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Winged Sandals The Winged Sandals explores the magical world of Classical Greek mythology, a place filled with awesome gods, daring heroes and fabulous monsters. Unique, interactive digital storytelling by ABC Australia. From EdNA Online on January 8, 2006 at 11:30 p.m..


Mythology Guide - A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Myths The Mythology Guide has a collection of information on Greek and Roman myths. You can find information on our selection of topics by clicking on the appropriate god or myth name below. From EdNA Online on January 8, 2006 at 11:30 p.m..


Applying Gaming and Simulation Techniques to the Design of Online Instruction (free registration required to access the full text of this article) The authors discuss the development process from conception to design, providing a wide range of considerations for educators seeking to develop course-specific software. From EdNA Online on January 8, 2006 at 11:30 p.m..


Designing e-Portfolios To Support Professional Teacher Preparation (free registration required to access the full text of this article) The authors present e-portfolio technology as an effective tool in teacher preparation. Because e-portfolios chronicle students' learning outcomes, they provide a picture of students' development that can be used in response to increased demands for assessment of student teachers and increasingly standards-based education. From EdNA Online on January 8, 2006 at 11:30 p.m..


Greek History for Kids Ancient Greece for middle schoolers - Ancient Greek history, art, architecture, food, clothing, religion, philosophy and more can be found throughout this website. From EdNA Online on January 8, 2006 at 11:30 p.m..


Faculty Development in Blended and Online Learning Conference The conference provides a framework, principles, and tools for administrators who are responsible for faculty development. The event focuses on programs designed to develop effective pedagogical skills and habits for teaching in both blended campus and online-only environments. From EdNA Online on January 8, 2006 at 10:30 p.m..


The New Inventors Take a peep at tomorrow’s objects of desire as The New Inventors showcases products from the emerging artists of the future. The New Inventors will also feature segments on treasures from the past — products, ideas and designs — embraced, and sometimes discarded, by the Australian public. From EdNA Online on January 8, 2006 at 9:30 p.m..


Greek Mythology This website created by San Diego State University, is an introduction ot Ancient Greek Mythology. It combines information from a number of sources and is a comprehensive resource. From EdNA Online on January 8, 2006 at 9:30 p.m..


Authentications and Apostilles Overseas governments sometimes need proof that Australian documents, or the signatures of Australian officials on documents, are genuine before they will accept them. Documents including tertiary education documents may be certified as genuine with an Authentication or Apostille stamp from a Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade state or territory office. From EdNA Online on January 8, 2006 at 9:30 p.m..


Survey of Data Collections: a Research Project Undertaken for the Australian Partnership for Sustainable Repositories This report draws together the findings of the Survey of Data Collections conducted in the APSR partner Universities in 2005. The information derived from the process is intended to feed into the next stage of APSR work, providing specific data for the design of software tools, development of repositories, assessment of risk and development of risk management approaches, implementation of preservation metadata and the development of supported formats. The survey of the collections was also developed to help characterise the types of data repositories, to determine if different sorts of data se From EdNA Online on January 8, 2006 at 9:30 p.m..


Designing Knowledge Management Systems for Teaching and Learning with Wiki Technology This paper examines the use of a wiki to facilitate knowledge management in an academic setting. It presents a case study about how a wiki was used to support collaborative activities in a knowledge management class at a graduate-level information systems and technology school. Findings suggest that wikis can support collaborative knowledge creation and sharing in an academic environment. Success in attempts to provide such support may depend on: familiarity with wiki technology, careful planning for implementation and use, appropriate class size, and motivation of students to engage in discov From EdNA Online on January 8, 2006 at 8:30 p.m..


Search vs. Research In a discussion on use of Wikipedia in edcuation, Marc Prensky asks "Why is the rush always to fear, and to ban, rather than to teach?" He exhorts teachers to help students function effectively in a digital era. "As educators our duty is to teach our students to understand both the power and the limitations of all the new technological tools that are, and will increasingly be, at our kids' disposal. It is our job to show them how they can use all these new tools well, and wisely." From EdNA Online on January 8, 2006 at 8:30 p.m..


Learning and Teaching Performance Fund Issues Paper Your responses will inform the planning process for future rounds of the fund. It would be appreciated if you would complete the submission cover page at Attachment C and email with your response to learningandteaching@dest.gov.au or send to: Ms Anne Baly Branch Manager Teaching, Equity and Collaboration Branch DEST GPO Box 9880 CANBERRA ACT 2601 Submissions are due by cob Friday 24 February 2006. From EdNA Online on January 8, 2006 at 8:30 p.m..


Sun Herald Class Scoop The Sun-Herald Class Scoop program is an education resource combining The Sun-Herald newspaper (New South Wales) and the internet. Exercises on this website change weekly and are designed to test the comprehension and information retrieval skills of school students, while developing their interest in current affairs. From EdNA Online on January 8, 2006 at 8:30 p.m..


Glosario básico inglés-español para usuarios de Internet Los términos proceden de la fuente originaria: Internet Users'Glossary, obra de G. Malkin y Tracy LaQuey Parker autores. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on January 8, 2006 at 8:30 p.m..


Police Clip Art This site features a variety of clip art designs that concern the Law Enforcement area. Included are: badges, weapons, vehicles, cops, crooks, prisons, etc. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on January 8, 2006 at 8:30 p.m..


Police Photos This site contains a variety of pictures, jokes and stories that could be used for classroom discussions. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on January 8, 2006 at 8:30 p.m..


Federal Criminal Justice Agencies This site provides links to the home pages of many of the federal criminal justice agencies. Included are: Major Executive Branch CJ Agencies,, Specific Criminal Enforcement, Department of Justice, Federal CJ Information Agencies, Training and Technology, Judicial and Sentencing Agencies, and Other Federal Agencies. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on January 8, 2006 at 8:30 p.m..


The Exploring Science Site This website has a broad vision to provide a variety of information, on-line activities, and discussion forums for children, teachers, parents, pre-service teachers, teacher educators, and educational researchers. Our basic emphasis is to promote teaching and learning through inquiry, problem-solving, and project-based approaches and to encourage meaningful, relevant, and complex learning. Of course, we also encourage creativity and critical thinking. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on January 8, 2006 at 8:30 p.m..


Competency Curriculum for Medical Careers In order to ensure that the process of medical education more accurately reflects a commitment to graduating caring and competent physicians, Indiana University School of Medicine initiated a competency curriculum in 1999. The first class of students to enter under a four-year competency curriculum graduated in 2003. The curriculum consists of nine competencies (Effective Communication, Basic Clinical Skills, Using Science to Guide Diagnosis, Management, Therapeutics, and Prevention, Lifelong Learning, Self-Awareness, Self-Care, and Personal Growth, The Social and Community Contexts of Health From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on January 8, 2006 at 8:30 p.m..


RubiStar en Español Dentro del sistema de Valoración Integral, las Matrices de Valoración (Rúbricas / Rubric en inglés) se están utilizando cada día más. Por medio de ellas se facilita la calificación del desempeño del estudiante en áreas que incluyen matemáticas, ciencias, escritura, lenguas extranjeras e incluso música. La Matriz de Valoración es útil como apoyo en el proceso de Valoración Integral o como instrumento de evaluación para otorgar una calificación. En el primer caso permite que el profesor muestre a sus estudiantes los diferentes niveles de logro que se pueden alcanzar en un trabaj From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on January 8, 2006 at 8:30 p.m..


Glosario para el desarrollo curricular en educación física Este documento de apoyo surge de la demanda puntual de los docentes de Educación Física de la provincia de La Rioja, quienes a lo largo de las capacitaciones y Asistencias Técnicas que se realizaron, manifestaron la necesidad de contar con un glosario que incluyera tanto un vocabulario técnico especifico actualizado como así también un vocabulario técnico pedagógico. La Polisemia de los conceptos seleccionados para el presente Glosario, significó a la hora de su definición, que los que se incluyeran aportaran claridad conceptual en el contexto de la implementación del Diseño Curric From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on January 8, 2006 at 8:30 p.m..


PBL Lista de chequeo Hacer proyectos en el salón de clase puede ser divertido para los estudiantes, especialmente si ellos saben con exactitud lo que tienen que hacer. Sin embargo, crear los pasos a seguir puede consumir bastante tiempo, por eso han creado la mejor forma de hacerlo sin emplear mucho de su tiempo. Para hacer una lista de chequeo para cualquier proyecto que planee para sus estudiantes, elija primero una de las categorías de edades para el tipo de proyecto que desea que los estudiantes hagan (una lista de chequeo para 15 y 18 años puede ser adaptada para estudiantes universitarios). Puede elegir c From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on January 8, 2006 at 8:30 p.m..


Amazon Herp The Peruvian Amazon Iquitos region’s reptile and amphibian wildlife are the subject of the webpages here. The site is an example of information directly from what would have been one of those “far away places and strange sounding names” of an old song and are now virtually touchable through the Internet. Animal sciences Amazon.Peru, frog, [...] From Golden Swamp on January 8, 2006 at 8:30 p.m..


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