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About Our Kids: New York University Child Study Center The New York University Child Study Centre is dedicated to advancing the field of child mental health through evidence based practice, science and education. About Our Kids has information pertaining to child mental health and parent issues. From EdNA Online on January 18, 2006 at 10:30 p.m..


The Fun Works: for Careers You Never Knew Existed Available in either a text or multimedia version, this site gives information about careers in art and design, medicine and law, music, sport, technology and games. From EdNA Online on January 18, 2006 at 10:30 p.m..


Sacred Places around the World The Earth Island Institute Sacred Land Film Project profiles some well known and some lesser known sacred places including: Machu Picchu, Jerusalem, Mt. Kailash, Mt. Kenya, Chartres, The Ganges, Uluru, Kaya Forests, Mt. Fuji, Arctic Russia, Tikal, Sacred Groves of India, Lands of the Sami, Stone Circles, Lake Cowal, and Papua. Often embroiled in conflicts over preservation, resource development or tourism, the histories of sacred sites are long and complex; and often embody the tenacity of ancient cultures and preserve vast areas of biodiversity. From EdNA Online on January 18, 2006 at 9:30 p.m..


Students Prefer Online Courses At least 2.3 million people took some kind of online course in 2004, according to a recent survey by The Sloan Consortium, an online education group, and two-thirds of colleges offering 'face-to-face' courses also offer online ones. But what were once two distinct types of classes are looking more and more alike - and often dipping into the same pool of students. CNN, 13 January 2006 From EdNA Online on January 18, 2006 at 9:30 p.m..


Applications Now Open for Discovery Projects 2007 The Australian Research Council Discovery Projects aim to support excellent fundamental research by individuals and teams; assist researchers to undertake their research in conditions most conducive to achieving best results; expand Australia's knowledge base and research capability; and encourage research training in high-quality research environments. Applications for funding in 2007 are now being received. From EdNA Online on January 18, 2006 at 9:30 p.m..


Teachers Face Handheld Revolution A primary school in the UK uses PDA's (personal digital assistant) to minimise the amount of paperwork they do. From EdNA Online on January 18, 2006 at 8:30 p.m..


Computer Games Motivate Pupils A survey in Britain of 1,000 teachers has suggested that approximately a third have used computer games to improve pupils' skills and knowledge. From EdNA Online on January 18, 2006 at 8:30 p.m..


The Future of Reading The race is on to change our reading habits. Giant corporations are competing for the digital dollar. The Age, 14 January 2006 From EdNA Online on January 18, 2006 at 8:30 p.m..


Changing the Game Until recently the majority of educational blogs have been aimed at HE. That's starting to change, not before time. Ian Usher from Bucks LEA is now writing about his experiences with Moodle, Fronter and Think, amongst others, in Changing the Game. Looks like it will be a really Chalkface: Blog on January 18, 2006 at 5:30 p.m..


Mogo Mouse Mogo is a bluetooth mouse for road warriors that makes it's home in your notebook's PC card slot. From Read laptop reviews and notebook news at the laptops weblog - Laptopical on January 18, 2006 at 4:30 p.m..


Catholic School Year ends Last day of school for students attending Queensland Catholic schools From EdNA Online on January 18, 2006 at 8:34 a.m..


Stardust Mission The official website here of NASA’s recently returned comet probe is a stellar example of how learning opportunities abound beyond the boring regimentation of many school classrooms. The Stardust Mission can be reconstructed, analyzed, and even assisted in these webpages. The project is recruiting volunteers to scan for interstellar dust — and provides classroom materials [...] From Golden Swamp on January 18, 2006 at 8:30 a.m..


Catholic School Year ends Last day of school for students attending Queensland Catholic schools From EdNA Online on January 18, 2006 at 4:39 a.m..


Year 10 final day Last day of school for year 10 students in state schools From EdNA Online on January 18, 2006 at 4:39 a.m..


Year 12 final day last day that Queensland students in Year 12must be in attendance From EdNA Online on January 18, 2006 at 4:39 a.m..


QCS Test State wide Queensland test for all year 12 students. Must be sat to ensure OP eligibility. From EdNA Online on January 18, 2006 at 4:39 a.m..


Townsville Career One Expo provides both prospective students, parents and anyone interested in taking up tertiary studies the chance to meet with expert advisers to find out the latest information on tertiary studies and career pathways. Representatives from all Queensland Universities, many interstate and overseas universities, TAFE, Defence Forces, Private Education Colleges, student support services and government agencies from throughout Australia will be in attendance. From EdNA Online on January 18, 2006 at 4:11 a.m..


Gold Coast Careers Expo Provides both prospective students, parents and anyone interested in taking up tertiary studies the chance to meet with expert advisers to find out the latest information on tertiary studies and career pathways. Representatives from all Queensland Universities, many interstate and overseas universities, TAFE, Defence Forces, Private Education Colleges will be in attendance. From EdNA Online on January 18, 2006 at 4:11 a.m..


Years 3 5 7 Tests Years 3 5 7 Tests - Queensland State testing in Primary school From EdNA Online on January 18, 2006 at 4:11 a.m..


Finding Nemo: National Aquarium in Baltimore Eager to learn more about the undersea inhabitants and marine worlds depicted in Finding Nemo. Information about the marine life in this film can be found through the National Aquarium in Baltimore. From EdNA Online on January 18, 2006 at 3:13 a.m..


The Chronicles Of Narnia - Educational Resource A study guide to The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe. Includes cross curricula activites for middle aged primary students. From Recent Items on January 18, 2006 at 2:30 a.m..


The Wonderful World of English Resources: Finding Nemo Study Guide Finding Nemo, a Disney/Pixar movie is an animated film set under the sea. This website provides questions for students about the creation of the film by using a scene by scene analysis. From Recent Items on January 18, 2006 at 2:30 a.m..


18th Annual EAIE Conference European Association for International Education and the University of Basel, Switzerland, are the convenors fo the 18th Annual EAIE Conference. The theme is 'Quality in internationalisation, from theory to practice' and will focus on the effect of internationalisation on higher education. From EdNA Online on January 18, 2006 at 1:30 a.m..


Nine Principles Guiding Teaching and Learning in The University of Melbourne. The Framework for a First-class Teaching and Learning Environment This document is a statement on the scholarship of teaching and learning in a research-led University and a reference guide to good practice and University resources. It was developed on behalf of the Academic Board by Richard James and Gabrielle Baldwin of the Centre for the Study of Higher Education and adopted by the Academic Board on 18 April 2002. From EdNA Online on January 18, 2006 at 1:30 a.m..


English Australia Agents Workshop 2006 Organised by English Australia (EA) and Australian Education International (AEI), the English Australia Agents Workshop will provide opportunities for Agents and quality Australian Institutions to expand their networks of partners. It is anticipated that approximately 50 education institutions and 60 agents will participate in the 2006 Workshop. From EdNA Online on January 18, 2006 at 1:30 a.m..


The Quest To Find Nemo - A Study Guide Using the Disney/Pixar movie as a resource, teachers and students can learn more about the Great Barrier Reef using this study guide. From Recent Items on January 18, 2006 at 1:30 a.m..


Participate in OECD Survey on Open Educational Resources The project will analyse and map the scale and scope of initiatives regarding 'open educational resources' (OER) in terms of their purpose, content, and funding. It will look into different sustainable cost/benefits models and intellectual property right issues linked to OER initiatives. From EdNA Online on January 18, 2006 at 12:30 a.m..


Papers - Language and Academic Skills in Higher Education Conference (LAS 2005) The conference was held in November 2005, at the Australian National University, Canberra. The conference theme was Critiquing and reflecting: LAS profession and practice. The following papers are available online: Language and academic skills advising in the era of internationalisation: A multiliteracies perspective, Adela Abu-Arab; LAS advisers as virtual tutors: A report on an interactive online writing course for undergraduate students, Chi Baik and Damian Sweeney; 'Knowingly constructing' our future: Reflecting on individual LAS practice, Annie Bartlett; The John Grierson Keynot From EdNA Online on January 18, 2006 at 12:30 a.m..


education.au Seminar: Delivering 21st Century Tools, Learning and Skills education.au limited is pleased to announce 'Delivering 21st Century tools, learning and skills', the first of two national seminars for education leaders involved in technology and learning through the use of the Internet. Presented in collaboration with the Australian Interactive Media Industry Association, the Computers in Education Group of South Australia, LearnScope SA and the Australian Flexible Learning Framework SA Framework Unit, TAFE SA and the SA Department of Education and Children's Services (DECS), the event offers exposure to contemporary thinking on the use of d From EdNA Online on January 18, 2006 at 12:30 a.m..


Bedouin Culture and Folklore A site with information on the Bedouin Culture and Folklore through Nyazi Tours. From Recent Items on January 18, 2006 at 12:30 a.m..


Bedouin Traditions A site on the traditions of the Bedouin , the desert-dwelling nomads of Arabia, the Negev, and the Sinai. From Recent Items on January 18, 2006 at 12:30 a.m..


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