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The Best Things in Life Aren't Things

5 Alternative Teaching Methods. Traditional schools "“ with their lectures, homework, and report cards "“ aren't for everyone.

5 Alternative Teaching Methods

Here are five alternative approaches to education. Rethinking Schools. A Revitalized Teacher Union MovementReflections from the field By Bob Peterson The president of the Milwaukee Teachers’ Education Association describes paths and pitfalls in moving beyond bread and butter issues to social justice unionism.

Rethinking Schools

Material adicional: Este artículo de Bob Peterson ahora también está disponible en español. Descargue este artículo gratuitamente en una versión PDF. MIND Research Institute. WHAT IS PLANNED OBSOLESCENCE? Planned obsolescence is when a product is deliberately designed to have a specific life span.

WHAT IS PLANNED OBSOLESCENCE?

This is usually a shortened life span. The product is designed to last long enough to develop a customer’s lasting need. The product is also designed to convince the customer that the product is a quality product, even though it eventually needs replacing. In this way, when the product fails, the customer will want to buy another, up to date version. Soap Bubbles - Basic Properties, Bubble Recipe & More. By Ron Hipschman.

Soap Bubbles - Basic Properties, Bubble Recipe & More

What is so fascinating about bubbles? The precise spherical shape, the incredibly fragile nature of the microscopically thin soap film, the beautiful colors that swirl and shimmer, or most likely, a combination of all these phenomena? Why does a bubble form a sphere at all? Why not a cube, tetrahedron, or other geometrical figure?

Let's look at the forces that mold bubbles. Sticky Water. The Royal Institution: Science Lives Here. Helioseismology. Active Learning Exercises in Planetary and Solar Astronomy Copyright 1996 National Optical Astronomy Observatory Volume 1, Number 1 NEW!

Helioseismology

Download an Updated Version of this module in PDF format. This lesson module was written as part of a NASA IDEA grant titled Active Learning Exercises in Planetary and Solar Astronomy for K-3 Students. [Text] Vonnegut's Letter to Students: 'Practice Any Art...Make Your Soul Grow' “You will find that you have already been gloriously rewarded for your poem.

[Text] Vonnegut's Letter to Students: 'Practice Any Art...Make Your Soul Grow'

You have experienced becoming, learned a lot more about what’s inside you, and you have made your soul grow…” When English teacher Ms. Lockwood assigned her students at Xavier High School to correspond with a well-known author on their work and request advice, Kurt Vonnegut was the only writer to respond. Vonnegut wrote the following response in 2006 to Xavier students about a year before he passed away on April 11, 2007: How to Make an Easy Lava Lamp. What you'll need:

How to Make an Easy Lava Lamp

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The Langley Schools Music Project: "INNOCENCE AND DESPAIR"

" --anonymous The Langley Schools Music Project is a 60-voice chorus of rural school children from western Canada, untrained but captivated by melodic magic, singing tunes by the Beach Boys, Paul McCartney, David Bowie, The Bay City Rollers, and others. BBC Radio 4 - Langley School Music Project. Lesson plans for school teachers. Last Updated:21 January, 2014Section:Resources Save yourself preparation time by downloading free lesson plans.

Lesson plans for school teachers

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Copyrighted image Credit: Charlie Hamilton James Wildlife photographer Charlie Hamilton James has just bought 100 acres of the Peruvian Amazon … without even looking at it first. He plans to spend a year photographing the animals on his land, before launching a campaign to protect more of the forest. But it turns out buying a piece of land over the phone isn’t such a great idea. Over three programmes Charlie discovers that the problems facing the Amazon are now all on his doorstep - the drug trade, illegal gold mining, logging and poverty. In order to make the right decisions about his land he needs to understand these problems. 101 Free (or Free-to-Try) Online Collaborative Learning Tools. Communication4All. Ernment Posters. Are we nearly there yet? : travel games for children. Car Travel Games for Kids - MomsMinivan.com - 101 Road Trip Games for kids and Things to do in the car on roadtrips. Welcome to MAGNA Science Adventure Centre, Jnt 34, M1.

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