cumulative disadvantage'. The report argues a balance between the pursuit of social and economic outcomes is essential for From EdNA Online on December 2, 2005 at 12:57 a.m..


St. Patrick's Day - County Cork Aghina School The history of St. Patrick's life and the celebration of St Patrick's Day is celebrated by students of Aghina National School, a two teacher school in County Cork, Ireland on this site. Includes: the Gold Coin, leprechauns, Irish Blessings and prayers, sayings, superstitions, toasts, animation and poetry. From EdNA Online on December 2, 2005 at 12:57 a.m..


TV ARK The Television Museum The TV ARK Television Museum provides video clips from a variety of television channels ( both terrestrial and digital) categorised by channel and by genres. It is a place to watch and learn the history of tv channel presentation, title sequences, adverts, and public information films. Useful for stimulus material to use on an Interactive Whiteboard for discussing advertisements, children's TV or soaps. The files are in Real Player format and generally about 30 seconds. From EdNA Online on December 2, 2005 at 12:57 a.m..


Latest Apprenticeships Stats Suggest Increase in Commencements, But Overall Decline The National Centre for Vocational Education Research has released its estimates of apprentice and trainee activity in Australia for the quarter ending 30 June 2005. The number of individuals undertaking vocational training through a contracted training arrangement at 30 June was 391 200, a decrease of 2% over a 12-month period. Commencements in apprenticeships increased 4% during the year, including an 11% rise with individuals aged 45 years and over. Completions and cancellations and withdrawals both increased 6% during the period. From EdNA Online on December 2, 2005 at 12:07 a.m..


Science News for Kids - Mathematics A variety of maths resources for teachers to use. From EdNA Online on December 2, 2005 at 12:07 a.m..


Halls Creek Truancy Trial To Resume A joint Halls Creek-Centrelink trial aiming at tackling high truancy in remote Western Australia is set to resume in 2006. Officials from Centrelink and other Federal agencies, are now evaluating the trial to date and will develop a set of ground rules with which to engage the Halls Creek community for next year. The pilot programme tied welfare payments to school attendance rates. From EdNA Online on December 1, 2005 at 11:30 p.m..


Information Technology Special Interest Group Wiki (LIANZA) Wiki Wiki Web of the Information Technology Special Interest Group (ITSIG) of the Library and Information Association of New Zealand Aotearoa. The purposes of this WikiWikiWeb (or wiki) are: to give New Zealand librarians and information managers the opportunity to explore the use of a wiki; to host collaboratively developed web-based resources for New Zealand librarians and information managers, in particular: information about the application of information technology to library and information management, information about ITSIG and its activities, a research register for the Research SIG o From EdNA Online on December 1, 2005 at 11:30 p.m..


Laboratory Experiments in Physiology This site provides links to old Laboratory Experiments in Physiology that can be updated and adapted for use in physiology labs for undergraduate courses. Scroll to the bottom of the page to download adobe copies of the labs. Topics include Amylases, Luminescence, Diffusion, Permeability, Excretion, Osmoregulation, Oxygen Consumption, Endocrine Control and Excitable Tissue. Another links provides access to older labs from a Laboratory Experiments Book of the International Union of Physiological Sciences. A group is working with funding from NSF to develop these labs into A Sourcebook of Effect From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on December 1, 2005 at 11:30 p.m..


Hellenic merchant marine sector history overview From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on December 1, 2005 at 11:30 p.m..


neurologic eye simulator From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on December 1, 2005 at 11:30 p.m..


Bust A Move Online dance instruction with free videos of each move and all different types of dance. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on December 1, 2005 at 11:30 p.m..


Eyes On Art Eyes On Art is an interactive website that helps teach individuals to see things from and artistic view. This is done by providing lessons that you can participate in. I found Eyes On Art to be a good learning tool for anyone, especially those who have an interest in art. I would even recommend it just to have fun on your spare time and discover something new about yourself. The site contains six activity areas that are set up in sequence. You can start from the beginning or a higher level if you are more advanced. Beginning users start at “You Choose” and go on to “ArtSpeak 101", “Double From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on December 1, 2005 at 11:30 p.m..


Extreme Tech Etremetech.com supplies information on current and up and coming technology by offering tutorials, news, in-depth information, news, discussions, and analysis. The topics that are covered on Extreme Tech are numerous. You can read up on CPU’s, motherboards, memory, graphic cards, hard drives, and any other component associated with a computer. Besides the basic material, there is more advanced material involving networking, software, operating systems, and section on how to build your own computer. This area of was the one I found most appealing. Here you taught step by step on how to create From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on December 1, 2005 at 11:30 p.m..


Association for Biology Laboratory Education (ABLE) Twenty-six volumes of Tested Studies for Laboratory Teaching, the proceedings of the annual conference of the Association for Biology Laboratory Education (ABLE), have been published since 1979. 253 major-workshop and 174 mini-workshop full-text articles are available online (indicated at this link). Author and subject indexes are also available. Most of the ABLE biology labs are availabe online in this searchable repository. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on December 1, 2005 at 11:30 p.m..


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