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TSoF Website, Research 2005 Gilles Plains Primary School investigated in in 2005 about using imovies to reflect on, understand and change of a learners behaviour. From EdNA Online on December 9, 2005 at 10:30 p.m..


TSoF Website, Research 2005 Port Lincoln Junior Primary School, in South Australia researched how does the use of ICT and in particular Digital Cameras and related technology enrich the early Literacy Skills acquisition of new Reception students. From EdNA Online on December 9, 2005 at 9:30 p.m..


TSoF Website, 2005 Research Lefevre High School in South Australia conducted research on does the student's familiarity with radio, music and media inspire students, to want to emulate the kind of clean radio programming they are familiar with in an action learning environment (radio broadcasting studio; thereby lifting a range of literacy performances? From EdNA Online on December 9, 2005 at 9:30 p.m..


TSoF Website: Research 05 This Research report investigates the computer as a tool that allows a user to access and work with various forms of media, especially images. The research was conducted at Marden Senior College in South Australia. From EdNA Online on December 9, 2005 at 9:30 p.m..


TSoF Website: Research 2005 Research conducted by The Pines School in South Australia on Swish Animation investigating what does the explict teaching/application of Swish animation with ESL learners accelerate their literacy learning. From EdNA Online on December 9, 2005 at 9:30 p.m..


Would You Like a Notebook Designed by Jessica Alba? Hollywood celebrities, including Jessica Alba, add a personal sense of style to Sony VAIO FJ laptops. From Read laptop reviews and notebook news at the laptops weblog - Laptopical on December 9, 2005 at 6:30 a.m..


Cape York Institute for Policy and Leadership Cape York Institute for Policy and Leadership is a public policy organisation that champions reform and innovation in Indigenous and social welfare policies. The Institute is governed by a majority Indigenous Board. The Institute focusses on the key economic and social policy issues facing Indigenous communities - including education reform. The website provides information about the Think Tank, policy and research program, leadership program, coursework program and publications. From EdNA Online on December 9, 2005 at 3:00 a.m..


Winners of the Monash Scholarships Eight young Australians have been selected to receive the highly prestigious General Sir John Monash Awards. The highly prestigious postgraduate scholarships, valued at up to $150,000 over three years, will enable these scholars to study at universities in the United Kingdom, Europe and the United States. The eight outstanding winners were selected from a large field of applicants and will undertake postgraduate study in a diverse range of disciplines including medicine, engineering, mathematics, philosophy, arts/literature and law. From EdNA Online on December 9, 2005 at 1:28 a.m..


International Democratic Education Conference 2006 The International Democratic Education Conference (IDEC) is an annual event attracting participants from around the world. The key uniting theme is a passion for putting the learner at the centre of the learning process. The experience of IDEC goes beyond the student-centred learning philosophies and has broad applicability to all manner of progressive, alternative and mainstream schools. This years theme: Democracy – What’s Next? poses a challenging question about the shape of democratic education in the future. From EdNA Online on December 9, 2005 at 1:28 a.m..


Bound for Success: Education Strategy for Torres Strait Bound for Success is an education strategy aimed at increasing opportunities for Torres Strait Islander children and young people. The strategy aims to engage as many Torres Strait Islander children as possible in early education, ensure all Indigenous students receive a grounding in literacy and numeracy so as many students as possible go on to secondary school, and help Indigenous students to complete Year 12 or its equivalent. From EdNA Online on December 9, 2005 at 1:28 a.m..


Teaching Reading Report Released The final report of the National Inquiry into the Teaching of Literacy has now been released. The report places a major emphasis on building capacity in teachers towards quality, evidence-based teaching practices that are demonstrably effective in meeting the developmental and learning needs of all students. From EdNA Online on December 9, 2005 at 1:28 a.m..


Spanish Courses in Spain Learn Spanish in Spain at Lenguaviva, the school in Seville where learning Spanish is fun. Spanish courses for all levels, from beginner to advanced. Travel abroad and learn Spanish at Lenguaviva. From EdNA Online on December 9, 2005 at 1:28 a.m..


National Youth Muslim Summit The recent Muslim Youth Summit, involving 66 young Australian Muslims from around the country, provided a forum for young people from a diverse range of backgrounds and age, to raise issues of concern to them and explore ways to address those concerns. The Summit focussed on finding practical solutions to key issues such as: identity, relationships, employment/education and training, and discrimination. From EdNA Online on December 9, 2005 at 1:28 a.m..


My Fun Cards A variety of ecards themed for different celebrations throughout the year. From Christmas cards to thank you cards, My Fun Cards is free online activity just for fun. From EdNA Online on December 8, 2005 at 11:21 p.m..


Genes can be turned on and off: regualtion of gene expression This is a chapter of the larger site "DNA from the beginning". This section discusses discovery of mechanisms of gene regulation. It details both positive and negative regulation in classic example, the lac operon. The material is taught by explaining the experiments that resulted in our understanding of this subject. For all of the modules of the larger site, the science behind each concept is explained using animations, an image gallery, video interviews, problems, biographies, and links. There are three sections, Classical Genetics, Molecules of Genetics and Organization of Genetic Material From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on December 8, 2005 at 11:21 p.m..


French Idioms From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on December 8, 2005 at 11:21 p.m..


Bélgicisme Un site qui décrive les différences entre le français parlé en France et le français parlé en Bélgique. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on December 8, 2005 at 11:21 p.m..


Some DNA can Jump: transposition This is a chapter of the larger site "DNA from the beginning". This section discusses the role of transposable elements (transposons) of chromosomes in reorganizing the genome and potentially increasing variation upon which natural selection can act. The material is taught by explaining the experiments that resulted in our understanding of this subject. For all of the modules of the larger site, the science behind each concept is explained using animations, an image gallery, video interviews, problems, biographies, and links. There are three sections, Classical Genetics, Molecules of Genetics From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on December 8, 2005 at 11:21 p.m..


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