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Sturdy Vehicle Mount for Your Notebook PC If you'd like to change your stationary car, jeep or truck into an office, Round-A-Mount have just the hardware you need. Don't forget to switch off the ignition though! From Read laptop reviews and notebook news at the laptops weblog - Laptopical on March 31, 2006 at 1:27 p.m..

WA Training Awards 2006 - Be Your Best The WA Training Awards 2006 are now open. Each year, the State's top apprentices, trainees, vocational students, employers, schools, trainers and training providers are recognised through these awards. Application forms are available on the web site. Applications close Friday 12 May 2006. From EdNA Online on March 31, 2006 at 4:23 a.m..

QPLA Cairns 2006 This three day Conference explores the profound impact Libraries and Information Specialists have on our modern lifestyles. It features dynamic speakers, extensive Trade Exhibitions, an Innovations Showcase, Library Tours, and a very special 'Tropical Elegance' dinner (see www.cairnslibrary.com.au/QPLADinner.htm) This event will allow opportunities to: address current and future issues, provide diversity and challenges, network with fellow participants, and explore bright new ideas in library service and leadership excellence. From EdNA Online on March 31, 2006 at 4:23 a.m..

NSW Department of Education and Training - State Numeracy Plan 2006-2008 The NSW State Numeracy Plan 2006-2008 has been designed to guide the work of schools, regions and state office directorates to achieve further numeracy improvements for all students. The State numeracy plan 2006-2008 sets seven strategic actions: statewide coordinated approach; identification of, and support for, numeracy needs; whole-school planning; assessment and reporting; professional learning; teaching and learning; parents, caregivers and the community. From EdNA Online on March 31, 2006 at 4:23 a.m..

22nd ICDE - World Conference on Distance Education Organised jointly The International Council for Open and Distance Education -ICDE and The Brazilian Association for Distance Education - ABED. Themes include: The Value of Distance, Flexible and ICT-based Education in Relation to: National Development Needs, Educational Capacity Building, Lifelong and Workplace Learning, International Collaboration. Promoting Educational Quality Regarding: Faculty (recruitment, credentialing, training, evaluation), Pedagogy (methods of delivery and communication, students and teachers roles etc.), Student Learning Outcomes Assessment, Technology and Delivery, From EdNA Online on March 31, 2006 at 4:23 a.m..

Scaffolding Literacy Scaffolding Literacy is a pedagogy designed to accelerate the literacy skills of learners. While this pedagogy is suitable for all learners, it is especially appropriate for those who have failed to make the appropriate literacy gains in school and those who are in danger of falling behind. Links are provided to: key elements of literacy; programs and projects; and research. From EdNA Online on March 31, 2006 at 4:23 a.m..

VOEA Outdoor Education Conference The largest Outdoor Education conference in Australia will be held in Melbourne between the 26 and 27 of May. The theme of this year’s conference is 'Adventures with Uncertainty' engaging delegates with the exciting and challenging issue of how the interaction with uncertainty impacts upon student learning. This is a conference for educators interested in how the outdoor experience contributes to distinctive learning in the school curriculum, in therapeutic approaches and in tertiary training. From EdNA Online on March 31, 2006 at 4:23 a.m..

New Internationalist Map Study Pack This map study pack from The New Internationalist is for teachers and students and aims to assist people to look critically at an understanding of the world and to initiate inquiry. The eight map resources include a population map, a book Seeing through maps, NI Ark 2006 CD-ROM, Peters Projection World map, Maps are Territories, Hobo-Dyer laminated world map, Many ways to see the world DVD and Peters World Atlas. From Recent Items on March 31, 2006 at 4:23 a.m..

Earth: A Graphic Look at the State of the World The Global Education Project has an online and printed poster of charts and maps summarising the conditions of the world's ecology and humanity and how they affect each other. Topics covered include global ecology, fresh water, human conditions, energy supply, food production, pollution and toxics, warfare and ecology, and wealth. From Recent Items on March 31, 2006 at 4:23 a.m..

Instructions on How to Do a Map Painting Project The site of the Returned Peace Corps Volunteers of Birmingham, Alabama contains instructions on how to do a map painting project. The World Map Project (WMP) provides selected schools with a wall-sized world map in a highly visible location to encourage students to think beyond their classroom walls and expand their geographic knowledge. From Recent Items on March 31, 2006 at 4:23 a.m..

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